• Rev Patrick J Skutch

  • Deacon David Grauer

  • Baptism In The Courtyard

  • Anointing

We Did It! Greenlining Results

We are pleased to announce that in one month, the Greenlining Campaign raised $228,880 for Lawndale Christian Development Corporation’s (LCDC) Canaan Homes!  St. Mary's parishioners  contributed nearly $18,000 of that total.  More than 337 individuals, families, and organizations supported this campaign to surpass our goal.

Filing for Unemployment Due to COVID-19

COVID-19 has brought the employment of many people to a grinding halt, forcing people to reach out for financial support by filing for unemployment benefits. If your employment has been affected, below is a link to get you started with the unemployment benefits application process. If you have trouble completing the online application, you can speak to someone in the IDES office by calling (800) 244-5631. The claims person will help you complete the application over the phone and explain the process.


Mayor Maloney and the City of Park Ridge have organized a non-emergency help line for anyone in need. If you need anything or are able to volunteer to help, please reach out. Details below:

For all emergencies, call 911! For Park Ridge Care Team assistance call 847-461-9573.

You will be prompted to leave a message which will allow someone from the team to respond to your request as quickly as possible.

About Saint Mary's

Saint Mary's Purpose is to pursue and recognize heaven on Earth through relationship with God and service to others and one another.

Welcome to our web site. We would be delighted to have you visit Saint Mary's. 

Everyone is welcome to participate in our frequent acitivites or study groups on spirituality, social justice, education, health, and fellowship. If you are interested in exploring membership please contact Father Patrick Skutch at patrickskutch@stmaryspr.org or 847-823-4126.

About the Episcopal Church

The Episcopal Church is a gathering of all kinds of people who put their trust in Jesus of Nazareth as Lord and Savior, who believe that God loves all people, and who want to share God’s love, peace, and forgiveness with everyone we encounter. We want to follow Jesus and his teachings in our daily lives

Parish Leadership and Governance Documents

Information regarding governance and the most recent Parish Annual Report can be found here. 

St. Mary's Core Values:
Seek God.  Love one another.  Serve others.

St. Mary’s Provides:
Worship, Outreach, Pastoral Care, Formation, and Fellowship

Anchors For Decision Making:

  • Use and share our physical resources/space to do outreach service  
  • Engage the geographic community of Park Ridge and the surrounding region
  • Form vital spiritual practices to launch disciples into the world
  • Ask "What is God up to here?"