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!


Diocesan Appeal 2019 — Come Follow Me

Vacation Bible School
Registration Ends June 2 For ROAR VBS 

ROAR VBS will be an epic African adventure that will engage the whole herd the week of June 24-28. From 9 a.m. to noon each morning, kids will explore God’s goodness and celebrate a ferocious faith that powers them through this wild life. Children ages 4 through students entering 7th grade are invited to participate and older teens are encouraged to volunteer. Registration cost is $35 per child, with an $80 family limit. Space is limited ~ click HERE!

Habitat for Humanity Faith Build 2019

The SKD build days for the Habitat for Humanity Faith Build 2019 are Saturday, June 8th and Saturday, June 29th.  Space is limited so please sign up soon.  Choose the link that corresponds to the day(s) on which you want to volunteer. Additionally, there is a  link after each date with policies and procedures that all volunteers must read. Thank you!

June 8th sign-up (Faith Build 2019 Volunteer Policies and Procedures STKD June 8)

June 29th sign-up (Faith Build 2019 Volunteer Policies and Procedures STKD June 29)

Spring Softball League

 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

Connecting with us just got easier!

There are 2 easy ways to register (pick one):

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After sending the text, you will receive a request for your email. An email will be sent with a link to finish registration and a place to subscribe to any of the many ministry lists you may join.