Beginning August 3rd the Parish Office hours will be as follows Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 4:30pm; Friday 8:30am - 12:30pm.
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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


Please Note Changes Weekend Masses:

We have temporarily cancelled the 11:45am Mass.

The weekend Masses are as follows: 
Saturday at 5:00pm;
Sunday at 8:00am and 10:00am.


We hope to add a 12:00pm Sunday Mass once we have enough

Greeters and Sanitizers

The weekday Masses have been moved temporarily to 9:00am. 
There is no Monday evening Mass.




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 Sign ups for the following weekday Masses will be posted on Thursday mornings by noon.  Sign ups for the following weekend Masses will be posted on Sunday mornings by noon.

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 traveledoutside 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.

If you sign up but then cannot attend Mass, please be sure to cancel your reservation so that someone else can use that slot.

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.

Or, if you prefer, you may call the parish office and sign up.

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

Click on the link below to start the registration process














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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