The Catholic Parish of St. Isidore, encompassing the churches of St. Celestine (Celestine, IN) and St. Raphael (Dubois, IN) is located in the rolling hills of Northeast Dubois County in Southern Indiana, near Patoka Lake. Our two Churches are united in faith, family and community. Please join us in worship!


Mission Statement - We, the parish of St. Isidore, witness to the world the love of Christ we have received in the Sacraments, and we invite others to personally experience the Grace of God through prayer, acts of service, and spiritual formation.

Homily 2017/04/23 - Divine Mercy Sunday - What we don't deserve


Parish Picture Directory 

                                PARISH PICTURE DIRECTORY
                            ONLINE SIGN- UPS BEGIN MAY 18
                     SIGN-UPS AFTER ALL MASSES JUNE 10-11

                          Pictures will be taken as follows:
                                    @ St. Raphael Campus
Tuesday thru Friday July 11-14   2:00pm till 9:00pm
                                 Saturday, July 15       9:30am till 4:00pm

                                    @ St. Celestine Campus
Tuesday thru Friday August 1-4    2:00pm till 9:00pm
                                Saturday, August 5         9:30pm till 9:00pm
                 Tuesday thru Friday  August 8-11  2:00pm till 9:00pm
                                  Saturday, August 12     9:30am till 4:00pm

        Online registration you will need to create a user name and
        password.  If any changes need to be made, you will need
        your user name and password to log back in.
        If you submit a picture there will be a $5.00 fee and you will
        receive a picture directory.


Youth Minister Position


Coordinator of Youth Ministry Position : 

The St. Isidore Catholic Parish  of St. Peter Celestine Church, Celestine, IN and St. Raphael Church, Dubois, IN is seeking a faithful and highly motivated individual for the position of  Parish Director of Youth Ministry/ assist Parish Catechetical Leader.  This will be a full time salaried position with benefits.
The successful candidate will need to develop and coordinate comprehensive youth ministry in a parish environment.   The parish consist of 900 registered families.  Position will also be assisting the Parish Catechetical Leader for two campuses involving the sacraments and assist with administrative duties.  
Strong leadership skills and work ethic, able to work and multi task in a changing environment day to day, and a highly-organized person is needed.   
Applicant must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church.  Two years’ experience with youth, young adult or campus ministry preferred.  Or prior work knowledge within a Catholic parish environment. A degree in religious education or youth ministry would be beneficial.

The position will begin July 1, 2017 and applications will be accepted until May 22, 2017. 
Resume to be submitted by postal mail to St. Isidore Parish, P.O. Box 1, Celestine, IN 47521 or attention to: Fr. Eugene Schmitt


2017/04/16 - Easter Homily - At the End of Your Rope


2017/04/13 Good Friday - Why DID Jesus Come?


Make a Difference 2017 

How will you "Make a Difference" this year?



The community is invited to a potluck meal on Saturday, May 6 after the 4:30pm Mass.  The youth will be sharing briefly about their experience.  Please RSVP to the parish office if you will be attending the meal.  The meat and drinks will be provided.                                                             


Saturday Evening Mass Location Change

Starting this Saturday, April 1, Saturday evening Mass will start its rotation at St. Celestine Chruch.

Saturday evening Mass will take place at 4:30pm at St. Celestine Church until October.


2017/03/19 - God Leads us away


Cluster Ministry Schedules 

Here is the schedule for all cluster ministries:

February/March Schedule

April/May Schedule

Contact Chery Seger at if you have any questions.

If you would like to make changes to your current involvement, or would like to sign up to another ministry, please compete the ministry registration form below and return in the collection basket or to either Parish Office.

Ministry Registration Form




2017/02/19 - Be Holy