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




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Register To Attend Daily & Weekend Masses

Welcome. We have received permission from the Diocese of Joliet to have Masses at our Church.  You must sign up in order to attend Doors will open 15 minutes before Mass starts, and will be LOCKED when Mass begins.  PLEASE BE ON TIME.

The Mass is limited to 48 people for weekday Masses and 100 people for weekend Masses.

If you have traveled outside the State of Illinois, we highly encourage you to self quarantime for 14 days before coming to Church.

Greeters will help you sanitize your hands upon entering the building, and when you come up to receive Communion.

Instructions for Registering for Mass:

Check the day that you would like to attend.  Scroll to the bottom on the page and click "Submit and Sign Up"  You will be taken to a new page. Fill out the form with your name, and the number of people who will be attending the Mass (spouse, children,etc). Be sure to include your email address as you will get a reminder notice for the Mass you have chosen.  PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS NO WAIT LIST.

Sign ups for Mass must be completed before 5 pm the night before the Daily Mass you are attending, and by 5:00pm the Thursday before weekend Masses.

Click on the link below to start the registration process


To view current and past  weekend Mass go to youtube.com and search for St. Francis of Assisi 5pm Mass.














Monday thru Friday 9:00 A.M. Mass
Saturday 5:00 P.M.
Sunday 8:00 & 10:00 A.M..
Holy Day
Please call the Parish Office
for Mass times.

Sarament of Reconciliation
By appointment.

The Deaf Apostolate of the
Diocese of Joliet 



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