Date: Sunday, April 29th 7 am until 5 pm 


  • Sacred Heart Mission Church 16485 E Birch St in Hopkins Park, IL 60944    (approximately 1 hour southeast from New Lenox)

Age: This trip is open to all St. Jude parishioners!  We encourage families to attend together (children under 13 are asked to have a parent/chaperone with them in a 1 to 3 ratio).  We recommend children are in 2nd grade or older. (Anyone 18 or older must go through Protecting God’s Children to participate.)

Cost: $5 per person, per day covers lunch & dinner (family maximum is $25 for the weekend).  

Description of the service: Using Sacred Heart Church as our “home base,” groups will go out into the Hopkins Park area to serve the needs of the community.  Jobs may include, yard work, painting/staining, simple repairs, as well as projects at the church.  A more complete description of the work sites will be available at the essential meeting.

Description of the day: In the morning, we will gather at St. Jude and caravan to Hopkins Park.  We will disperse from Sacred Heart into the community, work, gather for noon Mass at Sacred Heart, and then share a meal with the parishioners.

Transportation: We will carpool in personal vehicles that will caravan from St. Jude Church to Sacred Heart.  

What to bring: Participants are asked to wear work clothes and bring some tools depending on the work site (painting items, yard work tools, etc.)


 Click here to register for this service