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 - Sign in*

Bible Project - Experience the Bible as a unified story

Parish Events Calendar  

Religious Education -

Religious Education Calendar/Calendario 2023-2024  

Religious Education Tuition Payment Link

Mass Times

Saturday Vigil 5:00pm

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

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.

Additional Reconciliation times at St. John during Advent:

Mondays, 12/11 (no Spanish) and 12/18, from 5:00 - 7:00pm

Fridays, 12/15 and 12/22, from 7:30 - 8:30pm

Deanery-sponsored event - 6 hours of Reconciliation, 12/16, from 9am - 3pm, at Mary Queen of Heaven, in Elmhurst

What's Happening ...

Please note: : Due to a small fire in the rectory, the parish office will be closed until further notice. Beginning Tuesday, 12/12/23, the St. John the Apostle Parish office will be temporarily housed at St. Alexander / 630-833-7730.

Fourth Sunday of Advent Masses

Saturday, December 23:  5:00 pm vigil

Sunday, December 24:  9:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:30 pm in Spanish

Christmas Masses

Sunday, December 24 / Christmas Eve:  5:00 pm and 10:00 pm

Monday, December 25 / Christmas Day:  9:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:30 pm in Spanish

Prayers for Advent and Christmas

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

Celebración de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe 2023

Calendario de novenas, misas y eventos

Posada - 17 de diciembre - 1:30pm - salon parroquial

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

Click here to sign up


Food Pantry - collecting until Dec. 17 / Canned Meats/Tuna

Our monthly food donations are supporting the York Township Food Pantry which operates solely on private contributions and in-kind donations. Collecting items 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!

Parish Financial Support Options

Sunday Offering and Utility System Fund envelopes may be placed in the collection basket or sent by mail. Please do not leave donations in the rectory mailbox. Donations can also be made online through our WeShare link below.  Thanks for your generous 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

Communications from the Diocese of Joliet

Around the Diocese Blog

  Ministerio Hispano

Link to our Parish Synod Survey Response

Marian Grotto Pavers: Purchase information

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

  2023 Catholic Ministries Annual Appeal

"We Belong to God"

2023 Parish Goal - $22,300

You may donate online using the link below.


St. John the Apostle has surpassed its goal through donations and pledges. Please honor your pledge to help us reach our collected goal of $22,300 and earn a rebate back to the parish. Thank you to those who have supported this year's Appeal.