===== Queen of Hearts Revealed!

Queen of Hearts 50/50 Raffle AdThe Queen is found under #42! The jackpot of $48,510+ is now shared between the lucky winner and Transfiguration Parish.  Thank you to all who have provided their commitment and support! 

Raffle Rules are posted HERE.


===== Parish Announcements


The Parish Offices will open at 9:45 am on Tuesday, December 7. There is a staff meeting.


If you placed an order for greenery, please pick up your items. There is a limited supply of wreaths and garland also available.


Kits are available at the Parish Office during normal hours for those that wish to prepare an Advent Wreath for your home. The kits sell for $8.00 and contain a saucer, foam, candles, ribbon, instructions and an information flier.


Having a beautiful worship space is a key factor for people that attend masses and devotions. As in previous years, an envelope is included in the packets for those that receive envelopes or donations can be made via using the Flower Collection Event. A supply of Flower Donation envelopes are also in the Gathering Place for your use. Please place your flower donations in the collection basket with your weekly donation.


NO BAPTISMAL CLASS IN DECEMBER. Contact the Parish Office with your Baptismal inquiries.


Ministry of Care visits have resumed for in home or Wauconda Healthcare and Rehab. If you or someone you care for needs the Eucharist brought to them regularly, please call the Parish Office at 847-526-2400. We will need the name of the person to receive the visit, their address and phone number as well as a name and phone number for the person calling in the request.


12.08.21 ===== Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Martes 7 de diciembre del 2021

*Misa de Vigilia—7:00pm

Wednesday December 8, 2021

 *Morning Mass—8:00am
 *School Mass—10:00am
 *RelEd Mass—6:15pm
 *Evening Mass—7:00pm


12.12.21 ===== Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

 *Rosary/ Rosario: 5:30pm
 *Serenade/Serenata: 6:00pm
 *Holy Mass/Santa Misa: 7:00pm


===== Baptismal Preparation

If you plan to baptize your child in December or January and have NOT had a child baptized previously, a Baptismal Preparation Class is required for parents (godparents are invited but not required to attend). Classes in November are: Spanish on Saturday, November 27 at 2:30 pm or English on Sunday, November 28 at 3:00 pm. Call the Parish Office to sign up.


05.18.21 ===== In Person Mass Update

Reservations for mass attendance are no longer required. We hope that everyone will join us again for the celebration of our Liturgies:
Monday – Friday:  8:00 am English
Saturday: 4:00 pm English; 6:00 pm Spanish
Sunday: 8:00 am and 10:00 am English; 1:00 pm Polish


We will require masks for some time yet but you can sit closer to people (increased capacity), no temperatures when entering, though we will continue to sanitize your hands when you arrive. We expect some of these protocols to be relaxed in the coming weeks/months.

Lord, it is good to be here!


===== Annual Catholic Appeal 2021

THANK YOU for your participation in the Annual Catholic Appeal.  You may still participate by visiting:  Be sure to note Transfiguration as your Parish.  Funds collected beyond our goal are returned to the parish, which helps our mission in building our Catholic Faith Community through the service and activities it helps us provide.


===== Tax Credit Scholarship – Limited Time Special Opportunity

Frassati Catholic Academy needs our support today. Currently, there are 49 students on a waiting list hoping to receive funding so that they will be financially able to attend Frassati Catholic Academy next year. From now until MAY 31, Frassati has a fantastic opportunity to have all donations made through the Invest in Kids Tax Credit Scholarship program matched dollar for dollar by a generous donor, doubling the impact of these donations. All donations made through this program by individuals are also eligible for a 75% Illinois state income tax credit.


Please consider helping to fund scholarships for Frassati students in need. Frassati Catholic Academy and the Archdiocese of Chicago Office of Catholic School’s Scholarship Department will be hosting an online informational meeting on Wednesday, April 28 at 7 pm via Zoom. This meeting will discuss the benefits of donating to the Invest in Kids Tax Credit Scholarship Program, and the steps you need to take to donate through this program. A Zoom link will be emailed directly to all who register HERE. As an added incentive, anyone who attends the online Zoom presentation will be entered into a drawing for a $25 Amazon gift card just for listening. Please note that there is no obligation to donate.
For additional information about this amazing opportunity to help fund Catholic education, please listen to the attached short video
from Fr. Jerry or review the attached PDF Flyer. Please direct questions about this program to the school principal, Tammy Kleckner,, or the Director of Marketing & Development, Lisa Schwabe
Thank you for your support of Catholic education.


===== Welcome / Bienvenido Fr. Alex

Fr. Javier Alexander Garcia



Residents of Lake County, Illinois can register for a COVID 19 vaccination by visiting: language=en_US
(there is also a Spanish Language option). Information for McHenry County residents can be found online:
Transfiguration will continue to follow all safety protocols for COVID 19 until the threat has passed. We appreciate the cooperation of everyone that visits our campus. All efforts help keep the spread lowered.


===== Email phishing/scam notice

ATTENTION!!! PHISHING ALERT!!! TWO unauthorized Gmail account has been set up by an unknown party that appears to look like it was sent by Fr. Juan Pablo. It is requesting a reply. DO NOT respond to this email – it is phishing or a scam. These are NOT his accounts: or If you are able to report the email, please do so via your service provider.


=====Online Streamed Mass at Transfiguration

Please join us for the Celebration of the Holy Mass, on Sunday at 10am, as we will broadcast the Mass from Transfiguration from our Facebook page (You do not need a facebook account to view our main page). While we can’t be together in person at this time, we can still worship and pray together from our own homes as a community and Parish Family. God bless you!


===== Donation Statement Requests

A statement of your donations can be requested by sending an email to or by calling (847) 526-2400 and ask to be added on the list. For both types of responses, please include your name a phone number, if possible your parish ID (Envelope) number and current address. Statements will be sent only to those requesting one.


===== Enroll now for Frassati Catholic Academy

Enroll your child NOW for the 2020-2021 academic year. Inquire today to Save-a-Seat, learn about the Tax Credit and Financial Assistance  Scholarships are available. Contact Nicole Vasels at 847-526-6311.


===== Pastor Message

Dear Parishioners, Welcome to our website.  It is a place where we can meet to grow and share our Catholic Faith with our community.  Let us stick together, love each other, and together, look to Jesus in prayer!  — Rev JaPi


=====From the Pastor’s Desk

Important communication from Fr. Juan Pablo