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

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Bible Project - Experience the Bible as a unified story

Parish Events Calendar  

Religious Education Registration Form 2022-2023 - English / Espanol

Religious Education Calendar/Calendario 2022-2023

Religious Education Tuition Payment Link


Please note:

There will be morning Mass on Wed., December 7 at 7:45 am

The Masses for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, a Holy Day of Obligation, are: 

Wednesday, December 7, 7:00 pm Vigil

Thursday, December 8, 7:45 am and 8:00 pm.


Mass Times

Saturday Vigil 5:00pm

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


St. John - Reconciliation Schedule for December

Monday, December 5 from 5:00 - 7:00pm

Friday, December 9 from 7:30 - 8:30pm

Friday, December 16 from 7:30 - 8:30pm

Monday, December 19 from 5:00 - 7:00pm

and by appointment - call 630-279-7404


Reconciliation Times

Mondays from 5:00 - 6:00 pm and Saturdays, 4:00 - 4:45pm at St. John and by appointment. 

Tuesdays from 5:00 - 6:00 pm and Saturdays, 4:00 -  4:45pm at St. Alexander and by appointment.


What's Happening ...

Donations to the Capital Campaign for the new church heating system:  please use the envelope in your monthly packet or you can find one at the back of the church. You can also make a donation online to the Utility System Fund through our WeShare link. Thanks for your generous support!


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

Click here to sign up


  7 Hours of Advent Reconciliation at Visitation Parish, Elmhurst

Saturday, December 17 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


ADULT CONFIRMATION CLASSES

Offered in January 2023.  Use this link for more details.


2022 Simbang Gabi Novena Schedule


OUTREACH

The Holiday Meal / Food Outreach and Donations to the Holiday Outreach to help Catholic Charities ended on December 4.

 Thanks for your generosity and support!


Food Pantry Donations - Item(s) of the Month

Collecting December 3 - 11 >> Canned Meats / Tuna

Our monthly food donations are supporting the York Township Food Pantry which operates solely on private contributions and in-kind donations. Please bring items on the first two weekends of each month.                 Item(s) of the Month Schedule


Offertory Donation Options

Thank you for your continued financial support of the parish.  

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

St. John the Apostle 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. 

Register here to get your parish bulletin sent directly to your email.


Diocesan Communications

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

Communications from the Diocese of Joliet

Around the Diocese Blog


  MINISTERIO HISPANO


Students of Impact Youth Nights

All high school students in our parish are invited to attend the monthly Youth Ministry Nights at Immaculate Conception Parish in Elmhurst. Click here for topics and dates. 


 


Link - Eastern DuPage Deanery Events and Calendar

Click on link above to view upcoming events.


  2022 Catholic Ministries Annual Appeal

"Devoted to the works of the Lord"

Our 2022 Parish Goal is $22,400 - Our Parish Goal Chart

Please prayerfully reflect on your gift to the 2022 Appeal which supports the mission and ministries of the Diocese of Joliet. You may donate online using the link below.

 ​www.jolietdioceseappeal.org

We have achieved our goal through collected pledges. Our rebate has begun. Please continue to honor your pledge each month!


Use the link to access our PARISH SYNOD SURVEY RESPONSE

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