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Have you considered singing in the St. James Choir? We are looking to expand the choir in anticipation of a full reopening of the church in the future. If you are interested, please call our Music Director, Mr. Christopher Aune, at 815-547-6397, to discuss further. Thank You!
Deacon Steven M. Johnson – St. James, Belvidere, ILHomily for Thursday within the Octave of Easter, Thursday, 4-8-21, Year BREADINGS: 1st Acts 3:11-26, Gospel Lk 24:35-48Theme: Gift of Faith I have often wondered why Jesus did not just appear to all people after His resurrection. If He did that then all people would believe andContinue reading “Deacon Steven Johnson’s Homily 4-8-21”
Our Own Deacon Jim Olson will be celebrating his25th Anniversary of being Ordained a Deaconon Tuesday, April 27th! We will be honoring Deacon Jim after all Masses during the weekend of April 24th & 25th.Please stop by Connolly Hall tocongratulate and thank Deacon Jim for his dedicated service to St. James Parish.
Schedule for Divine Mercy Sunday, Sunday, April 11thSt. James Church,Belvidere Beginning at 3:00 p.m. on Divine Mercy Sunday, there will be:– Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament– Confessions during Adoration– Chaplet of the Divine Mercy – Close with Benediction at 4:00 p.m. PLEASE JOIN US!
Dear Parishioners of St. James: Praised be Our Risen Lord, Jesus Christ! The very evening of the Resurrection Jesus Christ instituted the Sacrament of Penance. When He entered the room where the Apostles were “he breathed on them” His power to forgive sins (Jn 20:22). God’s mercy is His Easter gift to the Church. BecauseContinue reading “Fr. Geary’s Letter, 4-11-2021”
Estimados feligreses de la Parroquia de Santiago Apóstol: ¡Alabado sea Nuestro Señor Resucitado, Jesucristo! La misma noche de la Resurrección Jesucristo instituyó el Sacramento de la Penitencia. Cuando entró en la habitación donde los apóstoles estaban reunidos “respiró sobre ellos” Su poder para perdonar los pecados (Jn 20, 22). La misericordia de DiosContinue reading “Carta de P. Geary, 4-11-2021 – Español”
Deacon Jim Olson’s HomilyApril 5, 2021 We are sons and daughters of God and citizens of His kingdom.To be reborn in the Spirit is to enter that society in which God is honored and obeyed. Those who willingly accept God’s rule in their lives become citizens of God’s heavenly kingdom and members of God’s family – His adoptedContinue reading “Deacon Jim Olson’s Homily – 4-5-21”
The Easter Triduum Masses and Service times are as follows: Holy Thursday – April 1, 2021:7:00 p.m. – Mass of the Lord’s Supper – Bi-LingualThere will NOT be Adoration, Confessions or the 7:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Masses on Holy Thursday. Good Friday – April 2, 2021:1:00 p.m. – Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion – English7:00 p.m. – LiturgyContinue reading “IMPORTANT HOLY WEEK ANNOUNCEMENT”
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