VISITATION PARISH
A Roman Catholic Community In Elmhurst, IL

VISITATION PARISH MISSION

Visitation Parish, a Roman Catholic Community in the Diocese of Joliet - in - Illinois, seeks to draw all to Jesus Christ, revelation of the Father and font of the Holy Spirit, by celebrating the Sacraments, educating people of all ages in the Truths of the Catholic Faith, and reaching out to those who are physically, emotionally or spiritually in need.  
 
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 Mass and Confession Times

MASS TIMES

 SUNDAY MASSES

SATURDAY     5:00 PM

SUNDAY     7:00 AM, 8:15 AM,  
           10:00 AM, 12 NOON
            IMMACULATE CONCEPTION - 5:15

DAILY MASSES

MON - FRI     6:15 AM    8:15 AM
SATURDAY  8:15AM

HOLY DAY MASSES
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CONFESSION TIMES

SATURDAY   4:00 - 4:45  
or by appointment

ALTER SERVER SCHEDULE

OUR PARISH - OUR FAMILY

Father GReg Skowron

visitation parish
clergy staff

Father michael kearney

We would like to Thank our Choir, Knights of Columbus, and Parishioners who helped us celebrate our seminarian mass.  
 
We had over 35 seminarians in attendance – 12 of which made their pledge and were received as candidates for the priesthood., 15 priests, and our former pastor Bishop Joseph Siegel.
 


AUGUST - MONTH OF THE IMMACULATE HEART

The month of August (Overview - Calendar) is dedicated to the Immaculate Heart. Since the 16th century Catholic piety has assigned entire months to special devotions. The month of August is traditionally dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The physical heart of Mary is venerated (and not adored as the Sacred Heart of Jesus is) because it is united to her person and is the seat of her love (especially for her divine Son), virtue, and inner life. Such devotion is an incentive to a similar love and virtue.

This devotion has received new emphasis in this century from the visions given to Lucy Dos Santos, oldest of the visionaries of Fatima, in her convent in Tuy, in Spain, in 1925 and 1926. In the visions Our Lady asked for the practice of the Five First Saturdays to help make amends for the offenses committed against her heart by the blasphemies and ingratitude of men. The practice parallels the devotion of the Nine First Fridays in honor of the Sacred Heart.

On October 31, 1942, Pope Pius XII made a solemn Act of Consecration of the Church and the whole world to the Immaculate Heart. Let us remember this devotion year-round, but particularly through the month of August.

Excerpted from The Prayer Book by Reverend John P. O'Connell, M.A., S.T.D. and Jex Martin, M.A.



our parish activity calendar below should be used as a guide as events and dates are subject to change.  please consult the WEEKLY bulletin for the most up to date event information.


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DIRECTIONS TO VISITATION

VISITATION PARISH,     779 S York St, Elmhurst, IL 60126

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