Bishop Richard Pates, the Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Joliet, has issued a decree removing the obligation of the faithful to receive Holy Communion this Easter season due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Instead, he urges Catholics to offer an Act of Spiritual Communion and a Perfect Act of Contrition.
Although the Coronavirus continues to ravage the nation and the stay-at-home order has now been extended until April 30th, St. Mary Mokena continues to be at the forefront of providing you access to Mass, prayer, and other faith-based activities during these trying times.
The St. Mary Mokena eighth-grade boys basketball team recently clinched the South Suburban Catholic Conference (SSCC) Championship after an undefeated regular season.
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.