***Notice*** Effective Monday, July 27, 2020, we are returning to our normal operating hours.  Those hours are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 9am until 2pm.  Wednesday, Friday and evenings by appointment.

A Beacon of Light Pregnancy Help Center (ABL) is pleased to welcome Amanda Huber as our new Executive Director. She will be joining our ministry on July 16, 2020.  Amanda will be in a training and transition process with our Interim Director, Mary Linafelter.  The Board of Directors is confident that Amanda will continue to offer the kind, loving assistance that ABL strives to provide, and that her leadership will help us reach the goals we've set for the upcoming year.  Welcome Amanda!

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A Beacon of Light

Pregnancy Resource Center

About Us

Hours of Operation:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

 Wednesday and Friday by appointment only

A Beacon of Light is a life-affirming pregnancy resource center providing services to pregnant women and their families, especially those struggling with unplanned pregnancies, as well as post-abortive women. These services include pregnancy testing, miscarriage comfort, peer counselling and referrals to life-affirming doctors for prenatal and postpartum care. We provide food, formula and baby items to those in need, and promote the Christian values of chastity, integrity and self-discipline.

Under the direction of Mary Linafelter as Interim Executive Director and a board of directors, our goal is to be a safe place where women can experience unconditional love and confidential support. Using the LOVE approach from Heartbeat lnternational Inc., we meet with clients to actively listen to their concerns and build a relationship with them. We introduce educational programs to help them explore their options, identify Christ-centered vision and values for their lives and families, extend help for specific needs, empower them to make responsible life choices for themselves and their families, and help them build healthy, Christ-centered relationships and families with a father, mother and children modeled after the Holy Family.

Mission Statement

To provide a safe place of unconditional love and support based on Catholic spirituality by offering counseling, resources and referrals to women and families with unplanned pregnancies and to those women and families who have lost a child through abortion.

Vision Statement

For every woman to experience God's healing love and mercy in a family life styled after the Holy Family, embracing father, mother and children in a loving relationship with Christ and His Kingdom; where abortion is unthinkable.



Pregnancy Tests
Counseling & Education
Learn to Earn

Contact Us

6201 W Main Street, Suite 150; Maryville, IL 62062


Hours of Operation:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

 Wednesday and Friday by appointment only


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This website is funded in part by a grant from

The Diocese of Springfield in Illinois:  Diocesan Campaign for Justice and Hope