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Welcome to Historic St. Patrick Catholic Church

We are a Catholic community striving to be intentional disciples in love with Jesus,
inviting everyone to experience the Joy of the Gospel.

We are located at 1209 West Locust Street, Bloomington, Illinois. (Click the address for map and directions.)

Please feel free to contact us at 309.829.1355 or

Daily Mass livestream schedule for the rest of the week:
Tu 12:00 noon
W 10:30 a.m.
Th 12:00 noon
F 10:30 a.m.

Click Here to be directed to the Parish Youtube Page for Masses

This Mass was Live Streamed on 3/19/20 from the Holy Trinity Parish Center Chapel.

 Historic St. Patrick

Masses Times:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday 12:05 p.m.
First Friday 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. and  5:00 p.m.
Sunday 8:00 a.m. and  4:00 p.m.

Eucharistic Adoration:
Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
First Friday 4:15 p.m., Saturday 4:00 p.m.

Sacrament of Reconciliation: also by appointment
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 5:00 - 5:15 p.m.
First Friday 4:15 p.m.– 5:15 p.m.
Saturday 4:00 p.m.- 4:45 p.m.

Office Hours
Monday 10 a.m. - 12 noon
Tuesday- Thursday 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 12 noon

St. Patrick Altar, Rosary & Activity Society

Church Cleaning ~ We clean each Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m.  New help is always welcome!
Meeting ~ Everyone is invited to attend the next Altar, Rosary and Activity Meeting this Tuesday, March 17 at 6:15 pm in our Parish Rectory.  The meeting will be over by 7:30 pm.


Prayers for Priests, Seminarians and Vocations

Prayers for Priests and Vocations - Join your parish family on April 9, 2020, for Prayers for Priests.  Prior to  Holy Thursday Mass A rosary, Chaplet of Divine Mercy and other special prayers will be said for priest and vocations.  Come and join us in this special time of prayer. On this evening when Jesus instituted the priesthood let us pray for our priests.


  Please join us at Historic St. Patrick to Pray the Rosary prior to each weekend Mass.


 Latin Rosary

Saturdays prior to the 8 a.m. mass (7:15 a.m.)

Ok Historic St. Patrick family, as the staff responds to not having public masses and the suspension of most parish activities, what are your needs and/or ideas during this time? Are there things we can offer online? How can we continue to connect you with Jesus? Can we make anything available to you within the limited policies being generally set by the state/diocese? Feel free to think outside the box. Thank you. God is in control and He loves you!

Suspension of Communion Services and Masses in Nursing Homes and Home Visits to the Elderly ​​I think it best to immediately suspend all Communion Services and Masses and Home Visits / Communion Calls for the time being.  Since the most vulnerable are the elderly---especially those who have underlying health conditions---I do not think this is an over-reaction.  (The majority of coronavirus deaths in the US are residents of a nursing home in the state of Washington.)  Please contact those who need to know about this temporary suspension:  nursing home contact persons; EMHCs; homebound parishioners / others, etc. Fr. Horton and I will continue to make emergency visits to hospitals, nursing facilities, homes, etc. as needed and we will be equipped with masks as well as hand-sanitizer.  Let’s all pray for those who will be most impacted by this current pandemic virus! Pax Christi, Fr Stirniman

Historic St. Patrick CCD Families & Teachers -

8th grade Parents - We have received word from NET Ministries, the group conducting our Confirmation retreat. Our Confirmation retreat, scheduled for Saturday, April 4, is cancelled. If you have already turned in your fee for this retreat, please let me know. I will ensure that fee is returned to you.

With Father Stirniman's direction, we will continue to monitor and share information with you as decisions are made and health updates received.

Thank you for your assistance and cooperation,

Cathy Naleway

Sharing Your Faith Story 2-Night Workshop is POSTPONED!

Lets Come Together for our

  Big Joint-Parish Lent Night:



Wednesday Evening, April 1st 6:30-8:00pm

at Historic St Patrick Church

Lent EQUIP Group

Topic: Living in the Freedom of God's Mercy

2 different time options available (both at Historic St. Patrick Hall)

Thursday evenings: 3/12-4/2 from 6:30-8 PM
Friday mornings: 3/13-4/3 from 9-10:30 AM

To register, click here:

PIT Crew (Parish Intercessory Team)
The Most Essential Gift: Prayer!

              We know that with the Lord, all things are possible.

We also know that with prayer, God’s Will comes to life in ways unimagined.

      We Invite YOU to be a Part of the Mission!

The Holy Spirit is moving in a beautiful way at our parishes;  prayer will play a vital role in this movement.

The Parish Intercessory Team’s primary focus is to pray daily for Historic St Patrick & Holy Trinity
wherever, whenever, and however they pray.

The secondary gift of the Parish Intercessory Team is optional monthly gatherings where members could come together to pray as a community and explore different prayer styles.

       If you feel that the Lord may be inviting you into this special ministry,
please contact Nicole Henson,
 Coordinator of Evangelization & Adult Faith,
at or 309-829-2197.