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PARISH OFFICE
200 E. Illinois Street
Lemont, IL 60439
Phone: (630) 257-4640
Fax: (630) 257-0401
StPatrickLemont@sbcglobal.net
 Hours: Monday-Thursday 
9am-5:00pm
Friday: 9am-11:30am
 Closed for lunch daily: 
11:30am-12:30pm
 



PARISH SCHOOL
20W145 Davey Rd.
Lemont, IL 60439
(630) 783-2220
 
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
OFFICE
205 Cass Street
(630) 257-8012
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NEW 
PARISHIONERS
 
We warmly welcome you 
and kindly ask you 
to register at the 
Parish Office.
You can download a
copy of the registration
form here.
 
 
 
For Directions to St. Patrick's Church, click on the map.
 REGULAR MASS TIMES
Saturday Vigil Mass
4:30 PM

Sunday Masses 
7:30 AM,10 AM, Noon, 5 PM
(7:30am Mass is without music)

Weekday Masses: 8:00am
Monday,Tuesday, 
and Wednesday

Franciscan Village Masses 
with our Pastor Fr. Kurt Boras on most Mondays and Tuesdays at 9:30am

Eucharistic Adoration
Mondays for one hour following the 8am Mass.

SACRAMENTS
Reconciliation
Saturdays - 3:45PM - 4:15PM

Baptism
Baptisms are held on Sundays at 1:30 PM once per month or according to availability of a priest or deacon. ALL children welcome. Preparation Classes are required and are scheduled by appointment. Please call the Parish Office for more information. 

Marriage
Couples wishing to be married at Pats need to call the Parish Office before booking the reception hall and at least six months in advance of desired wedding date. No weddings will be scheduled on National and Church Holiday weekends. Aisle runners are NOT allowedOut-of-Parish couples are WELCOME. We would love to invite you to into our parish family!
(Link to Wedding Brochure)

RECENT BULLETINS
and UPDATES
December 10, 2017
December 3, 2017
November 26, 2017
November 19, 2017
November 12, 2017
November 5, 2017
October 29, 2017
October 22, 2017
175th Special Edition
"Cremation Burial Rites"

PARISH STAFF
Rev. Kurt D. Boras
Pastor

Rev. Tom Hoffman
Part-time Associate Pastor

Rev. Richard J. Shannon
Pastor Emeritus

Weekend Assistants:
Rev. Louis Zake
Rev. Arthur Anderson OFM
Rev. Ed Upton
Rev. Larry Gorski

Deacon Joseph R. Winblad
Senior Deacon

Deacon Larry & Roseanne Oskielunas - Deacon Couple
Liturgy Coordinators
NEXT Ministry Coordinators

Mr. Robert Priest
School Principal

Ms. Linda O’Connor
Director of Religious Education
RCIA Director
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Ms. Christina Grinius
Director of Music
stpatrickmusic13@gmail.com

Rev. Joshua West, LC
Lemont Youth Minister

Mr. Dale Hennebry
Buildings and Grounds Manager

Mrs. Sue Raymond
 Assistant to the Pastor, Secretary,Bulletin Editor, Website, 
Marriage and Annulment Minister, Ecclesiastical Notary
Go Green 
with
Electronic Funds Transfer

Click on the links below
to download information 
and an application to use EFT for your contributions.
 
EFT Sign-up Information
 
EFT Authorization Form


Sunday Offering





RE Payment





Capital Campaign
Contribution
ST. PATRICK PARISH
MISSION STATEMENT
We, the people of Saint Patrick's are a faith community. We are joined by that faith, by the sacraments.
We demonstrate that faith, by weaving God's word into our multidimensional parish fabric of faith, love, forgiveness, education, communication, ministry and evangelization.  
We are guided by the Holy Spirit to embrace our parish family during their joyous and turbulent events. We are the people of God.
Updated: December 7, 2017
Sacrament of Reconciliation 
For prayerful preparation, 
please click on the following link to download a copy of an
Examination of Conscience
and
Act of Contrition
 
Postures and
Gestures at Mass
 In the celebration of the Mass we raise our hearts, minds, and voices to God. As creatures composed of body as well as spirit, we also pray with our bodies. 
 
During Mass we assume different postures: standing, kneeling, and sitting. We also make a variety of gestures: ... read article
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CARING & SHARING SUNDAY
IS EVERY SUNDAY!
PRINTABLE FOOD PANTRY ITEMS LIST
ST. PATRICK MINISTRIES
(see Ministries and links on menu banner at the top of this page)
Click above for list of current St. Patrick Ministries.  Call the Parish Office for more information on how to join or become involved.  
Make a difference in your parish 
and in your community!
Welcome to the 
St. Patrick
Parish Family 
of Lemont, IL

Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary is a Holy Day of Obligation, Friday, Dec. 8th 
Lemont Mass Schedule
Friday 7:30pm at St. Patrick
Thursday 7pm at St. Alphonsus
Friday 7:30am at St. Alphonsus
Friday 7am at Ss. Cyril & Methodius
Friday 6pm at Ss. Cyril & Methodius

Pancakes with Santa
Sunday, December 10th, 8am-1:30pm
St. Patrick Parish Hall
Presented by the St. Alphonsus-St. Patrick School FSA

Christmas Eve and Christmas
Day Mass Schedule
Sunday, 12/24 - 
4pm in Church: 
Fr. Tom Hoffman Presiding 
Youth Choir, Christina Grinius 
and Emily M. on Music

4:05pm in Parish Hall: 
Fr. Shannon Presiding
Neil Windt, Guitar Ensemble 
& Jon Chuchla on music

6pm in Church: 
Fr. Lou Zake Presiding
Neil Windt and Sue Raymond on Music
(Least Crowded Mass)

11pm in Church:
 Fr. Kurt & Fr. Jeff Dire Presiders
Christina Grinius, Jon Chuchla,
Violin & Oboe on Music

Monday, 12/25 - 
10am in Church
Fr. Kurt Presiding
Adult Choir, Steven Kocher, 
Oboe Violin & Cello on Music

12 Noon in Church: 
Fr. Lou Zake Presiding
Christina Grinius, Meagan Pittinger, 
and Trumpet on Music

12 Noon and 5pm Masses are canceled for 12/24 - 4th Sunday of Advent.

Early Bulletin Deadlines
Deadline to submit articles for the January 7th bulletin is Thursday, December 28th at 9am.

A Coloring page of our church can be downloaded here.  Your budding artist/decorator can color, sign with their first name, bring to Mass and give to an usher so it may be included in our bulletin and on our bulletin board at the north entrance of the church.

Link to Fr. Kurt's Advent/Christmas Letter and schedule of Events
Includes entire Christmas Eve & Christmas Day detailed schedule

Rosary Prayer
Starting in November, the Rosary will be prayed in the church on the First Monday of each month at 6:30pm.

Children's Mass
First Sundays, at 10am Mass:
Children's Mass will take place at 10am on the first Sunday of each month.  All ages (young and young-at-heart) are welcome to attend this monthly joy-filled liturgy!
RE Masses 
will take place on the following Wednesday Night dates at 5:15pm: 
December 6th and 20th
Narcotics Anonymous 
Open Meetings on Thursdays at 7pm at Bethany Lutheran Church. 

For more events, you may also visit our Parish Google Calendar Page directly from the link at the top of this Home Page.  

Bible Study
Mondays, at 7pm 
Classroom 6 of the Ministry Building

N.E.X.T. 
Newlyweds Experience for Tomorrow Post Marriage Ministry is active at St. Patrick Parish!  For couples who are newlywed to five years married. Network with other recently married couples from the Lemont area. Please contact the Parish Office for more information: 630-257-4640.
Please consider joining the Altar Server Ministry! 
(Server Registration Form)
Mass for 
Shut-ins
Televised from Mercy Home
each Sunday Morning at 9:30am
on WGN Channel 9.  Click on link 
"Mercy Home" to be directed to the website.
Chicago Catholic News
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click on "Chicago Catholic"to be directed to the site.
(New West side accessible ramp)


Mary Jo Cernicek

Visitation in Church
Friday, 12/8 at 10am

Funeral Mass 
Friday, 12/8 at 11am