Ash Wednesday, Adoration, & Stations of the Cross
Ash Wednesday Masses (Feb. 22)
8:00am @ St. Patrick Church
12:10pm @ St. Patrick Church
6:00pm @ St. James Church
Fridays During Lent @ St. Patrick Church
Adoration after 11:15am Mass
Stations of the Cross at 4pm
Benediction to follow
Watch Mass Online
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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.
St. James 4:30pm (Mar.-Sept.)
St. Patrick 4:30pm (Oct.-Feb.)
St. James 8:30am
St. Patrick 10:15am
8:00am & 12:10pm (St. Patrick)
6:00pm (St. James)
Saturday 10-11am, 3:30-4:15pm
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
- Fr. Chris Comerford, Pastor
- Fr. John C Burnette, Pastor Emeritus (in private residence)
- Anita Olson, Office Manager
- Robin Canary, Office Assistant
- Sue Miller, Ministry Scheduler
- Tom Prior, Parish Communications
- Carla Hahn, Financial Secretary
- Pete Brosamer, Maintenance Manager
- Nick Blackburn, School Principal
- Michelle Gillespie, School Secretary
- Kate Tiemann, Organist
Saint of the Day
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