Welcome to St. Francis of Assisi Parish

 

Thank you for visiting our website, we hope you will find it helpful.  Whether you are a regular parishioner or a visitor we want you to know how welcome you are.  If you are visiting us from another part of the country, or from another parish in the Joliet diocese, or from another part of the world we want you to know that the priests and people of St. Francis of Assisi welcome you to our parish.  Please feel free to contact us for more information.

Yours in Christ
Fr. Herb Essig, Pastor

 

High School Teens!!!
Mark your calendars for October 26th


We will leave after 10:00 Mass and return to St. Francis around 5:00 pm. Pack a lunch to eat on the way (we don’t want to use up our time at the shrine!)  Families and parents are welcome to come too!!  If you want to go, just call or email Greg Gresik at (630)-759-7588 x.106 or ggresik@stfrancisbb.org

Teens not coming with their parents can simply fill out a permission form (here).

We are going to visit the “Shrine of Christ’s Passion” – The Shrine of Christ’s Passion is an interactive half-mile winding pathway that begins with the Last Supper and Garden of Gethsemane. When you step onto the Prayer Trail at The Shrine of Christ’s Passion it is as though you have been transported back 2000 years. The Shrine is a multimedia destination with 40 life size bronze figures that are artfully placed in dramatically landscaped gardens that look and feel like the Holy Land.  We have a guided tour set up and will have time to see the beautiful church and stop in the gift shop.

Visit shrineofchristspassion.org for more info!

Religious Education

 

 

Masses

Daily
Monday: 7:30 P.M. Mass
Tuesday thru Saturday: 7:30 A.M. Mass
 
Weekend
Saturday 5:00 P.M.
Sunday 8:15,10:00 & 11:45 A.M.
 
American Sign Language
interpreted Mass is offered at the
8:15 Mass every weekend.
 
Holy Day
Please call the Parish Office
for Mass times.
 

 

Upcoming Events

 

 

Evangelli Gaudium

 

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