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17th Annual Gala

Our Gala, now in its 17th year, is the parishes biggest annual fundraiser. The Gala is just around the corner, after the 4:00 Mass on 13 October, in our parish gathering area & hall. This year the theme is tailgating. Enjoy great tailgating food. The parish asks for donations of $15 per person to cover the cost of the meal, including dessert, coffee and lemonade. Dress is casual. Wear your favorite team colors. If you buy a special table, it will be decorated with your favorite team. A special table is $200, seats eight & includes front row seats, your meal, dessert & wine. The Gala is open to the public so invite your friends for a night of fun & fundraising!!

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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