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Retrouvaille M...

Retrouvaille Marriage Program

  • Date: Friday, June 2, 2017
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Description: 25% of surveyed couples say they are “Happily Married”. For everyone else there is Retrouvaille. Are you frustrated or angry with each other?
    Does talking only make it worse? For information on the Retrouvaille Program, visit the website at www.HelpOurMarriage.com or call 1-800-470-2230.
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Retrouvaille M...

Retrouvaille Marriage Program

  • Date: Saturday, June 3, 2017
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Description: 25% of surveyed couples say they are “Happily Married”. For everyone else there is Retrouvaille. Are you frustrated or angry with each other?
    Does talking only make it worse? For information on the Retrouvaille Program, visit the website at www.HelpOurMarriage.com or call 1-800-470-2230.
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Retrouvaille M...

Retrouvaille Marriage Program

  • Date: Sunday, June 4, 2017
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Description: 25% of surveyed couples say they are “Happily Married”. For everyone else there is Retrouvaille. Are you frustrated or angry with each other?
    Does talking only make it worse? For information on the Retrouvaille Program, visit the website at www.HelpOurMarriage.com or call 1-800-470-2230.

Film and Discu...

Film and Discussion - Under Caesar's Sword

  • Date: Sunday, June 4, 2017
  • Time: 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Description: Join Fr. John to watch 'Under Caesar’s Sword', a short film produced by the Notre Dame University Center of Ethics and Culture, The Religious Freedom Institute, and Aid to the Church in Need. It documents responses to Christian persecution. The 30 minute film will be followed by discussion. It begins after the 10am Mass and is in the St. Patrick church basement. It will scandalize you. Then it should inspire you.

Adult Confirma...

Adult Confirmation at Pentecost

  • Date: Sunday, June 4, 2017
  • Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Description: Are you a practicing Catholic who has never received the sacrament of Confirmation? If so, you are invited to talk with your pastor, parochial administrator, or pastoral facilitator about what you can do to be confirmed on Pentecost Sunday, June 4, 2017, 2:00 p.m. at a special Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Springfield, Illinois. More information can also be found at our website: dio.org/catechesis/adultconfirmation.html
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Knights of Col...

Knights of Columbus Breakfast

  • Date: Sunday, June 11, 2017
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Description: All are welcome to this wonderful breakfast.
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Book Club - Th...

Book Club - The Essay

  • Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2017
  • Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Description: Meet at the St. James Parish House. The book for discussion is The Essay by Robin Yocum.
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Corpus Christi...

Corpus Christi Prayer and Procession

  • Date: Sunday, June 18, 2017
  • Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Description: Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will follow our 10am Mass in St. Patrick. At 2pm there will be a service including a procession with the Blessed Sacrament to St. James, ending with Benediction. Vans will be available for those who cannot walk in the procession.
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Meals on Wheel...

Meals on Wheels

  • Date: Monday, June 19, 2017
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Description: We need volunteers each day to deliver a hot noon meal to the elderly homebound of the community. Meals and a detailed route description are picked up at DMH, and delivery takes less than an hour. Please call Patty Anderson at 217-429-1135 to volunteer for one or more days.
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Meals on Wheel...

Meals on Wheels

  • Date: Tuesday, June 20, 2017
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Description: We need volunteers each day to deliver a hot noon meal to the elderly homebound of the community. Meals and a detailed route description are picked up at DMH, and delivery takes less than an hour. Please call Patty Anderson at 217-429-1135 to volunteer for one or more days.
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Meals on Wheel...

Meals on Wheels

  • Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2017
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Description: We need volunteers each day to deliver a hot noon meal to the elderly homebound of the community. Meals and a detailed route description are picked up at DMH, and delivery takes less than an hour. Please call Patty Anderson at 217-429-1135 to volunteer for one or more days.

Parish Book Cl...

Parish Book Club

  • Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2017
  • Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Description: Meet at the St. James Parish House. The book for discussion is The Essay by Robin Yocum.
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Widowed Suppor...

Widowed Support Session

  • Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017
  • Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Description: Meet for lunch at El Forno Wood Fire Italian Restaurant at 1423 E. Mound Road. All widows and widowers are welcome!

Meals on Wheel...

Meals on Wheels

  • Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Description: We need volunteers each day to deliver a hot noon meal to the elderly homebound of the community. Meals and a detailed route description are picked up at DMH, and delivery takes less than an hour. Please call Patty Anderson at 217-429-1135 to volunteer for one or more days.
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Meals on Wheel...

Meals on Wheels

  • Date: Friday, June 23, 2017
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Description: We need volunteers each day to deliver a hot noon meal to the elderly homebound of the community. Meals and a detailed route description are picked up at DMH, and delivery takes less than an hour. Please call Patty Anderson at 217-429-1135 to volunteer for one or more days.
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Protecting God...

Protecting God's Children

  • Date: Sunday, June 25, 2017
  • Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Description: This will be offered in the Parish House at St. James. All parish and school volunteers must take this class one time in order to serve. If you have never taken it and plan to volunteer, please register by calling 429-5363 or emailing office@ssjpparish.com.
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Robotics, Circ...

Robotics, Circuits, and Codes Day Camp

  • Date: Monday, June 26, 2017
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Description: This camp is open to all children of our parish Grades 1-5. Cost is $50 per person. Contact St. Patrick School to sign up.
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Robotics, Circ...

Robotics, Circuits, and Codes Day Camp

  • Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2017
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Description: This camp is open to all children of our parish Grades 1-5. Cost is $50 per person. Contact St. Patrick School to sign up.

Finance Counci...

Finance Council meeting

  • Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2017
  • Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Grief Session

Grief Session

  • Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2017
  • Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Description: Those who have experienced the loss of a loved one often find healing and support through sharing with others with similar experiences. This session is in the St. James Parish House. Anyone is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Donna at 422-4534.
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Robotics, Circ...

Robotics, Circuits, and Codes Day Camp

  • Date: Wednesday, June 28, 2017
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Description: This camp is open to all children of our parish Grades 1-5. Cost is $50 per person. Contact St. Patrick School to sign up.

ROCK for Relig...

ROCK for Religious Freedom

  • Date: Wednesday, June 28, 2017
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Description: ROCK! The Rotunda for Religious Freedom. You're invited to the Rotunda of the State Capitol in Springfield, Illinois. Devote an hour to music, prayer, and dialog for religious freedom. Hillary Byrnes, Assistant General Counsel for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in Washington, DC, will give a powerful witness for Religious Liberty. Join in prayer with Bishop Thomas John Paprocki of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois. Also, listen to the passionate music of Michael James Mette. Let’s ROCK the Rotunda for religious freedom!
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Father-Son Tri...

Father-Son Trip Registration Deadline

  • Date: Thursday, June 29, 2017
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Description: Today is the deadline to register! The trip is July 13-15. Here's the itinerary:

    Thursday, July 13:
    - Evening Mass at the Cathedral in Springfield
    - Stay overnight at National Shrine of St. Maximilian Kolbe, Marytown

    Friday, July 14:
    - Mass with Bishop Paprocki
    - Museum of Science and Industry U505 exhibit
    - Urban Kayak in Chinatown
    - Stay overnight in Marytown

    Saturday, July 15:
    - Dine at Texas de Brazil Steakhouse
    - CPX Paintball in Joliet
    - Return to Springfield

    Cost is $125 per person ($250 value) and scholarships are available. For more information and to register, contact the Office for Marriage and Family Life at http://dio.org/familylife/events.html, (217) 698-8500, or e-mail Carlos Tejeda at ctejeda@dio.org.

Robotics, Circ...

Robotics, Circuits, and Codes Day Camp

  • Date: Thursday, June 29, 2017
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Description: This camp is open to all children of our parish Grades 1-5. Cost is $50 per person. Contact St. Patrick School to sign up.
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Robotics, Circ...

Robotics, Circuits, and Codes Day Camp

  • Date: Friday, June 30, 2017
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Description: This camp is open to all children of our parish Grades 1-5. Cost is $50 per person. Contact St. Patrick School to sign up.

10th Anniversa...

10th Anniversary Celebration

  • Date: Friday, June 30, 2017
  • Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Description: Celebrate our parish's 10th Anniversary with an Evening Prayer and ice cream social at St. James Church. Thank you for all you do for our wonderful parish!
 

Friday Jun 2, 2017

  • Retrouvaille Marriage Program

    Friday Jun 2, 2017 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    25% of surveyed couples say they are “Happily Married”. For everyone else there is Retrouvaille. Are you frustrated or angry with each other?
    Does talking only make it worse? For information on the Retrouvaille Program, visit the website at www.HelpOurMarriage.com or call 1-800-470-2230.

Saturday Jun 3, 2017

  • Retrouvaille Marriage Program

    Saturday Jun 3, 2017 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    25% of surveyed couples say they are “Happily Married”. For everyone else there is Retrouvaille. Are you frustrated or angry with each other?
    Does talking only make it worse? For information on the Retrouvaille Program, visit the website at www.HelpOurMarriage.com or call 1-800-470-2230.

Sunday Jun 4, 2017

  • Retrouvaille Marriage Program

    Sunday Jun 4, 2017 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    25% of surveyed couples say they are “Happily Married”. For everyone else there is Retrouvaille. Are you frustrated or angry with each other?
    Does talking only make it worse? For information on the Retrouvaille Program, visit the website at www.HelpOurMarriage.com or call 1-800-470-2230.

  • Film and Discussion - Under Caesar's Sword

    Sunday Jun 4, 2017 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM

    Join Fr. John to watch 'Under Caesar’s Sword', a short film produced by the Notre Dame University Center of Ethics and Culture, The Religious Freedom Institute, and Aid to the Church in Need. It documents responses to Christian persecution. The 30 minute film will be followed by discussion. It begins after the 10am Mass and is in the St. Patrick church basement. It will scandalize you. Then it should inspire you.

  • Adult Confirmation at Pentecost

    Sunday Jun 4, 2017 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Are you a practicing Catholic who has never received the sacrament of Confirmation? If so, you are invited to talk with your pastor, parochial administrator, or pastoral facilitator about what you can do to be confirmed on Pentecost Sunday, June 4, 2017, 2:00 p.m. at a special Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Springfield, Illinois. More information can also be found at our website: dio.org/catechesis/adultconfirmation.html

Sunday Jun 11, 2017

  • Knights of Columbus Breakfast

    Sunday Jun 11, 2017 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM

    All are welcome to this wonderful breakfast.

Wednesday Jun 14, 2017

  • Book Club - The Essay

    Wednesday Jun 14, 2017 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    Meet at the St. James Parish House. The book for discussion is The Essay by Robin Yocum.

Sunday Jun 18, 2017

  • Corpus Christi Prayer and Procession

    Sunday Jun 18, 2017 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will follow our 10am Mass in St. Patrick. At 2pm there will be a service including a procession with the Blessed Sacrament to St. James, ending with Benediction. Vans will be available for those who cannot walk in the procession.

Monday Jun 19, 2017

  • Meals on Wheels

    Monday Jun 19, 2017 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    We need volunteers each day to deliver a hot noon meal to the elderly homebound of the community. Meals and a detailed route description are picked up at DMH, and delivery takes less than an hour. Please call Patty Anderson at 217-429-1135 to volunteer for one or more days.

Tuesday Jun 20, 2017

  • Meals on Wheels

    Tuesday Jun 20, 2017 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

    We need volunteers each day to deliver a hot noon meal to the elderly homebound of the community. Meals and a detailed route description are picked up at DMH, and delivery takes less than an hour. Please call Patty Anderson at 217-429-1135 to volunteer for one or more days.

Wednesday Jun 21, 2017

  • Meals on Wheels

    Wednesday Jun 21, 2017 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

    We need volunteers each day to deliver a hot noon meal to the elderly homebound of the community. Meals and a detailed route description are picked up at DMH, and delivery takes less than an hour. Please call Patty Anderson at 217-429-1135 to volunteer for one or more days.

  • Parish Book Club

    Wednesday Jun 21, 2017 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    Meet at the St. James Parish House. The book for discussion is The Essay by Robin Yocum.

Thursday Jun 22, 2017

  • Widowed Support Session

    Thursday Jun 22, 2017 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

    Meet for lunch at El Forno Wood Fire Italian Restaurant at 1423 E. Mound Road. All widows and widowers are welcome!

  • Meals on Wheels

    Thursday Jun 22, 2017 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

    We need volunteers each day to deliver a hot noon meal to the elderly homebound of the community. Meals and a detailed route description are picked up at DMH, and delivery takes less than an hour. Please call Patty Anderson at 217-429-1135 to volunteer for one or more days.

Friday Jun 23, 2017

  • Meals on Wheels

    Friday Jun 23, 2017 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

    We need volunteers each day to deliver a hot noon meal to the elderly homebound of the community. Meals and a detailed route description are picked up at DMH, and delivery takes less than an hour. Please call Patty Anderson at 217-429-1135 to volunteer for one or more days.

Sunday Jun 25, 2017

  • Protecting God's Children

    Sunday Jun 25, 2017 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    This will be offered in the Parish House at St. James. All parish and school volunteers must take this class one time in order to serve. If you have never taken it and plan to volunteer, please register by calling 429-5363 or emailing office@ssjpparish.com.

Monday Jun 26, 2017

  • Robotics, Circuits, and Codes Day Camp

    Monday Jun 26, 2017 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    This camp is open to all children of our parish Grades 1-5. Cost is $50 per person. Contact St. Patrick School to sign up.

Tuesday Jun 27, 2017

  • Robotics, Circuits, and Codes Day Camp

    Tuesday Jun 27, 2017 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    This camp is open to all children of our parish Grades 1-5. Cost is $50 per person. Contact St. Patrick School to sign up.

  • Finance Council meeting

    Tuesday Jun 27, 2017 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

  • Grief Session

    Tuesday Jun 27, 2017 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

    Those who have experienced the loss of a loved one often find healing and support through sharing with others with similar experiences. This session is in the St. James Parish House. Anyone is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Donna at 422-4534.

Wednesday Jun 28, 2017

  • Robotics, Circuits, and Codes Day Camp

    Wednesday Jun 28, 2017 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    This camp is open to all children of our parish Grades 1-5. Cost is $50 per person. Contact St. Patrick School to sign up.

  • ROCK for Religious Freedom

    Wednesday Jun 28, 2017 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

    ROCK! The Rotunda for Religious Freedom. You're invited to the Rotunda of the State Capitol in Springfield, Illinois. Devote an hour to music, prayer, and dialog for religious freedom. Hillary Byrnes, Assistant General Counsel for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in Washington, DC, will give a powerful witness for Religious Liberty. Join in prayer with Bishop Thomas John Paprocki of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois. Also, listen to the passionate music of Michael James Mette. Let’s ROCK the Rotunda for religious freedom!

Thursday Jun 29, 2017

  • Father-Son Trip Registration Deadline

    Thursday Jun 29, 2017 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Today is the deadline to register! The trip is July 13-15. Here's the itinerary:

    Thursday, July 13:
    - Evening Mass at the Cathedral in Springfield
    - Stay overnight at National Shrine of St. Maximilian Kolbe, Marytown

    Friday, July 14:
    - Mass with Bishop Paprocki
    - Museum of Science and Industry U505 exhibit
    - Urban Kayak in Chinatown
    - Stay overnight in Marytown

    Saturday, July 15:
    - Dine at Texas de Brazil Steakhouse
    - CPX Paintball in Joliet
    - Return to Springfield

    Cost is $125 per person ($250 value) and scholarships are available. For more information and to register, contact the Office for Marriage and Family Life at http://dio.org/familylife/events.html, (217) 698-8500, or e-mail Carlos Tejeda at ctejeda@dio.org.

  • Robotics, Circuits, and Codes Day Camp

    Thursday Jun 29, 2017 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    This camp is open to all children of our parish Grades 1-5. Cost is $50 per person. Contact St. Patrick School to sign up.

Friday Jun 30, 2017

  • Robotics, Circuits, and Codes Day Camp

    Friday Jun 30, 2017 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    This camp is open to all children of our parish Grades 1-5. Cost is $50 per person. Contact St. Patrick School to sign up.

  • 10th Anniversary Celebration

    Friday Jun 30, 2017 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Celebrate our parish's 10th Anniversary with an Evening Prayer and ice cream social at St. James Church. Thank you for all you do for our wonderful parish!