The St. James Knights of Columbus invite you to stop by their table in the narthex this weekend after all Masses to sign up to donate blood on Saturday, May 28th between 7:30 AM and 1:30 PM at the mobile bus parked in the Ministry Center Parking Lot. All donors will receive a $10 e-gift … Continue reading Sign Up for the Knights of Columbus Blood Drive this Weekend
The Knights of Columbus of St. James the Apostle #9806 will host a fundraiser at Made in Italy Trattoria (476 Forest Avenue, between Crescent and Pennsylvania, in Glen Ellyn) on Wednesday, May 18. Come and enjoy a meal and/or order a meal for take-out that evening from 3:00 - 9:00 p.m. to help the Knights raise … Continue reading Made in Italy Fundraiser Tonight to Benefit the Ministry of the St. James Knights of Columbus
We invite you to support our school tonight, simply by eating at Panera in Wheaton by printing out the attached flyer OR using the code FUND4U in the app or online. Thank you! panera-fundraiser-for-st.-james-schoolDownload
Photo by Thérèse Westby on Unsplash Faithful Invited to Fast and Pray the Rosary on Friday in Midst of Tensions Over Leaked Draft Supreme Court Opinion Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore, chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities invited … Continue reading Faithful Invited to Fast and Pray the Rosary on Friday
The parish family of St. James the Apostle mourns the death of our former pastor, Fr. Jim Lennon who loved and served our faith community from 1971-1978. Rite of reception will take place on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at the Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus, 604 N. Raynor Ave, Joliet, IL 60435. Rev. Lennon will … Continue reading Funeral Arrangements for Fr. James Lennon, former pastor of St. James
Lord, we thank you for creating mothers. We pray for mothers raising children today, and mothers now sharing their love with grandchildren. We remember women who have not had children of their own, but have shown their love in countless ways. We especially remember those mothers who have lost a child, and pray that the … Continue reading A Prayer for Today
On Saturday, May 21st at 11 A.M., three men will be ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Joliet at the Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus in Joliet. They are Deacon Gregory Alberts, Deacon Brian Geary and Deacon Thomas Logue. We invite you to pray for them as they prepare for this blessed day … Continue reading Three Men to be Ordained to the Priesthood on Saturday, May 21st at the Cathedral in Joliet
It's Teacher Appreciation Week! In this video, Bishop Hicks expresses his gratitude for our Catholic school teachers. https://youtu.be/2xJhwPffAoY
Today we celebrate our patron saint, St. James the Lesser. He shares this feast day with St. Philip. James was an apostle and a cousin of Jesus through his mother's lineage, as she herself was a cousin of the Blessed Mother. James was considered a pillar of the Early Christian Church and died the death … Continue reading St. James the Apostle, Pray for Us!
Last Saturday, April 23rd, our young parishioners from St. James the Apostle received their First Communion. It was a joyous celebration with a large gathering of family and friends to support them and our pastor, Fr. David Hankus serving as celebrant. We wish to congratulate all of our First Communicants and together, pray they will … Continue reading Congratulations to Our First Communicants!