MASS SCHEDULE

(Note: This is our current schedule
due to COVID-19.  We ask that you
call the Rectory at 826-2444 from
8:00-4:30 M-F to indicate which Mass
you will attend.  There continues to
be a general dispensation from the
Sunday obligation if you are not
comfortable attending).

Saturday:
5:00PM
Sunday: 9:00AM

Wednesday: 9:00AM
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Neighboring Mass Schedules

St. Mary's, Ellis Grove
Sunday: 8:00AM

St. Boniface, Evansville
Sunday: 10:00AM

St. Joseph, Willisville
Saturday: 5:00PM

Our Lady of Lourdes, Sparta
Saturday: 5:00PM
Sunday: 10:00AM

St. Pius V, Walsh
Sunday: 8:00AM
MARY HELP OF CHRISTIANS CATHOLIC PARISH
911 Swanwick St., Chester, IL  62233
Phone: (618) 826-2444
E-mail: stmaryschester@yahoo.com
The Very Rev. Eugene H. Wojcik, V.F., Pastor
Rev. Iuvenis Iheme, CM, Parochial Vicar
Our online parish photo
directory can be accessed by
clicking here, then typing in the
password "chestercatholic" (all
one word - no spaces).
Our parish has now set up the means for everyone who
wishes to donate to the weekly collection and other funds
online!  Click on the logo below and you will be taken to the
page which will ask you for information and to create an
account.  
You may also click here for a handout about
setting up your account and answers to other questions.
CHURCH RENOVATION

We continue to be overwhelmed at
the many expressions of joy and awe
at the outcome of our church
renovation.

As part of our Dedication Open House,
Fr. Gene authored a 4 page summary
of various aspects of the renovation
and the reasoning behind the many
changes to the interior of our worship
space.

To view this document, please click
here.
UPDATE/REMINDERS CONCERNING MASS ATTENDANCE

1) You are still required to call the Rectory at 826-2444 during
normal business hours to state your intention as to which
Mass you wish to attend and the number attending.  We must
still do this in case we need to do contact tracing.
2) Masks must be worn at all times in the church building.  
Upon entering please sanitize your hands and wait for an
usher to guide you to your seat.
3) Ushers will sanitize hands as you approach reception of
Communion.  Practice social distancing as you receive
Communion.
4) Please avoid gathering in church following Mass.
5) If you feel ill or have any symptoms of Covid-19, please do
not attend Mass.  
6) The general dispensation to attend Sunday Mass remains in
effect.  However, if you are healthy and not in the at-risk age
group, we encourage you to return to public Mass.  We are
practicing all requirements as far as sanitation.
St. Mary's School's
Weekly Newsletter, the
"Tuesday Times," can
be viewed by
clicking
here.