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May 2016 Newsletter

by Carol Desmond

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May 2016 Welcome to the St. James Website!  We invite you to join us for our worship opportunities and parish events during this month of May. On the weekend of April 30th/May 1st, May Crowning will take place at all of our Masses.  Please join us in honoring Mary as we begin this lovely spring […]

Sr Faustina lands on the Front page – Daily Hearld

by Carol Desmond

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4/15/16 Sister Faustina Ferko is a black and white blur herding and cajoling the 50 or so teens in her youth ministry group. The youths were preparing gifts for the homeless shelter patrons at St. James Parish in Arlington Heights on that Sunday evening. Click here to view article: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160415/news/160419201/

Youth Ministry Food Fast in the news recently…

by Carol Desmond

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High school students learn about world hunger during 24-hour fast Six high school students from St. James Catholic Church participated in a 24-hour fast meant to raise awareness of hunger in the developing world and raise money to help combat it……. Click below for full article: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160331/news/160339824/

April 2016 Newsletter

by Carol Desmond

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April, 2016 St. James Parish welcomes you to our website! We invite you to join us in prayer during the month of April, and for our many April activities here at St. James. April 1, 2016 – Registration opens for the St. James Religious Education program, Sunday School,Vacation Bible School, YM Kairos Retreat and YM Liturgy […]

Archdiocese of Chicago Parishioner Survey

by Carol Desmond

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Easter, 2016 Greetings to all of you on this joyous Easter, When I announced the Renew My Church initiative in January, I invited everyone in the Archdiocese of Chicago to participate in the process of revitalizing our parish communities. Just as Pope Francis asked Catholics across the globe for their input prior to the Synod […]

March 2016 Newsletter

by Carol Desmond

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St. James Parish Welcomes You To Our Website! The calendar below is a list of many of our Spiritual and social events during this month of March: February 27 & 28th: As we move into the month of March, here are several important opportunities on the last weekend of February… RCIA members will be present […]

Fr Matt’s Mission Trip Report

by Carol Desmond

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  El Nino Rey – Changing Lives in Guerrero, Mexico Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? Who will go for us?” “Here I am,” I said; “send me!” ~ Isaiah 6:8 El Nino Rey is a ministry of mercy and justice whose mission is to save the children of Guerrero, […]

Thank you St. James from Fr. Jerome and Joji Thanugundla

by Carol Desmond

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February 8, 2016. Dear St. James Stewardship Committee and Fr. Matt Foley, Hello, greetings to you from Fr. Jerome Thanugundla from the Diocese of Warangal, India. First of all I thank you and the community of St. James for the generosity and the willingness to reach out to those in need. I sincerely thank you […]

Trip Wrap Up – FCN 2016

by Carol Desmond

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PRESS RELEASE By Foundation for Children in Need Let the Children SMILE: Miracles at Santhiram Hospital, Nandyal. Kurnool, India Dr. Geetha and Tom Chitta of Foundation for Children in Need (FCN), a not-for-profit organization based in Arlington Heights, IL have coordinated free Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Surgeries in collaboration with Smile Network International, Minneapolis, MN, USA headed by […]