Church Community

Adult Bible Study

Study the Bible in small-group discussion format with a question/answer period at the end of class with the whole group. Every participant receives their own materials to study through the week before coming to class. Parishioners serve as group discussion leaders.
Contact:  762-2566

Communion Calls

Communion is taken, upon request, every Tuesday and Friday mornings to shut-ins, Kirby Hospital and the nursing home. Please call if you are aware of anyone who could benefit from this.
Contact:  762-2566


Community Action

Food Pantry Collection for local food banks. Please leave non-perishable food in the overflow area for St. Philomena and in the vestibule for St. Michael the first weekend of the month.
Contact:  762-2566


Faith in Action (FIA)

Designed to be the helping hands and hearts of residents of Piatt and Dewitt counties, an outreach program primarily assisting senior citizens by visiting, making minor repairs, providing transportation etc.
Contacts:  Lynn Simon 417-1923
                   Parish Office 762-2566


Summer Festival

Annual social event and great family fun day. Many volunteers are needed to have a successful festival. Helpers are needed for setup, food preparation, games and cleanup.
Contact:  762-2566

Finance Council

Assists the Pastor and Trustees on parish financial matters. Volunteers mary inform the Pastor of their desire to serve.
Contact:  762-2566

Funeral Dinner Committee

Organizes preparation and serving of a meal in the church hall to family and friends of the deceased following a funeral. Volunteers to prepare a meal always appreciated.
Contact:  762-2566



Grounds Committee

Maintains and improves the outdoor spaces around the church. Activities include spring and fall cleanup (first Saturday after May 15th and second Saturday after Thanksgiving) and planting and maintaining flower beds and shrubs. You can participate by calling the contact persons or showing up for the work days published in the church bulletin.
Contacts:  Ted Gill 762-2491

Liturgical Ministry

Lead the assembly in the Liturgy of the Word on Sunday or weekdays (Lector), serve as an Extraordinary Minister of the Eucharist, Server, Usher or Sacristan (setting up for/cleaning up after Mass). Assist with alter server training. Help coordinate Saturday adoration of the Eucharist or commit to an hour of adoration.
Contact:  762-2566

Parish Pastoral Council

Consultative body with the pastor providing vision and direction for our parish. Please share your hopes and dreams with us.
Contact:  762-2566


Pro-Life Committee

Encourages respect for all life through participation in Pennies for Life, Life Chain, attendance at the Annual Dinner for Life, as well as other activities.
Contact:  762-2566


Senior Group

Unites Senior members of the parish both spiritually and socially. Potluck dinners and informational programs are held in the parish hall every month September through June. Members are active in the parish and the community in a variety of ways (i.e. Prayer Chain, funeral dinners, Nursing Home, Faith in Action, First Friday Coffee, etc.)
Contact:  762-2566


1301 N. Market St.
Monticello, IL 61856
Phone:(217) 762-2566

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