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

Quick Links

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.

Baby Bottles For Life-Pick up your bottles May 11-12 and return bottles June 15-16 to benefit, support and educate pregnant women facing crisis or unintended pregnancies at Waterleaf Medical Clinic.

Please turn in your Diocesan Appeal!

Corpus Christi Procession is Sunday, June 23rd, after the 10:30 am Mass.  We will give witness to our faith in the true presence of the Eucharist and stop at four altars along the way as is tradition to bless the four corners of the world.  Cake and refreshments in the Parish Center following.

Family Movie Night on Sunday, June 30,6PM, Parish Center. POWER In My HANDS will be presented.  It is a story of HOPE and the POWER OF PRAYER.  Refreshments served.

Parish Picnic is Sunday, July 21 at Somonauk Park from noon to 4PM.  Bring a dish to pass.  Games, Prizes!!

Catholic Day at Six Flags Great America is Saturday, August 3rd.  Fr.
Butler will be saying mass in the
Wilderness Theatre at 4pm to fulfill your Sunday obligation.  Tickets cost $39.51 per person.  Purchase online at and enter promo code CATHOLIC

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