Church Community

Adult Bible Study

Study the Bible in small-group discussion format with a question/answer period at the end of class with the whole group. Every participant receives their own materials to study through the week before coming to class. Parishioners serve as group discussion leaders.
Contact:  Fr. Bruce D. Lopez 762-2566


Communion Calls

Communion is taken, upon request, every Tuesday and Friday mornings to shut-ins, Kirby Hospital and the nursing home. Please call if you are aware of anyone who could benefit from this.
Contact:  Fr. Bruce D. Lopez 762-2566

 

Community Action

Piatt County food bank. Please leave non-perishable food in the kitchen the first of the month.
Contact:  Parish Office 762-2566

 

Faith in Action (FIA)

Designed to be the helping hands and hearts of residents of Piatt and Dewitt counties, an outreach program primarily assisting senior citizens by visiting, making minor repairs, providing transportation etc.
Contacts:  Lynn Simon 417-1923
                  Parish Office 762-2566

 

Fall Festival

Annual social event and great family fun day. Many volunteers are needed to have a successful festival. Helpers are needed for setup, food preparation, bonfire, games and cleanup.
Contact:  Fr. Bruce D. Lopez 762-2566


Finance Council

Assists the Pastor and Trustees on parish financial matters. Volunteers mary inform the Pastor of their desire to serve.
Contact:  Fr. Bruce D. Lopez 762-2566


Funeral Dinner Committee

Organizes preparation and serving of a meal in the church hall to family and friends of the deceased following a funeral. Volunteers to prepare a meal always appreciated.
Contact:  Fr. Bruce D. Lopez


Grounds Committee

Maintains and improves the outdoor spaces around the church. Activities include spring and fall cleanup (first Saturday after May 15th and second Saturday after Thanksgiving) and planting and maintaining flower beds and shrubs. You can participate by calling the contact persons or showing up for the work days published in the church bulletin.
Contacts:  Ted Gill 762-2491

 

Liturgical Ministry

Lead the assembly in the Liturgy of the Word on Sunday or weekdays (Lector), serve as an Extraordinary Minister of the Eucharist, Server, Usher or Sacristan (setting up for/cleaning up after Mass). Assist with alter server training. Help coordinate Saturday adoration of the Eucharist or commit to an hour of adoration.
Contact:  Fr. Bruce D. Lopez 762-2566


Maintenance Committee

Maintain the church building in such ways as cleaning windows, repairing walls, pews, doors, cleaning carpets, etc. They meet on the first Saturday of the month at 1:00 p.m. Volunteers are invited to join the group by showing up at the monthly work session.
Contacts:  Richard Walsh 762-9335
                   Larry Head 762-4803
                   Jim Cavanaugh 762-4631


Parish Library

Offering reference and loan volumes. Located in the overflow. Simply return your selection in a timely fashion.
Contact:  Fr. Bruce D. Lopez 762-2566


Parish Pastoral Council

Consultative body with the pastor providing vision and direction for our parish. Please share your hopes and dreams with us.
Contact:  Fr. Bruce D. Lopez 762-2566

 

Pro-Life Committee

Encourages respect for all life through participation in Pennies for Life, Life Chain, attendance at the Annual Dinner for Life, as well as other activities.
Contact:  Fr. Bruce D. Lopez 762-2566

 

Senior Group

Unites Senior members of the parish both spiritually and socially. Potluck dinners and informational programs are held in the parish hall every month September through June. Members are active in the parish and the community in a variety of ways (i.e. Prayer Chain, funeral dinners, Nursing Home, Faith in Action, First Friday Coffee, etc.)
Contact:  Mary Weeks 762-7978


 

 


PARISH OFFICE

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

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