Words about our New Pastor's Life Journey

Welcome, Father John Hornicak.

“I was born and raised in Joliet, Illinois. I went to Catholic grade school and high school. I received my law degree from the John Marshall Law School in 1991.  I went to Conception Seminary College for pre-theology and the University of St. Mary of the Lake- Mundelein Seminary for Theology. I was ordained in 2003. My assignments have been at St. Joseph in Downers Grove, St. Liborius in Steger, and St. Lawrence in South Wilmington and Sacred Heart in Kinsman before being assigned here at Holy Ghost. Also, for the past 10 years, I have worked three days a week at the Matrimonial Tribunal of the Diocese of Joliet as a Delegate of the Bishop.”

Thank you, Father John, for sharing your journey with us.

Here are some photos from Father John’s Welcome Receptions which were held on June 27 and 28, 2015.



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Solemnity of the Immaculate
Conception of the
Blessed Virgin Mary - Holy Day

December 7th Vigil Mass 7 PM

December 8th 8:30 AM Mass only

Seven Hours of Advent Reconciliation

December 15th 9 AM - 4 PM

Visitation Parish

779 S. York St.
Elmhurst, IL

Christmas Eve

Masses will be celebrated at

4:00 PM and Midnight

Caroling begins at 11:30 PM

before Midnight Mass.

Christmas Day Masses

8:30 AM and 10:30 AM

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