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 …
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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 Parish Mission
March 24-26 at 6:30pm

Ascent Invitation: Encounter Love from Tim Glemkowski on Vimeo.

Lent 2019

Join our Religious Education students this Lent season by recognizing our failings and adding them to our crown of thorns! Want other ways to grow this Lent? Click HERE for a full list of our Lent activities!

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 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!


Respect Life…

We were happy to have a group of parishioners attend the Life Advocacy Day in Springfield on Wednesday, March 20th in opposition to recent abortion and parental notification legislation being discusses in the Illinois government. Parishioners rode a bus with others from the Diocese of Rockford and attended a rally, training on how to effectively lobby their representatives and then went out and spoke to various State Representatives and Senators. If you want to be involved in the process from your own homes, we encourage you to click the following link to learn more about how you can personally reach out to your representatives and have your voice be heard!





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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