St. Joseph Catholic Church
121 E. Maple Ave.
Libertyville, IL 60048
Phone: 847-362-2073

"Remain in me, as I remain in you.
Just as a branch cannot bear fruit on its own unless it remains on the vine,
so neither can you unless you remain in me."

John 15:1-8

A Letter From
Fr. Robinson

Read Fr. Robinson's thank you to all those who have contributed to our Media Ministry at St. Joe's. Read More Here
St. Joseph The Worker Mass | May 1
Join us at 8:30 a.m. Mass or via livestream
to celebrate our patron saint

Novena to St. Joseph the Worker

Pope Francis has proclaimed a special Year of St. Joseph to celebrate  the 150th anniversary  of Blessed Pope Pius IX’s declaration of St. Joseph as Patron of the Universal Church. Today is the last day of the Novena to St. Joseph the Worker, for the employed, underemployed, and unemployed.

First Eucharist Mass
May 1 | May 8

As May begins, St. Joseph Catholic Church will be holding First Eucharist Masses for St. Joseph Catholic School (May 1) and Children's Faith Formation (May 8). We invite you to join us online at the links below.

Register for Totus Tuus

Registration for Totus Tuus for middle and high school students is underway! Visit:
Dcn Falasiko Matovu will be
Ordained May 1

Please send prayers for Deacon Falasiko Matovu as he is ordained to the priesthood in Uganda on May 1. If you're looking for a special way to celebrate this event, have some Pumpkin Bread, which is his favorite.
Fifth Sunday of Easter
Mass Registration
Weekday Mass: 6:30 - 8:30

Phone Option: If you are unable to register online, you can register by phone.

Call 847-362-2073 
(Wed - Fri. | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Please, cancel your registration if you cannot attend.

Confessions: Saturday 11 a.m.
Upcoming Events
May 1 | Prayer & Worship Commission
Feast of St. Joseph the Worker

Join us to celebrate our patron St. Joseph at 8:30 am Mass. You can find the livestream link to this Mass here. There is more information about the Year of St. Joseph at this link.

May 1 | Youth Commission

Beach Park Home Repair

All skill levels are welcome! Teens will need to provide their own work gloves, safety glasses, and hammer. A tool belt or nail apron would also be helpful! More info here.
May 1 | St. Joseph Catholic School

First Eucharist Mass | SJCS

Join Us for the First Eucharist Mass. A full list of those receiving communion can be found by clicking this link. You can also view this Mass on livestream at this link here.
May 9 | Social Justice Commission

St. Joseph Food
Pantry Gardens

St. Joseph’s Food Pantry Gardens is asking local gardeners to commit a portion of this season’s vegetable harvest to the St. Joseph Food Pantry. The need is great as the Food Pantry has over 1,000 families registered and is open for 6 days a week. More Info Here
Parish News
St. Joseph Catholic Church

Update from Fr. Hennessey

Fr. Hennessey wrote us all recently, and you can find his full update at this link. Read More Here.
Faith Formation Commission

Men's Summer Retreat
Plans Underway

Plans are coming together for the next summer retreat on September 18. Things continue to develop, so click here to be informed of updates and schedules.

Faith Formation Commission

Breaking Open the Word:
Fifth Sunday of Easter

During the Easter season, the Scriptures remind us of all that God has in store for those who have been redeemed through Christ’s sacrifice on the cross, especially that Jesus’ Resurrection holds the promise of eternal life for those who believe in Christ. Read More Here
Faith Formation Commission

First Communion Season Begins: See Our Full List Here

Children's Faith Formation will be holding their First Communion Mass on May 8. For a full list of recipients click here.

St. Joseph Catholic Church

Happy 94th birthday Jack Brennan

We celebrated Jack Brennan's 94th birthday at the 7:15am Drive In Mass April 25 . After parking in his favorite spot, he had balloons and a Happy Birthday sign to join him. Click here to see more photos and wish him a Happy Birthday. 
Volunteer Opportunities
Community for the Kingdom
Responding to Cardinal Cupich’s Renew My Church initiative to make our parishes vibrant and sustainable communities for our people today and for generations to come, St. Joseph is reimagining itself as a community of communities by instituting a new dimension of church, Community for the Kingdom.
Born To Eternal Life
Donald W. Turner, D.D.S., Captain, U.S. Navy (ret), PhD, passed away on April 23, 2021. To learn more about Donald, his life and his funeral services, please refer to his obituary

May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed rest in peace.
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