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. Mark Scamp; Rev. Mr. Ernie Whited; Rev. Mr. Mark Wilder
Business Manager: Ann Hart
Secretary: Tina Sondag
Director of Religious Education (DRE): Debbie Smith
School Principal: Mary Jo Sarff