Regarding Parish activities

In light of the many concerns and cancellations stemming from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, this section of the parish website will be continuously updated to reflect any changes to St. Peter the Apostle Parish activities and events, including weekend and weekday Mass schedules. Blast emails will also be sent out as needed to keep parishioners informed.

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

NOTE: As the Parish Center will now be closed (see below), staff will be monitoring phone messages and emails; however, please anticipate potential delays in receiving responses.

Fr. Slawek is monitoring 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.

A copy of Bishop Pates‘ March 13, 2020 statement can be found here.

Of course, 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:


As of Thursday, April 9, 2020:

>> UPDATE: Decree from Bishop Pates‘ Decree regarding the obligation to receive Holy Communion at Easter dated April 6, 2020, can be viewed HERE.

>>  A Palm Sunday message from Fr. Slawek dated April 5, 2020, can be viewed HERE.

>> Bishop Pates‘ Statement dated March 21, 2020, can be viewed HERE.

>>  A message from Fr. Slawek dated March 20, 2020, can be viewed HERE.

>> Per Bishop Pates‘ Statement dated March 19, 2020, all Holy Week Services, beginning with Palm Sunday through Easter Sunday, April 12, have been CANCELED.

>> UPDATE: The Church and parish facilities will remain closed until further notice.

>> UPDATE: The Parish Center is now CLOSED until further notice. Should you need  assistance, please call or send an email to share your needs.

>> A copy of Bishop Pates March 19, 2020 statement can be viewed HERE.

>> All WEEKEND and WEEKDAY Masses have been suspended until further notice.

>> UPDATE: Regularly-scheduled Confessions are CANCELED until further notice.

>> Religious Education classes - CANCELED until further notice

>> Confirmation (scheduled for March 28) - Postponed until further notice

>> Parish Mission (scheduled for March 15-17) - CANCELED

>> Tuesday morning Crochet Group - CANCELED until further notice

>> Deacon Bob's Tuesday Bible Study - CANCELED until further notice

>> Tuesday evening Rosary Service - CANCELED until further notice

>> Thursday morning Bible Study - CANCELED until further notice

>> Friday afternoon and evening Stations of the Cross - CANCELED

>> Knights of Columbus Fish Fry (scheduled for March 27) - CANCELED

    NEED HELP???

During this time of limited/restricted activity, it is a reality that many elderly/high-risk individuals, as well as families struggling with children home from school, may be in need of assistance in various ways. If you find yourself in need of assistance, please click on the link below to submit a request for assistance. Many able and willing fellow parishioners are looking and wanting to help where they can.



During this time of limited/restricted activity, many elderly/high-risk individuals may be in need of assistance in various ways. If you are willing, able and considered low-risk, please give thought to offering a hand to make a difference during this volatile time. You may sign up clicking on the button below.

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