As of March 1st, 2022, and in accordance with current COVID government mandates, masks are no longer required at Mass. However, parishioners and visitors should use discretion when not feeling well. Masks continue to be allowed per personal preference. Per Bishop Tylka, the dispensation to attend Sunday Mass is rescinded as of Palm Sunday, April 10th, 2022. Click HERE to watch our videos on Facebook.

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Greetings from the Pastor
Whew! What a marvelous Holy Week just celebrated. It was one of the best ever. I want to send out a big thank-you for everyone and all who made the celebration of the Triduum very moving and touching. Everything was well done, good crowds, a real joy to be a part of. Thanks, many thanks..Read More
To reach Father Tony, call
St. Maria Goretti, 309-799-3414, Press 2
Mary Our Lady of Peace, 309-581-2923, Press 1


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Five Foundations

Through numerous conversations with priests and lay leaders, Bishop Louis Tylka discerned five foundations on which to build the future of the Diocese of Peoria, to become an even more vibrant, mission-driven and sustainable Church.

Learn more at the Peoria diocese site...


Pastoral Plan - Catholic Diocese of Peoria

Since coming to the "Heart of Illinois," Bishop Louis Tylka has experienced firsthand the faith and good works of our priests, religious and laypeople, and he has listened to the people of the Diocese of Peoria. Read more...

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Mass Times

Monday – No Mass
Tuesday – Hope Creek Care Center, 10:30 A.M.
Wednesday – 9:00 A.M.
Thursday – No Mass
Friday – 9:00 A.M.
Saturday – 4:00 P.M.
Sunday – 10:00 A.M.

Reconciliation, Saturdays, 3:00 - 3:30 PM, or by appointment

You are the Body of Christ.  Every one of you is a member of it.

1 Cor. 12:27


Contact Us

Phone: (309) 799-3414 (Office)


220 E. 22nd Avenue
P.O. Box 159
Coal Valley, IL 61240


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