Santa Maria del Popolo

Catholic Church

What We Offer


If you have any questions, contact us!

Adult's RCIA

Religious Education

Children's RCIA

Become Catholic!


The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, RCIA, is designed for adults who would like to grow in faith and knowledge of the Catholic Church. This program will serve you if you are interested in becoming Catholic or for Catholics wishing to complete their Sacraments. Please contact the rectory for a schedule of classes.

Santa Maria del Popolo offers the Religious Education Programs in English and Spanish.

The programs offered are: First Reconciliation, First Communion, and Confirmation. If you have a child (grade 3 and up) with little or no religious education, we offer a two year special program.




Come to the rectory office to register. Registration requirements include:

Completed registration form

Copy of baptism certificate

Copy of birth certificate (only if your child has not been baptized)

Tuition and book fees (you may pay with check or cash)

Class Schedule

The program consists of two sections: Class and Mass. Half of the grade is to attend in the

Classroom. The other half is to attend the Mass.



English classes are Sundays from 9:00 to 10:15

Mass follows the classes at 10:30 to 11:30.

Spanish classes are 5:00 to 6:30

Mass follows the classes at 7:00 to 8:00

Have Your Kids Become Catholic!


This program is design for children who are 7years old and have not been baptized. This is a two year program where in the second year the students celebrate their Baptism, First Communion and, Confirmation.

Santa Maria del Popolo Catholic Church | 116 N. Lake St. Mundelein | (847) 949- 8300