As members of Christ’s family, through St. James the Apostle Parish, we: WORSHIP the Lord by proclaiming His Word And celebrating His Sacraments, GROW by learning more about God’s loving plan for us, RESPOND to the call of Christ by sharing our talents, gifts and our love, REACH OUT to the universal community by loving and serving our neighbors. Our Parish Mission … Continue reading Special Blessing to Be Offered at Masses this Weekend for Parish Ministries, Their Members and Volunteers
We Invite You to Join Us for Mass this Weekend: As you being to make your weekend plans, we invite you to come to your spiritual home and to once again gather together with your family of faith at Mass on Saturday at 4 P.M. or Sunday at 9 A.M. or 11:00 A.M. BONUS: In honor of … Continue reading This Weekend at St. James the Apostle: 11 AM Mass is Back on Sunday; Blessing for First Responders, Healthcare and Essential Workers at all Masses; Welcome Back Packets for Every Parishioner!
This week watch for a letter in your mailbox from Fr. David, welcoming you back to Mass and sharing with you a sneak preview of some exciting things to come at St. James the Apostle Parish! We invite you to join us this weekend on Saturday at 4 P.M. or Sunday at 9 A.M. as … Continue reading St. James the Apostle: We’re Back Better than Normal!
Due to the pew installation in church, we will be hosting daily Mass at 8 A.M. in St. James Hall on Tuesday, June 22 and Wednesday, June 23 next week. The narthex will be closed and there will be no entrance available through the church doors. Therefore, if you plan on attending Mass on those … Continue reading Daily Mass in St. James Hall on June 22 & 23: Enter Door 10
This weekend we invite you to come home to St. James and join us for Mass on Saturday at 4 P.M. or Sunday at 9 A.M. We have a very special guest joining us in the narthex as a Welcome Minister. He has promised to stick around after Mass to take photos with anyone who … Continue reading Celebrate Father’s Day Weekend at St. James
On Sunday, June 13th, our Pastor Emeritus, Fr. John Sebahar will celebrate his 63rd Anniversary of Ordination to the priesthood. Fr. Sebahar has been such a beloved part of our faith community, not only when he was our pastor, but also in all of the years since he retired. We are so very grateful for … Continue reading Happy 63rd Anniversary to Fr. John Sebahar!
The Diocese of Joliet has reopened at full capacity! Bishop Hicks personally invites you back to church so we can worship in community and reunite in Christ. https://youtu.be/yRJVhtpGj9o
Today we enter Phase 5 and can now welcome ALL who want to come home to St. James this weekend. We will have Mass on Saturday at 4 P.M. and Sunday at 9 A.M. We are wide open for full capacity, so there is plenty of room for you!We will offer a few sections of … Continue reading Come Home to St. James this Weekend!
GOOD NEWS! We are ready to welcome ALL who are ready to return to Mass. On June 8th we received word from the Bishop's Office that we will welcome Phase 5 on Friday, June 11th in our church, as the State of Illinois also transitions. Here are the highlights of what changes to expect in … Continue reading St. James Welcomes Phase 5 June 12/13
Changes Effective on Friday, June 11th: The state of Illinois is expected to enter Phase 5 on Friday, June 11, which means that all sectors of society will fully reopen. The Diocese of Joliet will follow Illinois public health guidelines effective June 11, assuming the state does enter Phase 5. Therefore it is with great … Continue reading Great News! Beginning Next Weekend, June 12/13 Sign-Ups to Attend Mass and Reconciliations will be Eliminated!