Welcome Mass and Pizza
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Adults in their 20s and 30s and graduate students are invited to a wine and cheese social in the rectory starting at 7pm. We will have a brief evening prayer at 8:30pm.
9:30am - 8:30pm
Need a retreat from Chicago? Try the Catholic Campus Ministry Grad Student & Young Adult Retreat at the Indiana Dunes. Staff & Faculty in Their 20’s & 30’s Welcome!
9:30am depart MTCC, return 8:30pm.
$10, includes lunch & dinner.
Sun Sept 3 registration deadline.
Sunday School 2017-2018
Director of Evangelization, 312-842-1919
Sunday School at St. James Catholic Church, 29 & Wabash:
• A donation of $25/child/year is suggested, but not mandatory.
• Is open to all children, Catholic and non-Catholic.
• Is held 10:45 to 11:15am, after the 9:30am Mass.
• Meets for 20 Sundays each year. For the 2017-2018 schoolyear, this is: Sept 17 to Nov 19, BREAK, Jan 7-Mar 18. NO CLASS FEB 11, AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE CELEBRATION.
• All teachers must have “Virtus” training for child protection.
There are three classes for Sunday School for 2017-2018:
1/2/3rd Grades: God the Creator & Church as Family
(First Communion will be celebrated for most children in Spring 2019)
4/5/6th Grades: The Bible
7/8th Grades: Confirmation
(The Sacrament will be celebrated at Old Saint Mary’s Church, date TBD, but Spring 2018)
In addition to Sunday School, we have “Kids Word” every Sunday at 9:30am Mass. During the readings and sermon, the children have their own time with adults to reflect on the Bible and how it relates to them in their own terms.
On Mondays, Sept 18, Sept 25, & Oct 2, Fr. John Edmunds, S.T., will offer a FREE short course called Paul, the Apostle. The classes, 90 minutes in length, will be offered two times on Mondays, at 1:00pm and at 7:00pm to accommodate individual schedules. Classes will be held in the rectory, and all are welcome. Choose whichever time works best for you… and bring a snack!
10:00am - 3:00pm
The Retreat will be led by IIT Alumnus, Fr. Dan Folwaczny: Rocket Scientist, Blogger, and Catholic Priest. The retreat will be held on the IIT campus in Carr Chapel (the “God Box”). There is free parking in the lot on Michigan Avenue at 32nd Street. You can purchase refreshments at the 7-11 in the MTCC. There are several options for lunch in the MTCC, with most participants having lunch together in “the Commons” ($14).