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St. Catherine of Genoa Catholic Church
Genoa, Illinois 60135

Parish Mission Statement

As Christian disciples we are entrusted with
the mission of a renewal of faith through
evangelization, catechesis, stewardship,
and outreach to our diverse community.

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St. Catherine of Genoa

340 S. Stott Street
Genoa, Illinois
Phone: (815) 784-2355
Fax: (815) 784-2045


Saturday 5pm
Saturday 7pm (Hispanic)
Sunday 8am
Sunday 10am


Saturday, 4:00pm to 4:30pm in English (At other times upon request)
Saturday, 6:00pm to 7:00pm in Spanish


Parents who would like to have their infant baptized should make an appointment for an interview with Deacon Bill Stankevitz well in advance of the desired date of baptism.


Couples should make contact with Fr. Ahles four to six months prior to the proposed wedding date.   A brochure is available to explain the marriage preparation policy.

Parish Office Hours

The secretary's hours are Monday through Thursday; 9:00am to 3:00pm and on Friday until 2:00pm.

New Parishioners

New parishioners should register at their earliest convenience. Please do so by contacting the office to speak with Carole Serotzke, the Parish Secretary. Also please take a moment to introduce yourself to Fr. Ahles after Mass.
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