Extra Confession Times

Sunday, April 2 @ St. James: 5-6pm

Monday, April 3 @ St. Patrick: 6-7pm

Tuesday, April 4 @ St. Patrick: 9-10am

Friday, April 7 @ St. Patrick: 10-11am & 4:15-5pm

Holy Week Schedule

Thursday, April 6 (Holy Thursday): 6pm @ St. James

Friday, April 7 (Good Friday): 3pm @ St. Patrick

Saturday, April 8 (Easter Vigil): 8pm @ St. Patrick

Sunday, April 9 (Easter Day): 8:30am @ St. James / 10:15am @ St. Patrick

Adoration & Stations of the Cross

Fridays During Lent @ St. Patrick Church

Adoration after 11:15am Mass

Stations of the Cross at 4pm

Benediction to follow

Eucharist Bible Study

Fr. Chris is hosting a Eucharist bible study at 4pm at the St. James Parish House on the following dates: March 26, and April 2, 16, and 23. All are welcome to attend. Come join us!

Empower IL Tax Credit

Click Here to learn about the 75% income tax credit you can receive through the Invest in Kinds Act / Empower Illinois, and Click Here for the steps to donate. Until April 15, a $10,000 1-to-1 matching gift program is in effect.

Watch Mass Online

View our Facebook page to watch Mass - each Mass is streamed live and you can watch a replay anytime. You don't need a Facebook account to access the videos: Click Here to Watch Mass

Online Giving


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.

Mass Times

St. James 4:30pm (Mar.-Aug.)
St. Patrick 4:30pm (Sept.-Feb.)

St. James 8:30am
St. Patrick 10:15am

St. James:
Monday 8:00am
Wednesday 8:00am
St. Patrick:
Tuesday 8:15am
Friday 11:15am

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

St. James
Monday 7:30-7:45am
Wednesday 7:30-7:45am

St. Patrick
Friday 10:30-11am
Saturday 10-11am, 3:30-4:15pm

Ministry Schedule

Click the following link to access the ministry scheduling program, or you can also access the program in the ‘Parish Life’ dropdown at the top of this webpage. 

Ministry Schedule Program

Beauty Series - St. Patrick


Our parish has subscribed to Augustine Institute’s formed.org to provide you access to thousands of faith-based online resources. All you need is an email address to sign up. Here are the instructions:

1) Click the ‘Sign Up’ button on the front page. 

2) Click ‘I Belong to a Parish or Organization’, and then enter the name of our parish. 

3) Enter your name and email address, and you’re all set!

Office Hours

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


  • Sun, Mar 26th

  • Sun, Mar 19th

Empowering God's Children - Online

1. Click Here to access the Virtus portal. 

2. Click 'First-Time Registrant' and follow the registration process.

3. Do not register for a live session; just select 'Continue' at the bottom of the page.

4. Once your registration is submitted for approval, email [email protected] to inform her that you need access to the online training module. You'll receive an email when the module is assigned to you. Login to your Virtus account to complete the training. You'll receive a certificate when you finish, and your training will be recorded in the diocesan database. 

*Due to a recent update, VIRTUS will only be used for the children’s Empowering God’s Children training going forward. The platform is shut down to adult users trying to access the Protecting God’s Children training.




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Safe Environment Report

The Diocese of Springfield is committed to continue our efforts to work in partnership with local agencies to prevent any child from being abused or neglected.  We also seek to bring about healing where abuse has occurred. Click Here to make a Safe Environment Report.


Saint of the Day

Here is Franciscan Media's Saint of the Day.