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Welcome to St. Patrick's Catholic Church

The First Parish of the Joliet Diocese (Established 1838)

 

Daily Mass Has Resumed.

No Reservations Needed.

Mass Times:

Daily Mass: Tuesday Thru Friday at 7:30a.m. in Church

 

Wednesday Spanish Mass: 7:00p.m. in Church.

 

Saturday Mass Time Has Now Moved To 4:30p.m. (English)

Sunday Mass Times 9:00a.m. (English) 11:00a.m.(Spanish) and 1:00p.m. (Spanish)

 

Sign Up Below To Attend Weekend Masses. Thank You and God Bless You.

 

 

New Mass Sign Up For This Weekend October 31st and November 1st Below.
 
Click on the buttons below to make your reservation
 
Please be sure to indicate the number in your party by using the drop down box under "QUANTITY"
Thank you!
 
 
 
 

 

If you are a trained lector, please sign up using the button below for Masses on the weekend of October 31st & November 1st.

 Thank you for your patience as we work out all the details of reopening our church. We are glad that we will soon be back together, however we are being cautious for your protection. We realize that you may be frustrated with the guidelines for attending Mass listed below, but we are closely following the guidelines from the Illinois Health Department. We are doing our best to accommodate our parishioners. In the meantime, maintain hope in the person of Christ Jesus, the true reason for our community.

 

We ask that parishioners sign up for the above listed Masses. Sign-ups are on a first come, first serve basis. This Mass schedule along with the amount of people allowed at each Mass will be reassessed and any changes will be communicated to the parish community. 

 

Please note that while our parish is implementing safety protocols for returning to Mass, there is still an increased risk of contracting the Coronavirus. For the elderly and those with underlying medical conditions, we encourage you to continue to join us online. We are currently pursuing the option to livestream Mass and provide a weekly recording on our website.     

Make a reservation for you and your family at our website or our “News and Notes”.  If you do not have email or access to the internet, please call the Parish Office at 815-727-4746. The office is available to take reservations Monday - Thursday from 10:00 am - 2:30 pm Friday from 9:30 am to noon. Only those with a confirmed reservation will be allowed to enter the churches at this time. Reservations are on a first come, first serve basis. The parish will determine how many seats are available based on the current state guidelines and the appropriate amount of spacing in the church. Once seats are filled, there will be no wait-list offered at this time. Reservations will be offered weekly for the following Sunday Masses. We will not make reservations for future Masses in advance.

When making a reservation via the internet you will only be asked for your first and last name and your email address.  When making a reservation by phone, please give your first and last name, your phone number and which Mass you would like to attend.

 

You will receive a confirmation email/phone call that your reservation has been made. If you do not receive this confirmation, your reservation has not been accepted. Leaving a voicemail message or sending an email does not confirm your reservation.


We need your help: We need volunteers at each Mass to assist with the check in process, seat attendees, direct parishioners in the communion line and at dismissal. We need volunteers at least 18 years old and in good health. No previous experience necessary. Training will be provided. For further details, contact Deacon Mike at dmikedoyle@gmail.com or

(779) 234-6565

Let us thank God for his loving protection as we are opening up parish church for public Masses! Thank you for your patience with us as we navigate through this unprecedented time. Please know of our prayer for you and your loved ones. 

Sincerely,

Father J. Rodolphe Arty, CSC Pastor

 
 
Please click here for a list of

Volunteer Positions Needed and description

 

Parish Calendar

view full calendar

 

 

Our Weekly Bulletin

Bulletin for October 24-25, 2020 Click Here

 

All Soul's Day Memorial Mass

November 2nd at 7:00 p.m.,St. Patrick's Church

In honor of those who have died this past year.  Please feel free to submit the names of your beloved deceased via e mail stpatrectory0710@sbcglobal.net You are most welcome to join us at this Mass in honor of your departed loved one.  Please contact our office at 825-727-4746 to RSVP.

 

St. Patrick’s Food Pantry Needs Your Help

When COVID hit, many of our volunteers who were running our food pantry needed to stop because they were in the high-risk category for contracting the virus.  As a result, it left our food pantry unmanned.  Thanks to Deacon Darrell, Jim Smith, and a handful of other volunteers, we were thankfully able to keep the food pantry open to help people in need.  We are currently serving about 35 families in the area, but now we are facing two problems.  One is that we are getting short on non-perishable items such pasta, rice, canned goods, peanut butter, etc.  We know that times are difficult, but if you could please consider making a food donation anything would be grreatly appreciated.  Monetary donations are always accepted and appreciated as well.  Please make sure that your check/donation says that it is specifically meant for the food pantry.   We are also partnered with the Illinois Food Bank and any monetary donations go quite a long way when we have to purchase food from them.  Our other problem is that we still need more volunteers to help distribute food.  Deacon Darrell is going to take an extended leave from helping at the food pantry and will not be able to be there for some time.  This will leave us with only three (3) volunteers.  If you wish to donate some of your time and volunteer at the food pantry, you can contact Jim Smith (entangled19@sbcglobal.net) or Deacon Darrell (deacondarrell2011@gmail.com).  and we can fill you in on the details on either monetary donations or food items.  We need packers, sorters and distributors. The food pantry is open from 9:30-11:30am on Mondays with the exception of holidays.  Volunteers can work some or all of the hours.  Typically, volunteers start to arrive around 8 a.m. to help with set up.  We are following CDC guidelines regarding COVID prevention.  Masks and gloves are required and can be provided.  If you’d still like to volunteer, but in a limited capacity there is stocking, checking expiration dates, etc.,.  This can help limit people contact if you’re concerned with that aspect. Thank You and God Bless You!

Confessions Have Resumed in the Chapel:

Wednesday 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Saturday 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Diagram showing entrance for Confessions:

St. Patrick's Pet Blessings 2020

Click Here for Pictures


SCAM ALERT!!!

Cyber crime is hitting St. Patrick and is hitting the dioceses nationwide. If/when you receive an email from Fr. Arty requesting you to purchase a gift card,  please delete it! It is a scam! This email comes from "Rev. Joseph R. Arty". Please know that you will never receive an email from Father Arty requesting gifts from you. The questionable email address is listed as revjosephstpats@gmail.com. This is not Father's email address. This email scam is also using other priests’ names in the diocese asking for money or gift cards.  Parishioners should contact the parish office to verify the legitimacy of any suspicious request they may receive.

Thank you, and God Bless.

 

St. Patrick's Masses

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time 9am Mass English 10/25/20

 

English

Spanish

Iglesia de San Patricio  XXX Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario 1pm Misa 10/25/20

Click and subscribe to our Facebook channel to watch our Masses LIVE or Click and subscribe to St. Patrick’s YouTube channel to connect and watch our Masses and other content we are providing.

 

Please continue to support our parish – we need your support to continue spreading God’s mercy during these difficult times.

To support St. Patrick’s Church please click the online giving link or call the parish office at (815) 727-4746.

My God Bless and Protect You All!

 

Saints to Call On in a Pandemic.

 

 

 
Pray the holy rosary with us

Reza con nosotros el santo rosario Desde la Iglesia 10/21/20

 

 

Click Here for Prayer to Our Lady of Guadalupe During COVID-19 Pandemic by Archbishop José Gomez

 

 

The Patron Saints of Ireland:

St. Columba of Iona

(Feast - June 9th)

St. Brigid of Kildare

(Feast - February 1st)

St. Patrick of Ireland

(Feast - March 17th)

 

 

 

Schedule of Masses

Daily Mass: Tuesday Thru Friday at 7:30a.m. in Church

Monday Spanish Mass: Canceled Until Further Notice

Wednesday Spanish Mass: 7:00p.m. in Church

Saturday Mass: 4:30 p.m. (English)
Sunday Masses: 9:00 a.m. (English), 11:00 a.m. (Spanish) &
 1:00 p.m. (Spanish)

 

St. Brigid Daily Mass

& Adoration Chapel

Closed Until Further Notice

 

Confession Schedule

Wednesday 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Saturday 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

or by appointment

 

Parish Address

710 West Marion Street

Joliet, IL 60436-1556
(815) 727-4746

fax (815) 727-4798

 

Office Hours

Mon-Th 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Friday 9:30 am - Noon

 Email Rectory

 

Parish Calendar

 

 

For more information about the Pantry, please call (815) 727-4746. Those in need of food must live in the 60436 Zip Code


Please call this number for assistance; someone will return the call within 24 hours. All calls and visits are considered confidential.

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