New Bible Study – Turning Point

The Turning Point—Welcome to the Gospel of John, a whole new way to encounter Jesus. This is a nine-week Bible Study that will start on Tuesday Feb. 12, 2019 at 7 to 8:15 P.M. or Monday Feb 11, 2019 at 9-10:15 A.M., hosted at Mary Our Lady of Peace. Please sign up to participate in the gathering space or contact Julie Hull 309-737-1393, Kathy Felt 309- 235-1513, Sarah Nedved 309-948-3004 or Jeff DePorter 309-236-8398. Read more...


A Reflection on 2018

So much happened in Our Parish throughout the year. Blessings, losses, changes events, activities…. (click here for more information).

Our 2019 Confirmation Class

Through the imposition by hand and anointing of oils, the power of the Holy Spirit has been poured into the souls of these (15) young men and women.  Please welcome:

Jennifer Abbott
Keagan Blessman
Emily Bopes
Reagan Bopes
Austin Ferry
Kayleigh Kovac
Cole Kratzberg
Brayden Link
Melaina Meisenburg
Luke Moen
Mary Mohr
Madeline Nightingale
Kara Reed
Gina Steckel
Kale Stropes


Father Jim

Our 2019 First Communion Class

The Holy Eucharist is the source and summit of our faith: it is the Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  A child’s First Communion is a holy and special day, indeed a cause for celebration, beautiful and memorable. The 2019 First Communicants:

Emma Chapman
Elliot Cox
Jaxon Ferry
Ruby Mamer
Leo Nedved
Jovey Nightingale
Collin Patterson
Bryan Rogers
Dylan Versluys



We find it hard to find the words to say how glad we are that you are here today. Located in Orion, Illinois, just nine miles south of the Quad City International airport on US150, Mary, Our Lady of Peace is made up of many diverse and talented faith-filled people who try to serve the church and our community through our Christian service.

Please take the time to look and see the many opportunities that are available in our parish. We are a loving and growing parish that seeks to make Jesus alive and present in our church and community.

We invite you to come explore with us what God is saying to you. Come celebrate mass with us and join in a ministry. We would love to have you.

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