Recent Announcements

Church to re-open in June

We are starting Phase 1 of the re-opening plan in June!   See details on what is included and make sure to watch the video on how the process works here

Volunteers Needed

As we move towards re-opening our churches one of the difficulties for a small parish is finding volunteers.  When we open we are required to have someone on site when the building is open to monitor the situation. The job of the volunteers are to see that the rules are observed: signing people in so…

Diocese announces phased re-opening plan

Today Bishop Pates provided details for the diocese’s Phased Re-Opening Plan. In summary, the Plan calls for two Phases: Phase 1Allows for limited sacramental celebrations and private prayer including the following: Baptisms Weddings Funerals Reconciliation Phase 1 limits the number of attendees in the church to no more than 10.  Parishes will not be allowed…

Catholic Youth Conference changed to Virtual Event

Throughout this pandemic, the Lord has asked Franciscan University to make some hard yet faith-filled choices. Today, we regret to inform you that we are cancelling all Main Campus Youth Conferences for Summer. This decision is very disappointing, but prayer, consultation, and prudence confirm that it is the right one. Despite not having in-person conferences…

Bishop Conlon Retirement

Pope Francis Accepts Resignation of Bishop R. Daniel Conlon – see press release from the diocese here

This Week’s Bulletin

5/24/20 The Ascension of the Lord (virtual)

Parish Activity – Where are You watching from?

As Fr. Karl mentioned after Mass today, we’d like to know where you’re watching from.  Joliet? Plainfield? Toledo? Nebraska? Let us know!

Your input will be accepted until Thursday night, 5/28.

Let Us Know


Lectio Divina

See this week’s Lectio Divina and Children’s Liturgy of the Word here





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