St. John Paul II Parish is part of the Diocese of Joliet. It was founded in 1948, to serve seven counties in Illinois, including Kankakee County. This website contains many pertinent information on how the diocese operates today.
Bishop McNamara catholic School is the regional Catholic School in the Kankakee Deanery. Provides information about its campuses and everything about the student life, administration and mission of the school.
An excellent online resource of teachings, Biblical links, liturgical calendar and aids, and updates on the life of the Church in the United States of America.
This website of the Holy See in the Vatican features teachings of the Holy Father, the text of his message to the Wednesday Audience of St. Peter's Square, the encyclicals of the popes, and many other excellent resources about the Roman and Eastern Catholic Church.
Bishop Robert Barron of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, CA was a Chicago priest and former faculty and rector of Mundelein Seminary. His Word on Fire Ministry started has become a global resource for Catholic evangelization in our time.
We are excited to announce we are a Faith in Place COVID-19 Food Crisis Relief Fund Grantee! Faith in Place is supporting us to continue our work at the Kankakee Catholic Food Pantry! We look forward to continuing to ensure everyone in our community has access to food as we build a healthier future together. We are blessed by their generous donation of $700.00!!! THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH!!! Please check them out at www.faithinplace.org
The Catholic Education Foundation (CEF) has awarded a grant in the amount of $3,000 for the Jesus! Alive in our World of Technology program here at St. John Paul II Catholic Parish. We are grateful to the many donors who support the CEF and who have made this grant possible through their restricted gifts. For more information about student scholarships, the education programs funded by the CEF, or gift vehicles that may help you in your estate planning, please contact Jennifer Georgis, 815-221-6131 or visit us on the web CEFJoliet.org.
This grant will be used to create more Catholic content that we have been posting on our social media pages! Thanks to the Catholic Education Foundation Diocese of Joliet for helping us GROW!!!!