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Blessing of the Plane

Fr. Geary recently blessed this 1918 Curtiss JN-4Dplane that was built from scratch usingOriginal 1918 drawings. This labor of love has taken five yearsand approximately 20,000 man hours to complete.The plane is kept at the Poplar Grove Wings & Wheels MuseumRestoration Hangar located in Poplar Grove, Illinois.

Legion of Mary

SAVE THE DATE !The Legion of Mary will be presentingThe Patriotic Rosary onTuesday Evening, November 9th,at 6:30 pm in St. James ChurchPlease come and join in praying for ourCountry with our Blessed Virgin Mary!


“If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever, even the Spirit of Truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, for he dwells with you and willContinue reading “RCIA”

Deacon Steven Johnson’s Reflection 10-21-21

Deacon Steven Johnson’s Reflection – October 21, 2021Reflection for the 29th Week of Ordinary Time, Thursday, 10-21-21, Year BReadings: Rom 6:19-23, Psalm 1:1-2,3,4&6, Gospel Lk 12:49-53Theme: God First A gold ring does not just come forth from the earth as a shiny, perfectly round, object ready to wear.  It starts out as a crusty, dirt-filledContinue reading “Deacon Steven Johnson’s Reflection 10-21-21”

Fr. Geary’s Letter, 10-24-2021

Dear Parishioners of St. James:                  Praised be Jesus Christ!                  This year marked another wicked accomplishment in our government:  the U.S. House of Representatives (controlled by Democrats) passed a sweeping abortion bill. The bill is currently in the Senate where passage is doubtful because of the political party balance. What is frightening is the attempt toContinue reading “Fr. Geary’s Letter, 10-24-2021”

Carta de P. Geary, 10-24-2021 – Español

Estimados feligreses de Santiago:   ¡Alabado sea Jesucristo!    Este año marcó otro logro perverso en nuestro gobierno: la Cámara de Representantes de los Estados Unidos (controlada por los demócratas) aprobó un amplio proyecto de ley sobre el aborto. El proyecto de ley se encuentra actualmente en el Senado, donde su aprobación es dudosa debido al equilibrioContinue reading “Carta de P. Geary, 10-24-2021 – Español”

Carta de P. Geary, 10-17-2021 – Español

Estimados feligreses de la Parroquia de Santiago Apóstol:   ¡Alabado sea Jesucristo!  Jesús transformó el sufrimiento en servicio.  Como siervo del Padre, “Jesús se humilló a si mismo, haciéndose obediente hasta la muerte, hasta la muerte de la cruz” (Fil. 2:8).  El sufrimiento y la muerte de Jesús sirvieron para redimirnos de nuestros pecados.  En virtud del sufrimiento deContinue reading “Carta de P. Geary, 10-17-2021 – Español”


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