In the interest of the health and safety of all staff, students and catechists, and following the directives of the Diocese of Joliet and the recommendations of the DuPage Health Department, St. James Religious Education will be cancelling all classes (including our Sunday morning Early Childhood classes) beginning today, Friday, March 13th, until further notice.  

At this time, 1st Communion remains scheduled for May 2nd; but we will update you if we receive additional directives from the Diocese. 

Our online registration for the 2020-2021 school year will open as scheduled on April 1st.  To complete your RE registration and payment plan, follow the FACTS link below:

On the welcome page click the appropriate option: (1) ‘Create a username & password’ if you are a new FACTS User, or (2) ‘Sign in’ if you already have an account. Select the appropriate school year and complete the steps as prompted. Please see the RE Registration information above or on the parish website ( for more information to complete your RE registration.

Looking for a way to share your faith? If you are interested in becoming a Catechist or Aide for Religious Education for the upcoming school year, please contact the Religious Education office. Catechists and Aides receive fee discounts of 50% and 25% and can ensure their first choice of class day/time for their child(ren).

The Religious Education office will be closed.  Please email us if you have any registration related questions. 

Let us continue to pray for one another, especially those affected by the corona virus throughout the world.  

Lisa Weesner, Coordinator of Religious Education