St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church is open for Mass and Communion. For those who have not received the COVID vaccine, masks are required. While our parish staff will attempt to take appropriate precautions consistent with public health authorities and state mandates, parishioners and guests assume the risk of contacting COVID-19 anytime they enter a public space. Precautions do not eliminate the risk of infection. If you are unable to attend Mass, St. Maria Goretti offers access to view live and archived Masses. Click HERE to watch our videos on Facebook.

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Greetings from the Pastor's Desk.
I want to say thank you for all the cards and well wishes for my birthday. Your kindness, thoughtfulness and generosity are appreciated. With Thanksgiving now past and hoping everyone had a safe and enjoyable holiday, we move our focus to the Advent season and work our way towards Christmas. Continue Reading
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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Rediscovering the Warmth of God's Love
Joint Parish Mission: January 9th - 13th 2022 at 6:30 p.m.
Transportation will be available for those who need a ride.

Services will be held at Mary Our Lady of Peace on
January 9th, 11th, and 13th

Services will be held at St. Maria Goretti on
January 10th and 12th.


Annual Diocesan Appeal

Click HERE to view the Annual Diocesan Appeal.

Holiday Mass Schedule
Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Wednesday, December 8th:
St. Maria Goretti (SMG): 9:00 A.M.
Mary Our Lady of Peace (MOLOP): 5:30 P.M.

Christmas Eve, Friday, December 24th:
SMG: 4:00 P.M.
MOLOP: 5:30 P.M.

Christmas Day, Saturday, December 25th (NOTE: NO 4:00 P.M. OR 5:30 P.M. ON CHRISTMAS DAY)
MOLOP: 8:30 A.M.
SMG: 10:00 A.M.

Sunday, December 26th usual Mass times:
MOLOP: 8:30 A.M.
SMG: 10:00 A.M.


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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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