What’s Up
February 29, 2024

Family trivia for ImaBridge March 9

St. Joseph Parish will hold a family trivia night March 9, 5-7:30 p.m., in the parish center, 722 High St. Attendees can come on their own or in a group. Light food and beverages provided. No cost; donations benefit ImaBridge Africa.  Call the parish office at 630-844-3780 for signup.

Eucharistic parish mission March 17-19

St. Thomas the Apostle Parish will hold a parish mission March 17-19, 7-8:30 p.m., in the church at 451 W. Terra Cotta Ave. Jesuit Father J. Michael Sparough will speak on “Treasures of the heart: Fanning the flame of love;” nights will focus on discipleship, reconciliation and mission. Cost: none.

Program on divorce, healing March 19-June 4

St. Mary Parish will hold a 12-week program for those who are divorced. Sessions will be Tuesdays, 6:45-8:45 p.m., March 19-June 4, at 10307 Dundee Rd. Small group discussions with videos on shock and grief, children and family issues, annulment and more. Cost: $20; register with

Purchase Irish meal tickets March 2-3

St. Patrick Parish will hold an Irish meal March 17, 12:15 p.m., at 31 N. Banquets and Catering, 217 Front St. Buffet menu includes corned beef and cabbage, chicken, and salad. Children’s menu includes mac & cheese and chicken tenders. Cost: $20/adult (11 years and up); $10/child. Tickets will be sold in the parish office, after Masses March 2-3 and at https://www.givecentral.org/location/355/allevents

Cursillo retreats in April

St. Mary Parish will host men’s and women’s Cursillo retreats at its parish center, 881 Mongan Dr. The men’s weekend is April 11-14; the women’s weekend is April  18-21. Free will offering. Email Sandra Ondrla at decolores99@sbcglobal.net.

Info: https://rockfordcursillo.org/

Soup supper, Stations and auction March 10

St. Mary Parish’s Women’s Guild will host a Lenten event March 10 at 126 W. 5th St. Stations of the Cross start at 5 p.m., followed by a soup supper and auction at 5:30 p.m. Free will donation. Proceeds benefit parish projects.

Blood drive March 3

St. Patrick and St. John Neumann parishes will hold a blood drive March 4, 1-7 p.m., at St. Patrick Parish (Crane Rd.), 6N487 Crane Rd. Photo ID required; permission required for donors age 16. Walk-ins welcome; sign up at https://donate.illinois.versiti.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/5607891
Info: Brian Watkins, 630-443-8241

Spring musical March 15-17

Marian Central Catholic High School will present its spring musical “Grease” March 15-17 at 1001 McHenry Ave. Friday and Saturday are at 7 p.m. and Sunday is at 2 p.m. Tickets are $13/adult and $7/senior citizen or student. Tickets are available at the box office 45 minutes before each show.


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