A message from the pastor 

Welcome to our website and I would also love the opportunity to personally welcome you to our beautiful church!   Of course, I’m not talking about our red brick building with its’ white steeple that reaches high above mature oak trees.   Our church is a community of saints and sinners who are being nourished by God’s Word and strengthened by the Holy Eucharist!   Come pray with us anytime at St. Peter’s!

We look forward to meeting you!
Msgr. Joe



St. Peter’s 9:00am Sunday Mass is available via Livestream

Mass Schedule

4:00 p.m.

7:00, 9:00 & 11:00 a.m.

Daily Mass
Tuesday - Friday: 8:00 a.m.


A new Bible Study session, Mary: A Biblical Walk with the Blessed Mother, will begin on Tuesday, October 17 at 9am.  Please join us on this extraordinary pilgrimage that reveals Mary’s unique role in God’s kingdom and in our lives!

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The Poor Clare Nuns, founded by St. Clare in the thirteenth century, follow the inspiration and example of St. Francis of Assisi to simply “live according to the form of the Holy Gospel.”  If you are (or know) a single woman 16 - 30 years of age, who is discerning a vocation, consider registering for the “Come and See” visit in Rockford on Saturday, October 7. 

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Join your fellow parishioners for a Public Square Rosary Rally on Saturday, October 14 at St. Peter’s statue of Our Lady of Fatima.  Rosary will start at 2:30pm.  Please bring a lawn chair for this ‘rain or shine’ event!

The Knights of Columbus are hosting a Shrimp Boil on Saturday, October 21 in the Parish Hall at 5pm.  The cost for an adult is $18 with a reservation or $21 if purchased at the door.  Dinner for children under 12 is $8.  Contact Lee Jones to make your reservations (815-675-1264 or [email protected]).  

Losing someone you love is one of the hardest things you can go through.  St. Peter’s is offering a second session of Grief Support group meetings.  The 8-week program will begin in November.

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Have you, or someone you know, ever thought about becoming Catholic?  Are you a Catholic who would like to complete your Confirmation? St. Peter’s welcomes all who want to continue their journey of faith.  For more information about the Order of Christion Initiation of Adults (OCIA) please call Paul and Karyn Leali at 847-337-5043.

Do you need to update your address, phone number or email address with the parish office?  Do you want to send us an email?  Online forms are now available in the Contact Us section.  Of course, for those who prefer, you can still call the office to make updates.

Pray the Rosary with your pastor and fellow parishioners every Wednesday night at 6pm.

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