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Rooted in the Gospel of Christ and in the tradition of Catholicism and under the patronage of Mary Immaculate, we commit ourselves to be a welcoming community of faith, worshipping with generations of believers and serving God in all people. 


         Fr. Nick Fleming-Associate Pastor                            Fr. Carl E. Scherrer-Pastor    


If you would like to speak to someone about joining the parish, please call 618-281-5105.         

 Partner Parish of Sacred Heart of Jesus, Dupo, IL 

Obituary for Fr. Gary Hogan C.R.

Fr. Gary Hogan, C.R. died on June 10th, 2021 at the age of 64. The son of Herbert and Elizabeth Hogan, who preceded him in death. He is survived by his aunt, Pearl Hogan and cousins, Dan Hogan, David (Mindie Brown) Hogan and Fran Mitchell. Fr. Gary professed vows in the Congregation of the Resurrection on May 26, 1979 and was ordained a Roman Catholic priest on May 17, 1986. He began priestly ministry at Gordon Tech High School in the Archdiocese of Chicago where he taught religion and served as a chaplain. Later moving to St. Hedwig Parish (Chicago) he served as the Director of Books Program at the University of Chicago. More recently, Fr. Gary served as the Director of Formation, Novice Master, and Vocation Director for the Congregation of the Resurrection while residing at Resurrection Seminary in St. Louis. His advisees appreciated his guidance and example of priestly service, often seeking him out for further mentorship. After arriving in St. Louis, Fr. Gary provided sacramental ministry throughout the Archdiocese of St. Louis (Christ the King Parish, University City; Our Lady of Lourdes parish, Clayton; the Catholic Student Center, Washington University in St. Louis). He also ministered on a regular basis at the Diocese of Belleville, IL at Immaculate Conception Parrish in Columbia, IL. Often seen visiting the gym, frequenting health food stores, and wearing a formal cassock with flip-flops. Fr. Gary's priestly life and ministry was marked by his distinctive ability to connect with people from all walks of life and assure them of God's unconditional love. Most recently, Fr. Gary provided sacramental ministry at Immaculate Conception Parish in Columbia, IL where a wake and Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in his memory.
A reception of the body and wake service will be held on Tuesday, June 15th at 2:00 PM at Immaculate Conception Church, 411 Palmer Rd, Columbia, Illinois, 62236. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated following the viewing at 6:00 PM.
A live stream of the service will be available on the ICC Church's YouTube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8Qrck7-IpPOOcA9UQ2qRqQ
In lieu of flowers, you are asked to make a donation to Resurrection Seminary in memory of Fr. Gary Hogan, 4252 West Pine Blvd, St. Louis, MO.

Additional services will be held at St. Hedwig Church, 2226 North Hoyne Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647 with burial at St. Adalbert Catholic Cemetery in Niles, IL.


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Theology on Tap Theology on Tap – 6:30 pm Wednesday, June 30 at Stubborn German in Waterloo with featured speaker Bishop Michael McGovern's topic:

"The Church, the Bishops, and
You." Because of the indoor size and capacity, this invitation is only for those
young adults in their 20s and 30s. Please invite your relatives and friends who
might be interested! For more information, call/text or email Fr. Nick Fleming
at 618-974-9184 or [email protected]


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