Celebrating Priesthood As you probably know by now, June is typically the month when Ordinations to the Priesthood are celebrated. Earlier in the month we celebrated Fr. David's Anniversary, later this week we will celebrate the ordination of new priests for the Diocese of Joliet and NEXT week we will honor the Anniversary of Ordination of our … Continue reading Monday Check-In from St. James the Apostle Parish
We would like to congratulate our Pastor Emeritus, Fr. John Sebahar on his 62nd Anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood on Saturday, June 13th. All throughout his retirement, Fr. Sebahar has continued to bless us with his ongoing ministry to the people of St. James the Apostle. Even during the pandemic, Fr. Sebahar has continued … Continue reading Happy 62nd Anniversary of Ordination to Fr. John Sebahar!
Solemnity of the Body and Blood of ChristWe invite you to participate in this weekend's Mass online celebrating the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ. Click the link below to watch and as always you will find the order of service, Fr. David's homily and the Sunday bulletin available for you to download … Continue reading Friday Check-In from St. James the Apostle Parish
St. James Food Drive this Weekend Looking for a safe way to help people in need during the Covid-19 Pandemic? St. James is running a food drive drop off THIS WEEKEND for non-perishable food items to benefit clients of the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry. When: Saturday and Sunday June 13 and 14 from 9:00 A.M. … Continue reading St. James Food Drive this Weekend
Just in Case You Missed Friday's News... Last Friday, Fr. David announced that as of June 4, 2020 we have received certification from the Diocese in order to move forward with the process of reopening. The weekday and weekend schedules are being determined and we look forward to sharing these with you in the near … Continue reading Wednesday Check-In from St. James the Apostle Parish
A Letter from Fr. David with an Update on Reopening Dear Parishioners, May God’s peace be with all of you! As you know the reopening of a church is a process that involves many steps before it is certified by the diocese. Our St. James the Apostle Reopening Leadership Team has been hard at work … Continue reading Friday Check-In from St. James the Apostle Parish
A Video Message from Bishop Pates Regarding the Death of George Floyd and the Nationwide Protests and Riots Bishop Pates has asked us to share the following video message with all parishioners: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHg9v7wfqHg Resources from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops to Help Us Pray, Learn and Act Together to Transform Our Hearts, Our … Continue reading Wednesday Check-In from St. James the Apostle Parish
from Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love: the U.S. Bishops’ pastoral letter addressing racism Mary, friend and mother to all, through your Son, God has found a way to unite himself to every human being, called to be one people, sisters and brothers to each other. We ask for your help in … Continue reading Prayer to the Mary the Mother of the Church
We would like to wish our pastor Fr. David Hankus a very Happy 36th Anniversary of Ordination to the priesthood! We are so blessed by his ministry to us at St. James the Apostle Parish, especially in the midst of these challenging times. May God grant him every grace he needs to continue his priestly … Continue reading Happy 36th Anniversary of Ordination Fr. David!
Statement of U.S. Bishops’ President on George Floyd and the Protests in American Cities May 31, 2020 WASHINGTON – Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles and president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has issued a statement on George Floyd and the protests in American cities that have taken place over the … Continue reading Monday Check-In from St. James the Apostle Parish