Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Roman Catholic Church | Aurora, IL

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Welcome to Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church

Since 1875, this beautiful, Gothic-style stone Catholic Church in Aurora, Illinois – with its soaring steeple and pealing bells – has welcomed members home for a deeply spiritual experience of faith and life.  The mission and ministries of the church echo the example of Mary, the Blessed Virgin, who became a vehicle of grace during her miraculous experience. Mary is our first disciple, our model of grace, who delivered Jesus our Savior to the world.

Annunciation welcomes our members into a community of faith with a Christ-centered, genuinely welcoming experience.  Whatever brings you to our church, you are always welcome to our blessed home!

Annunciation BVM Church
1820 Church Road
Aurora, IL 60505

Parish Info and Updates

Luminary Mass - October 11th

Mark your calendars! The Luminary Mass is Wednesday, October 11 at 7:30 pm (rain date is Oct 12th).
Envelopes to purchase luminary bags are available in the back of church, at the rectory, and at the school office. Completed envelopes can be turned in during the offertory collection or to the rectory or school offices. Please turn in envelopes as soon as possible so committee members can begin preparing the luminary bags.

This special event is not possible without the help of many volunteers. If you are willing to volunteer with set up on the day of the Luminary Mass or clean up the day after the event, please contact Julie Cibulskis at (630) 363-7073 or

Lay Ministers needed

You are invited to serve our parish in the following ministries: Lector, Eucharistic Minister, Usher/Greeter or as a counter of Sunday collections. For more information, Contact Mary at the Parish office at 630-851-1436
Thank you to our current ministers, we appreciate your service to our parish.

Formed - Catholic website

Our parish has joined a Catholic website called FORMED. This website is loaded with articles, videos, eBooks—all of which are thoroughly Catholic. We have unlimited access to everything on the site.

Registering for FORMED is easier than ever:   Go to and enter our zip code: 60505
Register with your name and email address, then check your email for a link to begin using FORMED!

Mass, Prayer and Confession Times

Weekend Mass Times

Saturday:   5:15 pm
Sunday:  7:30 am, 8:45 am, 10:00 am and 11:30 am


Saturdays:  4:00 pm – 4:45pm

Daily Mass Time

Monday thru Friday  6:30 am, 8:00 am*
8:00 am

* When school is in session, there is no 8 am Mass on Wednesdays.  An all-school Mass is held at 8:45 am on Wednesdays during the school year.

Personal Prayer Time

The church is open until 4 pm daily for personal prayer time.

Covid Guidelines for Mass

Masks are now optional at all Masses

  • Please be respectful of the decisions made by our brothers and sisters in Christ.
  • At Mass, the Sign of Peace may resume, provided there is no physical contact.

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NOTE: The weekly bulletin is also available on our website as well as on our Parish App.

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