We have an excellent ministry that brings couples together for marriage enrichment and socializing. We seek to be a “marriage building” parish that provides many opportunities for couples to deepen their love for Christ and for one another. For more information on this ministry or the upcoming events, please contact admin@marriage-building.org

Troy or Kathleen at 630-945-5505 or at kathleenmbillings@yahoo.com.

Our next Date Night will be May 4, 2018 in Dempsey Hall at the Crane Road Campus.


Attention Married Couples Celebrating their
25th or 50th Wedding Anniversaries in 2018

Save the Date! Saturday, June 23, 2018. Our St. Patrick Parish & the Marriage Ministry Invite Couples to a Special Mass and Reception to honor your commitment to each other and the vocation of marriage. Invitations have been mailed! if you are celebrating your 25th or 50th in 2018 & have Not been contacted, please give us a call ASAP!

2018 Date Nights 

Saturday, June 2nd: 6:00 to 8:00 pm:   Romantic dinner hosted by Worldwide Marriage Encounter

♥ Saturday, July 14th: 6:00 to 9:00 pm: (Offsite) Summer Luau: How to Keep Your Marriage Alive & Healthy!

♥ Saturday, August 25th: 6:00 to 9:00 pm: (Offsite) Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Tasting – I am the Vine, You are the Branches – Keeping Your Marriage Connected to the Source of Sacramental Grace.

♥ Saturday, September 15th: 6:00 to 8:00 pm:  BBQ on the Patio – The 5 Love Languages -How to Love Your Spouse in THEIR Language.

♥ Saturday, October 20th: 6:00 to 9:00pm: (Offsite) Family Barn & Dinner, Square Dance, Hayride, Bon Fire

~ No event in November ~

♥ Friday, December 14th: 7:00 to 9:00 pm:  Advent Dinner & Couple Prayer Service


Cost:  $20 per couple, per event, plus we ask that you please bring an appetizer or dessert to share.  Dinner is provided.


Please RSVP to Thea Stowell at 630-730-2361 or admin@marriage-building.org

*All events take place in Dempsey Hall unless otherwise noted.  For offsite events you will be given an address when you RSVP.  Babysitting is provided for a nominal fee for events held at the Church, but not offsite.