Parish Office closed to Public!

EffectiveMonday, November 23, 2020,the St. James Parish Office will beclosed to the public until further notice,due to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases.You may contact the office anytimeat (815) 547-6397 and leave a message.Messages will be checked frequently and your call will be returned.Thank you for your patience!

The Last Things: Life, Death, Heaven and Hell

Jesus Christ, God Incarnate, crucified, died and buried. But -that’s not the final word. Resurrected and ascended into heaven, He will come again to judge the living and the dead. What does that mean for us? Join us Tuesday night at 6:30 PM in Connolly Hall as Fr. Geary guides us through our uncertainty onContinue reading “The Last Things: Life, Death, Heaven and Hell”

Deacon Jim Olson’s Reflection – 11-2-20

668 11-2-20 All Souls Day John 6:37-40 Who do you honor at your table?The Lord is always ready to receive us at his table.As far as we can tell from the Gospel accounts, Jesus never refused a dinner invitation!Why, in this particular instance, does Jesus lecture his host on whom he should orshould not inviteContinue reading “Deacon Jim Olson’s Reflection – 11-2-20”

PATRIOTIC ROSARY

ALL ARE INVITED TO JOIN THE LEGION OF MARYIN RECITING A PATRIOTIC ROSARYAT 6:30 PM SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1st, IN ST. JAMES CHURCH OUR COUNTRY NEEDS OUR PRAYERS. PLEASE JOIN US FOR THIS PRE-ELECTION ROSARY. Please call the parish office at 815-547-6397 with any questions. Thank You

VOTING DAY IS TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD!

OUR COUNTRY NEEDS YOUR VOTE! PLEASE BE INFORMED To help Catholics prepare for the upcoming November election of the President of the United States, please visit www.ilcatholic.org and read the Guidelines on Political Activities for Parishes and Catholic Church Organizations. For more detailed voting guidelines, go to https://www.usccb.org/offices/general-counsel/political-activity-guidelines

TOOTSIE ROLLS FOR SALE!

Tootsie Rolls are for sale and ready for pick up in the parish office from 8:00 a.m. til 2:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday. The price for Tootsie Rolls are: $10.00 for a sleeve of 50 OR $50.00 for a case of 300! Be ready for Halloween while Supporting the Knights of Columbus!