Small Hands… Big Smiles!

“Small Hands…Big Smiles” is a artwork drive that will provide a piece of artwork to possibly over 1000 seniors in Du- Page, Will and Grundy County. The artwork can illustrate any theme but should be no larger than 12 in X 18 in and contain NO glitter. The artwork will be collected from March 14th-April…


Office Manager/Database Manager – St. Patrick Parish, Yorkville, IL

St. Patrick Parish in Yorkville is seeking highly motivated individual to take on the role of Office and Database Manager. In addition to overseeing the operations of the parish office and being responsible for maintaining the parish databases, this position will assist with the pastor’s scheduling and communication and handle front office tasks including answering…


Don’t give up Chocolate this Lent

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Looking for a way to start Your New Year Journey?

St. Francis Xavier is reaching out to parish members engaged in the roll of caregiving. Many times families are faced with decisions regarding the well-being of their loved ones. If you had thought about finding help, but not sure where to turn, maybe we can be of assistance. If the interest is there we are…


Chosen by God’s Grace

THE 2016 CATHOLIC MINISTRIES ANNUAL “Chosen by God’s Grace” APPEAL IS UNDERWAY The 2016 Catholic Ministries Annual Appeal begins with a mailing that many of our parishioners have received or will soon receive. This is a mailing from Bishop Conlon asking for a pledge to the 2016 Catholic Ministries Annual Appeal. The Appeal not only…


Experienced Catholic Elementary School Principal Sought

Applications are currently being accepted for a faith- filled, passionate, and dedicated educator to serve as Principal of St. Mary of Gostyn Catholic School (Downers Grove) beginning on July 1, 2016. The successful candidate must be a devout and practicing Catholic who upholds the teachings of the faith and who exemplifies an unwavering commitment to…


Unemployed and Looking for Direction?

St Mary Immaculate Parish has an Employment Ministry. They can hep you with writing a resume, build skills for interviewing and networking and get emotional/spiritual support. For more information contact Or call 815-436-2651 ext 815


Retirement Fund for Religious

It is time once again, for the annual collection for the Retirement Fund for Religious. Please join me in heartfelt support of the 2015 appeal scheduled to take place December 12-13, 2015. Your efforts are vital to its success.


Care Companions

Anyone interested in being a Care Companion (driving, sitting with or running light errands) for parishioners who are going through cancer treatments. Please contact Sandy Book at 815-474-4896 Several of the families could use temporary assistance


Daybreak Sign Up Sunday

Please drop the food off at church between 5:45 and 6:00 pm on the 4th Friday of each month or call Caryl Hayes. Volunteers are needed to bring food as well as to collect, transport and serve the food. Our menu consists of Lasagna and/or Mostaccioli, salad, bread, dessert, juice and milk. Contact Caryl Hayes…