The next meeting of our Sunday Night Bible Study Group
is on Sunday, January 18th at 7:00 P.M. in
St. James Hall-Enter Door D. For further information,
contact Laura Pietras (Sun. Study) at 630.853.6250.
The Wednesday Morning Bible Study Group is
starting a new series on Jan. 21 (9-10:30, St. James
Hall 2/3-Enter through Door E.). We’ll be doing
the 11-session Jeff Cavins Psalms DVD series. A $20
study guide is optional. For further information,
contact Nancy Flynn at email@example.com.
The next meeting of TMCF is scheduled
for Tuesday, January 20. Please come
and join your fellow St. James
parishioners as we first worship our
Lord at the regularly scheduled 8:00 A.M.
Mass on that day and then reconvene in
St. James Hall for coffee, snacks, and fellowship.
All are welcome.
Please join us for an Open House after all
masses next weekend celebrating the
beginning of Catholic Schools Week.
Hospitality will be provided in St. James Hall
and tours of the school will be available
after each Mass next weekend.
IN CELEBRATION OF OUR 50 YEARS,
Saturday, January 31st from 9:00 - 11:30 AM.
St. James the Apostle Parish is
sponsoring another Day of Service at the Northern Illinois Food Bank.
This is an opportunity for families and
friends to volunteer together alongside
other parishioners! This is a day
for parishioners age 8 and older. Northern Illinois
Food Bank is located just north of Roosevelt Road in
SIGN-UP: To attend, please sign up via email to Lisa
no later than Friday, January 23rd to
Hurry! We have limited space.
Young at Heart Seniors will meet
for lunch and BINGO on Tuesday,
January 20th in St. James Hall at
11:30 A.M. Please enter through
Door D accessed via the parking
lot off of Park Blvd and bring a wrapped prize! All
seniors of the parish are invited!
Reservations MUST be made by January 16th by
calling Gail Johnson at 630-690-2278 or Jeanne
Gensler at 630-668-7674.
The men's annual Jesuit silent retreat will be on
the first weekend of February, February 6-8. Our
retreat master will be Fr. Mark Andrews. It is a 40-
hour retreat from 7 P.M. on Friday night until noon
on Sunday. More information will be forthcoming in
January. The Bellarmine Retreat House in Barrington
is also offering a women’s retreat on January 23-
25. Women interested can call Linda at 847-381-
1261. A new four day retreat for both men and
women is also being offered from March 5-8. The
retreat master is Fr. Mitch Pacwa of EWTN fame.
If you have any questions, please e-mail me
at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Don Davia at 630-
Make sure to mark your calendar for the
upcoming Confirmation Retreat on Saturday,
February 28th from 11:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. It is a
retreat that you can’t (and won’t want to) miss!