Join Your Fellow Parishioners as we Support the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry this Month

The Glen Ellyn Food Pantry continues to supply grocery bags filled with food to those in need. Food requests are received from seniors, low income families, the unemployed, single parents, the handicapped, children, homeless, and immigrants.   The pantry is able to respond to these needs because of the generous support received from St. James and … Continue reading Join Your Fellow Parishioners as we Support the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry this Month

Statement from Bishop Richard E. Pates in Promotion of Peace with Iran and in the Middle-East

I would like to share with all of you the following statement released today by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, regarding the recent events taking place in Iran and Iraq. “In the face of the escalating tensions with Iran, we must pray urgently that our world’s leaders will pursue dialogue and seek peace. … Continue reading Statement from Bishop Richard E. Pates in Promotion of Peace with Iran and in the Middle-East

Statement from Bishop Richard E. Pates Regarding Australia Wildfires

I would like to share with all of you the following message from Most Reverend José H. Gomez, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, to the bishops of Australia in the wake of their devastating wildfire outbreaks. “Along with my brother bishops here in the United States, I have been following reports … Continue reading Statement from Bishop Richard E. Pates Regarding Australia Wildfires

Statement from Bishop Richard E. Pates Regarding the Recent Earthquake in Puerto Rico

Many of us have seen on the news that the island of Puerto Rico was hit by a devastating earthquake earlier this week. Along with my brother bishops, my thoughts and prayers go out to those suffering from the disaster, as well as the friends and family members concerned for them.   The Catholic Church in … Continue reading Statement from Bishop Richard E. Pates Regarding the Recent Earthquake in Puerto Rico

2020 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest for Boys and Girls This Sunday at 12:30 p.m.

Happy 2020!  The annual free throw contest sponsored by the Knights of Columbus will be held on Sunday, January 19th in the St. James gym. All boys and girls age 9-14 as are invited to participate.  Registration begins at 12:30 P.M. with the event starting at 1 P.M.  Please contact Matt Powers (217.553.7859) with questions.  Hope to … Continue reading 2020 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest for Boys and Girls This Sunday at 12:30 p.m.

Help Needed to Take Down Christmas in the Church

Next Sunday, January 12th, following the 11:00 a.m. Mass we will be taking down the Christmas decorations in the church. We need many helping hands to make this happen! Please consider joining us at noon as a family or individual. No experience is necessary! Sandwiches, chips, hot chocolate and treats will be available for those … Continue reading Help Needed to Take Down Christmas in the Church