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.

Mom's Group: Conquering Meal Time & Recipe Swap

Thursday, November 29th
9:30-11am in the Gathering Space

Join us for a fun morning focused on eating meals together as a family. We will dive into how to plan for, shop for, and serve up a warm family meal even with our busy schedules. Gathering around the table is a great way to give thanks as a family, connect with one another, and make lasting memories.

Please email Stephanie Tanner at steph.tanner26@gmail.com with a recipe to share or bring a recipe with you! Kids are welcome, babysitting will be available. Light refreshments and coffee will be provided.

Come Let Us Adore Him!

Wednesday, December 19
Noon to Midnight in the Church

St. Francis de Sales Parish invites you to step away from the busy-ness of your Christmas preparations and receive Christ's peace and joy in your heart as we prepare for His coming. Please join us in the Church on Wednesday, December 19 at any time that fits your schedule between 12 noon and 12 midnight as we offer two ways to renew our relationship with Jesus and prepare for His coming through the Sacrament of Reconciliation and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.

Men's Retreat Weekend

January 11-13, 2019 (Times to be determined)
Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House
420 W. County Line Road, Barrington, IL 60010

All men in the parish are invited to join us for our 2019 Men's Retreat Weekend: "The Spiritual Exercises: Who Am I? Where am I going? How do I get there?" Fr. Doug Leonhardt, SJ, will serve as Retreat Master on this Ignatian, Silent Retreat for Men.

For more information, contact:
Frank Johnstone, a74focus@hotmail.com or 847-438-7979
Jeff Clery, jeff@jeffclerylaw.com or 847-540-8933
Frank Dodds, pcfdjr@hotmail.com or 847-438-5128


*Confessions will be offered on all Saturdays from 11 a.m. to noon. 
**During the Advent season, Mass will be offered at 8:30 a.m. and noon on Fridays in addition to our regularly scheduled weekday Masses.

Christmas Eve
Monday, December 24

4pm Church - Fr David F. Ryan
4:15pm Father Valker Hall - Fr. Fortunato Turati
Note Change: No 4:15pm mass in the Parish School Gym
6pm Church - Fr David F. Ryan
12 Midnight Church - Fr David F. Ryan

Christmas Day
Tuesday, December 25

6:30am, 8am, 9:30am - Fr David F. Ryan
11am & 12:30pm - Fr James McIlhone
No 5pm Mass

Holy Days

Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph
Sunday, December 30
Regular Sunday Schedule

Vigil for Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
Monday, December 31
8:30am, Noon & 5pm Vigil

Solemnity of Mary (Holy Day of Obligation)
Tuesday, January 1
6:30am, 8:30am, Noon, 4:30pm and 7pm

Epiphany of the Lord
Sunday, January 6
Regular Sunday Schedule