OSMM was named a Private Association of the Lay Faithful by the Most Reverend Thomas John Paprocki, Bishop of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois. We are grateful to Bishop Paprocki for this designation and are faithful and obedient to him and all the teachings of the Catholic Church.

A Mission of Hope

We are preparing to ship food, personal hygiene items, baby formula and medicine to the people of Venezuela. 


All donations are deeply appreciated.

If you can help, call Debbie 618-292-9852.



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A Spiritual Guidance Opportunity for YOU
Dr. Rita Tranquilli will be available to confer with retreatants who wish to discuss mental health issues.  Dr. Rita has 25 years of experience as a psychiatrist and neurologist. She recently retired from private practice and moved to Vandalia, anticipating involvement with OSMM.  Rita is pleased to provide counseling sessions for individuals who find themselves struggling with emotional problems.  She strongly believes in the power of prayer and the necessity of God’s intervention for authentic inner-healing.

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Check out this great article about OSMM from the National Catholic Register

Marian Retreat: Our Sorrowful Mother's Ministry Offers Spiritual Enrichment in Illinois


A Beacon of Light in a World 0f Darkness

July 27-29, 2018 Fr. Mike Driscoll


Demons, Deliverance and Discernment: Separating Fact from Fiction about the Spirit World

Fr. Driscoll will present the facts about the spirit world that surrounds us.  A priest from the Diocese of Peoria in Illinois he is the Chaplain and Director of Pastoral Care at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Ottawa and Pastor St. Mary, Utica.

Fr. Driscoll will celebrate mass in the Extraordinary Form (Latin Rite).

Look who's coming to OSMM!

Fr. Desmarais
Fr. Luedtke
Fr. Edgar
Fr. Joseph Aytona
John Labriola
Bishop Paprocki
Fr. Wade Menezes
Fr. Tom Sullivan
Fr. Ricardo Pineda
Fr Peter Glas

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Why I am Catholic.

July 12, 2018

More and more people have disassociated themselves from a specific church and many have no religious affiliaiton at all. When I attend mass or...Read more

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