IL, McHenry

Welcome from McHenry, IL

We welcome you to the webpage of the McHenry, IL Mary Mother of the Eucharist Chapter of Magnificat. These are exciting times that we live in and Magnificat was begun in 1981 for such a time as this. There are now over 100 chapters throughout the United States and its territories and in many foreign countries.

Magnificat Prayer Breakfast

“My Chosen-Bear Lasting Fruit!”

Hosted by Mary, Mother of the Eucharist Chapter

October 15, 2022

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Doors open at 8:30 AM
Come early to enjoy more music and fellowship!

St Mary
10307 Dundee Rd
Huntley, Illinois 60142

Our Guest Speaker: Kendra Von Esch

You are invited to hear our keynote speaker, Kendra Von Esch. Get ready…..she is known for her contagious joy as she speaks of her reversion to faith and the sacramental graces of the Catholic Church

As a Speaker, Radio Host, Podcaster, Vlogger and Author she is passionate about sharing her faith, supernatural transformation and spiritual experiences while helping others on their journey.

Her Mission:

To help others deepen their relationship with God and the Faith!

She is here to help you “Find Something More” … there is only ONE answer and HE will change your life forever!

“Trust me, I know – I am living proof!”

Personal Prayer ministry is available after the meal by the Magnificat Service Team.
Religious books and CD’s are available at the meal.

Since the day is designed to speak to the hearts of women, free of distractions, it is respectfully requested that young children under the age of 10 not be in attendance and that cell phones be silenced. Nursing mothers are always welcome, however!


Tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door.
Tickets must be requested by October 6, 2022

Online Payments :
Tickets purchased by October 1st are $30, after this date tickets are $40 (small convenience fee will be added to your ticket cost) using PayPal with a credit or debit card. You do not need to have a PayPal account. You may also purchase additional tickets for any guests you would like to bring to the meal. When your transaction is complete you may print your online ticket from your computer.

To order your tickets online:

By Phone:  call 1-800-838-3006  should Brown Paper Tickets resume live agents.

By Mail: Tickets purchased on/before October 1 are $30, after this date tickets are $40.

You can use this mail in form below if you like


Send check payable to Magnificat, postmarked by October 3 to:
2404 Bennington Lane
McHenry, IL 60050

In Person: Tickets may also be purchased until Wednesday, October 12th with CASH/CHECK ONLY at
The Little Way Bookstore
50 Brink Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Tickets for priests, deacons, religious brothers and sisters are complimentary but ticket reservations are still requested. 847-497-0073


Save the date May 20, 2023.
Greg and Stephanie Schulter will present a family focused practical means to living a full Catholic life with joy.  You will take away hands on real life tools to bring the whole family closer to God.  Crystal Lake, Holiday Inn will host this amazing couple as our speakers.


Remember our chapter’s commitment to Eucharistic Adoration and to pray the Rosary on the 25th of each month for the intentions of Magnificat, Sanctity of Life, Marriage and Family, and World Peace.


Is God calling you to be in a Prayer Group? Jesus said “Wherever two or three are gathered in My Name, there I am in their midst.”

Our prayer groups are open to all. Post Covid (likely Fall 2022)
Thursday mornings at the Church of Holy Apostles from 9:30-noon at 5211 Bull Valley Road in McHenry


Gina Rooney, Coordinator
Carrie Shannon, Assistant Coordinator
Laura Perry, Secretary
TBA, Treasurer
Valerie Kwasigroch, Historian
Cindy Widhelm, Board Member
Jessica Justen, Hostess Director
Spiritual Adviser: Rev. Msgr. Martin G. Heinz

If you would like to help with a Ministry of Magnificat, if you have a question or comment for our Service Team, or if you would like to be on our Mailing list for future events, please contact us at (847)497-0073 or send an email

HISTORY of McHenry, IL- Mary, Mother of the Eucharist Chapter of Magnificat

(For the Diocese of Rockford)

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