Mary Immaculate Catholic Church

390 South Sequoia Drive

West Palm Beach, FL 33409

Established August 1974

About Us

Mary Immaculate Catholic Church

Mary Immaculate Catholic Church has been serving in the Diocese of Palm Beach since August 1974.

The Most Reverend Gerald M. Barbarito serves as our Bishop of the Diocese of Palm Beach.

Our Mission

Mary Immaculate Mission Statement

Under the protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the parishioners of Mary Immaculate strive to live as committed disciples of Jesus Christ through prayer, fellowship, and charity.

Sacramental Emergencies

If you have a Sacramental Emergency, please call our office: 561 686 8128. Please provide 24 hours notice.


Reconciliation is done on Saturdays at 3:15pm. To contact Father Tomasz: 561 686 8128, or email fr.tomasz [at]

2024 - 2025 Religious Education

Please call Liliana: 561 686 8128, or email rvanoordt [at] Baptismal certificates are required.

Our History

West Palm Beach Parish History

Our Parish: Early History

Mary Immaculate began on a day in May 1974. Father Michael Devaney, Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, received a letter in Hollywood, Florida from his provincial in Boston. He was notified that he had been selected to start a mission church in West Palm Beach, FL. Archbishop Coleman F. Carroll approved his assignment, which became effective in August 1974. Father Devaney was instructed to begin daily Mass at Cardinal Newman High School Chapel as soon as possible. Additionally, no financial support from St. John Fisher Parish or the Archdiocese of Miami was available. This mission was expected to stand on its own.

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September 26, 1974 at 10:00 AM

56 people present

The first Mass was celebrated September 26, 1974 at 10 AM, with 56 present. Father Devaney announced that daily Mass would be celebrated at 7:30 AM. Three people came to the first daily Mass. Parishioners were eager to help, cared for homebound residents and identified many local Catholic families in the neighborhood and invited them to the new parish. Within three weeks, many people were celebrating Sunday Mass, which made it necessary to move from the small chapel into the school cafeteria.

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Our New Parish is Drawn

After a few months, boundary lines for the new parish were established. By fall 1975, the parish was well-established, but parishioners wanted to identify with a permanent church of their own.

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Cardinal Newman High School

The archbishop was petitioned to buy a rectory near Cardinal Newman High School property where someday a church would be built. In January 1977, Father Devaney and Brother Henry Lemoncelli moved into 237 Porter Place. Oblate Father Joseph Pucci was assigned as the first associate pastor in fall 1977, and there were more than 700 parish families.

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Raising Funds for the New Church

In January 1980, a drive to raise funds for the new church was initiated by soliciting the support of parishioners and friends. On December 8, 1980, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, the grounds for the new church were blessed and broken. On Holy Thursday, April 8, 1982, Holy Week services began in the new church location. On Easter Sunday more than 2,000 people celebrated Masses in Mary Immaculate’s new church, which was dedicated October 9, 1982.

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In fall 1982, Father Devaney was replaced by Father Joseph Gigante, who stayed for a very short time but raised enough money to begin building a parish hall as already planned. During his stay a new rectory and hall were built in 1990.

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In 1991, Mary Immaculate was blessed again with a new pastor, Father Francis H. Reardon, who with a handful of dedicated parishioners established the first pastoral council. Not long after, the Provincial of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate and the bishop decided for the benefit of all, that Mary Immaculate should be put under the care of the Diocese of Palm Beach.

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On September 1, 1994, the pastoral care of the parish was turned over by the Oblates to the Diocese of Palm Beach with the appointment of Father Timothy Lynch as the first diocesan pastor. Following Father Lynch, Father Joseph Kuczborski served a brief period as administrator of the parish.

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On July 1, 2002, Father Tomasz Makowski was appointed pastor and continues to the present.

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In the brief history of Mary Immaculate, the parish had to face many challenges. Some were met with a great deal of success, such as the William G. Skaff Center, church repairs and the beautiful chapel. With God’s grace, the challenges in the future will be met. By prayer, work and dedication, Mary Immaculate will continue to be a viable and active place of worship in God’s eyes.

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Parish Events

Come Visit Our Parish Events

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Tuesday Night Bingo

WIN $$$

Doors open at 5:30pm.
First Bingo round begins at 6:30pm.

  • We have a Progressive Jackpot every week!
  • 3, 6, and 9 card plays available!
  • 50/50 Jackpot every week!
  • Additional $100 Bullseye round on the last Tuesday of the month!

Card dabbers and refreshments are also available for sale.

Fellowship Coffee and Donuts

$1+ Donation

Immediately Following the 11:00am Mass in the Skaff Center.

  • Join us for fellowship, coffee and donuts each Sunday after 11:00am Mass in the Skaff Center.
  • All proceeds donated to Mary Immaculate.

If you can help host our Fellowship event on Sunday,
please call our office at
561 686 8128


Legion of Mary Rosary Devotion Group


Every Tuesday Immediately Following the 12:15pm Mass in the Chapel.

  • Hosted by Peg Rozzi in the Chapel.
  • For more information contact Peg at: +1 631 921 1276.

Please join our Devotion. The World Needs the Rosary. Thank You!

Chaplet of the Divine Mercy


Immediately Following the 11:00am Mass in the Church on the Last Sunday of the Month.

  • Hosted by Fr. Tomasz Makowski.
  • Help us pray for God's Mercy after Mass!

What is "The Divine Mercy?" Learn about the Chaplet

Rent our Skaff Hall

$$ Call Us!

Our Skaff Hall is fully equipped to handle all your event needs, such as Baptism, First Communion, or Confirmation!

We look forward to hosting your event!!


Contact Us

Mailing Address:

390 South Sequoia Drive

West Palm Beach, FL 33409

Parish Office Hours:

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 9am - 3pm

Wednesday: 9am - 3pm

Thursday: 9am - 3pm

Friday: 9am - 3pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: ONLY 1st & 3rd Sundays: 9am - 1pm

Office Numbers:

Tel: +1 561 686 8128

Fax: +1 561 508 3862