Helping us complete the construction of our new church.

All church donations can be accepted online

How to get involved…

  • Pledges via cash or check
  • One-time donation online
  • Online Pledge and Recurring payments
  • Gifts of Stock
  • Gifts from Retirement Accounts
  • Gifts of Property, Life Insurance Annuities, Wills or Bequests

If you have any questions about the campaign or making a pledge, please contact our Parish Campaign Office at 815.547.6397 for more details.

New Church Dedication Articles

Father Brian Geary, pastor (left), and Bishop David Malloy distribute Communion during the dedication Mass in the newly remodeled and expanded St. James Parish in Belvidere.

(Observer photo by Amanda Hudson)

Rockford Register Star Dec. 18, 2014
The Observer Jan. 9, 2015


Heavenly Father, We thank you for all the blessings you have bestowed on our parish family. May our church always be a place of beauty glorifying you and a spiritual home witnessing your eternal love. Be with us and guide us in our efforts to Continue the Vision inspired by you. Send your Holy Spirit upon us and open our hearts to generously respond to your call. Keep us ever mindful of the mission and purpose of our parish. May Christ remain the center of our life. We ask this through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary and our beloved patron, Saint James. AMEN