The Holy Father Calls for January 26th to be a Day of Prayer for Peace in Ukraine

As reported by the Vatican News: "At the conclusion of his weekly General Audience, Pope Francis asked the faithful 'to pray for peace in Ukraine, now and throughout this day.' The Holy Father had called for an international day of prayer for peace to be held on 26 January, as Russia amasses troops on along … Continue reading The Holy Father Calls for January 26th to be a Day of Prayer for Peace in Ukraine

2022 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest is Saturday, January 29th

Happy  2022!  The annual free throw contest sponsored by the Knights of Columbus will be held on Saturday, January 29th in the St. James gym. All boys and girls age 9-14 are invited to participate.  Registration begins at 1:30 PM. with the event starting at 2 PM sharp.  Please contact Matt Powers (217.553.7859) with questions.  Gym rules … Continue reading 2022 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest is Saturday, January 29th

There is Still Time to Register for Saturday’s Walk for Life!

If you still haven't registered to participate in our Northeast Youth Ministry Deanery's Walk for Life this coming Saturday, January 29th beginning at St. Petronille, Glen Ellyn with Mass at 8 a.m., you still can sign up until Wednesday, January 26th at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040B4BA4A92CA6FF2-north At the conclusion of Mass, participants will have a Eucharistic Procession for 2.4 miles … Continue reading There is Still Time to Register for Saturday’s Walk for Life!

Celebrate the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God and Epiphany of the Lord at St. James this Weekend

—Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God— On Saturday, January 1st, we invite you to join us as we celebrate the Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God. Mass will be celebrated at 9:00 A.M. Please note: There is no obligation this year, as the Holy Day falls on a Saturday and the dispensation … Continue reading Celebrate the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God and Epiphany of the Lord at St. James this Weekend