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Welcome to St. Francis de Sales Catholic Parish! Organized as a parish in 1949 by the Archdiocese of Chicago, St. Francis de Sales encompasses the communities of Lake Zurich, Deer Park, Hawthorn Woods, North Barrington, Kildeer and Long Grove. If you are new to the area or are returning to the practice of our Catholic faith, we welcome you to our parish.

Thanksgiving Holiday

The Ministry Center will close at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 24 and reopen on Monday, November 30 at 8:30 a.m. Let us take time to be thankful to God and remember to count our blessings!

Join us at 10 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day, November 26 for our Mass of Thanksgiving.

Hark, the College Angels Sing!

"O Come All Ye Faithful" college students! St. Francis de Sales welcomes you to sing at the 9:30 a.m. Mass on Christmas Day. Join your fellow alums from Lake Zurich, Stevenson, Wauconda, Mundelein, Saint Viator, Carmel, and Barrington High Schools as they raise their voices in song in the all-college choir! No need to have been involved in a choir in the past! All are welcome! Will comprise of college (even Master level) students only! There will be ONE rehearsal a couple days prior to the Mass (when all will be home). Music will be available well in advance. Details to follow! For further information, contact Pat Stewart at (847) 726-4720 or Chris Misik at (847) 732-3106.

Jubilee Year of Mercy

The Jubilee of Mercy, proclaimed by Pope Francis, begins on December 8, 2015 and concludes with the feast of Christ the King on November 20, 2016. The Jubilee of Mercy is a graced opportunity for all of us to appreciate more deeply how the mercy of God has taken hold of our lives and how we can bring that mercy into the world through our own actions and the way we live our lives. For more resources, please visit

2014-15 Parish Financial Report

Our Parish Financial Report for Fiscal Year July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015 is now available for download.

Register for our SPRED Observation Sessions or
SPRED Helper Catechist Training!

Join us for one of our SPRED Observation sessions. When attending, you will have the opportunity to observe Catechists working with our friends enrolled in the St. Francis de Sales SPRED Program for those ages 6-10. Click here for more details and to register today! (8 registrant maximum per session)

You may also register for our February 6, 2016 SPRED Helper Catechist Training by clicking here.