St. Katharine Drexel’s joyful spirit invites us to a deeper appreciation of Christ’s love for us and our need to respond as one of His disciples, fostering a welcoming, caring, and faithful Catholic community.

Welcome to our picturesque parish in the country …
Join us to see our faith community in action!

Welcome to St. Katharine Drexel-Sugar Grove, Ill. We hope you find our website an informative and engaging tool to assist you in growing in your faith. Take some time and explore the different links and pages of this site for all the various ministries and areas of SKD. Websites and social media are ever-growing, ever-changing mediums so visit us often to see updates and exciting news!

We value your presence in our faith community and strive to serve all our members in the best way we can. God’s Blessings to you all!

2019 Woman of Inspiration

It is the time of year to select a Woman of Inspiration from St. Katharine Drexel. This is where YOU come in. Who is the woman who inspires you? Who is the woman you know will pray for you, or your friend, or your child, when you ask for her prayers? Look around at Mass – do you see that woman? Look in your own family – do you see a Woman who shares her faith, her caring, her support? That might be your nominee! Submit your nomination by July 20 at


Sugar Grove Corn Boil
July 26-28

Sugar Grove Corn Boil Festival will have an area dedicated to churches and other not-for-profit organizations from the community. With your help, St. Katharine Drexel will have a presence.

We can spread the word of St. Katharine Drexel’s joyful spirit and invite others to a deeper appreciation of Christ’s love. Sign up to work the booth for an hour or two over the course of the weekend of July 26-28.

Thank you for fostering a welcoming, caring, and faithful Catholic community.

Diocesan Appeal 2019 — Come Follow Me

 Looking for ways to grow
in your faith here at SKD?

Check out our Adult Faith Formation page for different small groups and discussion studies happening right now!

Pietra Fitness® at St. Katharine Drexel!

St. Katharine Drexel Classes for Women will be held from 4-5pm on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays AND from 6:15-7:15pm on the 2nd & 4th Mondays of each month in the Lower Level Hall. Visit to learn more about this program. Contact Patty Turbak, Certified Pietra Fitness Instructor, at or 630.248.4842 with questions and for more information.

To listen to our weekend homilies, as well as the parish mission, see the Weekend Homily button on the right side of the homepage. 

Vocation Stories

Learn more about our priests and deacons. How were they called? What does their vocation mean to them. Read their stories here: SKD Vocation Stories

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