Please join the Respect Life Ministry in Praying Nine Days for Life
January 18 – 26, 2018
You can pray at church, home, work, or with friends anywhere, anytime. The focus is on cherishing the ‘gift’ of EVERY person’s life. This is a multi-faceted NOVENA highlighting a different intention each day. Reflections & suggested actions also provided.
You may ‘Google’ “Nine Days for Life” for more information or go to: www.9daysforlife.com
“Care for one another is care for Jesus himself.” Pope Francis, 9/27/2015
FIFTH SUNDAY ROSARY
On Sunday, December 31, 2017, the Knights of
Columbus and the Legion of Mary will co-sponsor
the 5th Sunday Rosary – our continuous devotion to our Blessed
Mother and all her guidance and works. We will start the Rosary
at 1:30 p.m. in the church. All parishioners are invited and
encouraged to come to join us in prayer.
The Knights of Columbus
The Legion of Mary
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Come to a meeting on Monday, December 18, 2017, at 6:00 pm in the school cafeteria to get more information on this limited time program.
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FR. SCHUESSLER’S 50TH ORDINATION ANNIVERSARY
God has blessed me with 50 years of priesthood. I will be celebrating a Mass of Thanksgiving here at St. James on December 17th at 3:00 p.m. A buffet supper will follow in the school. It goes without saying that you are invited. If yo would like to share in the supper, please call the Parish Office before December 1st, so that the folks arranging the meal can have an accurate count of the number attending. Space is limited, so it is on a first come, first served basis.
Pilgrimage to Rome with Fr. Geary!
Visit the Historic Sites of the Eternal City! Attend a Papal Audience with Pope Francis! The trip will leave from Chicago on Friday, November 24, 2017, and return on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Please click on the link below for additional information.
PLEASE SEE THE UPDATED ROME TRIP FLYER AND QUESTION & ANSWER SHEET BY CLICKING ON THE LINKS BELOW: