As we mourn the loss of the children whose fetal remains were found at the home of recently deceased abortionist Ulrich Klopfer in Crete, Illinois, please join in prayer. The fetal remains are the bodies of tiny baby boys and girls, our brothers and sisters, and right now those bodies are in the custody of … Continue reading Diocesan Prayer Vigil Thursday at 12 Noon
On SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, solemn memorial services will be held at the gravesites of aborted children all over the United States as part of the National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children. Please plan to attend one of the local events. The one closest to St. James is: Resurrection Cemetery in Romeoville, IL200 West Romeo Road(only 25 minutes from … Continue reading National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children
The St. James the Apostle Quilting Ministry is accepting new members. No experience is necessary. We have donated quilts to the home bound of our parish, Hines Hospitatl, Ronald McDonald House and even 22 quilts to the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Houston. Joining our ministry is a rewarding experience. Come find out more by … Continue reading All Quilters are Invited to Join Us on September 10th at 7 p.m.
The next meeting of TMCF will take place on Tuesday, September 10th immediately following the 8:00 Mass on that day. Please join your St. James family as we first worship our Lord at Mass and then convene in St. James Hall for coffee, snacks, and fellowship. All are welcome.
The 2019 Family Golf Outing is on Sunday, September 22nd at 1 p.m. at the Village Links of Glen Ellyn. Stop by the table in the narthex this weekend to register for the outing or to purchase tickets to attend the buffet dinner which concludes the outing. OR if you don't plan on attending, stop … Continue reading Register This Weekend for the St. James Family Golf Outing
On Monday, September 2nd, in honor of the Labor Day holiday, Mass will be celebrated at 9:00 a.m. Please note all of the parish offices will be closed and normal office hours will resume on Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. Have a safe and blessed holiday weekend! Prayer for Labor Day Almighty God, you have so … Continue reading Join Us on Labor Day for Mass at 9:00 a.m.
For over 20 years a small volunteer crew of a few St. James women have been visiting the DuPage Convalescent Center on the first Thursday of the month to spread some joy and cheer with the residents. Most recently our crew has been running a Bingo game and passing out rewards to winners. With setup … Continue reading New Crew Needed to Assist Monthly at the DuPage Convalescent Center
We regret that Bishop Conlon had to cancel his day to pray with us at the Aanchor Abortion Clinic in Glen Ellyn on August 14. He was asked to say a funeral Mass. Some things can’t be scheduled. He has volunteered to come instead on Wednesday, September 4. Thank you to so many of you who … Continue reading Bishop Conlon to Pray with Us at the Aanchor Abortion Clinic on September 4th at 9:30 a.m.
Our Mission BBQ reunion, which also welcomed ALL of our high school ym teens & families was a huge success. Great food, games, and fellowship was had by all. We had over 30 in attendance for an afternoon of fun! If you’d like your teen to be a part of next summer’s mission trip, get them involved in … Continue reading Get Your Kids Involved in Youth Ministry at St. James!
Out of concern for the safety and well-being of children, every diocesan, parish, school or religious education employee or volunteer who is involved with minors on a regular, recurring basis and those who may have an opportunity to be alone with children during parish, school or religious education sponsored events, are required to attend a Virtus … Continue reading Mandatory Requirements to Fulfill before Volunteering and/or Working with Minors in the Parish