Opponents argue that allowing Catholic priests to marry would increase vocations and reduce sexual abuse in the Church because priests wouldn’t have to sacrifice the natural human desire to procreate. However, these arguments misunderstand the Church’s long-standing reasons for not permitting priests to marry.
St. Mary Mokena is encouraging parishioners to participate in this year's 40 Days For Life Campaign, a prayerful vigil outside the Planned Parenthood in Flossmoor, IL.
All men are welcome to the 2020 Lenten retreat on Saturday, February 29th at St. Mary Church in Mokena for Faith, Food, and Fellowship.
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.