Welcome! to the website for St. Valentine and St. Mary Parishes in Peru, IL.
St. Valentine Parish's project to restore Traditional Gothic Altars to St. Valentine Church is well underway. The rendering above is the last proposed design prior to construction. As of April 17, 2013, about 80% of the Sanctuary work is complete. Below is a photo of how the church now appears.
Phase II will be the redecoration of the Nave.
For more information, please look at this brochure:
Phase I Brochure
St. Valentine Church Benefit Raffle
Be sure to purchase tickets for our St. Valentine Church Benefit Raffle. Prizes include a Laptop computer, an Apple i-Pad, and $200 cash. Tickets are $10 each. You may order tickets through On-Line Giving (click on St. Valentine Church at the Home Page)
Raffle Flier: here
Growing in Faith Together (GIFT) Study
GIFT Update: According to the Decree of Bishop Jenky, St. Valentine & St. Mary Parishes remain officially as "linked" parishes, sharing one pastor. However, both St. Valentine & St. Mary will enter into a partnership arrangement with St. Joseph Parish, in which they will share activities and resources in the Peru Cluster.Read more...
Welcome to our new Website for St. Valentine & St. Mary Parishes.