Experience Jesus

Experiencing Jesus

Our parish wants you to be happy, healthy and holy. The experience of Jesus in the soul, mind and body are thus our three priorities.

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Purpose leads to projects; the Experience Jesus Campaign will help us fulfill our new mission through improving our facilities and programs.

  • Notre Dame and the Pieta

    Notre Dame and the Pieta 19 May 2019 | By in Tassel of the Cloak

    From the homily on Good Friday

    Michelangelo's pietà—the image of Mary holding her dead son at the foot of the cross—was perhaps the most famous depiction of the subject until this past week.  Now, I argue, it is the pietà underneath the high altar of Notre Dame in Paris.  Two images of the sculpture just after the monumental fire stand out.  One is of three French firefighters looking into the smoke-filled nave of the church.  The statue can barely be seen, other than the brilliant gold cross above Mary.  The other image is of the statue with a pile of charred rubble before it.

    Yes, the pietà at Notre-Dame de Paris is a symbol of resilience, just like the cathedral itself.  The 800-year-old church survived the Black Plague, the 100 Years War, the French Revolution, Napoleon, the Kaiser, and Hitler, who wanted to burn it.  But Notre Dame is something more, which is why this fire made the front page of every town's newspaper in the world.  A church is, fundamentally, our gift of worship and praise to God.  Sure, we celebrate community and even the sacraments in a church, and we are inspired by the art, the preaching and the music.  But a church building is not about us.  It is about God.  The cross is God's gift to us.  Our gift in reciprocation is a church.  And Notre Dame—the most beautiful church in the world—is the best we as a human race can give. 

    And it burned.  It is up for us now, individually, to give as a gift to God our hearts.  Lay your burned heart before Christ when you venerate the cross, and your gift will be greater than Notre Dame.

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Tuesday, May 21

Mary Poppins Cast & Crew Party
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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St. Juliana Parish has partnered with the Firewater Saloon in Edison Park for the 50/50 Queen of Hearts Raffle. Buy your raffle ticket now for your opportunity to win.

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Grab your friends and join us for a great Friday night of games, food and fun at St. Juliana Bingo! Parties of four or more are encouraged to contact us to reserve your table.

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TRIP - TUITION REDUCTION INCENTIVE PROGRAM

Families can reduce their monthly tuition expense simply by using gift cards. TRIP costs nothing to use, other than a few minutes of time to order gift cards online or through the TRIP office in the parish center.

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Buy gift cards (scrip) for your everyday and holiday needs and earn rebates that reduce tuition and earn money for the school.

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Chapel and Parish Center

Chapel and Parish Center

The chapel, parish business office, religious education (CCD) office and several meeting rooms are housed in this building. The main entrance door is on Osceola Avenue at the south end of the building (closest to Touhy.) Street parking on Osceola is available, and in the parking lot behind the school. The building is not handicap-accessible, there are are short steps for entry.
Saint Juliana School

Saint Juliana School

The main entrance is on Osceola Avenue, at the south end of the building, closest to Touhy Avenue. Limited street parking is available; the parking lot north of the building provides ample parking. There is a handicap-accessible entrance on Oketo Avenue, through the connected Ahearn Activity Center.
Saint Juliana Church

Saint Juliana Church

The main entrance doors are on Oketo Avenue and there are also two side entrances on Touhy Avenue. Street parking is available on Oketo, and also in the parking lot behind (north of) the school. The main entrance is ramped for handicap access however there are no ADA-compliant restroom facilities in the church.
Rectory

Rectory

The primary residence of our clergy, visits are by appointment only. There is limited street parking on Osceola north and south of Touhy Avenue, and in the parking lot north of the school. There is one step to enter and there are not handicap-accessible facilities.

Ahearn Activity Center/Gym

The home of St. Juliana School sports teams, this building also hosts weekly Bingo on Fridays and many other parish and school events. The main entrance is on Oketo Avenue and is handicap-accessible. There are ADA-compliant restroom facilities in the Ahearn Center.