St. John the Apostle Catholic Church

Welcome to our parish community.  Our hope is that you find the information you need to become fully engaged in our family of Faith. 


Today's Readings and Video/Audio Reflections

FORMED, The Catholic Faith. On demand - FORMED.org Sign in*

Bible Project - Experience the Bible as a unified story

Parish Events Calendar  

Religious Education - sja.teacher@stjohnvillapark.org

Religious Education Calendar/Calendario 2023-2024  

Religious Education Tuition/Fees Payment Link


Mass Times

Saturday Vigil 5:00pm

Sunday 9:00am,11:00am; 12:30pm in Spanish

10 Reasons for Going to Mass


Reconciliation Times

Mondays from 5:00 - 6:00pm and Saturdays, from 4:00 - 4:45pm at St. John and by appointment. 
Tuesdays from 5:00 - 6:00pm and Saturdays, 4:00 - 4:45pm at    St. Alexander and by appointment.


What's Happening ...

Lent is Here - Are You Ready?

2024 Holy Week Services Schedule (includes additional Reconciliation times at St. John)


Eucharistic Revival - Information, Eucharistic Miracles, and Prayer Resources


75th Anniversary of the Diocese of Joliet

December 11, 2023 through December 8, 2024

Link for more information about the 75th Anniversary


Adult Faith Formation - Mondays at 7:00 pm in the library.

Use this link for information on this study:  "Understanding the Bible: A Catholic Guide to Applying God’s Word to Your Life Today”


Liturgical Enrichment Day / Eastern DuPage Deanery

Saturday, March 2 from 8am - noon

hosted by Ascension of Our Lord Parish

Please register at www.easterndupagedeanery.org

or scan the QR code on the flyer.


CCW hosting Women's Day of Reflection

Saturday, March 9

Click here for information and registration.


The Knights of Columbus Father John Barrett Council 8365 are holding the Sts. Patrick and Joseph Dinner, Dance and Raffle on Saturday, March 9th from 7:00pm - midnight at St Alexander’s Parish Hall.

$15 admission or 2 tickets for $25 / Ages 21 and over / Reserved seating available. Food: corn beef and italian beef sandwiches. The Irish dancers and the Bagpipers will be performing. All are invited.


Food Bank Trip on Saturday, March 16

Click here for details on how to register.


Let your light shine!

St. John the Apostle is a friendly place, as you have already experienced and it is an honor and a pleasure to serve at worship. If you would like more information about serving as a Lector, Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion, Altar Server, or volunteer in another capacity, please contact Deacon Ron at 630-279-7433 (call/text).


Adult Volunteers are needed to serve as Greeters for Reconciliation/Confession on Mondays from 5:00 - 6:00 pm.

Click here to sign up


OUTREACH

Food Pantry - collecting March 2-10 / Hamburger and Tuna Helper / Sloppy Joe Sauce

Our food donations are supporting the York Township Food Pantry which operates solely on private contributions and in-kind donations. Items are collected on the first two weekends of each month.    Item(s) of the Month Schedule


Donate Blood

Blood donors help patients of all ages; accident and burn victims, heart surgery and organ transplant patients, and those battling cancer. Consider scheduling your appointment today!

Blood Drive Dates for 2024


Volunteer Opportunities with Catholic Charities

 Thanks for your generosity and support!


St. John the Apostle - Online Giving through WeShare


Parish Communications

    Click on the sheep icon to sign up for Flocknote -                choose the group - St. John the Apostle.  We share this communication tool with St. Alexander Parish. 


Diocesan Communications

Link to the diocesan YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/DioceseofJolietIL

Communications from the Diocese of Joliet

Around the Diocese Blog


  Ministerio Hispano


 

Link - Eastern DuPage Deanery Events and Calendar

Click on link above to view upcoming events.


Youth Ministry Nights for High School Students

are offered monthly at Immaculate Conception Parish and are open to all high school students in our Deanery.

Schedule of Topics and Dates


 Catholic Ministries Annual Appeal 2024

"For the Glory of God"

St. John the Apostle Parish Goal - $21,500

2023 Parish Results / Diocesan Report by Parish

You may donate online using the link below.

 ​www.jolietdioceseappeal.org

Please donate and honor your pledge to help St. John the Apostle Parish reach our collected goal in order to earn a rebate back to the parish. Thank you to those who have donated to the Appeal.