Parish Announcements

RCIA

 
Looking for a faith community? Want a deeper understanding of God’s place in your life?  RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) is a program for those who are seeking information about the Catholic Church with the possibility of becoming Catholic. Classes to begin in September. For additional information, please contact Msgr. Mike.
 
 

ANNUAL DIOCESAN APPEAL

 
We still need all of you to contribute!
If you have not yet made a gift to the ADA, we inviteyou to do so today. Pledge cards are available in the parish office. Every dollar raised over our goals willbe kept in the parishes; however, any shortfall will have to be paid out of our operating expenses.To those who have pledged, thank you!
 
St. Philomena’s Goal - $55,695.00
Pledges Made to Date - $48,355.00 (87% of goal)
117 Parishioners out of 362 Pledged - 32%
Current Shortfall - $7,340.00
 
St. Michael’s Goal - $11,467.00
Pledges Made to Date - $11,816 (103% of goal)
25 Parishioners out of 54 Pledged - 46%
Current Rebate - $349.00
 

EARLY RELIGIOUS EDUCATION REGISTRATION

 
Parents, please remember to go online and complete your 2021-2022 Religious Education registration forms. Click on the link under Religious Education to begin your registration. A late fee will be added to all registrations after August 1.
 
We will be having Pre-K and Kindergarten classes this year! They will meet on Sundays from 10:00am to 11:00am.
 
Grades 1-3 will meet on Wednesdays from 6:15pm to 7:15pm.
 
Grades 4-7 will meet on Sundays from 8:30am to 9:45am.
 
Grades 8 & 9 (Confirmation) will meet on Sundays from 6:00pm to 7:30pm.
 
Classes will be starting August 22, so click on the link under Religious Education to register.
 

UPCOMING MEETINGS & EVENTS

 
Thursday, July 22
   St. Philomena Finance Council Meeting, 6:30pm
 
Sunday, July 25
Mark your calendars! The Joint Parish Council of St. Michael & St. Philomena invites all parishioners to join us for: Bakery Treats and Coffee (and Juice) after the 8:00am Mass at St. Michael and Ice Cream (including the Kona Ice Truck) after the 10:00am Mass at St. Philomena. Stop by after Mass to enjoy a sweet treat, conversation, and celebrate the renewal of fellowship events in the Parish!
 
Thursday, August 5
  Knights of Columbus Meeting, 7:00pm, St. Michael Hall
 
Saturday & Sunday, August 7 & 8
   Pantry Sunday Collection Weekend—Please drop off non-perishable food and non-food items (paper
   products, health items, etc.) in the overflow room for St. Philomena and in the vestibule for St. Michael.
   Thank you to everyone who participates in this program!
 
 


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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