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St. Barbara Parish
4008 Prairie Ave.
Brookfield, IL 60513



Weekday Masses:
8:00am Monday through Saturday

Weekend Masses:
5:00pm on Saturday Sunday: 7:30am and 10:00am; 12:30pm in Spanish

Mass Holy Days:
7:00pm on the day; See current bulletin for any changes.

News and Events


Parish Grounds Clean-Up Day

shovel in groundVolunteers are needed to help spruce up the grounds around our church as we prepare for Easter. Spring will soon be here when trees will budding, flowers will blooming, grass will be getting greener and winter debris will need to be cleaned-up. Volunteers are needed to help with this clean-up project. So gather up your family, friends, rakes, shovels, brooms, gloves, and come for 1-2-or 3 hours! For more details click here...


Parish Conversation Session 2

In preparation for this meeting, please click here and read the document. For Spanish click here.

RMC crossPlease, save the Date: On March 22nd from 7pm to 8:30pm, we will have our second parish-wide session on Renew My Church. This town hall style meeting will be held in the Parish Center. Each one of you, parishioners, is strongly encouraged to attend. In this meeting we will talk further about the reality of the parishes in our grouping, and be presented with possible scenarios of how our grouping might function best. Parishioners will have the opportunity to ask questions and offer their insights.  Light refreshments and babysitting will be available. Please, do plan to come.

Feed My Starving Children

FeedVolunteers are needed to help pack individual meals, called MannaPacks, which are designed to save the lives of severely malnourished and starving children. The nutritious ingredients also improve the health, growth and physical well-being of children who are no longer in immediate danger of starvation. The MannaPacks are shipped around the world to areas where children are most in need. Each pack can be boiled with water and will provide six meals. To learn more about the incredible work Feed My Starving Children does for children around the world and how you can volunteer please click here.


Annual Catholic Appeal 2018

The ACA for 2018 is about to start in St. Barbara Parish. It is an annual fundraising campaign that supports the parishes, schools, ministries, programs and agencies that serve the educational, physical and spiritual needs of the people of the Archdiocese of Chicago.

This Appeal has benefited us greatly in the past years. Your contributions and generosity are deeply appreciated, much needed and make a real difference in the lives of many. Thanks in advance for your support to the St. Barbara's ACA 2018. Watch the ACA 2018 video.


Missionary Spirit Team Updates (2-28-2018)

St. Barbara's Missionary Spirit Team works to find service opportunities for our parishioners. Our goal is to give all parishioners an opportunity every month to serve someone in need. We look for opportunities to serve those in our parish, our local community and beyond. We have helped the hungry and the ill, our parish and our environment, children and the elderly.

Please click here to learn more about Missionary Spirit Team activities and announcements...

To Teach Who Christ Is

TTWCIWe had a very successful To Teach Who Christ Is campaign here at St. Barbara raising more than $332,995 in pledges. A pledge is made in good faith to God to support His Church. This campaign is very important for our parish as it will help us to improve accessibility to our church and parish center. We will create a more accessible, safe and professional environment in our parish office. We will also grow our building fund “First Fruits” for needed improvements in the future. To make it easier for families to keep up with their pledge payments, we will designate the 1st Sunday of each month as PLEDGE PAYMENT SUNDAY for the To Teach Who Christ Is campaign. Please bring your payment envelope to Mass, put your name on it, and place it in the 2nd collection. Of course, if you prefer to mail-in your payment you may continue to do so. Additional envelopes will be available in the church pews for your convenience. If you have questions about your pledge or wish to contribute please contact the TTWCI office at 312 532 8500 or you can go to http://www.toteachwhochristis.org. Thank you!

St. Barbara's Rosary Makers

The Rosary Makers at St. Barbara's was founded in January 2001. Since then we have made over 32,400 rosaries for the missions mostly in Central and South America. Irene, Therese, Estelle, Marge, Stacy, Carol, Rose, Elma, and Jenny have made 2,552 rosaries since January 2017. We meet one Tuesday morning a month to hand over the rosaries that were made the previous month, and then take more supplies for the next month. Finished corded rosaries are mailed to our contact lady in Florida, and the missionaries come to her for the finished rosaries. We are fully funded by CCW. New Rosary Makers are always welcome. Call the rectory.

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our 2016 - 2017 Parish Financial Report

St. Barbara Parish Altar Servers Ministry

Do you believe God is calling you to serve him in a special way? Do you think Jesus is calling you to serve him?  Would you like to serve God and his people? If your answer is ‘YES’  Come and become an Altar Server to serve God and his people! If you would like to be an altar server, please call the parish office at 485-2900.

Pastoral Care Ministry

The Pastoral Ministry would like to share with you the following information: If a friend or family member is sick and you want us to pray for them, please call the Pastoral Care Ministry at (708) 485 – 2900 ext. 6 --- If a love one or relative is sick and wants to receive the Sacrament of the Eucharist or the sacraments of Reconciliation and Anointing of the Sick, please call the Pastoral Care Ministry at (708) 485 – 2900.