“Maker Fun Factory” VBS Scheduled for June 19-23

Maker vbs logoAll children age 4 through those entering 5th grade are invited to be a part of this year’s “Maker Fun Factory” VBS the week of June 19-23. The program will run from 9 a.m. to noon each day, and students will have a blast learning that God made them on purpose for a purpose. Online registration will start on April 1st. The cost will be $30 per child, with a $75 family maximum.

VBS Registration


St. Katharine Drexel Softball

Up Coming Games

Tuesday, May 30, 8:00 pm vs Shabbona UCC - Field B
Tuesday, May 30, 9:00 pm vs St. Gall - Field B

All games at Crossroads Christian Youth Center on US Route 30 just west of Big Rock.


BobbyBloodJoin us May 27th and 28th as we welcome seminarian Bobby Blood to our parish. Bobby will be spending time with us this summer before returning to St. Paul Seminary.

Attention Ministry Volunteers!

A big THANK YOU to all of you who have completed the requirements for Safe Environment outlined in the letter you received. If you have yet to complete the material please take the time to do so a soon as possible. This is an important issue, and we appreciate your patience and assistance as we work to get SKD volunteers compliant and our records up to date. Follow the SAFE ENVIRONMENT link at the bottom of this article to be taken to the Diocesan Documents site. Once there follow the links to the documents outlined in the letter you received. When you have completed the material, print the appropriate completion page and bring it to the parish office. Be sure to print your Certificate of Completion for "Protecting God's Children" before you exit the program.


DiocesanStewardship2017The Diocesan Stewardship campaign is under way.  You should have received a mailing with information about the campaign and an envelope to return your commitment to the parish. If you were unable to place your envelope in the special collection at Masses May 6th - May 7th you may put it in the regular collection. If you missed this year's video when it was played in church, click on the image to the left to play it now. Thanks for your generous support.

Habitat for Humanity Faith Build 2017

FVHfHLogoIt's time to make it official! If you can volunteer to help build (space is limited - so sign up soon) on either June 17th or July 22nd, make it official by signing up online.


Sign-up Instructions Volunteer Policies
Release and Waiver of Liability

The Presence Mercy Medical Center calendar of events for the month of May is available by clicking on the link below.