https://youtu.be/TrXE1xSKzFs We invite you to pray with us this weekend as Fr. David celebrates Mass for Palm Sunday in our very own church.
Good morning St. James Family! Although our palms were delivered for Palm Sunday, according to the directives of Bishop Pates, and the State of Illinois, we are unable to distribute them on Palm Sunday. Therefore, before they get moldy or dry out, we are looking for those parishioners with the unique talent of weaving them … Continue reading Do You Know How to Weave Palm Fronds into a Cross?
Please find below a link to the English translation of the Litany of Supplication used during the prayer service on Friday evening presided over by Pope Francis on the steps of St Peter’s Basilica. litany-of-supplication-used-at-special-urbi-et-orbi-print-vatican-newsDownload
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops invites you to visit our web page with resources to support prayer and engagement during these difficult days - usccb.org/coronavirus.
Today the Pope imparted a very special blessing to those who gather in prayer for an end to the Corona Virus. What is an Urbi et Orbi Blessing? Read more here from Aleteia: https://aleteia.org/2020/03/26/why-the-popes-blessing-on-march-27-will-be-absolutely-unique/
Below are links to the Holy Father's Prayer today. You may watch it and also, the transcript of his words are available in an article from America Magazine. All participants who participate in the prayer receive a Plenary Indulgence before the Holy Father imparts the Urbi et Orbi Blessing. https://youtu.be/AXTCW-WaIs4 Read the transcript from America … Continue reading Watch, Read and Pray with the Holy Father Today
Are you looking for ways to engage in Lenten spiritual formation and communion during these challenging times? The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops offers a new Stations of the Cross resource on overcoming racism can help you, your family, or faith community reflect on the pastoral letter against racism, Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love. A … Continue reading A New Way to Pray the Stations of the Cross
“But this I will call to mind; therefore I will hope: The LORD’s acts of mercy are not exhausted, his compassion is not spent; They are renewed each morning—great is your faithfulness!” [LAMENTATIONS 3:21-23] As the sun rises on a new day, we remember that God’s loving presence and compassion are ever new and we call upon … Continue reading Friday Check-In from St. James the Apostle Parish
Jr High…..it’s time to ZOOM! What does 5 min have to do with me? On Thursday, March 26th at 4:00 pm it’s time for YOU to ZOOM with us!! With your parents near-by on their computer, be sure to sign on to see some of your friends, have some time to chat – AND….build a … Continue reading Junior High Students…It’s Time to ZOOM!