St. Mary Teens at Steubenville Youth Conference

St. Mary Welcomes Teens to Attend the 2020 Steubenville Catholic Youth Conference

Incoming high school freshmen through graduating seniors are invited to attend the 2020 Steubenville Youth Conference at the Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio from July 17-19, 2020. The St. Mary Mokena Youth Ministry Group is organizing the trip and will be traveling together via bus.

Holy Eucharist

Diocese of Joliet Removes Easter Communion Obligation Due to Pandemic

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.