Thank you for visiting Assumption Catholic Church!

Thank you for visiting Assumption Catholic Church! 

It is always a joy to have visitors to our congregation. If you are interested in learning more about the Roman Catholic Faith, and/or if you are Catholic and would like to become a parishioner, please call Father Noesen at the Parish office or click here to register online.

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish is part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Joliet in Illinois. First and foremost, we exist as a Catholic Parish to offer praise to Almighty God, to grow in holiness through our participation in the Sacramental life of the Church, most especially in our reception and worship of the Holy Eucharist, Jesus the Christ, and to pray for the salvation of our souls and for the whole world.

Our Catholic and Christian Faith motivates us to action through education, as well as active participation in the work of the Church through service to others. We proudly profess our faith in Jesus Christ as Roman Catholics with more than one billion Catholics worldwide, in union with our Bishop, The Most Reverend Daniel Conlon, and Francis, our Pope.

As Parishioners, the Body of Christ of Assumption Parish, celebrating our presence here in Coal City, Illinois since the year 1889, we stand today as part of a rich history ~ a rich Heritage of Faith that is Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish!

Come and join us in praise of God and in fellowship as we live for the Mission of Jesus Christ in His one, true, holy and apostolic Church. Give your heart to Jesus and He will give you Heaven!


HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE

HOLY SATURDAY, April 20th Day of Prayer / Christ Crucified and Lying in the Tomb

† 12:00p.m. Blessing of Easter Foods / Assumption Parish & Immaculate Conception Parish

THE EASTER VIGIL IN THE HOLY NIGHT, April 20th

† 8:00p.m. MASS OF THE RESURRECTION OF THE LORD Assumption Parish

SOLEMNITY OF EASTER SUNDAY OF THE RESURRECTION OF THE LORD, April 21st

† 7:30a.m. MASS Assumption Parish 
† 9:30a.m. MASS Immaculate Conception Parish 
† 11:15a.m. MASS Assumption Parish

Easter, our most important liturgical observance as Catholics, is celebrated for fifty days, longer than any other feast in the calendar. The Great Fifty Days, as it is sometimes called, is observed as a single feast –from Easter Sunday to Pentecost Sunday. March 10, 2019 1st

Weekend Mass and Confession Schedule
Saturdays
3:20-3:45 PM
Confessions at Assumption Parish 
 
4:00 PM
Vigil Mass for Sunday at Assumption Parish 
 
5:45 PM
Vigil Mass for Sunday at Immaculate Conception Parish / Braidwood
Confessions at Immaculate Conception following Mass
 
Sunday Mass
7:30 AM
at Assumption Parish
 
9:30 AM
at Immaculate Conception Parish / Braidwood
 
11:15AM
at Assumption Parish
 
 
For Daily Rosary, Masses, Confessions and other Prayers Including Holy Days of Obligation, refer to Church Bulletin or call Parish Office.

 


Coming Events at Assumption Parish

Mt. Olivet Cemetery Clean up Day - April 27

Volunteers Needed
Mt. Olivet Cemetery Clean up Day

It's that time of year again! We are asking for volunteers who would like to help do spring clean-up for our cemetery this coming Saturday, April 27th from 8:00 a.m. until Noon.  We will all meet at the cemetery main entrance at 7:45 a.m. to distribute tasks. Please bring a shovel and a bucket or wheelbarrow if possible. Remember to dress appropriately and please wear gloves for your protection.

There is an excessive amount of cactus that are out there that we need to dig up and remove so that we can plant grass seed. It is recommended that you wear long pants or jeans for your protection as well as bug spray. We really need your help, so if you are interested in helping in this beautification project please contact Tricia at Assumption Parish Offices 815-634-4171 and leave your name and phone number. Thank you

Diocese of Joliet Catholic Ministries Annual Appeal 2019


The 2019 Catholic Ministries Annual Appeal (CMAA) theme is “Signs of Hope.”
Pope Francis has asked us to be missionary disciples and carry within us the hope and love of God that will radiate to those around us, particularly to those most in need.

This year, the target goal for Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish is $33,400 and 10,700 for Immaculate Conception Parish. Through your generous donation to the Catholic Ministries Annual Appeal, you are offering hope and love to countless people across the Diocese of Joliet who need our help through the various ministries and outreach programs offered in our Diocese. Through our gifts to the Annual Appeal, we share the Lord’s help to those who need his loving touch in their lives! Your gift helps those in need. Please prayerfully consider your gift, your response of faith to your Diocesan family of faith. Your pledge can be paid over a number of months, you can use a credit card, or make a one time gift. To give on-line go to DioceseofJoliet.org

Together, we can continue to spread the Gospel message throughout our diocese, and beyond!

Thank you for being a sign of hope!

*If you have any questions about the CMAA, please feel free to contact the Development and Stewardship Office at (815) 838-8515.

Mother's Day Pancake Breakfast - May 12

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The Bible Corner - May 2 through June 20

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CatChat Vacation Bible School July 22-26

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