Our Pastor Emeritus, Fr. Sebahar celebrates his birthday on Thursday, July 18th. We wish him a blessed day and a new year of life filled with God’s goodness!
It’s never too early to begin planning. This November, we are blessed to be able to attend the National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis again!! This is a Catholic conference which will have over 25,000 teens & youth ministers in attendance. Workshops, Masses, Reconciliation, headline music & speakers are just a small taste of how our teen’s … Continue reading Sign Up Your Teen for NCYC
Sunday, September 22, 2019 at the Village Links of Glen Ellyn with a 1:00 p.m. Shotgun Start The Parish Life Commission is pleased to announce plans for our 17th Annual Family Golf Outing. The outing will use the traditional scramble format and we hope the venue, close to home, will enable more families to participate. … Continue reading Save the Date for the 2019 Family Golf Outing
The Young at Heart Seniors has been a ministry at St. James since 1973. It is the oldest, continual social activity in the parish. We need your help to keep it going. Volunteers are needed to co-ordinate and serve at the September-May, once a month lunches and entertainment. The time commitment is between 4-6 hours per month. … Continue reading Consider Giving a Bit of Your Time to Bless Our Seniors
Nothing says summer like a refreshing salad dinner along with sharing a Box Of Joy with children around the world! Please join the Council Of Catholic Women of the West DuPage Deanery on Tuesday, July 16th at 6 p.m. for our Shared Summer Social Service Project at St. Irene’s Catholic Church, Lower Level Activity Center … Continue reading A Joyful Way to Bless Others this Summer
Tuesdays with Mass, Coffee, and Friends (TMCF) The next meeting of TMCF will take place on Tuesday, July 9 immediately following the 8:00 Mass on that day. Please join your St. James family as we first worship our Lord at Mass and then convene in St. James Hall for coffee, snacks, and fellowship. All are welcome.
On Thursday, July 4th, we will celebrate Mass at 9:00 a.m. You are invited to join us as we begin the day by thanking God for the many blessings we receive as citizens of this nation. Holiday Office Hours The Ministry Center offices will close early at 12 Noon on Wednesday, July 3rd and remain … Continue reading You Are Invited to Join Us for Mass on July 4th at 9:00 a.m.
Enter into the feast of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ... Refresh your awareness and appreciation of Christ’s enriching presence in your life... Uncover for yourself the true meaning of the Eucharist... All are invited to join us for a special time of prayer before the Blessed Sacrament on Sunday, June 23rd, immediately … Continue reading All are Welcome to Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament this Weekend after 11 a.m. Mass
Last week, St. James welcomed four young adults to our parish who are part of the Joliet Diocese Totus Tuus catechetical youth program, a week-long “parish mission” for Catholic youth entering grades 1st through 12th. It is dedicated to the proclamation of the Gospel and promoting the Catholic faith through evangelization, catechesis, apologetics, Christian witness, the … Continue reading Scenes from Totus Tuus @ St. James the Apostle: June 2019