This weekend at all of the Masses, Fr. David announced his retirement at the end of June 2022. Dear Parishioners, I wanted all of you to know that this past week I visited with our Bishop, Bishop Ronald Hicks, and asked for...and was granted...permission to retire this coming June. I have had some health issues … Continue reading Father David Hankus to Retire at the end of June 2022
—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
Our 2022 Parish Calendars have finally arrived! You may find your family copy in the bulletin racks outside of the church or it may be picked up at the Ministry Center during normal business hours. Photo by Eyestetix Studio on Unsplash
We invite you to celebrate Christmas at St. James the Apostle Parish. Our schedule is as follows: —Christmas Eve— Friday, December 24th 4:00 p.m. *(Church and Parish Hall) *Please note: Socially distanced seating available in the parish hall only at 4 P.M.and at 4 P.M. only, there will be overflow parking at the Willowbrook Wildlife Preserve. Cars … Continue reading We Invite you to Celebrate Christmas at St. James the Apostle Parish
Advent Reconciliations All are invited to come and experience God's tender mercy in the Sacrament of Reconciliation in preparation for Christmas. On Saturday, December 18th we have two more opportunities to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation before Christmas. We will have 9 priests available for the sacrament from 11 A.M. to 12 Noon and then … Continue reading We Invite You to Experience God’s Tender Mercy
On Sunday, December 19th immediately following the 11 A.M. Mass we will decorate the church for Christmas. Families are welcome! If you can spare an hour or so of your time to help decorate, the Art & Environment members would be very grateful. We will send you off with lunch-to-go in appreciation of your service! … Continue reading We are Decorating Our Church for Christmas on Sunday at 12 Noon. Can You Spare One Hour to Help?
Join Us for Adoration and Benediction this Sunday immediately following the 11 AM Mass Tomorrow, December 12thLeave behind the pressure and rush of the season...Refresh your awareness and appreciation of Christ’s enriching presence in your life... Uncover for yourself and your family the true meaning of the season... All … Continue reading Need Some Quiet Time in the Midst of Holiday Chaos?
On Wednesday, December 8th, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. Our Masses for the holy day will be celebrated at 8:00 a.m., 12:15 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Although the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and on Holy Days of Obligation remains dispensed at this time in the Diocese of Joliet, we invite … Continue reading We Invite You to Join Us as We Celebrate the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception on Wednesday