***Notice*** Effective Monday, March 23, 2020, all services provided will be by appointment only during the hours between 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM Monday through Friday until further notice.  This is due to the mandated quarantine by the governor of Illinois because of the corona virus.

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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 Jamie Kennedy as 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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