This Sunday, August 25th we will celebrate our Parish Picnic from 1 - 4 p.m. Volunteers are still needed to assist with a few different categories of help. They are as follows: Kitchen/Food and Beverage Helpers with shifts from 1 - 2 p.m., 2 - 3 p.m. and 3 - 4 p.m. and; Games Helper … Continue reading Volunteers Still Needed for the Parish Picnic
The next meeting of TMCF will take place on Tuesday, August 13th 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.
We invite you to join us on Thursday to celebrate the Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a holy day of obligation. Masses will be celebrated at 8:00 A.M., 12:15 P.M. and 7:00 P.M.
Out of concern for the safety and well-being of children, every diocesan, parish, school or religious education employee or volunteer who is involved with minors on a regular, recurring basis and those who may have an opportunity to be alone with children during parish, school or religious education sponsored events, are required to attend a … Continue reading Are You Planning on Volunteering with Children in the 2019-2020 School Year?
Please Help Restock the Food Pantry this Month The Glen Ellyn Food Pantry extends many thanks for the strong support received from the members of St. James. The food and monetary donations received from St. James and other caring community members enabled the pantry to serve approximately 33,000 people last year. Now, it is almost … Continue reading August is the St. James Collection Month for the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry
On July 31, I will be making a pilgrimage to San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy to visit the tomb of St. Padre Pio. He was a Capuchin Franciscan priest, born in 1887, died in 1968 and canonized a saint in 2002. St. Pio is known throughout the world today as one who was a holy mystic, confessor … Continue reading Pray, Hope and Don’t Worry
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