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St. Aloysius

Date Founded: 1865

Status: Merged, 2004

County: Effingham

Church Location: 19812 East 1000th Ave., Dieterich, Illinois

Notes: Merged with Immaculate Conception (Dieterich) and St. Joseph (Island Grove) to form St. Isidore the Farmer parish. Church open for Mass.

Prior to the establishment of St. Aloysius, Catholics in Bishop Creek attended services in Teutopolis.

The cornerstone for the first church was laid on April 20, 1865 and the church was completed in the Spring of 1866. It was located north of the cemetery. The current church was dedicated on September 8, 1895.

Records Available in Diocesan Archives for Genealogy Research:  

  • Baptisms: 1866-1930
  • Marriages: 1866-1930
  • Deaths: none
Last modified on Friday, 27 February 2015 10:34

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