176 W. Union Street, Seneca, IL 61360 SMA - Father Ghislain Inai - Pastor SMA - Father Augustin Kassa - Curate Founded in 1856
Diocese of Peoria
Below is a letter going out in the mail this week (June 15, 2020) to all parishioners. We begin this weekend, (June 20th) Saturday at 4 pm and (June 21st) Sunday at 9 am, inside the church for services.
Father Jean is celebrating his 4th anniversary today, June 18, as being ordained a priest. He is here at St Patrick's Church, Seneca and we all wish him well and many more years to serve the Catholic Church throughout the world. Thank you Father Jean. God bless you for all your work in spreading the Gospel in our world today.
Diocesan 25th & 50th Wedding Anniversary Celebration On September 13, 2020 at 3:30 pm Bishop Jenky will celebrate a Mass at the Cathedral of St. Mary for couples who are celebrating either their 25th or 50th wedding anniversary in 2020 Please complete the attached form designating the living couples from your parish who are celebrating 25 and 50 years of marriage this year. Double-check the spelling of names and current addresses and return the form by August 28, 2020. These couples will receive a personal invitation from the Bishop.
For those interested in signing up to give your weekly/monthly/special collection donations on-line, please click on the link below. If you have any questions please contact Nadine Maierhofer @ 815-252-0034. We thank you for your generosity.
Below is the link to our new St. Patrick's once a month bulletin. Please look it over as there will be new updated information at the beginning of each month. If you would like something put in the monthly bulletin we ask that you email it to firstname.lastname@example.org by the 25th of the current month. Once approved by Father G our monthly bulletin will be printed and ready to go the first weekend of every month. If you would like to sponsor this monthly bulletin please place your donation into the collection basket at either of our weekend masses. Thank you and may God bless you!
Altar & Rosary St. Patrick's Altar & Rosary meet every 3rd Wednesday of the month at the Church Parish Center at 6:30pm. All women of the Parish are invited to attend. If you would like more information please take a pamphlet from the tables at the back of the church.
St. Joseph's and St. Mary's parishioners wanting to set up their on-line giving please go to the top right corner and find your Church's name and click on it. This is still under construction - we are waiting for Father's direction. You will be directed to your Church's page and it will have directions and/or the link you will need to set up your on-line giving.
Please be sure to check out ALL of the upcoming events on the "schedules" tab of this website!
Click the SUNDAY BULLETIN button below to see the Weekly Bulletin printed for St. Patrick's, St. Mary's of the Field, and St. Theresa. Once the screen advances it will ask you for the Church's name OR the city and state you are looking for, enter information and click "submit." Several options could be listed depending on how you did your search. Find "St. Patrick's" of Seneca and click on it. The screen will advance to an informational page of St. Patrick's, with a blue "view latest bulletin" button. Click on that blue button and it will take you to the newest, up-to-date, weekly bulletin.