Updated MaskGuidelines as 8/26/21
Per the governor’s Aug. 26 mandate and current Archdiocesan requirements, face coverings are required in all indoor public spaces for all people over the age of 2, regardless of vaccination status. Therefore, masks are required indoors for all clergy, staff, volunteers and parishioners inside all archdiocesan facilities and parishes throughout Lake County, Cook County and the City of Chicago. This includes all Masses, liturgies and activities/events taking place within our parish facilities.
These additional mitigation efforts are in response to the rising rates of infection across our state and the concerning trajectory of serious illness and hospitalizations. Please get vaccinated and encourage your loved ones to do the same.
Thank you for your continued generosity!
As we navigate these challenging times, we ask that you continue to financially support St. Mary with your weekly donation since more than 80% of our income is from the Sunday collection. At this time you may find it most convenient to use our GiveCentral service to make your gift. You can also donate at the GiveCentral website using the button below or try the new Text-to-Give options using the instructions to the right.
Instructions for Text to Give
The new Text-to-Give options is very easy to use:
Text the word, “SUNDAY” to 847-796-6879
then simply follow the prompts to complete the transaction.
“Gracious and loving God, we understand that you call us to be stewards of your abundance. Help us to always use your gifts wisely and teach us to share them generously.”
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Our Blessed Mother responded to God’s call with a clear and unhesitating yes. Let it be done to me according to Your will (Luke 1:38). We, the people of St. Mary of the Annunciation, are called by God, as His humble servants, to respond with our own yes …