United as a Catholic faith family; Empowered by the Holy Spirit to proclaim Christ's teaching in word and deed; Committed to be Christ to one another through love and service as we welcome and honor the dignity of all people, cultures and economic backgrounds

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.

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CONFESSION SCHEDULE

Every Saturday // 11am - Noon
Wednesday, April 10th // 6-8pm
Monday, April 15th // 11am - Noon
Tuesday, April 16th // 11am - Noon
Wednesday, April 17th // 11am - Noon
Good Friday, April 19th // 10–11:45am
Holy Saturday, April 20 // 10–11:45am

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STATIONS
OF THE CROSS

Throughout Lent, join us on Fridays at 7pm in the church for the stations of the cross, a devotion that offers witness to Jesus’ Passion and Death.

Letters from the archdiocese of chicago

Letters from the archdiocese of chicago

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HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE

Sunday, April 14 | Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion(Distribution of Palms) // 5:00pm Vigil Mass (Saturday), 6:30am, 8:00am, 9:30am*, 11:00am*, 12:30pm & 5:00pm Mass *outdoor blessing/procession, weather permitting

Monday, April 15 8:30am & 12 Noon Mass // 11:00am Confessions

Tuesday, April 16 8:30am & Noon Mass // 11:00am Confessions

Wednesday, April 17 8:30am & 12 Noon Mass // 11:00am Confessions

Holy Thursday, April 18 7:00pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper with Adoration after Mass until Night Prayer at 11:45pm

Good Friday, April 19| Lord’s Passion 10–11:45am Confessions // 12 Noon – Stations of the Cross // 1-3:00pm – Tre Ore (Prayer & Reflection) // 3:00pm – Passion of the Lord // 8:00pm – Tenebrae (Meditation Service of Darkness & Light)

Holy Saturday, April 20 10–11:45am Confessions // 12 Noon & 1:00pm Blessing of Easter foods // 8:00pm – Easter Vigil Mass in the Holy Night

Easter Sunday, April 21 | Resurrection Masses in Church: 6:30am, 8:00am, 9:30am, 11:00am & 12:30pm // Masses in Fr. Valker Hall: 11:15am // No 5:00pm Mass on Easter Sunday