All Faith Formation students at Saint Julie Billiart and Cardinal Joseph Bernardin and their families are encouraged to join us for Mass this Sunday, September 22 at 9:30am or 11:00am. As we begin another year of Faith Formation, we worship together to ask blessings for another successful year. Please bring a non-perishable food item to share with local food pantries. We encourage all students to walk in the entrance procession. Students should gather in the Narthex ten minutes before Mass begins.
The second “My Final Wish” was presented on Tuesday, August 13 at 7:00pm in the Parish Hall. Over 110 people were in attendance! Fr Lou presented on the funeral liturgy and the rites and traditions associated with it. Mario Calderon and Tim Little from the Archdiocese of Chicago, Catholic Cemeteries were on hand to discuss disposition options and Barbara Pitts, Archdiocese of Chicago, Office of Development was on hand to discuss estate planning when bequeathing to the Church.
We had four local funeral homes available for questions. Our thanks and gratitude to Phillip Maher and “Uncle Bob” from Maher Funeral Home, Ed Dymstra and Mark Birmingham from Colonial Chapel and Funeral Home, Bill Lubben and Bill Kiley from Sheehy Funeral Home, and Madeline Jarka and Don Jarka from Lawn Funeral Home for their presence and expertise in fielding questions from the audience. Special thanks also to our team of attorneys, Carl Evans and John Benz.
The article in the Chicago Tribune / Southtown is located here
The materials from Saint Julie Billiart are below.
The St. Julie Picnic was Sunday, August 4th from Noon – 4pm on parish grounds.
A great time was had by all.
Mission Trip: Omaha Nebraska
June 16—21 our teens went on a mission trip to Omaha, Nebraska through Young Neighbors in Action. While there, they worked with The Heart Ministry Center. Through various work experiences the teens were able to help others in many different ways! Thanks to Gabby Barrett, Tommy Barrett, Aggie Droszcz, Suzanne Forde, Seth Huisenga, Megan Llave, Jessica Noga, Anna Schissler and Heather Thielmann for using their time and talent to helo those less fortunate.
Saint Julie Billiart is blessed to have generous donors who add to the beauty to our Church.
The Sacred Heart Chapel has been graced with this beautiful rendition of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. This donation is in loving memory of Reverend Father Patrick Brennan.
The Mysteries of the Rosary adorn the walls of the Mary Chapel. The beautiful plaques depict the Joyful, Sorrowful, Glorious and Luminous mysteries of the Rosary. The donation is in loving memory of Myra Newton.