Father Jim

Please take a moment to pray for Father Jim. Father is still receiving and looking forward to visitors. However, if you would like to visit Father Jim, please call his cell phone, 309-236-2929. If he is not feeling well enough for a visit, either he or Donna Davis will let you know. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays are not good days to visit. Cards can be sent or dropped off at St. Maria Goretti or Mary Our Lady of Peace Parish Offices. The 30th anniversary of Father's ordination will be May 28th, 2018

Annual Blood Drive

Saturday, March 24, 2018
7:00am - noon
St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church
210 East 22nd Ave., Coal Valley IL

Sign up soon and invite a friend, family member or neighbor to join you in giving the gift of life. Call Dean Martens 309-798-6366. Or, if you have a time preference, register online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org.

St. Maria Goretti and Mary Our Lady of Peace Lenten and Easter Schedules




Men’s Cursillo, March 15-18, 2018
Women’s Cursillo, April 19-22, 2018
Boys’ T.E.C. (Teens Encounter Christ) Weekend, April 7-9, 2018
A Cursillo is an opportunity to build a closer, personal relationship with the Lord in one weekend. What better time to do so than during Lent. If interested or have questions, call:
Deacon Chuck or Mike Breeden:  309-799-8109
Nancy Robison at SMG Parish Office:  309-799-3414



We find it hard to find the words to say how glad we are that you are here today. Located in Coal Valley, just minutes south of the Quad Cities International Airport on US150, Saint Maria Goretti is made up of many diverse and talented faith-filled people who try to serve the church and our community through our Christian service.

Please take the time to look and see the many opportunities that are available in our parish.  We are a loving and growing parish that seeks to make Jesus alive and present in our church and community.

We invite you to come explore with us what God is saying to you.  Come celebrate mass with us and join in a ministry.  We would love to have you.

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