The Church of St Mary
The Church of St. Mary, a regal and grandiose church located near downtown Lake Forest, is a full-service Catholic Church led by Father Michael McGovern. The Church's active and vibrant community includes a Catholic school and youth ministries and education. They have an abundance of social and religious programs, including the COR Youth Ministry, the Guild of St. Mary, the Metro847 College & Young Adult ministry and their religious education program.
The Church of St. Mary's provides several unique programs for Catholics in Lake Forest and the surrounding Chicago area, such as their pastoral care for divorced Catholics and SPRED, a religious education program designed for those with developmental disabilities.
Weekend mass services are held on Saturday at 5pm and Sunday at 7:30am, 9am, 10:30am, 12pm, and 6pm. They also offer weekday services.
- Hours: Weekend mass services: Saturday at 5pm and Sunday at 7:30am, 9am, 10:30am, 12pm, and 6pm. Weekday mass: Mon - Fri at 6:30am and 8am; Saturdays at 8am. Check their website for Holy Day mass schedules.
- Handicap Accessible: Entrance at street level; parking lot has handicapped spots
- Parking: Free lot
- Denomination: Catholic
- Services: Child care, Choir/music programs, Study groups, Youth programs
- Recreational facilities: Yes