Welcome to St. Philomena and St. Michael Parish Family.  Newcomers are invited to stop by or call the Parish office to register.
Our Pastor: Monsignor Michael Bliss

Upcoming Events


Mission Statement

We live our commitment to proclaim God's love by:
     - nurturing our Parish family that is open to all;
     - worshiping and celebrating the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church;
     - serving the spiritual and physical needs of all;
     - spreading the Gospel through personal witness; and,
     - enriching our relationship with the Lord through prayer and acts of charity.
Installation of our new Pastor, Msgr. Michael Bliss, by Fr.
Joel Phelps on Sunday, July 23, 2019. Welcome Msgr. Mike!

Mass Times

St. Philomena Church

1301 North Market Street

Monticello, IL 61856

Saturday - 4:30pm
Sunday - 9:00am & 11:30am
Wednesday-Friday - 7:30am
Confession: Fridays after 7:30am Mass
                    Saturdays 3:45pm - 4:15pm

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Holy Day Masses: Thursday, August 15, 7:00am & 7:00pm


St. Michael Church

332 South Macon

Bement, IL 61813

Sunday - 7:30am
Tuesdays, First Friday - 5:30pm
Confession: Tuesdays 5:00pm - 5:20pm
                     Sundays 7:00am - 7:20am

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Holy Day Mass: Thursday, August 15, 5:30pm



St. Philomena Holy Hour

Saturday, 9:00am - 10:00am


Bulletin Deadline

Monday, 10:00am


Parish Announcements


Women's Cursillo Prayer Groups meet on Mondays at 5:15pm and Wednesdays at 4:00pm in the St. Philomena Lounge. These prayer groups are for...More


Holy Hour will be held Saturday, September 21, 9:00am.  


Msgr. Mike is looking for volunteers for the Welcoming Committee. We are looking for volunteers that would be willing to go out two by two...More


The Knights of Columbus invite you to join them for a Pork Chop Dinner which will support their scholarship program. Dinner will be held...More


1301 N. Market St.
Monticello, IL 61856
Phone:(217) 762-2566
Phone:(217) 762-2567
Fax: (217) 762-8666

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