Mass Times

    Weekend Mass Times

  • Saturday
    5:30pm
  • Sunday
    7:45am, 10:30am, 5:00pm
    12:15pm (Spanish)
    9:15am (German, first Sunday of the month)

    Daily Mass Times

  • Monday through Saturday
    8:30am
  • Wednesday6:00pm

    Confessions

  • Wednesday Evening
    6:30pm – 7:15pm
  • Saturday Morning
    9:00am – 9:30am

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Rev. Michael O’Connell

Rev. Michael O’Connell began service as pastor of St. Alphonsus Parish on July 1, 2012. He came to St. Alphonsus from Our Lady of the Woods Parish, Orland Park, IL., where he served as pastor for fifteen years.
Father O’Connell was ordained to the priesthood on May 7, 1983. Previous assignments include St. Michael Parish, Orland Park (1983-1989) and the Church of St. Mary, Lake Forest (1989-1993).

From 1993-1997, Father O’Connell engaged in doctoral studies in the Theology of Evangelization at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. In addition to his Roman degrees, Father O’Connell holds a License in Sacred Theology from the University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein and the Masters of Divinity. He entered the seminary system of the Archdiocese of Chicago at the college level in 1975. He was born in Chicago and raised in the northwest suburbs.
Father O’Connell speaks fluent Italian and has studied French, Spanish, and German. Contact Father O’Connell.

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Fr. Andrew Wawrzyn

Fr. Andrew Wawrzyn was ordained in 2010 for the Archdiocese of Chicago. Prior to his ordination to the Archdiocese, he was a member of the Jesuit order for 13 years. He attended Marquette University for undergraduate studies, graduating in 1994. He obtained one degree in philosophy (MA) and two degrees in theology (MDiv and ThM) while a Jesuit and earned an STL degree in theology from Mundelein Seminary in 2011.
During the years he has been in ministry he has taught high school, directed retreats, done spiritual direction and served parishes.  Contact Father Wawrzyn.

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Brian Bloye

Brian Bloye graduated with highest honors from the University of Michigan’s School of Music, where he studied organ performance and church music on full scholarship. He received the master of music degree cum laude from DePaul University in piano performance. Brian has been a church musician his entire life, serving Catholic parishes in three Michigan cities and in Chicago and suburbs. He was made the associate organist at the Cathedral of St. Andrew in Grand Rapids, MI at the age of sixteen, and played there every week for televised Mass for two years. He moved to Chicago in 1993 to be William Ferris’s associate at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church.

Brian was an adjunct faculty member in the keyboard department at Concordia University in River Forest, IL for four years. After serving parishes in the western suburbs, Brian became the music director at St. Alphonsus in 2002. During his tenure, he has developed an outstanding music program which includes two excellent and varied choral groups.

Brian is also a tenor, and sings with several Chicago choral groups including the choir of St. Peter-in-the-Loop, Richard Proulx’s Cathedral Singers, Bella Voce, and the Schola Cantorum of St. Peter. His compositions include over 30 psalm settings, two Masses, and many choral anthems.  Contact Brian Bloye.

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Connie Mottley

Connie Mottley joined the St. Alphonsus staff in 2012 as the Parish Minister for the Marriage and Family Life Ministry. She has a Masters in Pastoral Studies from Loyola University and is the process of becoming certified as a Pastoral Associate.  Connie had 25 years of experience in the business sector prior to joining St. Alphonsus, while upholding the vocations of wife and mother.  She and her husband, Terry, have been married almost 35 years and have two young adult children.   They live in Park Ridge and before joining St. Alphonsus they were active in parish life at Mary Seat of Wisdom where their children attended school.  (more…)

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Linda Herrera

Linda Herrera joined our staff in 2006 as an administrative assistant. In 2015, Linda was promoted to Office Manager. Linda works closely with staff to ensure the Rectory runs smoothly as possible. She reports to the Pastor and the Director of Operations. She manages our part time staff, schedules families for baptisms. helps run the SAVE program, and helps with Oktoberfest. She is also a school parent and works closely with AACA.  Contact Linda Herrera.

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Mario Serrano

Mario Serrano serves St. Alphonsus as the Communications Coordinator. His general duties here run the gamut of administrative aspects including: editing the parish bulletin and the E-News, assist in serving as webmaster for the website, serving as general liaison between staff and various ministry volunteers, serves as admin for www.givecentral.org, formulates the calendar for all our organizations, sends out the end-of-year contribution statement letter for tax purposes, maintains the parking lot machines, and has the messiest office of any staff member by far; yet knows where everything is.  Contact Mario Serrano.