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 Per Bishop Tylka, the dispensation to attend Sunday Mass is rescinded as of Palm Sunday, April 10th, 2022.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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As many may be aware, the Diocese of Peoria is undergoing a Pastoral Plan called 'Growing Disciples." The process began many months ago as the Diocese is examining the current structure of parishes and schools to evaluate how they can best form authentic and strong discipeship and the vibrancy of parishes. I encourage everyone to stay informed. 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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Sunday Sept. 18, 2022

Please join us for our 2nd Annual Fall Festival Sunday Sept. 18, 2022 at the Rock in Coal Valley. The time is 4:00-7:00.

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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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