Announcements

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Coordinator of Young Adult Ministry

The Diocese of Joliet is seeking to hire a Coordinator of Young Adult Ministry. The Coordinator of Young Adult Ministry participates in the implementation of diocesan programs and other forms of outreach to college students and young adults. A minimum of two years of young adult or campus ministry experience required. Master’s degree in Theology,…

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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!

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Parenting Young Children

The “Stress” group is changing to “Parenting Young Children”. The group will meet on the first Monday of the month at St. Francis Xavier Church from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm. The group is open to mothers and /or fathers of young children- 8th grade. This is a free support group to help parents with…

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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….

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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…

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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!  

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…