He who knows how to forgive prepares for himself many graces from God. As often as I look upon the cross, so often will I forgive with all my heart.

-St. Faustina 



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As we begin 2023, we are encouraging everyone to practice the

First Saturday Devotion


Join us for Mass and prayer on February 4, 2023


Mass 8 am Mother of Dolors Church

322 N. 7th Street, Vandalia, IL

8:30 am House of the Immaculate

322 N. 8th St Vandalia,  IL

Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Guided Meditation

Prayer Teams

Time for Private Prayer and Adoration


Give the gift of prayer

Light a candle for a loved one

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Fr. Chad Ripperger

Fr. Chad Ripperger can be contacted through his website, dolorans.org

He is not in residence at OSMM

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