Hello and welcome to St. Mary Catholic Parish, a parish of the Catholic Diocese of Rockford, serving the communities of Monroe Center, Holcomb, Davis Junction, Stillman Valley, Byron and Leaf River in the state of Illinois. My name is Fr. Howard Barch, pastor of St. Mary’s Parish, and I am glad to be at your service. If you are not yet registered with the parish, I encourage you to contact our parish secretary, Mrs. Nettie Pell, who can assist you. I encourage you to stay up to date on our parish happenings by checking back here and following us on Facebook. Please know that I am praying for you and will be glad to assist you in any way that I can. May God bless you in all you do.

In Christ,
Fr. Howard Barch

Recent Announcements
  • December 8 - Holy Day of Obligation December 8th is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception which is a Holy Day of Obligation.  Come celebrate Our Lady's feast day by attending Mass.Masses are as follows ...
    Posted Nov 26, 2016, 2:23 PM by Howard Barch
  • Advent Reconciliation Schedule Advent is here.  Time to make a gift of ourselves for the Christ Child. Sundays in Advent 9 am to 10 amWednesdays in Advent 6:30 pm to 7 ...
    Posted Nov 26, 2016, 2:13 PM by Howard Barch
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