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
  • Christmas Mass Schedule Christmas Masses will be at 4 pm and 8 pm on Christmas Eve December 24th and 8 am and 10 am on Christmas Day.  The 4 pm is usually very ...
    Posted Nov 26, 2018, 4:58 PM by Howard Barch
  • Immaculate Conception Holy Day Masses Saturday December 8th is a Holy Day of Obligation which means we must attend Mass.  We will have Masses at 6:30 pm on Friday December 7th and again at ...
    Posted Nov 26, 2018, 4:53 PM by Howard Barch
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