The life, death, Resurrection, and Ascension of Jesus Christ together comprise what we call the Paschal Mystery. They are all spelled out for us there in the Gospels and the Acts of the Apostles, right? So what’s the mystery? Come Tuesday night to learn how the road to Calvary and death are so much moreContinue reading “RCIA”

America Needs Fatima Rosary

Please join the Legion of Maryon Saturday, October 16th, at 12:00 p.m.,to participate in the America Needs Fatima Rosary Rally. This will take place in front of the St. James Parish Rectory at the corner ofMain Street and Logan Avenue. Please come to pray the rosary, the Litany of Mary, as well as other prayers. All are welcome!

First Saturday Devotion

 Holy Mass and Adoration of the Most Blessed SacramentTomorrow Morning, October 2, 2021This Saturday, St. James will offer Mass at 7:30 a.m. followed by Adoration and Confessions.Benediction will close the Holy Hour at 9:00 a.m.All are Welcome – Bring a Friend!

 Upcoming Respect Life Events

The Pregnancy Care Center’s HIKE FOR LIFEwill be heldat the Midway Museum VillageRockford, IllinoisSaturday, September 25thRegistration: 8:45 am – Walk begins at 9:00 am~ All day fun family event with a variety of activities ~ RALLY FOR THE POLICESaturday, September 25th12:00 Noon – 1:00 pmAlpine/State Streets LocationRockford, Illinois MARCH FOR LIFE IN MADISON, WISCONSINSaturday, OctoberContinue reading ” Upcoming Respect Life Events”

Tootsie Roll Drive Success

The Knights of Columbus would like to say “Thank You” for your support in making the annual fundraiser for Intellectual Disabilities (Tootsie Roll Drive) a success. The support our Parish showed was outstanding—one of our best years ever! All proceeds stay local and support the following organizations: RAMPSpecial CampsArc of Boone/Winnebago CountiesSpecial OlympicsBelvidere Park DistrictContinue reading “Tootsie Roll Drive Success”


You can’t find the word Trinity in the Bible, but scripture is stamped throughout with evidence of it! The Church calls the Trinity the central mystery of the Christian faith and life, so don’t be concerned if you find it a mystery that God can be Three-in-One. This Tuesday we will explore “Our Mysterious God,”Continue reading “RCIA”