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




Youth Mental Health First Aid


Training and Certification Class


St. Francis of Assisi Parish

1501 W. Boughton Rd.

Bolingbrook, IL


Part 1

Saturday, October 24, 2015


Part 2

Saturday, October 31, 2015


10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. both days


Skills Learned:

  • Mental illness signs and symptoms in youth/adolescents
  • Risk Assessment
  • Intervention strategies
  • Communication skills
  • How to refer for professional help

Continuing Education Offereing (8.0 hours)

  • CNE
  • LCSW
  • LMFT
  • LCPC
  • Psychologist

Course fee (cash or check)*: $50
Lunch provided both day

*There is no charge for Linden oaks and Edward-Elmhurst employees
**You must attend both sessions to receive certification

To register contact pastoralcare@stfrancisbb.org or call 630-759-7588.











































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.

Sarament of Reconciliation
Saturday, 4:00 - 4:45 P.M., after weekday Mass, or by appointment.



Upcoming Events


Parish Council Minutes

Parish Council Minutes August.pdf



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