The St. Vincent de Paul collection truck will be in the church parking lot before and after all Masses the weekend of October 1/2. We would be most grateful for your donations of clothes, shoes, linens, small household items such as dishes, glassware, cookware, small and clean working appliances, knick-knacks, lamps, toys, books, etc. Please … Continue reading St. Vincent de Paul Fall Clothing Drive This Weekend
We would like to welcome Deacon Steve and his wife Therese DeSitter to St. James the Apostle Parish. After many years with no deacons, we are so grateful for the arrival of Deacon Steve, who along with Deacon Mike will serve our parish. Deacon Steve will be present at all Masses this weekend. We invite … Continue reading We Welcome Deacon Steve and Therese DeSitter to St. James the Apostle!
This past weekend we welcomed Fr. Tom Cargo to St. James the Apostle Parish. Fr. Tom is a retired priest of the Diocese of Joliet who is assigned to our parish to help us. He will join us now and will stay with us during the time our pastor Fr. Keith Wolfe is deployed in … Continue reading Welcome, Fr. Tom Cargo!
Save the date of Wednesday, August 24 for the Knights of Columbus Council #9806 of St. James the Apostle restaurant Fundraiser. Made in Italy Trattoria in downtown Glen Ellyn will donate a percentage of all sales on that day to the Knights to help with their many charitable outreach programs. Come in (or order take … Continue reading Fundraiser on 8/24 to Benefit Charities of the Knights of Columbus
• Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a Catholic? • Have you ever wondered about the process of becoming a Catholic? The RCIA Program, the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults, is a program designed for: • Adults who have never been baptized • Adults who were baptized in another Christian church and now wish … Continue reading RCIA at St. James the Apostle Parish Invites You to Come Inside
Dear Parishioners, The members of the St. James Parish have been most generous to the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry (GEFP). Historically, you have gifted hundreds of pounds of canned goods, grocery essentials and personal care items as well as generous monetary contributions. Our parish commits to two GEFP fundraisers each year and we are embarking on the August … Continue reading August is a St. James Food Collection Month
On the weekend of August 13 and 14, we officially welcome Fr. Keith Wolfe as the seventh pastor of St. James the Apostle Parish. We invite all parishioners to join us so that we may provide Fr. Keith with a warm St. James the Apostle welcome. The Weekend ScheduleSaturday, August 13th:4 P.M. Mass immediately followed … Continue reading We Welcome our New Pastor, Fr. Keith Wolfe to St. James!
As Fr. David celebrates his last weekend on August 6th and 7th with our family of faith and begins his retirement after 38 years of faithful service to the people of God throughout the Diocese of Joliet, we would like to take this opportunity to invite you to join us as we bid him a … Continue reading This Weekend is Fr. David’s Farewell Weekend and Retirement Celebration
We would like to wish Fr. David a very Happy Birthday today! We offer this prayer from the Book of Blessings on this special occasion: God of all creation, we offer you grateful praise for the gift of life. Hear the prayers of Father David, your servant, who recalls today the day of his birth … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Father David!