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
  • 2017 Stubenville Conference Registration Due! All Students who will be in high school in the fall and 2017 high school graduates are invited to join us for the 2017 Stubenville High School Youth Conference at ...
    Posted Jan 15, 2017, 8:34 AM by Howard Barch
  • Confirmation Practice and Dinner Confirmation Practice will be held in the Church at 2:30 pm on Saturday January 28, 2017 with Confessions, Mass and Confirmation dinner to follow. Please contact Beth Hildreth for ...
    Posted Jan 15, 2017, 8:21 AM by Howard Barch
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