A Message from Lisa Weesner, St. James Coordinator of Religious Education

In the interest of the health and safety of all staff, students and catechists, and following the directives of the Diocese of Joliet and the recommendations of the DuPage Health Department, St. James Religious Education will be cancelling all classes (including our Sunday morning Early Childhood classes) beginning today, Friday, March 13th, until further notice.   … Continue reading A Message from Lisa Weesner, St. James Coordinator of Religious Education

Celebration in Honor of St. Joseph this Sunday

Please note the St. Joseph Celebration has been cancelled based upon the directives from Bishop Pates and the guidelines of the CDC and State of Illinois. Join Us in our Celebration of St. Joseph’s Table on Sunday, March 15th immediately following the 11:00 a.m. mass On Sunday, March 15, immediately after the 11:00 a.m. Mass, … Continue reading Celebration in Honor of St. Joseph this Sunday

Ash Wednesday is a Day of Fasting and Abstinence. What Exactly Does that Mean?

Tomorrow we kick off Lent with Ash Wednesday, a day of fasting and abstinence. If you are confused as to what it means to fast and abstain, the following is a thorough explanation: LENTEN REGULATIONS: Fasting and Abstinence During Lent Everyone 14 years of age or over is bound to abstain from meat on Ash … Continue reading Ash Wednesday is a Day of Fasting and Abstinence. What Exactly Does that Mean?

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