Advent What's Up
November 30, 2023
AURORA 
-- St. Peter, 915 Sard Ave. 
Advent retreat (English): Dec. 5, 6 p.m., at the church. Led by Deacon Bill Johnson. 
Confession: Tuesdays, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Wednesdays (Dec. 6, 13), 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Friday, Dec. 8, 8:30-9:30 a.m., all at the church. 
 
CARY 
-- SS. Peter and Paul, 410 N. 1st St. 
Advent parish mission: Dec. 3-5 at 7 p.m. each night in the church. Father Sean Grismer will speak on the healing power of Christ and on preparing for the Advent season. 
Marian spiritual retreat (Spanish): Dec. 9, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in the gym at SS. Peter and Paul School. Will be led by “70 Times 7” Ministries (Ministerio 70 Veces 7). Food for purchase. Suggested donation: $20. Info: Hispanic Ministry Office, 847-639-8163
 
ROCKFORD 
-- St. Rita, 6254 Valley Knoll Dr. 
Presentation and performance on the Joyful Mysteries: Dec. 8, 7 p.m., in the church. The evening will include songs and reflections on the Joyful Mysteries of the rosary. Refreshments served afterward. Free will offering; will fund new sound system.  
 
STERLING 
-- St. Mary, 509 Avenue B 
Altar and rosary Christmas party: Dec. 10, 1 p.m., at Bales Hall, here. Women invited to celebrate the holiday season; please bring a salad. Donations of diapers or baby wipes are welcome for Gianna’s House. 
 
SYCAMORE 
-- St. Mary, 322 Waterman St.  
Advent parish mission: Dec. 12-13, both days at 7 p.m. Father Robert Sherry will present on “What’s in Christmas for me?” Confession available Dec. 13. 
 

 

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