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October is a busy month here at St. James!  Please check out our many upcoming events and add them to your calendar.

Join us at Jubilation this year! Welcome to the 25th Annual Jubilation at St. James. An Evening in Old Hollywood!!  We have a very exciting evening planned with dinner, dancing, a silent and live auction, and more. Please RSVP by October 25th.

Keep checking back because we are always adding new events.

RELIGIOUS ED SIDEKICKS & B.Y.O.S. BEGIN
Tue Oct 01, 4:00 pm – 5:45 pm – Younger Siblings can now stay during RE session and enjoy time with other sidekicks and their caregivers! We’ll meet most tuesdays when RE progrma runs (except family faith nights). All St. James Familes with young children are welcome to join… Learn More>>

 


ADULT FORMATION: BRING YOUR OWN BIBLE & BEVERAGE BYOB
Tue Oct 01, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm – Location Change: School Cafeteria . Join Fr. Ryan every 1st and 3rd Tuesday night for Bible study.  Don’t forget to bring your bible and beverage.  For more information contact Fr. Ryan.     Learn More>>


ADORE AT ST. JAMES
Thu Oct 03, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Join us every Thursday in the Church, starting on October 3rd. Come for Eucharistic Adoration, and witness talk, silent prayer, a procession of the blessed sacrament, meditative praise and worship music, and an opportunity for confessions. Learn More>>


NEW ALTAR SERVER TRAINING
Sat Oct 05, 8:00 am – 9:30 am – This ministry is offered to boys and girls who are currently in the grades 4th – 12th. If you are interested in becoming an Altar Server, please plan to attend our upcoming new server training.  You need only attend one… Learn More>>


ST FRANCIS FEST AT CAMP REINBERG
Sat Oct 05, 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Join us at Camp Reinberg Deer Grove Forest Preserve in Palatine, IL.  Mass at 5:00pm. This event is sponsored by the Earth Shepherds Ministry. For question please contact sjearthshepherds@gmail.com. Learn More>>

 

STEPPING STONES EVENT: IMPERFECT HARMONY
Sat Oct 05, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm – October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Our domestic violence ministry, Stepping Stones, will host IMPERFECT HARMONY: IDENTIFYING AND RECOVERING FROM INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE. Register at steppingstones@stjamesah.org. Learn More>>

 


NEW PARISHIONER WELCOME EVENT
Sun Oct 06, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm – This casual gathering will be held at the St. James Rectory.  The rectory is the red brick building just North of the Church.  Join other new families following the 5:00 pm Mass on Oct 6th. Learn More>>


MENTAL ILLNESS SERIES GATHERING AT ST. EDNA’S
Mon Oct 07, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – Join Us for Meeting Mental Illness with Grace Lecture at St. Edna’s Parish Center Topic this week:  Community Resources for the fifth in our Archdiocesan Series. Learn More>>


SPRED PROGRAM BEGINS
Wed Oct 09, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – An Invitation to Young Adults with Special Needs to Join Our Small Faith Community on Wednesday nights every other week. Learn More>>


FEED THE HUNGRY PRODUCEMOBILE
Thu Oct 10, 9:30 am – 11:30 am – St. James Chapter of the Saint Vincent DePaul Society is  hosting the Producemobile on Thursday, October 10th 9:30 -11:30 a.m. Location is in St. Edna’s parking lot. Volunteers are always needed and welcome. Make this a task for “A Day… Learn More>>


HOSPITALITY & FELLOWSHIP
Sat Oct 12, All Day – We invite you to join us for Hospitality & Fellowship after all masses on October 12 & 13. Enjoy donuts and conversation! Learn More>>

 

ST JAMES MONTH OF SERVICE
Sat Oct 12, 12:00 am – Join your parishioners this month in service. Many opportunities to help others! Click here to Sign up for Service Learn More>>

 


EARTH SHEPHERDS – BUTTERFLY GARDEN
Sat Oct 12, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Collect seeds from native plants in St. James Butterfly Garden (near bike the racks). Learn how to spread them. Bring a REAL (not disposable) beverage mug and we’ll treat you to hot beverage and cookie! Ministry Lead: Bonnie Cimo (bonnie.cimo@gmail.com) … Learn More>>


SPECIAL BLESSING MASS
Sun Oct 13, 10:00 am – 11:00 am – October is St. James Month of Service. Service opportunities occur throughout the month of October. See more details, sign up, and save your spot. Special Blessing at 10:00 a.m. Mass on October 13 for anyone participating in a service activity! Learn More>>


OVER 50 GROUP BIRD WALK
Tue Oct 15, 9:30 am – 1:30 pm – Bird Walk at Crabtree Nature Center Barrington, Il. Tuesday October 15th Take Palatine Rd to Stover Rd. entrance,  Rain or shine except for lightning. Car pool from St. James parking lot at 9:30am or drive directly to the nature center… Learn More>>


EXPOSITION OF JOHN PAUL II ADORATION MONSTRANCE
Thu Oct 17, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm – The visiting monstrance is a visible tool of evangelization used by Pope John Paul II Eucharistic Adoration Association to enhance devotion to the Eucharist throughout the Archdiocese of Chicago. This monstrance was taken to Rome and Blessed by Pope John… Learn More>>


WOSJ FALL MEETING
Thu Oct 17, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Join us for an evening of Adoration, Fellowship and inspirational speakers! Learn More>>

 


TRAINING FOR NEW LECTORS & EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Sat Oct 19, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm – Formation and Training for New Eucharistic Ministers Training .  The workshop will include: The ministry of Eucharist: our baptismal call to ministry A theology of Eucharist as celebrated in the Roman Catholic tradition The roots of our ministry in Scripture,… Learn More>>


ALL SOULS DISPLAY DEADLINE
Mon Oct 21, 8:00 pm – Deadline for All Soul picture display in the Church. Participation is open to all departed Souls. We remember all departed Souls. Learn More>>

 


MEN OF ST. JAMES FALL KICK-OFF EVENT
Fri Oct 25, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Getting to Know Fr. Ryan and his Faith Journey. All men RSVP by 10/21 to msj@stjamesah.org. Learn More>>

 


JUBILATION AT ST. JAMES
Sat Nov 02, 6:00 pm – 12:30 am – ATTEND! Don’t miss the party of the year for 25 years running! Auction items galore…too many to name but something for everyone and a great way to jump start Christmas shopping. SPONSOR! A great way to have your company recognized… Learn More>Click here to Purchase Event Tickets

Special room rate available for Jubilation guests – $89 per night.Rooms must be booked by Friday October 11 to receive the discounted rate.
Click here to book your room online  Or call Marriott Reservations at 800.228.9290 and reference St. James Jubilation

Grand Raffle tickets on sale now.
Click here to Purchase Tickets
Ticket are $100 each and 3 for $250.
Enter for a chance to win!

Grand Prize 3-night hotel stay at select Fairmont locations in the U.S. + airfare for 2 people
2nd Prize:  iPhone 11
3rd Prize:  1-night hotel stay + 2 tickets for Jubilation 2020

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