Welcome to St. Joseph's!

When you go to Sign-Up, you will notice that we have been approved to increase our seating capacity. Click here to reserve seats for March 6/7, 2021. 

 (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 90 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.


Sunday Mass & Other 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.

Volunteers are needed for our next Mobile Food Pantry. Click here to sign-up. For more information, email Peggy (blanchettepbj@att.net) or Gisel (gwaide@comcast.net). 

Our Greeter Team at Church ushers people to their seats and sees to the needs of the assembly at Mass. To be part of this team, contact Julie Gindy at julieactingout@gmail.com or call the parish office. 

Click here to receive daily email reflections from the parish during Lent. These will assist you with your prayer life and Lenten observance as you explore the richness of our Catholic faith.

This event and final Progressive Raffle drawing will be held virtually in 2021. Registration open at bishopmac.com/vegas. Click here for info about the High Roller, Lucky 7 or BINGO Packages and more details. Contact the Vegas Team at lasvegas@bmcss.org to become a sponsor.

We have many gift cards available. Call Pattie Storer at 815-932-9145 to participate. Click here to see all the available gift cards and percentages.   

Our next Parish Blood Drive is scheduled for Sunday, April 11, 2021. Click here for an appointment. 

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.

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

Our Knights of Columbus are delivering groceries and other household items to those in need in the area. For this confidential service, click here.

Online Protecting God’s Children has been extended. Click here to begin the process. For assistance, send an email to: helpdesk@virtus.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.

RE Fundraiser

Now until March 12, our Religious Education program is conducting the Good Pizza/Great Cause fundraiser. Click here for the order form for Oven Ready Pizzas. Print and complete with payment in envelope marked “RE Fundraiser.” Put in the collection at Mass or bring to the parish office or mail to the parish by March 15. Or click here to order and pay with Venmo (to @MMeier54 with your name, contact info, and order-Qty & type of pizzas-in notes). Your pizza certificates will be available on March 24, between 4:30-5:45pm at the Parish Hall, or March 27, from 3:15-3:45pm and March 28, from 10:15-10:45am before Masses at the church. If you have any questions, please email Michelle Meier at fourtogo@hotmail.com.

CMAA 2021

Click here for the Opening Report and see how ministries supported through the Catholic Ministries Annual Appeal are serving the most vulnerable and assisting parishes, including ours. Please pledge your support through the mailing you received or click here to make your donation online or text DONATE to (815) 205-1949. If you did not receive the mailing, please contact the parish office. Click here for complete details.

Click here to find out which priest will be celebrating the upcoming weekend Masses as well as the schedule for our other liturgical roles.

If any of our St Joseph Parish family members would like to  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 to volunteer for a Mass this weekend.

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

Leader Guide: March 7, 2021

Parish Obituaries 

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