Senior Companions Volunteers Needed!

Catholic Charities’ Senior Companion Program (SCP) is looking for people 55 years and older who are interested in visiting with another senior who is homebound and living in Will County. The possibilities are endless: have a cup of coffee, take a walk in the yard, go out to lunch, shop, or transport to an appointment….


Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults

RCIA is a spiritual journey into the Catholic faith. It is an exploration of Catholic teachings, traditions, and practices. Participants attend weekly sessions which begin in the fall each year. It is a process whereby adults become fully participating members of the church through a series of rites, which conclude at the Easter Vigil service…


Calling all Gardening Angels!

We need help watering the flowers in the pots outside. If you could volunteer even one day a week please contact Lynn at 815-671-1001, thanks!  


Thank you

Thank you to everyone involved in making the St. Francis Xavier Choir Concert a success. The Concert raised $800.00 for the Rectory Fund.


Elizabeth Ministry

On Mother’s Day Weekend, the Elizabeth Ministry will present information at all the masses about this exciting new ministry at St. Francis Xavier Church. Our mission is to serve as an outreach ministry to support women during the childbearing years from conception thru pregnancy, to birth and beyond, and thru all the joys and sorrows…


Baby Shower

Knights of Columbus are hosting their annual Baby Shower during the month of May. A playpen will be set up in the Narthex by the Knights’ table. We are collecting diapers, formula, baby food, clothes, toys and monetary donations. Car seats, high chairs and strollers can not be accepted. All that is collected will again…


TOTUS TUUS Summer Program

TOTUS TUUS Summer Program SAVE THE DATE! June 18-23, 2017 Totus Tuus is a fun and energetic Catholic youth program taught by seminarians and college students throughout the Diocese of Joliet. From catechetical sessions, Sacraments, and Mass to songs, games and skits – your child is sure to have fun while learning more about their…


Catholic Sports Camps

We are sponsoring 3 authentically Catholic Sports Camps/Retreats where kids will see their skills improve and their faith come alive! Each day includes Mass, confessions, rosary and professional instruction. Soccer Camp – Registration Opens Soon June 12-14 / June 11 Family Night Immaculate Conception High School’s Plunkett Athletic Complex, Elmhurst Kids Grades 6-12 Former Professional…


Last Call

100th Anninverary Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima 10 day Pilgrimage to Portugal offered over three dates in October 2017.We can be departing you airport and at the all land inclusive cost of $2149.00 in twin accommodations with single accommodations also available. Call for the special air price from your city ….


UNBOUND – Thank you

Dear Fr. Karl, I want to thank you for inviting UNBOUND to your Parish, particularly in arranging the date for the visit to be when there would be a concentration of families in attendance. I wish to express my gratitude to your Parishioners for their great generosity in responding to my presentation of the sponsorship…