Welcome to St. Mary of Vernon!

Our desire is to help everyone feel at home within this parish family.

We hope that exploring this website will help you do just that.


Upcoming Events

Be A Bead - Human Rosary

Be a Bead Help Form Our Human Rosary on August 16th

Once again, on the Sunday between the Feast of the Assumption of our Lady and her Coronation as Queen of Heaven and Earth, the Knights of Columbus and the Spiritual Life Commission are jointly hosting a Human Rosary devotion.

On Sunday, August 16th, after the 11:15 am Mass at approximately 12:30 pm, we will be meeting around the statue of Mary, Woman of Peace and Welcome, weather permitting. Please join us and be a bead, 50 volunteers are needed to recite one Hail Mary. But regardless of whether you lead a Hail Mary or not, please come and pray along with us as we revisit the Glorious Mysteries of the Most Holy Rosary.

If you know you want to participate, please come to the registration table after Mass to sign up on August 1st/2nd or 8th/9th. Regardless, please come!!! Again, the Rosary will be held at approximately 12:30 pm on August 16th surrounding the Statue of Mary. Please gather at the chairs provided; if it rains, we will meet in the Quad of the Finnegan Center.


Theology on Tap - Summer Events for Young Adults

At Fatman Pizza Pub

(36309 N Skokie Hwy, Gurnee, IL)

5:30-7:00 pm: sand volleyball, pizza & drinks

7:00-9:00 pm: speaker/discussion

July 12

Sr. Theresa Sullivan, “Take the Pope Francis Challenge: Love, Pray, Serve”

July 26

Andrew Lyke, “How to Find the Perfect Mate”

August 9

Vicki Quade, “Using Humor in Religion”


Hosted by Our Lady of Humility and St Paul the Apostle



Sunday Masses

Saturday Evening at 5:00 P.M.   

Sunday at 7:45, 9:30 and 11:15 A.M.

Weekday Masses

Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 7:00 A.M., except when the day falls on a holiday.

Tuesday and Thursday at 9:00 A.M. 

Saturday Morning at 8:30 A.M.

Holy Days 7:00 A.M., 9:00 A.M. and 7:00 P.M.

Holidays at 9:00 A.M.

Mass for the Deaf

On the first, second and third Sunday of the month, 11:15 Mass is signed for those who are hearing impaired. 

Every fourth Sunday of the month, a Mass signed for the deaf will be celebrated by Fr. Joe Mulcrone at 4 PM in the Day Chapel. 

For more information contact Deacon John Glenn at the parish office.


St Mary of Vernon offers Reconciliation (Confession) on Saturdays from 4:15 to 4:45 P.M. or by appointment.

Save the Date - retreat

To Teach Who Christ Is Campaign

There is still time to be a part of the Campaign.  Please contact Susan Gray in the Parish Office with questions or click here to donate.