St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

We are a Catholic faith community called to serve the Kingdom of God proclaiming the words of Jesus through worship, evangelization, fellowship and service.

320 S. Depot Street
PO Box 276
Somonauk, IL 60552
Phone 815-498-2010

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Online Giving
Our Parish welcomes you and invites you to consider an active role in one or more of our many ministries.  MINISTRY HANDBOOK
To register as a member of our parish, click the "member"option from the list at left, or call or stop by the parish office.
Parish Mission with Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers: Thur-Sun Dec 13-16
THURS 9AM-Living a Eucharistic Faith: The Big Deal About Mass and Why It Matters
THURS 7PM-Relationships, Intimacy & Holiness: The Theology of the Body for Teens
FRI 9AM-Praying with Confidence:  Experiencing the Gift of God's Life In Us
FRI 7PM-Truth, Freedom & the Human Person: Understanding Our Life in Christ
SAT 10AM-The True Meaning of Christmas: Eucharist and Evangelization
SUN 3:30PM-Apocalyptic Awakening:  The Message of the Blessed Mary for Our World.

Confessions during Advent
Every Tuesday, 5-6pm
Every Saturday, 4-4:45pm
Monday, December 17-7pm
     (4 priests hearing confessions)
Friday, December 21, 7pm
Saturday, December 22, 9am

Christmas Masses
Christmas Eve Mass:  4:00pm
Christmas Vigil:  10:30pm Caroling
                           11:00pm Mass
Christmas Day Mass:   9:00am

Mass Times
Saturday 5:00 PM

Sunday 8 and 10:30 AM

Weekday Tue 6:30 PM

Weekdays M, W, Th, F 7:00 AM


Sacrament of Reconciliation

Tue. 5:00 PM, Sat. 4:00 PM or by appointment



Tuesdays 5-6 PM and
First Fridays 7:30 AM-

9:00 PM with
Benediction 9PM

Office Hours 

M-TH 8:00 AM-2:00 PM