302 Franklin St.
Scales Mound, IL 61075
Phone: 815.777-2053
Religious Ed:

Carol Bilgri 815.275.3907

Welcome to the home of  
St. Mary, St. Michael and ​Holy Trinity Catholic Churches 
of northwest Illinois.

Pastor:  Fr. Howard C. Barch Jr.​

Parish Activity Request Form:

Anyone who is interested in reserving space at St. Michael, St. Mary or any of their adjacent facilities,or are interested in submitting events for the bulletin should use this form for submissions. All submissions should be sent to Jackie Gasparro at psecretary@catholicgalena.com.

Bishop Malloy's "Top of the Morning" reflection:

Take a short moment each day to watch Bishop Malloy's segment that aids and encourages people of all faiths to focus their lives on the words of Jesus Christ.

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Website Information/Questions: 

If there is anything that you would like to submit for the website (events, group information, etc.), please e-mail it to website@catholicgalena.com.

St. Michael

Site Map:

Holy Trinity

406 Franklin St.
Galena, IL 61036
Phone: 815.777.2053

Parish Offices for All 3 Churches:

227 South Bench Street
Galena, IL 61036
Phone: 815.777.2053

Emergency: 563.542.1863


Fr. Howard C. Barch Jr.

E-mail:  galenapastor@gmail.com

Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday,
Wednesday & Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Secretary/Bulletin Editor:  
Jackie Gasparro
E-mail: psecretary@catholicgalena.com

Business Manager:  
Neil Spurr
E-mail: acct@catholicgalena.com

Director of Religious Education
for St. Mary and St. Michael
Heidi O'Shea
E-mail: re@catholicgalena.com

St. Mary and St. Michael Religious Education

Please go to the Religious Education page to download the current Schedule.
Contact Heidi O'Shea with any questions at 

Mass Times

St. Mary

Catholic Galena, IL

227 S. Bench St.
Galena, IL 61036
Phone: 815.777.2053


St. Michael

Holy Trinity

Saturday - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday - 9:30 a.m.

Sunday - 8:00 a.m.
Saturday - 5:45  p.m.
Sunday  - 11:15 a.m.

St. Michael
Holy Trinity

Wednesday & Friday
8:00 a.m.
Tues. - 5:00 p.m.
Thur. - 8:00 a.m.
​5:00 p.m.