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Priests On Call


Fr. Pat Beck-"Fr. Jim"-1-361-558-8162

                   (Military Chaplain)

Fr. David Baratelli-"Fr. Michael"-1-732-280-2682  (Military Chaplain)


Bishop Conlon-"Fr. Bob"-1-815-258-9040



Fr. Ed McLaughlin-"Fr. Joseph"-1-708-306-5317 or 1-708-597-3180 X214

Fr. Pat Beck-"Fr Jim"-1-361-558-8162

                  (Military Chaplain)

Fr. David Baratelli-"Fr. Michael"-1-732-280-2682 (Military Chaplain)


Fr. Pat Beck-"Fr. Jim"-1-361-558-8162

                 (Military Chaplain)

Fr. Carlos M. Boorquez-"Fr. Luis"-1-618-381-4829 (Military Chaplain)


Fr. Al Miller-"Fr. Allen"-1-727-466-3066 (Home)

Fr. Chuck Faso-"Fr. John"- 1-773-844-1267

                 (Military Chaplain)

Fr. David Baratelli-"Fr. Michael"-1-732-280-2682(Military Chaplain)


Fr. Al Miller-"Fr. Allen"-1-727-466-3066(Preferred), Home 1-727-343-0516

Fr. David Baratelli-"Fr. Michael"-1-732-280-2682        (Military Chaplain)

Fr. Pat Beck-"Fr. Jim"-1-361-558-8162

                (Military Chaplain)


Fr. Pat Beck-"Fr. Jim"-1-361-558-8162

                (Military Chaplain)

Fr. David Baratelli-"Fr. Michael"-1-732-280-2682      (Military Chaplain)


National Organizations for Referrals

Alliance of Information and Referral Systems:   www.211.org

(Partnered with United Way for domestic violence prevention, local job training, assistance after a disaster and more) 

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Resource Center

Phone: 1-866-615-6464

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:

Call 1-800-273-8255; Spanish 1-888-628-9454; Deaf or hearing loss-1-800-799-4889; Crisis Text Line: Text "HELLO" to 741741

Veterans Crisis Line:

Call 1-800-273-8255 and press 1 or text to 838255; Deaf or hearing loss 1-800-799-4889

Disaster Distress Helpline:

Call  1-800-985-5990 or text "TalkWithUs" to 66746

Provides immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster.

National Institute on drug abuse:

Treatment Locator 1-800-662-4357

Center for Addiction: 212-841-5200

Helpline for referral: 815-378-4373 in caller's area

LGBTQ Suicide Prevention

Call 1-800-273-8255

Text TALK to 741741

National Council on Problem Gambling

Helpline for referrals: 1-800-522-4700

International Sex Addiction


Prayer Resources

(Click Links Below)
  1. Addiction

  2. Arthritis

  3. Cancer

  4. Cancer of Those Who Suffer

  5. Devil

  6. Emotional Healing

  7. Eyes, Diseases of

  8. Healing (St. Anthony)

  9. Healing (Padre Pio)

  10. Health of a Loved One

  11. Hopeless Causes

  12. Loneliness

  13. Mercy

  14. Personal Healing

  15. Protection, Deliverance

  16. Sickness, Prayer Time

  17. Sorrow

  1. Happy Death

  2. For Deceased Loved Ones

  3. Faithful Departed

  4. St. Joseph

  5. Sorrow

  6. Beloved Deceased

Protection from Evil
  1. St. Patrick's Lorica for Protection

  2. St. Michael the Archangel

  1. Alienated from the Church

  2. Elderly

  3. Employment, Seeking

  4. Failure/Despair

  5. Faith, Renewed

  6. Family

  7. Help in Every Need

  8. Hope

  9. Intercession

  10. Live Alone

  11. Loneliness

  12. Medication

  13. Memorare

  14. Motherhood

  15. Mother with Child

  16. Mood, Bad

  17. Parents

  18. Psalm 23

  19. Sick

  20. Students

  21. Will, God's

  1. St. Alphonsus

  2. St. Anthony

  3. St. Francis of Assisi

  4. St. Gerard

  5. St. Joseph

  6. St. Joseph of Cupertino

  7. St. Jude

  8. St. Lucy

  9. St. Michael

  10. Padre" Pio

  11. St. Peregrine

  12. St. Pio of Pietrelchina

Upper Room Affirmation

I will respect each caller


    with their unique gifts, talents,                problems and concerns


    as a creation of God. 


I will open my heart with compassion       towards the needs of the callers in a     wholistic manner.

I will act with honestly and integrity           with all that I do.

I will honor the hotline,


    further it's ministry of service and          leadership 


    and continue the legacy


    of all those faithful volunteers who        have come before me.

In acting together we are the face of



ministering those who bearing

    their private sufferings


and in need 

    of the compassion and mercy of            God.

In my actions, I am the hotline.

    In serving together, we are the              hotline,


    expressing the mercy and                      compassion of God.


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P.O. Box 3572  

Joliet, Il. 60434

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