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.

Lent 2019

Stations of the Cross will be held on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. throughout Lent.  Prior to Stations is a parish-wide soup supper, starting at 5:15 p.m.  Special confession times TBA.

Building Project

Major construction and work on the church is complete.

Upcoming Events

  • The weekly bulletin, available at weekend Masses, lists most parish and many important community events.
  • The myParish App may be downloaded at the Google Play or Apple store. Search for St. Wendelin in Shannon.
  • To remain in-the-know on social media, follow 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 holy days of obligation.

Daily Mass Readings

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