New Bible Study – Turning Point

The Turning Point—Welcome to the Gospel of John, a whole new way to encounter Jesus. This is a nine-week Bible Study that will start on Tuesday Feb. 12, 2019 at 7 to 8:15 P.M. or Monday Feb 11, 2019 at 9-10:15 A.M., hosted at Mary Our Lady of Peace. Please sign up to participate in the gathering space or contact Julie Hull 309-737-1393, Kathy Felt 309- 235-1513, Sarah Nedved 309-948-3004 or Jeff DePorter 309-236-8398. Read more...


A Reflection on 2018

So much happened in Our Parish throughout the year. Blessings, losses, changes events, activities…. (click here for more information).

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

Order Your Delicious Florida Strawberries!!

The Altar & Rosary Society at Mary, Our Lady of Peace is taking pre-orders for full flats (8 quarts) for $28 and ½ flats (4 quarts) for $15.  Orders are due by February 27th.  Delivery will be the week of March 11th.  If you have not tried these strawberries before, they are fabulous!!  Order forms are in the Saint Maria Goretti foyer or Mary, Our Lady of Peace gathering space.  For any questions, please call Sarah Nedved at (309) 948-3004, Judy Olson (309) 521-8456 or the parish office at (309) 526-8422.



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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