St. John the Apostle Catholic Church

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RELIGIOUS EDUCATION NEWS

Beginning  June 1st, the Religious Education Office will be open Fridays from 5:00 - 8:00 pm and Saturdays from 9:00 am - 12 noon.

Please note that the office will be closed on September 7.

Religious Education classes will begin on Saturday, September 21st (9:00 am until 10:30 am) for Kindergarten through 5th grade; and on Monday, September 23rd (6:45 pm until 8:15 pm) for grades 6 - 8.

Registration for the 2019/2020 school year can be done when the office is open.  A copy of the child’s baptismal certificate MUST be on file and payment is expected at the time of registration.

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SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION FOR ADULTS

If you are 18 years or older and would like to become a Catholic or want to complete your sacraments, please come to a meeting on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the parish library.  Deacon Ron and the RCIA Team will discuss the following:

ADULT CONFIRMATION - Are you a Catholic who has been baptized and has received First Eucharist, but would like to be Confirmed?

RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION FOR ADULTS (RCIA) - Baptism, Communion, Confirmation or Communion and Confirmation

  • Are you interested in learning more about the Catholic faith?
  • Are you a Catholic who has not received First Eucharist and Confirmation?

To pre-register or if you have questions, contact Deacon Ron at rmadsenjr@gmail.com or 630-606-0476.


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  • BIBLE STUDY:  A Christmas Carol - a Story of Redemption

Join us for a time of group discussion and fellowship on Thursdays  (after the 7 pm Mass) -- 7:30 - 9:00 PM, beginning September 5, 2019

Books are $5 each. and should be ordered by August 17.

Contact Terry Bode at 630-235-2966 or tlb1004@att.net for more information and to order your book.


CASSEROLE MINISTRY NEWS

To our casserole makers:  Thank you for your continued support!  Those who are fed by the Missionaries of Charity Soup Kitchen really appreciate your generosity.  A new packet with the schedule and recipes is available on this website under Ministries and Groups/Outreach.  Casserole-making begins with pan pickup on the weekend of September 7 & 8.  We always welcome more casserole makers!!

2019-2020 Schedule and Recipe Packet


 

MOBILE FOOD PANTRY

AT ST. JOHN THE APOSTLE

ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2019 FROM 10-11:30 AM.


Upcoming Donation Events

Baby Bottles for Life will be distributed on October 12 and 13.

Undy Sunday donations will be collected on October 19 and 20.



2019 Catholic Ministries Annual Appeal

Our Parish Goal: $24,000

Gifts to the Appeal play a vital role in funding the ministries, services, and programs provided through our Diocese.  

CMAA donation envelopes are available at the back of church or gifts can also be made by credit card through the Diocese at www.jolietdioceseappeal.org


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Purchase your personalized brick paver!

Information and how to donate!