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Care Ministry Update

by Tom Westerkamp


All Care Ministers are invited to 2 upcoming events: 1. An uplifting presentation on “Humor, Hugs, and Hope” on Thurs evening May 1st 7:30-9pm at St Cecilia’s parish, 700 S. Meier Rd, Mt Prospect 2. A planning /updating meeting for all St James Care Ministers will take place after the 8:30 am Annointing of the […]

The Living Stations of the Cross

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St. James Youth Ministry observes the Living Stations of the Cross, marking the day Jesus was crucified on Mount Calvary.  We share this recorded performance for you, it’s powerful!

St. James Summer Road Trip

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Interested in having a Mass at your home this summer? Fr. Matt, Fr Joji, and Fr. Gilbert are looking to take St. James “on the road” and invite you to host a “Backyard Mass!” For more information contact: Jeanne Brady McDermott at 847-800-6173 or Mike Bruce at 847–255-6322

5 Love Languages Book Club

by Tina Haisman


Does it ever seem as though you and your spouse are speaking two different languages? You’re not alone! That is why Dr. Gary Chapman wrote The 5 Love Languages, a bestselling book that helps couples identify, understand and speak their spouse’s primary love language. By learning the five love languages — quality time, words of […]

Mission Trip Opportunity

by Colleen Warnken LeSaar


St James…In MISSION………. A Mission Trip is planned for October 25th –  November 1st, 2014 to the NPH (Nuestros Pequenos Hermanos) Orphanage in the Dominican Republic At this point we have a locked in air fare of $538.00. (Direct Flight!) Other expenses include accommodations at the orphanage volunteer house, ($30 per night), transportation fee back + forth […]

Charity provides funeral for Chicago baby

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Charity provides funeral for Chicago baby April 12, 2014|By Amanda Marrazzo and Christy Gutowski, Chicago Tribune Full Story Here…. Deacon Pierce Sheehan of St. James Parish in Arlington Heights blesses the remains of baby Za’neephiuce Johnson on Friday at All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines. The baby was found dead in Rogers Park in November […]

April Newsletter

by Debra Bolash


St. James Parish welcomes you! After a very long winter, we are finally beginning to see signs of Spring!  Please join us in prayer during the Triduum and at our Easter Sunday Masses, and for our April activities. A “traveling image” of Our Lady of Guadalupe will be present during our Eucharistic Adoration on Thursday, […]