Today we celebrate the Feast of St. Philip and St. James. Our parish patron, St. James the Lesser was a brother of the Apostle Jude. He is the author of one of the Catholic Epistles in the New Testament. He was favored by an appearance of the Risen Christ (I Cor. 15:7). After the dispersion … Continue reading Today We Celebrate Our Patronal Feast!
Let Us Pray for Our St. James First Communicants
This Saturday, April 22nd we will celebrate 1st Holy Communion with the young people of St. James the Apostle. Please keep them in your prayers. The links to the livestream of each of the Masses may be found here: https://stjamesge.org/links-to-watch-the-first-holy-communion-masses-at-st-james/
Join Us for Our Hour of Divine Mercy from 3 – 4 P.M. on Sunday
All are invited to participate in the St. James Celebration of the Feast of Divine Mercy on Sunday, April 16th from 3 - 4 P.M. at St. James the Apostle Parish, 480 S. Park Blvd. in Glen Ellyn. At the celebration we will pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet and have Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.
Christus surréxit! – Surréxit vere, allelúia!
Christ is risen! He is risen indeed. Alleluia! The Paschal greeting, also known as the Easter Acclamation, is an ancient custom among Christians. This greeting and response is lifted directly from similar passages in the Gospels. In the Latin Church, that is, for Roman Catholics, the ancient exchange echoes the salutation of the angel to … Continue reading Christus surréxit! – Surréxit vere, allelúia!
Join Us as We Celebrate the Resurrection of the Lord
Pictured: The newest stained glass window was installed this week in our church. We are grateful to our anonymous donors who have given such a precious gift to us and generations to come. HOLY SATURDAY Holy Saturday Blessing of Food Baskets: Saturday, April 8 at 12 Noon in the church Holy Saturday Easter Vigil Mass: Saturday, … Continue reading Join Us as We Celebrate the Resurrection of the Lord
We Gather at 3 P.M. Today for the Passion of the Lord
The Sacred Paschal Triduum continues today as we reconvene to recall the Passion of the Lord. We invite you to join us at 3 P.M. Please note: the church will be open beginning at 12 PM for those who want to come early to pray. Today is a day of fasting and abstinence. The Lenten … Continue reading We Gather at 3 P.M. Today for the Passion of the Lord
Join Us for the Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper Tonight at 7 P.M.
“This day shall be a memorial feast for you, which all your generations shall celebrate with pilgrimage to the LORD, as a perpetual institution.” Join us tonight as we begin the Paschal Triduum with the celebration of the Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper at 7 P.M. Complete readings for Holy Thursday - Mass of … Continue reading Join Us for the Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper Tonight at 7 P.M.
Join Us at St. James as Holy Week Begins
“Let us journey toward Easter with his forgiveness. For Christ constantly intercedes for us before the Father. Gazing upon our violent and tormented world, he never tires of repeating — as we now say with our hearts in silence — Father, forgive them for they know not what they do.” -Pope Francis, Palm Sunday Homily, … Continue reading Join Us at St. James as Holy Week Begins
Please Pray for our Holy Father
Pope Francis went to the hospital today and "The tests showed a respiratory infection (COVID-19 infection excluded) that will require some days of medical therapy," a statement said. "Pope Francis is touched by the many messages received and expresses his gratitude for the closeness and prayers." Will you pause for a minute and offer one … Continue reading Please Pray for our Holy Father