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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

April Newsletter

by Carol Desmond

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St. James Parish welcomes you to our website! We invite you to join us in prayer during the Triduum and at our Easter Sunday Masses, and for our April activities here at St. James. Thursday, April 2nd (Holy Thursday) – We will not have a 7:30am morning Mass.  The first Mass of the day will […]

Looking for People Who Love St. James Parish

by Colleen Warnken LeSaar

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St. James Parish is looking for Parish Ambassadors. These are people who love St. James and who would like to welcome its newly registered parishioners. You will need basic knowledge of St. James Parish and its ministries, a welcoming spirit, and an hour a month to contact new parishioners and provide them with a Welcome […]

St. James Helps Out St. Malachy students in Chicago

by Tiffany Kochanski

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St. James Helps Out St. Malachy students in Chicago With Superbowl mania past and St. Patrick’s Day fast approaching, thoughts of the Christmas season have faded for most people. But not for several parishioners at St. James Catholic Church in Arlington Heights and their 20 student helpers. They will always vividly remember the smiling faces […]

March 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 28/March 1: This weekend, St. Vincent de Paul Lenten Food Boxes will be available after all Masses. A list of food items needed is in the bulletin […]

Where did all those trees come from?

by Colleen Warnken LeSaar

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Church-goers who attended mass in the Parish Center during Advent probably noticed the beautiful Christmas trees that decorated the stage.  But did you wonder where the parish got so many great Christmas trees?  In mid 2012 Jubilation was planning decorations for that year’s event.  With the title “Winter Extravaganza – a Snowflake Affair” they knew […]