On Tuesday, January 21st, St. Mary Mokena will host a presentation on the dangerous reality of human trafficking at 7 pm in the Church Hall
The St. Mary Mokena choirs held a St. Lucy-themed Christmas concert on Friday, December 13th.
In 1878, the St. Mary Mokena Mission was less than 15 years old and numbered only about 30 families. Its small, rural congregation of German-speaking immigrants knew little English. That’s why German priests, like Father Sixt, were essential to keeping the Roman Catholic faith alive.
Father Dindo helped lead a group of pilgrims from St. Mary and other churches to the Holy Land in early November to visit key sites from the Bible, especially the New Testament.
The St. Mary Mokena choirs will revive an old Swedish tradition as part of the parish's annual Christmas concert in the church on Friday, December 13th at 7:00 pm.