2018 Holiday Schedule

Christmas Eve Masses: 
St. Maria Goretti:  4:00 P.M., Father Duane Jack, Officiant
Mary Our Lady of Peace:  4:00 P.M., Father Tony Ego, Officiant
Christmas Day Masses: 
Mary Our Lady of Peace, 8:30 A.M.
St. Maria Goretti, 10:00 A.M.

New Year's Eve Mass:
Mary Our Lady of Peace, 4:00 P.M.
New Year's Day Mass (Solemnity of Mary): 
St. Maria Goretti, 10:00 A.M.


2018 Gala Results

Our 17th Annual Gala was a booming success!!  A great crowd helped auction sales exceed $15,000.  A big thank you to your generosity & those in the community for the live & silent auction donations. The casual format was well received & the tailgating theme…well we might have to do that again!!  For a summary of the results….(click here).

Planning Study

Recently, a Planning Study was conducted by a national firm that specializes in nonprofit campaign planning to help clients reach fundraising goals.  This firm did so for parishes throughout the diocese.  The results are in….(click here for a summary of the results).


Father Jim

Fr. Jim's Memorial Dinner

Thank you to all that donated and attended Fr. Jim’s memorial dinner. The proceeds exceeded $7000. This will go a long way toward Fr. Jim’s educational fund. He is smiling down upon us!!



We find it hard to find the words to say how glad we are that you are here today. Located in Orion, Illinois, just nine miles south of the Quad City International airport on US150, Mary, Our Lady of Peace is made up of many diverse and talented faith-filled people who try to serve the church and our community through our Christian service.

Please take the time to look and see the many opportunities that are available in our parish. We are a loving and growing parish that seeks to make Jesus alive and present in our church and community.

We invite you to come explore with us what God is saying to you. Come celebrate mass with us and join in a ministry. We would love to have you.

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