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

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


SMV Wellness Ministry Event - CPR Training



Catholic Family Day - August 1, 2015

Lake County Illinois is having it's annual Catholic Family Day Saturday, August 1st at the beautiful St. Mary of the Lake Seminary grounds in Mundelein, Illinois.  Parishes of Lake County are working together to celebrate Catholic families.

This free event will begin with a Mass at 9 AM in the Immaculate Conception Chapel in the center of the Seminary Campus.  It will be followed by a fun 5K walk/ run around the lake.  No registration needed.  Additionally, there will be an ongoing picnic and family activities throughout the day.

So pack your picnic basket and enjoy this relaxing, fun day. All are welcome.  Come and experience the beautiful grounds of the Mundelein Seminary.

See you Saturday, August 1st!



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

Update:  St. Mary of Vernon usually hosts a Mass for the Deaf on the 4th Sunday of the month.  However, on July 26 that Mass will not take place.  The deaf community is having a large family picnic elsewhere on that day, which will also include Mass with Fr. Mulcrone.  The next Mass for the Deaf at St. Mary of Vernon will take place on August 23rd at 4:00 p.m.


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.

Library cart



Stop by after Mass and browse what we have to offer. And please remember to return any items that you currently have checked out.

The full inventory of the Parish Library is listed under the Ministries tab.  If you would like to reserve an item, contact and we’ll have it for you at the Narthex table on the next Library weekend.


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.