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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






Proposed Multiphased Plan for the Reopening of Churchs

Letter from Bishop Pates.pdf
Executive Summary of Plan.pdf



Live Streamed Masses from the Cathedral of St. Raymond

The Diocese of Joliet provides live streaming Masses from the Cathedral of St. Raymond at 9:00am and 11:30am daily. Following the 9:00am Mass, there is an hour of Eucharistic Adoration. The marvel of live streaming is that it can be “called up” at any time and be available for viewing and prayer.

St. Francis of Assisi televised weekend Mass can be seen on the Sunday at 1:00pm on Comcast channel 6 and on AT&T U-verse channel 99. You can also view the Mass on YouTube at St. Francis 5pm Mass. The Sunday service is re-aired on every Wednesday at 12:00pm.


You can watch Mass on EWTN’s live feed here. It looks like they have Mass at 8 am EST and 12 pm EST on Sunday. Daily Mass throughout the rest of the week is at the same time. Here’s their schedule.

Bishop Baron daily Mass can be seen at  It will broadcast at 7:15 a.m. 

You can also watch Mass at Mercy House.
















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.
Holy Day
Please call the Parish Office
for Mass times.

Sarament of Reconciliation
Saturday,3:30 - 4:30 P.M., after weekday Mass, or by appointment.

The Deaf Apostolate of the
Diocese of Joliet 



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