The 2016-2017 school year is off to a wonderful … [Read More...] about Saint James School Enrollment on the Rise
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Welcome to St. James Parish, a vibrant community of more than 4,000 families and 11,000 members. One of the most enriching ways to embrace our mission to walk in faith, live in hope and act in love is by getting involved. Our 60 parish ministries offer opportunities for people of every age and interest. I invite you to explore our website to see all that we have to offer. Read More
The 2016-2017 school year is off to a wonderful start at Saint James School, where the school has seen an increase in enrollment across all grade levels. Saint James welcomed 43 new families this year, with new students in all grades, preschool through eighth. There are a total of 504 students this year, an increase of 6 percent from last year.
Across the Archdiocese of Chicago, Catholic School enrollment has declined over the years and … Click here for full article
The brand new FUEL Junior High Ministry kicked off at St. James this September. FUEL is for 6th, 7th and 8th graders in Religious Education and at St. James School. It’s a chance to play games, chill out with friends and just have fun. Interested? Then come to the FUEL Drop-In held once a month on a Sunday after the 5pm Mass in the Old Band Room (Door A6). Check out our HUGE bean bags, play some air hockey, share how your month has been and talk about what you need prayers for – and just have FUN! Snacks and drinks are provided, so don’t miss it. Visit YM page by clicking here
Tickets are on sale now for our 22nd Jubilation on Saturday, November 5. This annual parish fundraising event supports a variety of St. James charities and programs, in addition to technology improvements for the school and religious education. Click here for tickets and further information
The mission of our Religious Education program is to help children deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ by sharing stories about the impact God has made in our lives and helping them echo God’s Word as they live out each day. The program is open to children in 1st through 9th grades, and includes the Sacraments of First Reconciliation, First Holy Communion and Confirmation. Click here to visit page.