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Welcome to the Churches of St. Patrick's, St. Anne's & the Mission of Sacred Heart!!!



Sign Up for Your Lifeline Screening Exam for the Sake of Your Health! To be Held at St. Patrick's Church in Momence on August 26th. To Sign Up, CLICK HERE!!!


Join us for a Two Minute Video Tour of both St. Patrick's Church and the Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto at St. Patrick's as part of the "Heritage Days" online Tour of the City.



Liturgy for the 20th Sunday

in Ordinary Time - August 16, 2020


Celebrated at the National Shrine of St. Anne - St. Anne, IL


Fr. Pete Jankowski has been celebrating all Masses on behalf of the parishioners of St. Patrick's Church (Momence), St. Anne's Church (St. Anne) and Sacred Heart Mission (Hopkins Park) who are not able to church. We now are honored to celebrate OUTDOOR services at our parishes (weather permitting) at the regular weekend Mass times, INDOOR otherwise. Feel free to invite others to join our Masses if they are not able to join their own parish communities – we will never get large enough to worry about too many people that come and join us (and what a wonderful dilemma it would be if they did!). All we ask you to do is bring your own chairs to the Masses, bring your own masks and observe social distancing. For Social Distancing Guidelines, Please CLICK HERE (English Instructions) or CLICK HERE (Spanish Instructions).


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


To support the mission of St. Patrick's Church, please contact us at (815) 472-2864 or write us at 119 North Market Street - Momence, IL 60954.


To support the mission of St. Anne's Church, please contact us at (815) 427-8265 or write us at PO Box 470 - St. Anne, IL 60964.


To support Sacred Heart Mission, please go to and click on the "Online Giving" link, following the directions on your computer screen.


Previous Online Masses, Blessings and Services...


August 16, 2020 (The 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time)


July 26, 2020 (The 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time)

August 2, 2020 (The 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time)

August 9, 2020 (The 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time)

July 5, 2020 (The 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time)

July 12, 2020 (The 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time)

July 19, 2020 (The 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time)

June 14, 2020 (Corpus Christi)

Corpus Christi in Spanish

June 21, 2020 (The 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time) June 28, 2020 (The 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time)

May 24, 2020 (Ascension)

Celebrated at St. Partrick's Church 

Ascension Mass in Spanish

Memorial Day Service

May 31, 2020 (Pentecost)

Celebrated at St. Anne's Church

Pentecost Mass in Spanish   

June 7, 2020 (Trinity Sunday)

Celebrated at Sacred Heart Mission, Hopkins Park

Trinity Sunday in Spanish

May 3, 2020 (4 Easter)

Celebrated at Sacred Heart Mission, Hopkins Park

4 Easter Mass in Spanish

May 10, 2020 (5 Easter)

Celebrated at St. Patrick' Church

5 Easter Mass in Spanish

May 17, 2020 (6 Easter)

Celebrated at St. Anne's Church

6 Easter Mass in Spanish

May Crowning Service

April 26, 2020 (3 Easter)

3 Easter Mass in Spanish

April 19, 2020 (2 Easter)

2 Easter Mass in Spanish

April 12, 2020 (Easter Sunday)

Easter Mass in Spanish

Blessing of Easter Baskets

April 11, 2020 (Good Friday)

Gospel of John Chant

Online Stations of the Cross

April 10, 2020 (Holy Thursday)

Holy Thursday Mass in Spanish

April 5, 2020 (Palm Sunday)

Palm Sunday Mass in Spanish Gospel of Matthew Chant

March 29, 2020 (5 Lent)

March 22, 2020 (4 Lent)

March 15, 2020 (3 Lent)


JOLIET, IL-- Pope Francis announced on July 17, 2020 that he has named Bishop Ronald A. Hicks, Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Chicago, as the sixth Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Joliet, IL. Pope Francis had previously accepted the resignation of Bishop Emeritus R. Daniel Conlon and had named Bishop Richard E. Pates as Apostolic Administrator of the diocese until a new bishop could be appointed.

Bishop Hicks, 52, will be installed at the Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus in Joliet, Ill. on September 29, 2020.

"The Diocese of Joliet is most grateful to Pope Francis for the appointment of Bishop Ronald Hicks as its sixth bishop,” said Bishop Pates. “The bishop owns a reputation for pastoral leadership and is totally committed to the ongoing renewal of the Catholic Church. He is a worthy successor to Bishop Conlon and his predecessors."


St. Patrick's Church


St. Anne's Catholic Church


Sacred Heart Mission


At the "Our Lady of Lourdes" Grotto at St. Patrick's Church in Momence, a family of First Communion children gather to celebrate this sacrament OUTDOORS on June 21, 2020. Much thanks to DRE John Rehmer and the First Communion Catechists for helping our students receive this most sacred gift!



CLICK HERE to Read the March 2020 Edition of the St. Patrick's Alumni Newsletter!


On February 29, over FORTY students and their chaperones travelled to Sacred Heart Mission to visit the residents of the township, clean up and refurbish their Food Pantry and empty/paint the convent house! Fr. Ray Lescher and Sr. Marybeth Clements were on hand to talk about the need in providing the folks at Hopkins a sense of HOPE, which these students did on their part!!! Lots of good work and ministry were offered by the faithful confirmation students in Joliet, as well as their DRE, Julie Dillenburg.


Much thanks to an anonymous donor who, in part, chose to donate their "Trump Money" to help purchase the 70" Divine Mercy image that now adorns the St. Patrick's sanctuary.


Another group of donors wishes to help Sacred Heart Church wil their "Trump Money" in serving the poor through special projects on the property. We are most grateful for the charitable spirit of our parishioners and benefactors. Please continue to help support our local parishes - with your help... and your PRAYERS... we will be able to get through our struggles together!


Say Hello to our Upgraded St. Patrick's Statue

Thanks to artist Marlo Steinle coming out of "retirement" to help our cause, Marlo took a paint-soaked statue of St. Patrick's (donated by Bishop McNamara School), stripped the paint, fixed it and repainted it for our outdoor grotto!


Over at St. Patrick's Rectory, the house has been cleaned, pergo floors have been laid, the house has now been painted and beautified for parishioner use!


We are a welcoming Catholic community called by God to live out the message of Christ in love and service to all people. These parishes east of Kankakee, IL served as "border town" churches in the mid-1800s, welcoming immigrants from throughlout the world. Our missions today is to do the same. St. Patrick's Church (the old border town from 1834) serves the Spanish and English-speaking communities of an old Dutch town. St. Anne's Church is the home of the National Shrine of St. Anne, brought to the states from France to Canada and then the US in the 1850s. Sacred Heart Church just celebrated its 80th anniversary; it is the poorest Church in the Joliet Diocese, the poorest city in Illinois and is the diocesan mission in great need of your help.


Watch Fr. Pete's Video on the plight of the Sacred Heart Community in the Pembroke township and how you can help!


The Chicago Tribune published an article on December 18th about the need for Hopkins Park to access simple things like gas lines. CLICK HERE to read the article...

CLICK HERE to read the Joliet Diocese article about Hopkins Park in the 2019 December issue of "Christ our Hope Magazine."


Help support our parishes buy purchasing copies of Fr. Pete's Homiletic Books! You can purchase them at the parishes or online at!

Cycle A Homilies

Cycle B Homilies

Cycle C Homilies


CLICK HERE to watch Fr. Pete's Videos that Walk Through the Liturgy, produced for the University of Dayton


CLICK HERE to watch Fr. Pete's Twelve Part Series "Stories on the Journey," Broadcast on Shalom World TV!


Other Resources for Your Consideration...


Augustine Institute:Free subscriptions of FORMED for 40 days

Bayard: Living with Christ

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd(for parents)

Catholic Faith Network

Dominican Friars on Sunday Readings

Liturgical Press: Give Us This Day

Loyola Press

Faith Formation and Grammar and Writing Games



Oregon Catholic Press

Resources for Parishes

Resources for Home


Eucharistic Adoration with the Daughters of St Paul

Mary Walks Beside You: Strength for Living in Fragile Times

The Word Among Us


Pope Francis’ Prayer with Mary for COVID-19

Archbishop Gomez Prayer for COVID-19

Spiritual Communion. . .

COVID-19: A Prayer of Solidarity

Light a Candle Online (from the National Shrine of St. John Neumann). . .

Pauline Media Eucharistic Adoration . . .

Mary Walks Beside You: Strength for Living in Fragile Times. . . from Pauline Media



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Weather Permitting, We Will Celebrate ALL Masses at St. Patrick's and St. Anne's, Outdoors (otherwise, Masses take place indoors). 

Please bring Your Own Chairs to the Mass and Observe Social Distancing. For Social Distancing Guidelines, Please CLICK HERE (English) and CLICK HERE (Spanish)


CLICK HERE to View Pics from Past and Present St. Anne Day Novena Mass Celebrations!



An Online Memorial Day Service at St. Patrick's Cemetery in Momence



Join our Kankakee Border Town Parishes in an Online May Crowning Service!



A Video Announcement for Kankakee Bordertown Parishes - April 19, 2020


WE DON'T DENY THE SACRAMENTS! A Video Message from Fr. Pete Jankowski 



Either Fr. Pete's dog Gabby is preparing to be baptized at the Easter Vigil on April 12th (which not only isn't going to happen anymore but wasn't going to happen to a dog anyway) or Fr. Pete does a lousy job giving his dog a bath! Poor Gabby...



St. Patrick's Church 

119 N. Market St.

Momence, IL  60954

(815) 472-2864


Daily Mass: Mon - Fri 9:15 a.m.

Adoration Th 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Sat Confessions at 5:00 p.m.

Saturday Mass: 5:30 p.m.
Sun Masses: 7:30 & 10:30 a.m.
Sun Mass in Spanish: 12:00 p.m.


Fridays in English at 4:00 p.m.

Fridays in Spanish at 6:00 p.m.


Office Hours: Mon, Wed & Thu

8:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Email Rectory

Support St. Patrick's Church by Giving Online!!!


Greetings from Our St. Patrick's Staff to our Parishioners...


St. Anne's Church 

230 N. 6th Ave, PO Box 470

St. Anne, IL  60964

(815) 427-8265


Daily Mass: Tue - Th 8:00 a.m.

First Friday 8:00 a.m.

Sat Confessions at 3:15 p.m.

Saturday Mass: 4:00 p.m.
Sunday Mass: 9:00 a.m.


Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.


Office Hours: Mon-Thu

8:00 - 12:00 p.m.

Email Rectory

Support St. Anne's Church by Giving Online!!!


Greetings from Our St. Anne's Staff to our Parishioners...


Sacred Heart Mission

43765 S. Walnut St.

Pembroke Township, IL 60958

(815) 370-9791


Daily Mass: Mon - Th 8:30 a.m.
Sunday Mass: 12:00 p.m.


Office Hours: By Appointment

Email Rectory


Support Sacred Heart Mission by Giving Online!!!


Greetings from Our Hopkins Park Mission Staff to Our Parishioners


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