Advent 2015 Facebook Cover

Calendar for Advent 2015. Click to enlarge.


St. Wendelin is located in Shannon, in Carroll County, Illinois.  Our parish is part of the Rockford Diocese and primarily serves the communities of Shannon, Lanark, Lake Carroll, and Forreston. Fr. Mike Bolger is currently pastor of St. Wendelin.

Survey Results

The St. Wendelin Exploratory Committee has finished compiling survey results!  Thanks for your responses to renovation and restoration questions, and please check out the summary reports!

Upcoming Events

The weekly bulletin, distributed at Mass on the weekends, lists most parish happenings.  To remain in-the-know online, like St. Wendelin’s Facebook page.  Curious about the liturgical calendar or upcoming holy days?  The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) maintains a holy day calendar, which includes days of obligation.

Daily Mass Readings

Want to read, pray, or reflect on daily Mass readings in advance?  USCCB publishes them online.