We’re Back! Better than Normal! And thankfully, August is St. James’ month to collect and donate food to the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry. You are a parish that has shown strong support! Even when we were somewhat restricted in our ability to assemble, your donations helped to furnish food that greatly assisted low income families, … Continue reading The Month of August is St. James the Apostle Food Donation Month
Who are the loved ones you lost during the pandemic? When you come to Mass, we invite you to bring a photo of your loved ones lost this past year to hang them on our St. James the Apostle Parish Wall of Remembrance. You are also invited to inscribe their names in our Book of … Continue reading Add Your Loved Ones to Our St. James Wall and Book of Remembrance
In his recent letter to all parishioners, our pastor Fr. David reflected on how we have learned much during this time and as we resume life as it was before March of 2020, we know that God has truly taken care of us and reminded us that nothing is too difficult for Him to handle. … Continue reading What Blessings Have You Encountered in the Midst of the Pandemic?
Welcome Back Packets are ready and waiting for pickup in the Coat Room after all Masses this Month. All registered parishioners are invited to pick up a special “We’re Back, Better than Normal” packet in the Coat Room of the church. This packet contains information and materials needed to participate in upcoming events which celebrate … Continue reading We Invite You to Come & Pick Up Your Welcome Back Packet!
We continue our Calendar of Blessings this weekend and invite all those who celebrated Baptism, First Reconciliation, First Eucharist, Confirmation or Marriage at St. James from post-lockdown through June 2021 to attend. And we invite you to pick up a copy of this weekend's bulletin where all of your names are published.
Happy 90th Birthday to our Pastor Emeritus, Fr. John Sebahar! We wish Fr. Sebahar a very happy and blessed birthday as he celebrates his 90th on Saturday, July 17th! We are so grateful for his ministry to us as our Pastor and ever since his retirement as our Pastor Emeritus. Our community is forever blessed … Continue reading Happy 90th Birthday to Our Pastor Emeritus, Fr. John Sebahar!
The Diocese of Joliet has reopened at full capacity! Bishop Hicks personally invites you back to church so we can worship in community and reunite in Christ. https://youtu.be/yRJVhtpGj9o
Today we enter Phase 5 and can now welcome ALL who want to come home to St. James this weekend. We will have Mass on Saturday at 4 P.M. and Sunday at 9 A.M. We are wide open for full capacity, so there is plenty of room for you!We will offer a few sections of … Continue reading Come Home to St. James this Weekend!
Changes Effective on Friday, June 11th: The state of Illinois is expected to enter Phase 5 on Friday, June 11, which means that all sectors of society will fully reopen. The Diocese of Joliet will follow Illinois public health guidelines effective June 11, assuming the state does enter Phase 5. Therefore it is with great … Continue reading Great News! Beginning Next Weekend, June 12/13 Sign-Ups to Attend Mass and Reconciliations will be Eliminated!
We wish to congratulate our pastor, Fr. David Hankus on the occasion of his 37th Anniversary of Ordination to the priesthood. Together let us pray, God our Father, we praise You for the great mercy You have shown by sending priests to shepherd us, to preach Your holy word, to bring us new life in … Continue reading A Blessed and Happy Anniversary of Ordination to our Pastor, Fr. David Hankus!