St. Mary’s CCW is sponsoring a fundraiser for our parish

On Saturday, December 11th

Have you admired the poinsettias in church during the Christmas season? The company that the supplies the plants for the church —Tom Leider’s Greenhouse in Harvard—will be supplying the plants for this sale. Christmas is just around the corner! So place your order now so you can enjoy these plants in your house this Christmas season!Or spread the joy  around and give a plant to a friend or family member to enjoy! Flowers will be available for pickup on Saturday, December 11th from 10am—1pm. There will be no extra plants for sale that day.  If you have any questions, please contact Jane Hertel at: 815-382-8722.


                                                                     Qty.                    Price                   Total

6-1/2” Poinsettia 1 plant per pot—Red    _________    X     $11.50        =      ____________

                                                       White    _________    X     $11.50        =      ____________

7-1/2” Poinsettia 3 plants per pot—Red   _________    X    $20.00        =      ____________

                                                        White    _________    X    $20.00        =      ____________

                                                                                                    TOTAL:            ____________

 NAME:________________________________________PHONE: ____________________

Your orders with payment can be returned via the collection baskets in church, put in the parish center lockbox, or mailed to the parish center at: St. Mary Church,  Attn: Barb,  1407 N. Richmond Rd., McHenry, IL 60050.  The deadline to order is November 15th!


The McHenry Court of the Catholic Order of Foresters is celebrating their 125th Anniversary!

All interested people (members and non-members) are invited to  join in our celebration. The event, scheduled for Saturday, November 13th, will begin with 4:00pm Mass at St. Mary’s and will continue at the McHenry VFW beginning at 5:30pm. You will enjoy a lively atmosphere, good food and great fellowship at a really great price! Reservations are required for the celebration no later than Monday, November 1st. The price is $10 per person or $80 for a table of 8 and includes an open bar from 5:30-6:30pm, appetizers, buffet style dinner at 6:30pm including a bottle of wine at the table, and live musical entertainment during the cocktail hour and following dinner. To reserve your spot at the celebration either call or email Sean Haley at: 815-814-0661 or


“The Love Boat, soon will be making another run!……The Love Boat promises something for everyone!” Captain Stubing, Doc, Gopher, Isaac and Julie— your Love Boat Crew are waiting for you! Come join them!


Trivia Night will be held Saturday, November 13th, at Holy Apostles Sherry Center sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 1288. Doors open at 6:00 PM with the game beginning at 7:00 PM. The cost is $50 per table (limit ten per table) or $5.00 per person. Refreshments will be available, you are encouraged to bring snacks for your table. We will paying homage to The Love Boat, so feel free to dress accordingly. Bring your friends and family for an enjoyable evening of fun and laughs! For more information contact John Vlcek at 815-388-5260 or email at