St. James the Apostle School, Religious Education and Youth Ministry Closed Temporarily

St. James the Apostle School, Religious Education and Youth Ministry are closed temporarily until further notice. Please click on the link below for the statement from Fr. John Belmonte, superintendent of schools, Diocese of Joliet.

St. James Youth Ministry

The Youth Ministry Office and Youth Room are located in the Ministry Center.

High School:

The High School Youth Ministry is held various Sundays of the month from 6:00 – 7:30 P.M. in the St. James Youth Room.

Middle School:

Middle School Youth Ministry is held once a month on a Saturday at the St. JamesYouth Room from 5-6:30 P.M. Be sure to sign up with Flocknote to keep these dates current.                                                                                                                                                                            Service Sundays are usually held throughout the year at St. James beginning with 11:00 A.M. Mass, followed by a service opportunity that qualifies for the service hours required as part of preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation celebrated in eighth grade.

For more information about St. James Youth Ministry, email our Director of Youth Ministry, Gina Wiedman.

Youth Ministry Ideas for Holy Week

As we approach the Holiest Week of the year beginning on Palm Sunday, here are some links to some pretty amazing, videos, including a short one entitled, Holy Week in 3 minutesone from Fr. Mike Schmitz called Praying Through Holy Weekand a powerful video by the Skit Guys titled simply Good Friday. Also included are some ideas for family activities that can assist you in keeping our faith vibrant in your homes.