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. 

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Religious Education Registration Form - English / Espanol

Religious Education Calendar/Calendario 2021-2022

Religious Education Tuition Payment Link


What's Happening...

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

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UNDY SUNDAY 2021

Donations have been collected and will be delivered to Catholic Charities on October 19.  If you were unable to drop off items at church, please consider donating items online using the direct link to our Undy Sunday Amazon Wish List. https://smile.amazon.com/hz/charitylist/ls/2BAR1BIP4KN9P/ref=smi_ext_lnk_lcl_cl

Thank you for making a difference in the lives of the poor and vulnerable in our community!


RECONCILIATION

Mondays from 5:00 - 6:00 pm at St. John and by appointment.

Tuesdays from 5:00 - 6:00 pm at St. Alexander and by appointment.


COVID-19 Guidance Per Governor’s Statewide Mask Mandate 

All Illinois residents age two or older are required to wear a mask while in an indoor public space, effective August 30.

Attendees at Mass and other indoor liturgical celebrations and events will be required to wear a mask as well.

Hand sanitizer will be available upon entering/exiting the church and for Holy Communion.  The dispensation from the in-person Sunday Mass obligation remains in force.  Mass reservations and/or sign-in are not required.


  Offertory Donation Options

Thank you for your continued financial support of the parish.  

You may drop your contribution in the basket at Mass or mail your contribution to St. John the Apostle Church, 330 N. Westmore Ave., Villa Park IL 60181.  Please do not leave donations in the rectory mailbox.

St. John the Apostle now offers Online Giving through WeShare


Parish Communications

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

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Diocesan Communications

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

Communications from the Diocese of Joliet

Around the Diocese Blog


Join us for the following events

Roe V. Wade Movie – Friday, October 29

In honor of October being “Respect Life” month, the CCW and the Servants of St. Joseph the Worker will be showing the movie Roe v. Wade in the parish hall on Friday, 10/29 at 7:00pm.  Group discussion to follow the movie.  Everyone is invited! Rated PG-13—may not be suitable for young children

Annual Team Trivia Night - Saturday, November 6

Doors open 6:00 (after 5:00 Mass); Game begins promptly at 6:45

Donation: $10 per adult 14 and older; $5 per child under 14

There will be registration forms in the vestibule the weekend of October 30th and 31st.  Please complete the form and leave in the designated box.  Call or text Terry 630-235-2966 for more info.

CCW Meeting – Tuesday, November 9

All parishioners (male and female) are invited. We will be having a special performance by: “Basement Stash Improv Comedy Troupe”. We will start with the Rosary at 6:30 followed by the performance. 

Women’s Day of Reflection - Saturday, November 13th

The CCW invites all women of the parish to our Women’s Day of Reflection - “Celebrating the Holidays with God”.  Join us as we discover ways to make the holiday season more spiritually uplifting and meaningful.  8:00am Mass (optional); 8:30am continental breakfast; 9:00am program. Lunch included. Cost $15.  To register, please contact Terry at 630-235-2966 or tlb1004@att.net


Grupo Rosario Familiar

Rezar el Rosario los viernes a las 6:00 pm en la iglesia. Todos son bienvenidos. Los beneficios y las gracias involucradas cuando rezan juntos un Rosario en grupo son asombrosos. Necesitamos estas gracias en nuestro mundo de hoy.  


ESTUDIO BÍBLICO EN ESPAÑOL

Jueves de 5:00 pm a 6:45 pm en la biblioteca parroquial.


Year of St. Joseph

December 8, 2020 - December 8, 2021

Prayers and Devotions

 

Eastern DuPage Deanery Events

View Deanery events at www.easterndupagedeanery.org

Prayer for Unity


Eastern DuPage Marriage Ministry Team offering 3 sessions of The Marriage Course

The 7 weeks of The Marriage Course are designed to help strengthen relationships, keep the spark alive, and keep couples connected. Over the 7 sessions, the course covers: Strengthening the Connection, The Art of Communication, Resolving Conflict, The Power of Forgiveness, The Impact of Family, Good Sex, and Love in Action.

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2021 Catholic Ministries Annual Appeal -- Shining the Light of Christ

Our Parish Goal Chart: $20,600  

Thank you to those who have supported this year's Appeal. If you have not made a donation yet, please prayerfully consider supporting the Appeal by donating online at the link below or by mail with an envelope you can obtain from the parish office.

 ‚Äčwww.jolietdioceseappeal.org


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