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 "the Good News is no mere matter of words... Its is about leaving ourselves behind and encountering others."  Pope Francis



Exciting Opportunities to Serve
our Brothers and Sisters in Need
and Grow Closer to the Lord

Join us at Mass this weekend and pick up a copy of our Parish Bulletin for more information on the exciting things happening in our Parish.




If you are an adult, who is considering becoming Catholic, we would love to assist you in your faith journey through an exciting and deeply enriching  process in the Catholic Church called the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults - commonly referred to as RCIA.

We are willing to meet with you to discuss any questions you might have.

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Mass Schedule

Saturday Evening: 5:00 pm
Sunday: 7:00am, 9:00am, 11:00am, 7:00pm
Monday thru Saturday: 7:30am
Wednesday: 8:30 am,

St. Jude School Mass during school year: Thursday: 9:30am 

Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession)

Saturday: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

September thru May: Wednesday: 6:30pm - 7:00pm  

April 29
Saturday 7:00 AM
St. Jude parishioners of all ages will CONNECT with our brothers & sisters in Hopkins Park. We invite you to consider joining us for one or both days of our 4th Parish Weekend of Service. Families, teens, and adults will work together on a variety of projects from building ,flooring,,landscaping and painting, among other things. We celebrate Mass as a community and share a dinner and our service experiences at the end of each day. Please see the St. Jude website for details and to register (Under Get involved tab and Mission Trips for 2017. Cost: $10 per person, per day (this covers your food). If you would like to make a donation to help cover the cost of building materials, please write "Hopkins Park Service Weekend " on the check or envelope. Thank you so much! Call Matthew Krumdrick with questions at 630-730-1368. Hopkins Park Essential Meeting is Sunday April 2, 2:30-4:00 pm in Franciscan Hall Room 4. Please sign up online ASAP.
Hopkins Park
May 03
Wednesday 5:00 PM
May 3rd St. Jude CCW is hosting the South Will /Grundy Deanery Spring Institute dinner lecture. Lorrie Tracy will share her experience in Rowanda with the Catholic Relief Services. Registration is at 5:15pm, mass at 6:00pm and dinner to follow. Cost for the evening is $12 payable to CCW by April 19. Bring checks to the parish office, marked "Spring Institute". If you have any questions. please contact Linda Ruhl at 815-485-9098
Church/ Gym
May 04
Thursday 10:30 AM
May 4th will be our annual Rosary, May Crowning and Luncheon meeting. We will say the rosary in the chapel at 10:30 am, followed by the May Crowning with lunch at Aurelio's at 12pm. The cost of the luncheon is $14. Make checks payable to CCW at the April meeting. For those unable to attend the April meeting, please get checks to the parish office by April 20, to the attention of Judy Graske. If you have questions, please contact Barbara Kinsey at 815-717-8082
June 09
Friday 8:00 AM
Drop off dates Tuesday June 6 and Wednesday June 7, 2017 10:00am-6:00 PM
Sorry, but we are unable to accept tires, tube tv's, computers or car seats. We do not pick up items.
Call the school office if you have questions 815-485-2549
Franciscan Hall Rooms 3& 4
November 11
Saturday 9:00 AM
Click on the link for application
Franciscan Hall Rooms 3& 4
http://www.stjudes.org/files/School/For Parents/Craft Show/Application Information 3-17.pdf