St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church 1500 Brookdale Rd, Naperville, IL60563 Warm and welcoming, those are the two words parishioners use to describe St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church. Built…More in 1984, the church serves a broad demographic within the community and has an increasingly diverse ethnic population, which includes Mexican, Polish, Indian and Filipino families. The church offers a variety of religious programs including a young adult program. Outside, on the church grounds, there is a meditation garden and a labyrinth which can be used for contemplative walks.
Holy Spirit Catholic Community 2003 Hassert Blvd, Naperville, IL60564 Holy Spirit Catholic Community is welcoming to all who want to worship. The church offers outreach programs for middle…More and high school students, as well as for young adults. The church also is inclusive of those who have disabilities. Religious education classes are available for children to adults.
St Raphael Catholic Church and School 1215 Modaff Rd, Naperville, IL60540 St. Raphael was founded in 1961 from two existing parishes and was built on land that was donated to the Diocese of…More Joliet. At the time the church and school were created, Naperville had a population of less than 17,000 people and only 400 families attended services at St. Raphael. Its membership now looms at around 4,000 families. The church's primary focus is to encourage its members to love, forgive and accept others as they are. The school educates students in kindergarten through eighth grades.
St. Margaret Mary Church 1450 Green Trails Dr, Naperville, IL60540 Known as the "parish with heart," St. Margaret Mary Church formed in 1980 by combining two existing parishes: St.…More Peter and Paul Church in Naperville, established in 1846, and St. Joan of Arc in Lisle, established in 1924. Today, St. Margaret Mary's provides opportunities to learn about the Roman Catholic faith through mass, prayerful celebrations, challenging educational activities and service to the community. Educating children, teens and adults is a high priority of the parish, which has education directors and well-trained teachers who specialize in various age sectors. The church also features an interpreter for the hearing impaired at Sunday's 10:45am service.
All Saints Catholic Academy 1155 Aurora Ave, Naperville, IL60540 All Saints Catholic Academy educates students from pre-kindergarten through eighth grades. The first new school in the…More diocese in more than 40 years, it opened its doors in 2005. It originally only offered education through the fifth grade level, but graduated its first eighth-grade class in 2009. All Saints focuses on preparing students from all different backgrounds to be leaders. Children do not have to be Catholic to enroll in classes at the school, which encourages, welcomes and embraces diversity. It has demanding academic expectations — a grade of 93 percent or higher is necessary to earn an A — and also requires attendees to complete service hours by volunteering in the community. The school is not simply served by one local parish. Children from more than 15 area churches attend.