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!


Faith, Food, and Fellowship Night!
August 18

Join us for a fun evening of food and fellowship following the 4:30pm Mass on August 18th! We will be having a delicious TACO BAR!! For $8/person you can enjoy hard & soft shells, beef, shredded chicken, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, cilantro, cheese, refried beans, guacamole, salsa, nacho cheese and chips.


Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament moving —
Tomb of St. Katharine Drexel being moved

Due to the need of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament to sell their property in Bensalem, PA, the tomb of St. Katharine Drexel is being moved to the Basilica in Philadelphia. Our devoted members of the Associates of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament wanted to share this historical information with our parish! To read the article in the local media, click HERE, or see the video below.


Pietra Fitness® at St. Katharine Drexel!

St. Katharine Drexel Classes for Women will be held from 6:15-7:15 pm in the Lower Level Hall on the 2nd & 4th Monday of each month. Visit pietrafitness.com to learn more about this program. Contact Patty Turbak, Certified Pietra Fitness Instructor, at patty.turbak@gmail.com or 630.248.4842 with questions and for more information.


 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!

Charismatic Mass

Join for a Charismatic Mass on August 21, 2018 at 7pm. Sponsored by St. Rita Parish Charismatic Prayer Group, Aurora, Ill. Healing prayers will follow after Mass.


(Click to enlarge)


ATTENTION Men of St. Katharine Drexel…

Are you looking to deepen your relationship with God? Be a better husband? Become a more loving father? Build friendships with other like-minded men? And seek to be the best man you can be?

Then come Join…That Man is You! Saturday mornings starting on September 8th  (6am breakfast, 6:30am presentation, 7am Small group discussion and 7:30am Conclusion and Closing Prayer)

(Click to enlarge)

For more information or to register contact,
Core Team Members,
Mike Beary @ 630 675-3262
Jim Rudnicki @ 630 258-1797                  

“As Iron sharpens Iron, so one man sharpens another.” – Proverbs 27:17

Session 1: The issue of Failed Leadership

  • Story of Failed leadership
  • How Leadership Affects our Society
  • A Focus on Leadership
  • What is Authentic Leadership
  • The 3 Wisdoms
  • Intellectual and Spiritual Formation
  • Bringing Others Along This Journey

2018 Diocesan Appeal — “Love One Another”

“This is my commandment; love one another as I love you.”

To Date Our Parish Has Achieved…
Our Goal — $73,708.00
Pledged — $71,045.00
Below Goal — $2,663.00

Parish Families — 1,177
Donors to 2018 DA — 260
% Participation — 22%

To make a gift or pledge online visit: www.rockforddiocese.org/donate


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


Presence Mercy Medical Center

The calendar of events for the month of August is available by clicking here.


Connecting with us just got easier!

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

Text STOP to 84576 to stop txt notifications at any time. Text HELP for help. There is no charge for this service, but your carrier message and data rates may apply. View full terms & conditions at www.flocknote.com/txt

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.