Our Mission

The Mission of the Church of St. Mary is to provide a Catholic environment that fosters a warm Christian atmosphere of welcome and prayer for all generations.

We serve one another in our community through the Sacraments, education and stewardship. This enables all to grow in their relationship with God, our parish, and the surrounding communities.

News & Announcements


MOTHER TERESA CATHOLIC ACADEMY in Crete is registering for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Conveniently located on Kings Road just north of Exchange Street, Mother Teresa educates students from pre-K through 8th grade. For information on enrollment, tuition, or to schedule a personal tour please call the school at (708) 672-3093. Registration/Fee day is Thursday, July 16, and classes begin on Monday, August 24.


  Join a helpful, renewing activity for the summer months.   Momnipotent validates the dignity and importance of motherhood, helps you recognize your uniquely feminine strengths, and helps you to see how to use those strengths to find peace, balance and joy in being the woman God created you to be. An attractive study for busy moms of all ages and circumstances, meetings will a DVD presentation, individual quizzes, guided journaling, prayer, and related discussion topics for the week's theme. The cost is $25 and includes the Momnipotent book and a separate, guided journal.  The first meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 1, from 7:30-9:00 pm. at St. Mary.

Please join the group and invite a friend; all women are welcome. To register for the study or for any questions or concerns please contact Karen Canty at (708) 228-5592 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.





St. Mary Mobile App

For “DROID OS” users who have the QR code reader application simply scan this grid QRand select to install this application. If you do not then just simply follow the instructions below.

“St. Mary Now” is a web based application that can be accessed via any web browser, simply go to: 
Make It A “Bookmark” or “Favorite”.  Move the Bookmark to the “Home” screen.  It will look, feel, and operate like a mobile based app.  Use it to submit prayer requests, contact us by voice or email, check our parish bulletin, and look up Mass times.  Share this with your entire family. 
App is FREE!

Mass Schedule

Saturday 4:00pm
Sunday   8:30am

Weekday Masses
Monday evening 7:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am

Saturday 3:15 – 3:45pm
Monday 6:30pm or on request

The Rosary is prayed every Monday evening at 6:30 before the 7pm Mass.

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