Welcome to St. Joseph's!

Click here to reserve seats for July 18 & 19, 2020. (When you register ... We are asking if you are signing up just yourself to enter 1; if you are signing up two people enter 2; if you are signing up three or more people enter 3. Your group should only be from your immediate family). Thank you for your understanding as we are limited to 52 attendees per Mass during this phase.

Click here to watch an informational video about the various new procedures and what to expect when coming to worship at St. Joseph’s during this phase. Click here for the text of the video to look over.

Weekday & Weekend Masses at St. Joseph

Weekday and Sunday Masses are still available for parishioners and friends of St. Joseph’s to view at home. (The latest Mass is above). Click here for additional recently recorded Masses at St. Joseph's.

St. Joseph Parish Facebook Page

This is our parish Facebook page. You do not need to subscribe to see out latest information shared on social media.

The FAQ section explains various changes for Ministers and new Mass procedures.  Eucharistic MinistersLectorsHospitalityAltar Servers.

Please consider adding a brick paver to the St. Joseph Parish Centennial Courtyard. Click here for details and order form.

Support St. Joseph Parish while you shop! It’s free and easy! Click here to create an account and VE273 for St. Joe’s. Then just shop.

For more details or to volunteer, email Peggy Blanchette (blanchettepbj@att.net) or and Gisel Waide (gwaide@comcast.net).

The Family Ministry of the Joliet Diocese is sponsoring this online retreat on Saturday, August 1. Click here for the brochure with complete details and click here for registration. Register by July 22.

During this Summer of Love, please bring lifesaving sunshine to patients in need. Click here to make an appointment for our next Blood Drive on July 26 at our Parish Hall. Be a beacon of hope.

   

The Joliet Diocese has decided to extend the online Protecting God’s Children option through October 31, 2020. If you haven’t participated in PGC and you are thinking about helping with youth programs in the near future, click here to begin the process. For assistance, send an email to: helpdesk@virtus.org or email the diocese at:  SafeEnvironment@dioceseofjoliet.org.

 

 

We are very grateful for those who are continuing to support the parish by mailing envelopes, participating in  Automated Giving and utilizing PayPal. We are hoping the rest of the parish will do the same. Click here to download the form for Automated Giving or click on the Donate button below to set-up PayPal donations.

 

Click here to view the collection numbers from weekend Masses and find out about our Auto-Deduct and all the other fundrasing programs at St. Joseph's.


If any of our St Joseph Parish family members would like to volunteer and help us clean after a weekend Mass to help get our church ready for the next service, we have created an online sign up system. Click here for more details and to volunteer for this weekend.


The Diocese of Joliet Vocation Prayer Calendar lists daily the names of diocesan priests, seminarians, religious priests, brothers, sisters, deacons, and men and women in formation within the Joliet Diocese. Click here to access the July and August months.


It’s an uncertain time and many of our parishioners might not be able to get to the store. Members of St. Joseph’s Knights of Columbus have contacted the parish with an offer to deliver groceries and other household items to parishioners living in the area. (For those experiencing financial hardships, we can purchase the items if need be). For this confidential service, call the parish office at 815-939-3573 or click here to complete the online form.


Download the My Time with Jesus Leader Guide with Scriptures from the Children’s Lectionary activities.

Leader Guide: July 12, 2020

Leader Guide: July 19, 2020 


The Diocese of Joliet will hold its Annual Wedding Anniversary Mass on Sunday, August 23, at 2 p.m. at the Cathedral in Joliet. If you are celebrating your 25th or 50th anniversary this year, please contact St. Joseph’s Parish Office or click here to complete the online form to receive a formal invitation.


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