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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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.

Morning Mass will be at 8am on the following dates: Thursday, July 4; Wednesday, July 10; Thursday, July 11; Friday, July 12; Monday, July 15;
Wednesday, July 17; Thursday, July 18.  All other mass times remain the same.

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

Join the Fun!!  High School Activity Day is July 28, 11:30am-1:30pm in the Parish Center.  Hey High Schoolers! Let's gather for some summer fun with fellow youth.  There will be food, activities and music.  RSVP by July 26 to:

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

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