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!

The SKD faith community joins Bishop Malloy and all in the Rockford Diocese in prayer for all who were affected by yesterday’s tragic shooting in Aurora.

God bless all families affected as well as all our brave first responders. #AuroraStrong

Health & Wellness Workshop
Non-Toxic Spring Cleaning

Join us for this informative DIY class. Learn and make safe and natural cleaning products for your home. Help take the toxic load off your body, home and the planet while learning which products to avoid! The evening will be filled with learning, snacking and enjoying a little wine!

Speaker: Virginia Waterstreet, Certified Health Coach

Where: St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church Parish Hall

Cost: $5 to cover the cost of supplies

When: Friday, March 1st from 7—9pm.

Registration for this Health & Wellness event by calling the parish office at 630-466-0303 or for more information/questions contact for Mary Stola.

Mardi Gras Dance
March 2, 2019

Bourbon Street is coming to St. Katharine Drexel! We are kicking off our Lenten season with a Mardi Gras Dance. Wear your beads, tiaras or hat and toot some horns on Saturday March 2nd! Enjoy appetizers & desserts along with dancing from 7:00 – 10:00pm.

This will be a B.Y.O.B. (Please limit to beer & wine only!)
Soda Pop, Water & Coffee will be provided.
$10.00 Per Person
Tickets will be available after Masses starting February 16th
In order to plan for food, we would appreciate your purchase in advance!

 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!

Rectory Project


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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