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August Newsletter

by Carol Desmond

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August 2015 Website Letter We welcome you to our St. James website. The month of August is a time to enjoy the fullness of summer, thanking God for the blessings of our faith, families, and homes. We hope you will consider attending some of the many events we will offer at St. James during this […]

Arl Hts. Catholic church deals with divorce directly

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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20150713/news/150719681/ by Melissa Silverberg Arlington Hts. Catholic church deals with divorce directly Mary Margaret O’Connor had a hard time sitting in church after her divorce. She tried one parish after another, but was distracted by the families filling the pews around her. “It was just another painful reminder of what I had lost,” said O’Connor. […]

Archdiocese of Chicago Statement

by Carol Desmond

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STATEMENT OF ARCHBISHOP BLASE J. CUPICH ARCHBISHOP OF CHICAGO June 28, 2015 This week the Supreme Court of the United States issued two rulings with particular meaning for the Catholic Church. In the first, the Court preserved subsidies for the 6.4 million low-income Americans who depend on them to purchase health insurance under the Affordable […]

July Newsletter

by Carol Desmond

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July, 2015 Website Letter Welcome to the St. James Parish Website! We invite you to spend a little time looking over the summer opportunities available during this month of July. We hope you will consider participating in them! Join us for Mass “outside” on Saturday, July 4th at 8:30am.  Mass will be celebrated in front […]

June Newsletter

by Carol Desmond

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June 2015 Website Letter Welcome to our St. James website and the month of June, 2015! It is hard to believe that we are finishing another school year!  We have bid our 2015 St. James graduating class a fond farewell, and our remaining students are completing their last several days of school.  On Friday, June […]

May Newsletter

by Carol Desmond

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May Website Letter 2015 Welcome to the St. James Website!  We invite you to take part in our worship opportunities and parish events during this month of May. On Saturday, May 2nd, we will welcome 141 students in St. James School and our Religious Education  program as they receive our Lord in First Holy Communion.  […]

Area dentists team up to give Iraq War veteran a reason to smile

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From the Daily Herald Published April 27th, 2015. For one returning veteran and Purple Heart recipient, with two tours in Iraq and one in Afghanistan under his belt, the stars finally aligned. His story — losing his teeth after being exposed to radiation in Iraq — drew a pair of former dental school classmates to […]

Chair person of Peace and Justice

by Barbara Sipe

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Haiti Mission Information Night St. James Peace and Justice Committee will be hosting an information night for all prospective Haiti Mission travelers on Wednesday, May 14, 2015 at 7 p.m. in the O’Brien Room. Please come to learn more about the Mission and what to expect on a future trip. The next trip will be […]

The Passing of Cardinal Francis George, OMI

by Carol Desmond

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It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the death of our beloved Cardinal Francis George.The Cardinal died today, Friday, April 17 at 10:45AM. Funeral arrangements are still pending and will be announced on the Archdiocese website at www.archchicago.org. Please keep Cardinal George and his family in your prayers. Statement from Archbishop 041715