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


Religious Education

Coming for Lent - You Can Understand the Bible

If you want a better understanding of your faith, a deeper relationsship with God, please joint us for A Quick Journey Through The Bible, an eight week series beginning Thursday, February 12th from 7:00-8:30pm.  Registration will be held after all Masses on the weekend of Febuary 7th & 8th.  For more information, please visit the table in the St. Francis room after the Mass.

Parish Mission February 22nd - February 24th

"You are Specially Loved by God"

presented by Fr. James Lennon

Fr. James Lennon, Priest, Preacher and Spiritual Director from the Joiet diocese will be conducting our parish mission this year. 

  • Sunday, February 22nd at 7:00pm "Commandments for Befriendling" Fellowship following the presentation
  • Monday, February 23rd at 7:00pm "The Mercy of God"  Following the presentation you will have the opportunity to go to Confession.  Fellowship follows the presentation.
  • Tuesday, February 24th at 7:00pm "Healing of Memories"  Fellowship follows the presentation.

Fr. Jim will be celebrating Mass on February 23rd & 24th at 8:30am. 

Following the morning Masses, there will be fellowship and a presentation for Seniors entitled "Spirituality for Seniors" on the Monday and "Maturing Gracefully" on Tuesday.

All are Welcome











Monday: 7:30 P.M. Mass
Tuesday thru Saturday: 7:30 A.M. Mass
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.


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