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!

Join us at St. Katharine Drexel this Holy Week

Holy Thursday – April 18 at 7pm (Adoration until midnight)
Good Friday – April 19 at 1pm
 (Divine Mercy Chaplet-2:45pm/Stations of the Cross-3pm)
Holy Saturday – Easter Vigil – April 20 at 7:30pm
Easter Sunday – April 21 at 7:30am, 9:00am, 10:45am

THANK YOU! We have made it to Jerusalem …
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Vacation Bible School
Registration Now Open 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!

Blood Drive-May 6th — Register now for our next blood drive on May 6th from 2:30-7pm. Visit or call the parish office to schedule your appointment. Give the gift of life!

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

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