Parish Announcements


In times when there are concerns about exposure to disease or spreading of a virus, Online Giving is a
convenient option to continue to support your church and its mission. Whether you are attending weekly service
at the church or worshipping at home, your vital support can still happen regardless of where you are.
Click the link below to sign up! It's quick and easy!
If you have any questions, please call the parish office at 217-762-2566.
St. Michael Online Giving Now Available!


We are currently seeking an Organist at St. Michael Catholic Church in Bement. Sundays 8:00am and holy days as needed. Working knowledge of Catholic liturgy preferred. Contact Msgr. Michael Bliss at 217-762-2566 or if interested or for more information.


We are currently seeking a musician at St. Philomena Church in Monticello. He/she will lead the congregation in singing contemporary hymns and Praise Music. Working knowledge of Catholic liturgy preferred, as well the possibility to play organ, piano or guitar. Contact Msgr. Michael Bliss at 217-762-2566 or  if interested or for more information.


We need EVERYONE to contribute! There is still time to make a pledge! If you have not made one yet,
please consider doing so today. To those who have pledged, we thank you!
St. Philomena’s Goal - $55,066.00
Pledges Made to Date - $55,375.94 (101% of goal)
113 Parishioners out of 352 Pledged - 32%
Current Rebate - $309.94
St. Michael’s Goal - $11,034.00
Pledges Made to Date - $6,729.00 (59% of goal)
21 Parishioners out of 50 Pledged - 42%
Current Shortfall - $4,305.00
If you wish to make a donation on your pledge or pay your contribution in full, please make your check
payable to the Catholic Diocese of Peoria. Reminder statements are sent monthly from December-July.
Donations may also be made by signing up for automatic deduction by credit or debit card, by direct debit,
or online. May God continue to bless our Diocese and the services and programs provide by the ADA.


Monday-Thursday, May 30-June 2
Parish Office will be closed
Wednesday, June 1
Parish Council Meeting & Potluck 6:30pm, St. Philomena Parish Hall
Thursday, June 2
Knights of Columbus Meeting 7:00pm, St. Philomena Parish Hall
Saturday & Sunday, June 4 & 5
Pantry Sunday Collection Weekend


The Youth Group has a year round candy sales fundraiser to order candy and other goodies! To order, please click on the link above. All proceeds go towards the Youth Group Mission Trip. Thank you for your support!


Eucharistic Adoration will be held at St. Philomena on Thursday, June 16, from 8:00am to 7:00pm
Please click here to reserve your time


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

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