About


St. Joseph Catholic Church, located in Pekin, IL, is a vibrant faith community of 1,500 families that strives to live the Catholic Faith in the heart of central Illinois.  Part of the Catholic Diocese of Peoria, St. Joseph Parish offers parishioners various ways to grow in their commitment to, and understanding of, their faith.  Through Liturgical celebrations (e.g., Mass, Reconciliation, Eucharistic Adoration, etc.), Religious Education programs (e.g., Elementary School, CCD, Adult Bible studies, etc.) and other opportunities, St. Joseph Parish follows the call of Jesus, “to make disciples” of all peoples.

If you are interested in learning more about St. Joseph Parish, and/or in becoming Catholic, please call the Parish Center (347-6108) or read more about the process by clicking on the “RCIA” tab under the “Ministries” heading.

Clergy & Parish Staff

Pastor:  Fr. Michael Andrejek

Deacons: Rev. Mr. Timothy Blanchard; Rev. Mr. Charles Murray; Rev. Mr. Martin Pogioli; Rev. Mr. Mark Scamp; Rev. Mr. Ernie Whited; Rev. Mr. Mark Wilder

Business Manager:  Ann Hart

Secretary:  Tina Sondag

Director of Religious Education (DRE):  Anna McMahan

School Principal:  Shannon Rogers