|•||Proclaiming His Word|
|•||Establishing an Inviting and Welcoming, Loving, and Accepting Community|
|•||Celebrating His Presence|
|•||Nurturing His People through Lifelong Religious Education|
|•||Calling His People to Personal Ministry|
|•||Serving His People through Works of Compassion and Justice|
|And thus Bear Witness to the Lord|
“We believe that God calls us to work together for the resurrection of society, bringing his life and love to all; through our personal witness, through the witness of our life in community in which we all can experience the hope, joy, and peace of Christ’s Resurrection.”
-The Congregation of the Resurrection
Home Communion/Anointing Calls
Communion is brought to those who are sick or unable to go to church on a regular basis. If you or a family member would like to be put on the list, on a regular or temporary basis, please contact the Parish Office.
An Anointing of the Sick or sacramental communion may be received in the home for individuals who are unable to attend Mass due to serious illness.
To make arrangements for Home Communion or Anointing calls, contact the Parish Office at 815-385-1477 Ext. 203.
Communion Calls - Centegra Hospital in McHenry
Our Ministry of Care distributes communion to all in-patient Catholics at Centegra on Wednesdays. Centegra Hospital offers communion every day of the week to all in-patient Catholics. If you wish to participate, simply register as "Catholic" upon admission to the hospital.
If you have questions related to hospital communion calls, contact Kathy Struck, 815-344-3033.
If you wish to be added to St. John's prayer list, contact Bulletin Editor 815-385-1477 x203.
Nursing Home Visits, contact Marrilou Huemann, 815-482-6591.
Quick Link: Parish Office contact info
For the Safety of Soldiers
Almighty and eternal God,
those who take refuge in you will be glad
and forever will shout for joy.
Protect these soldiers as they discharge their duties.
Protect them with the shield of your strength
and keep them safe from all evil and harm.
May the power of your love enable them to return home in safety, that with all who love them, they may ever praise you for your loving care. We ask this through Christ our Lord.