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.  Click the following link for a list of opportunities: Ministries List      

NEW parish newsletter now available!
Click HERE to view or print our December newsletter.  You may also click the "Newsletters" link in the list on the left side of this page.
Embracing Our Heritage
Capital Campaign Pledge Drive
Church renovations leading up to our Sesquicentennial in 2015 are mostly complete.   
Please download and print our brochure and pledge form to submit a pledge or...
 Click here to set up on-line pledge payments.

Please download and print the Sesquicentennial Prayer and say it as part of your daily prayers.

Connecting with us just got easier!


We’re using Flocknote to register our members, gather feedback & send out info via email, txt message and/or voice message.

Flocknote is a simple and effective communication tool that will allow our parish to contact you regarding parish events, special liturgies, time changes, emergency information, etc. It's the best way for you to connect with all of our ministries, groups and activities and in the way that you prefer to communicate!


There are 2 easy ways to register:

Text SOMONAUK to 84576
from your phone to subscribe

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Visit our Flocknote webpage or click this link:

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-

6:00 PM with
Benediction 6PM

Office Hours 

M-F 8:00 AM-3:30 PM