Mass & Confession

Sunday Masses

4:00 pm Saturday Vigil Mass

8:00 am Sunday Morning

11:00 am Sunday Morning

Mid-Week Masses

7:30 am Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday


1:00 - 2:00pm Saturdays

Masses are streamed live on Facebook.  Click HERE to watch.  You do not need a Facebook account.

Reservations for Mass are no longer required.  Doors typically open 1/2 hour before Mass.  Drive-up Holy Communion is available for those watching the live-stream immediately after Mass outside the north side door. 

Confessions are heard on the small west-side back porch of the rectory behind a screen.  Please wait outside or in your car if there is already a penitent on the porch.

News & Events

St. Martin Society Updates

Thank you to all the members that have helped with preparing monthly meals for the PADS shelter thus far. Holy Family’s community outreach has been a success!

Upcoming Dinners
April 18th  Deena Pavinato & her prayer group are picking up an open night needed at the shelter.
April 30th Team  Maribeth/Duke Ficek, Candy Alleman, Jillian McCoy, and Don/Jill Shields

St. Martin Society has been sending monthly and holiday cards to Holy Family homebound parishioners. If you know of any parishioner who would like to receive a card from Fr. Carlson & the Society, please let Jennifer in the parish office know.

Knights of Columbus

KC Fish Frys: The Oglesby Knights are happy to be offering two fish frys during the month of April. Check them out for a delicious dinner on the 9th and 23rd! To place your order for carryout, call (815) 8833181. Serving is from 4:007:00 p.m.

Pandemic Precautions


Please bring and wear your mask.  If your need a new mask, we have a supply available at the main entrance.


Use sanitizer at the doors while entering and leaving the church.  Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or the front of your mask.

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Remain six feet apart from those not in your household.  Please especially be aware of space during Communion and while choosing a seat.


Holy Family

Catholic Church

Oglesby, Illinois

"So then, you are not foreigners or strangers any longer: you are now citizens together with God's people and members of the Family of God."
Ephesians 2:19

Live & Recorded Video


Masses Online

For those unable to be with us in person, you can pray with us live online.  Live Mass (when available) and recordings of previous liturgies are available above or on our Facebook page.  It is best to pray with us live, when possible. 


Our current schedule: Sat Vigil at 4pm; Sun at 8am and 11am; Tues, Weds, Thurs at 7:30am.

Holy Communion is available immediately after the weekend Masses, simply drive up to the side door on the north side of the church (near the Mother's Chapel entrance).  

Contact & Office

Holy Family Church

311 N. Woodland Ave.

Oglesby, IL 61301

ph: (815) 883 - 8233

fax: (815) 883 - 8771

Monday and Friday:

8:00 am - 12:00pm

Monday through Friday: 

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Father Paul Carlson, Pastor

Jennifer Newman, Secretary

Lynn Quick, Religious Education

Jyll Jasiek, School Principal

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