Bible Study - Ephesians

Our parish Bible Study will focus on Ephesians, and it begins October 2. View the trailer above to learn more about this Bible Study on Ephesians, and fill out the following form to sign up. 

Bible Study 2017 - Ephesians


Catholic Charities for Hurricane Relief

Our help is needed for the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and one of the best organizations providing aid is Catholic Charities USA. They are our official Catholic domestic relief agency. Here is the link:


At Saints James and Patrick Parish, we enter into relationship with God through the sacraments, prayer, and stewardship. We invite you to Join Our Parish community so you can experience God's eternal love by 'remaining in Christ and revealing Christ to others'. 

Mass Times

St. James 4:00 pm
St. Patrick 5:30 pm

St. James 8:30 am
St. Patrick 10:00 am

St. James:
Monday & Wednesday 8:00 am
St. Patrick:
Tuesday & Thursday 8:00 am (No Thursday Masses from May 25 through August 17, 2017)
Friday 11:15 am

Holy Day
8:00 am & 12:10 pm (St. Patrick)
6:00 pm (St. James)

St. James
Monday, 7:30 am
Saturday, 3:30 pm
St. Patrick
Friday 10:50 am
Saturday 11:00 am-12:00 noon

Online Giving

Office Hours

Monday-Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm


'Irreplaceable' Film

This documentary reveals one man’s journey around the world to find out what is wrong with family, and he discovers a greater personal impact than ever expected. This film will be shown Thursday, Sept. 28 at 6:30pm in the St. Patrick Church Basement. Refreshments provided. RSVP to 217-321-1132 or

Holy Rosary Before Mass

We'll pray the Rosary a half hour before each weekend Mass in October, which is the Month of the Holy Rosary. 

September Newsletter

Do you want to "Soar Like Wings on Eagles?" You can learn how to by reading our September Newsletter and considering the various ways you can get involved in our parish. 

'Like' Us on Facebook

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Facebook is FREE to use and EASY to sign up. You can create an account by going to and entering your name and e-mail in the 'Create a New Account' section of the home page. Then you can search for 'Saints James and Patrick Parish' in the 'Search' section at the top of your personal Facebook page. The parish's 'Like' button is located beneath the photo of St. James Church.
Liking our page offers you many benefits:
- Connect with family, friends, and parishioners online
- View parish events, photos, bulletins, and newsletters
- Receive notifications to remind you of upcoming events
- Contact the parish to ask questions or sign-up for events and ministries
- Read Fr. John's weekly Gospel posts and receive news updates of the worldwide Catholic Church.
- Comment on the page to share your experiences of our parish
Have questions or need assistance creating an account? Call the parish office or e-mail and we'll be happy to help!

Diocesan Synod

Take a few minutes to learn about the diocesan synod and complete the survey at The diocese values your opinion and experiences!




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Service Opportunities

Visit the Ministries page to learn about the various ways you can share your talents with the parish. Partaking in these ministries will enhance our parish community and strengthen our ability to be stewards of God's love. To sign up or for further details, contact Here's the current liturgical ministry Schedule. Thank you for your participation. 

Saint of the Day

Here is Franciscan Media's Saint of the Day.