The next meeting of TMCF will take place on Tuesday, December 10 immediately following the 8:00 a.m. Mass on that day. Please come and 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. AS A SPECIAL TREAT you can also … Continue reading Join us for Mass, Donuts, Fellowship and Tree Fluffing tomorrow Morning!
Christmas wafers, or oplatki, are available in the narthex this weekend as well as next weekend. They are available during the week in the Ministry Center. A $2.00 offering would be most appreciated. The custom of breaking a piece of wafer and sharing it with others at the Christmas dinner originated in Eastern Europe and … Continue reading Christmas Wafers Available this Weekend
The St. James Council of Catholic Women will again coordinate a parish collection of toy filled bags for the children of St. John Paul II Parish in Kankakee. It continues to be one of the most economically challenged parishes in the Diocese of Joliet. The toys/gifts are shared with the children of the parish at their traditional Feast of the Epiphany Celebration. Over 200 … Continue reading Bringing Epiphany to the Children of St. John Paul II Parish
You can help make the holidays brighter for residents of the DuPage Convalescent Center by contributing a gift for their Annual Resident Holiday Party. A wish list has been provided by the center, and they ask that all donations be NEW and NOT WRAPPED so they can select the perfect gift for each resident. Donations … Continue reading Share the Holiday Spirit with Residents of the DuPage Convalescent Center
Thank you to everyone who adopted a family in need this Christmas. Just a reminder donations will need to be dropped off at St. James Hall either on Thursday, December 5th between 7-9 p.m. or on Friday, December 6th between 7-9 a.m. or 7-9 p.m. Questions? Please email Dawn Fitzpatrick at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
As of today we still have 46 families in need of adoption through our St. James Christmas Basket Program. We will continue our family selection process this coming weekend. As you sit down at your Thanksgiving table, consider teaming up with the family members and friends who have gathered to express your gratitude by adopting … Continue reading We Still Have 46 Families Available for Adoption in our St. James Christmas Basket Program
Please note that all parish offices and facilities will close Wednesday at 12 Noon and remain closed on Thursday and Friday. In addition, there will not be a Communion Service on Friday. A blessed and happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!
For it is in Giving We Receive... There is the verse, “Whatever you do for the least of my brothers, the you do unto me.” We, the members of St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP) of St. James the Apostle Church, attempt to answer God’s call to help others. We assist those in need of clothing, … Continue reading Thanksgiving Day Collection will Benefit the Work of the St. James St. Vincent de Paul Society