Internet Safety Program - Oct. 17
Join us to continue our efforts to protect and educate children about the dangers of using technology for social interaction and self-expression. The program is Oct. 17 in the St. Patrick Church Basement at 6:30pm. RSVP at (217) 429-5363.
Couples' Night Out - Nov. 7
This quarterly date night for couples includes a light meal, adult beverages, and a married life presentation. Cost is $30 and there is a cash bar. Hosted Nov. 7 at the Beach House at 6:30pm.
Check out the October Newsletter to learn how our parishioners are passionate about being involved.
Families of Faith
The upcoming children's session is Wednesday, Sept. 21 from 6-7:15pm in the St. James Parish House. Please call the parish office to register. Families of Faith provides religious education for grade school aged children and their parents. Families involved last year enjoyed the learning, crafts, and community they formed. Check out the 2016-17 Schedule!
Visit the Service Opportunities 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Here's the current liturgical ministry Schedule. Thank you for your participation.
Saint of the Day
Here is Catholic Online's Saint of the Day
St. James 4:00 pm
St. Patrick 5:30 pm
St. James 8:30 am
St. Patrick 10:00 am
Monday & Wednesday 8:00 am
Tuesday & Thursday 8:00 am (No Thursday Masses from May 26 through August 18, 2016)
Friday 11:15 am
8:00 am & 12:10 pm (St. Patrick)
6:00 pm (St. James)
Monday, 7:30 am
Saturday, 3:30 pm
Friday 10:50 am
Saturday 11:00 am-12:00 noon
- Father John Burnette, Pastor
- Therese Allen, Pastoral Associate
- Tom Prior, Outreach
- Anita Olson, Office Manager
- Karen Redden, Secretary
- Karen Rossi, Office Assistant
- Sister Chaminade Kelley, O.S.F., R.N., Parish Nurse
- Gene Velchek, Plant Manager
- Jan Sweet, School Principal
- Jody Neibuhr, School Secretary
- Kate Tiemann, Organist
Catechism of the Catholic Church
09/27/16 11:25 am
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis met with members of the World Jewish Congress on Monday evening.
An article published on Tuesday by the Vatican newspaper, the 'Osservatore Romano', highlighted how the Holy Father spoke about a series of issues pertaining to inter faith relations and the current migration crisis on the European continent.Read More
09/27/16 8:03 am
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis said silence and prayer is the way to overcome our darkest moments, rather than resorting to pills or alcoholic drinks to escape from our woes. His comments came during his homily at the morning Mass celebrated on Tuesday at the Santa Marta residence.
Listen to this report by Susy Hodges:Read More
09/27/16 7:58 am
(Vatican Radio) The Vatican told the United Nations on Monday “nuclear arms offer a false sense of security, and that the uneasy peace promised by nuclear deterrence is a tragic illusion.”
“Nuclear weapons cannot create for us a stable and secure world,” said Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations.Read More