Welcome

Welcome, and thank you for visiting St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church online. We hope that our Web site highlights the wide variety of worship, fellowship and service opportunities available. Please feel free to read more about our parish on this site, or come in for a visit. We would love to greet you and share with you our love for Jesus Christ.
 

Schedule of Services

MASS TIMES

Saturday (Vigil Mass)

5:00 pm

Sunday

8:30 am | 11:00 am

Weekdays

8:00 am M-F and First Saturday
 

CONFESSIONS

Saturdays | 4:15 - 4:45 pm

Wednesdays | 8:30 am
(following 8am Mass)

By appointment

ADORATION

Temporarily canceled until further notice.

 

TRAVELING?

Visit catholicmasstime.org
for the location and schedule of
Masses throughout the U.S.

Parish Center Hours
Monday  Thursday

8:30 am to 2:00pm

Friday-Sunday
CLOSED (or by appointment)

Emergency Number

630-773-1272 (ext. 1)

Mass Sign-up and Guidelines for Mass Attendance

Moving forward in our return to worshiping in our physical space, a few modifications are being implemented to the current Mass attendance process. Based on direction from Bishop Pates and diocesan guidelines, advance sign-up for mass attendance will begin with this weekend.

 

Advance registration offers benefits such as assuring that the mass you choose to attend is not over capacity, as well as providing easier check-in and accurate record-keeping (registration lists are destroyed after 14 days).

 

Those with internet access are asked to sign up by clicking on the link below. Please sign up for an available mass time and indicate the number of family members in your group. With our current capacity of 150 attendees, the online sign-up will provide 130 slots, allowing 20 slots for those who are unable to sign-up online.

Anyone unable to register on-line is asked to call the Parish Center at 630-773-1272 (x200) to make a request. If you are unable to register online, or the sign-up closes before you have a chance to register, please know that you are still welcome to come to church for any of the mass times and sign in at the door. Staff and volunteers are doing their best to accommodate everyone and do not intend to turn away anyone as long as there is ample space

 

Sign-up will be open Sunday through Saturday for the upcoming week/weekend, and you are able to sign up for the entire week at one time. Walk-ins are welcome if you are unable to register online (please arrive at least 20-minutes early to allow ample time to sign in and be seated).

 

Please note:

  • Weekend sign-up will close at noon on Saturday

  • Daily mass sign-up will close at 8:00 pm the night before the respective mass

Please do not hesitate to call the Parish Center at 630-773-1272 (ext. 200) if you need any assistance.

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Knights of Columbus Council 10884 - Itasca
Knights of Columbus Council 10884 - Itasca

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Council 10884 - Itasca

 

PARISH UPDATES / ALERTS

During these unprecedented and ever-changing times, this section of the website will continue to provide updates to reflect changes to St. Peter the Apostle Parish activities and events, including weekend and weekday Mass schedules. Blast emails are also being sent out weekly to keep parishioners informed. Links to copies of the emails are included below.

If you are not currently registered to receive emails, you may sign up by clicking HERE.

NOTE: The Parish Center is now open for limited hours during the week. Staff continues to check phone messages and emails during most non-business hours; however, please anticipate potential delays in receiving responses.

Fr. Noesen continues to monitor the situation and will take guidance and direction from the Diocese of Joliet and will follow any protocol that may be deemed necessary by Bishop Richard Pates, Apostolic Administrator, for the Diocese of Joliet.

Everyone is urged to use personal judgment and be prudent in making decisions related to any activities for themselves and their families. For more information and recommendations,
please visit the website for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/index.html

 

   

Need Help?

 If you find yourself in need of assistance, please click on the arrow below to submit a request. Many able and willing fellow parishioners are looking and wanting to help where they can.

Volunteer to Help

During this time of restricted activity, many elderly/high-risk individuals may be in need of assistance. If you are willing, able and considered low-risk, please give thought to volunteering.

current & upcoming events...

 

 

12-hour Eucharistic Adoration

Day of Prayer for Our Nation

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Church

Eucharistic Adoration will take place at St. Peter’s Church for twelve hours on Tuesday, October 27. Devotion will begin following 8:00 am Mass and will conclude with Benediction and Rosary at 7:15 pm.

Let us gather to pray for all who will be chosen for public office.

 

To ensure that at least two people are present at all times, anyone wanting and able to commit to a one-hour time slot is asked to sign up in advance.

Weekly Rosary Ministry

Tuesdays | 7:15 pm
(Church) 

This new parish Rosary prayer service runs throughout the year, weekly on Tuesday evenings beginning at 7:15pm.


Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend. Bring your Rosary, your personal intentions, and your voice. Attendees will be invited to lead one of the decades if they feel comfortable and called to do so.
 

Invite your friends and be a part of this beautiful and powerful gift of prayer with which our Catholic faith has been blessed.

Pilgrim Virgin of Fatima - October

As October is a month dedicated to our Blessed Mother, the Pilgrim Virgin of Fatima statue will be at St. Peter the Apostle throughout the month.
 

Everyone is encouraged to embrace this opportunity to respond to Our Lady’s call and spend time in prayer, in particular, to pray the Rosary.

Crochet for a Cause - canceled

Canceled on October  20

MATS FOR THE HOMELESS - Do you know how to crochet? Would you like to learn or help in other ways? Then feel free to come by and join the efforts of this new group motivated to  \help the homeless. The group will crochet plastic sleeping mats for the homeless using grocery store type plastic bags. The mats help insulate from the cold and damp, but also making laying on cement a bit more comfortable. If you are an experienced crochet hobbyist, bring a P or Q hook, and bags will be provided. If crocheting isn’t your thing, but would like to help, then come with a pair of sharp scissors to cut plastic bags and roll into balls.

All Soul's Day Mass + Luminaria 2020

Monday, November 2 | 6:30 pm

All are invited to attend the Mass of Remembrance (The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed)
on Monday, November 2, at the 6:30 pm Mass.

The annual Luminaria Ceremony will follow immediately after Mass.

St. Vincent de Paul Collection Drive

Saturday, November 14 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Sunday, November 15 
| 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Parking Lot

The SVD truck will be in the parish parking lot the weekend of November 9-10. Someone will be available to help take donations and to distribute receipts. The Society is in need of clothing for all ages, as well as small household items, such as dishes, cookware, lamps, linens, toys, books, etc.

 

Bring your items, SECURELY PACKED in heavy-duty bags and/or boxes. Donation bags are available at the parish office that can be used to collect your items to be donated. Furniture and other large items will not be accepted at the clothing drive. To donate these larger items please call 630-231-4658 or email saintvincentdonate@gmail.com to arrange for a truck will come to your home.


Receipts are always gladly provided!

Parish Calendar - Fall 2020

Please note that only limited parish activities have resumed – events shown on the parish calendar may not reflect current information.

 

For questions concerning any specific events, please email bulletin@stpeteritasca.com.

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