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If you missed, the Easter 7AM Mass that aired on Catholic Spirit Radio,watch a video of readings & homily.

 www.ewtn.com/catholicism/daily-readings/2020-04-12

The entire Mass currently can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njn399tVXlM

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HERE'S A LIST OF ONLINE VIDEO OF LOCAL EASTER MASSES.

Nearly all of these recordings remain available to replay.

Since public Masses are not able to be held at this time, many priests are recording and broadcasting private Masses on the internet for people to view.  We compiled a list of as many local churches that we are aware of that provide this service. 

 

Unless otherwise noted, you do not have to have a facebook account (or youtube account) in order to view the videos.  Perhaps, click on posts if you don't see the video.  Scroll down further to see older Masses.  You can click "not now" anytime it asks you to sign in.  

 

As is the case every year, Holy Thursday’s Mass is for the Last Supper and Good Friday’s is considered a service rather than a Mass but it typically includes a homily.  The Easter Masses include the option of the vigil Mass for Easter on Saturday night or Easter Mass on Sunday morning.”

Atlanta (See below the Lincoln heading)

Benson (See below the El Paso heading)

 

Bloomington-Normal

Epiphany, Normal

Sunday: 9AM

Monsignor Eric Powell and Father Joe Baker

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtcSzTY2FP0&feature=youtu.be

 

Holy Trinity, historic St. Patrick Church (both Bloomington) & St. Patrick’s (Wapella)

Thursday: 7:30PM      Friday: 3PM       Saturday: 7:30PM     Sunday: 10AM & 12PM

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaiW9jK6oVDdeXKRxHYOaJA

You can also check, for video links at https://www.facebook.com/pg/Holy-TrinityHistoric-St-PatrickSt-Patrick-Wapella-Live-Streams-104275417885809/posts/?ref=page_internal

Father Jeff Stirniman & Father Geoff Horton

St. John Paul II Newman Center, Normal (SEE ABOVE THE HEADING HOLY TRINITY)

Father Geoff Horton

St. Mary’s, Bloomington

Thursday: 7PM      Friday: 3PM    Saturday: 7:30PM    Sunday: 9AM  11AM (SPANISH)

Scroll down the page to find the Mass link at: stmarysbloomington.org   or go directly to www.youtube.com/user/gdegory/featured 

Father Greg Nelson, Father John Pham and Father Tim Hepner

St. Patrick Church of Merna in Bloomington and St. Mary’s in Downs

Thursday: 7PM          Friday: 3PM        Saturday: 8PM       Sunday: 9AM

https://www.facebook.com/stpatrickmerna/

Their parish website will provide links to the exact facebook video, if you go to:

https://stpatrickmerna.org/news/2826/

Father Dustin Schultz & Father Eric Bolek

*********We’ve also listed several other priests who formerly served the Bloomington-Normal area in past years at the bottom of this list.

 

DOWNS (SEE HEADING ABOVE FOR BLOOMINGTON’S ST. PATRICK’S OF MERNA)

ELKHART (SEE HEADING ABOVE FOR LINCOLN)

 

EL PASO & BENSON

St Mary-El Paso & St. John-Benson

Thursday: 4PM    Friday: 12PM     Saturday: 7:30PM     Sunday: 9AM

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYLiz4F0SY7qcYSRVjtx0JQ

Fr. Robert Rayson     

 

GERMANTOWN HILLS

St. Mary of Lourdes-Germantown Hills      and St. Mary-Metamora

Thursday:  4:30PM and 6:30PM    Good Friday: 12PM and 3PM  

Saturday (inconsistent info): either 7 or 7:30PM     Sunday: 8:30AM and 10:30AM

It will be live on facebook, but it may get posted to youtube after the fact.

Go to:  www.youtube.com/channel/UCbqf6FkSwdNIbzHEmq32s8Q?view_as=subscriber

Might need a facebook account to view this:  https://www.facebook.com/St.MaryLourdes/

Father Vien Van Do  and Father Gregory J. Jozefiak

 

GIBSON CITY

Our Lady of Lourdes-Gibson City;    St. Mary-Paxton;    St. Joseph-Loda

Thursday: 5:30PM      Friday: 5:30PM        Saturday: 7:30PM         Sunday: 9:30AM

https://www.facebook.com/ololgc.org/

Father Dong Van Bui

 

LINCOLN

Holy Family-Lincoln; St. Mary-Atlanta; St. Patrick’s-Elhart; St. Thomas Acquinas-Mt Pulaski

Thursday: 4PM     Friday: 3PM     Saturday: 7PM     Sunday: 9AM

https://www.facebook.com/pg/LoganCountyCatholic/posts/?ref=page_internal

Father Jeffrey Laible & Fr. Fulgens Marcel Rutatekururwa,

Info for a couple priests who previously served in Lincoln is at the bottom of the page.

LODA (SEE HEADING ABOVE FOR GIBSON CITY)

 

MAHOMET

Our Lady of the Lake

The Easter Mass can be viewed at their homepage  https://ololcatholic.org/         or

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oyKIenu7LF

Father Joseph Hogan

METAMORA (SEE ABOVE UNDER HEADING GERMANTOWN HILLS)

MT. PULASKI (SEE HEADING ABOVE FOR LINCOLN)

NORMAL (SEE BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL ABOVE)

PAXTON (SEE HEADING ABOVE FOR GIBSON CITY)

PONTIAC

St. Mary

Thursday: 4PM       Friday: 12PM       Saturday: 8PM       Sunday: 9:30AM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJ-nFzBrTKo

https://www.facebook.com/StMarysParishPontiac/

Father Adam Cesarek

Info for Father Peter Zorjan, who used to cover Pontiac, is at the very bottom of the page.

RANTOUL AND THOMASBORO

St. malachy, Rantoul and St. Elizabeth, Thomasboro

Thursday: 6:30PM   Friday: 6:30PM   Saturday: 7:30PM  Sunday: 10AM   12PM SPANISH

https://www.facebook.com/pg/StMalachyRantoul/posts/?ref=page_internal

Father Joel Phelps

SEYMOUR

St. Boniface (linked to St. Matthew  Church in Champaign)

Thursday: 7PM      Friday:  3PM      Saturday:  8PM      Sunday:  7:30AM   9:30AM

youtube.com/channel/UCxD2DtggOo6gxVx6_zt9XYA/featured and https://www.facebook.com/St.MatthewCatholicChurch/

(Definitely streamed live on facebook; might be live on youtube, too or just uploaded later)

Msgr. Stanley L. Deptula, Fr. Lee W. Brokaw and Fr. Michael Pica

STREATOR

St. Michael the Archangel:

Easter 9AM

Father Monsignor Philip Halfacre & Father Ryan Mattingly

​ youtube.com/channel/UCcFPNGgx4lYfBVamjJjT7Jg

 youtube.com/watch?v=JvAdove75Oo   -This is the video.   

THOMASBORO (SEE HEADING ABOVE FOR RANTOUL)

WAPELLA (SEE THE HEADING UNDER BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL FOR HOLY TRINITY/HISTORIC ST. PATRICK)

 

Here is a list of priests who used to be in Bloomington-Normal, Pontiac or Lincoln area that are streaming Holy Week Mass from their current parish.

 

Father John Cyr  

Holy Trinity (2006-2008)   St. Patrick of Merna & St. Mary’s of Downs (2008-2010) 

Thursday: 5PM       Friday: 5PM      Sunday: 9:30PM

https://www.facebook.com/StarkCatholic/

 

Father Matt Deptula was at Holy Trinity and historic St. Patrick Church  (Spring 2017)

Thursday: 6:30pm     Friday: 3PM     Saturday: 7:30PM      Sunday:  8AM & 10:30AM

https://www.facebook.com/pg/sainted.org/posts/?ref=page_internal

 

Father Antonio Dittmer was at Illinois State University’s Newman Center (2005-2009)

Thurs.: 7:30PM      Fri.: 3PMENGLISH  7PMSPANISH    Sat.: 8PM    Sunday.: 8:30AM English    10:30AM Spanish

https://www.facebook.com/StMarysChurchMoline/

 

Father Glenn Harris was at Holy Trinity (1992-1993), historic St. Patrick (1996-1999) and  St. Patrick-Ransom (2000-2001). 

To find his homilies: soundcloud.com/fr-glenn-h-harris/

Father Geoff Horton was at Holy Family (Lincoln), Atlanta, St. Patrick's-Elkhart and St. Thomas Aquinas-Mt. Pulaski (2016-2017).  To find his Easter weekend Masses, see the heading above for Bloomington Holy Trinity & St. Patrick's.  He'll likely do the Noon Mass.

Father John Pham was at Holy Family-Lincoln, St. Mary-Atlanta, St. Patrick's-Elkhart, St. Thomas Aquinas-Mt. Pulaski (2017-2018).  To find his Easter Weekend Masses, look for the Bloomington St. Mary’s heading at top of this page. He & another priest do Mass there.

 

Father Michael Pica was at St. Patrick-Merna-Bloomington & St. Mary-Downs (2016-2019)

See his current parish’s info under Seymour heading.  He is one of 3 priests serving there.

Father John Steffen was at St. Patrick Church of Merna (Bloomington) & St. Mary (Downs) (2014-2016) & ISU'S Newman Center (2014-2018) & St. Mary-El Paso (2016-2018)

Readings and homilies for Palm Sunday, Good Friday, Holy Thursday and Easter are at https://soundcloud.com/user-668459904

  

Father Jerry Ward was at Holy Trinity (1982-1985), St. Patrick, Elkhart, St. Thomas, Mt. Pulaski, St. John, Middletown, and Prison Ministry, Logan Correctional Center, Lincoln, (all 1988-1991) and pastor of St. Patrick Church of Merna (1991-2014):

Thursday 7PM        Friday 3PM       Sunday: 10AM

https://www.facebook.com/pg/Blessed-Sacrament-Catholic-Church-Morton-Illinois-1621013384782666/videos/?ref=page_internal

 

Father Peter Zorjan was at Bloomington-Normal’s historic St. Patrick's and ISU’s Newman Center both (2011-2013);  also St. Mary’s (Pontiac), St. Paul's Odell, St. Joseph (Flannagan) and St. John's (Cullom) all in (2013-2015).  Anyone can play homilies for Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter at www.soundcloud.com/father-peter

However, if you want to see his entire Mass, you have to have a facebook account.  His page is at https://www.facebook.com/fatherpeter.zorjan. 

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