We believe when you get involved in your church and school communities you experience Jesus. When you experience Jesus, you become the best version of yourself.So, please be part of our communities so we all can be the best versions of ourselves.
With the school year fast approaching, please consider joining our music, hospitality or liturgy ministries to offer the best Sunday service ever.Please consider participating in the Kids Tax Credit Scholarship Program or purchasing TRIP cards to make possible a valuable St Juliana Catholic education for a promising student.
The new choir year is quickly approaching and schedules are quickly filling up! So be sure to mark your calendars now!Students who are interested in singing OR playing an instrument are invited to join one of our Ensembles!
Junior Ensemble(Grades 2 - 4):Rehearsals are on Wednesday afternoons from 3:05-4:00pm in the Church.First rehearsal:September 5.
Senior Ensemble(Grades 5 - 8)Rehearsals are on Thursday afternoons from 3:05-4:00pm in the Church.First rehearsal:September 6.
Teen Ensemble (Students in High School)Both vocalists and instrumentalists are welcome!This group will lead music mainly at the Teen Ministered Masses here at St. Juliana.These Masses are typically at5pm on the 2nd Sunday of each month. The Teen Ensemble will also help to lead music at larger parish events.Rehearsals are floating, depending on group consensus.
On the third Sunday of every month during the 9:30 am Mass we offer Sunday School for children age 3-6. Next session is August 19,We spread the Gospel message to our youngest worshipers in a comprehensive way through age-appropriate stories, discussion, and hands-on activities.There is no cost for our Sunday School program, and all children of preschool to kindergarten age (3-6) are welcome.
TRIP Tuition Reduction Incentive Program
You can help a family or help your own family reduce monthly tuition expense for St. Juliana School or Religious Education tuition, OR, any Catholic High School or Non-Profit College/University
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. Use them every time you shop in-store or online or give as gifts.
TRIP credits can be distributed for tuition to St. Juliana School, St Juliana Religious Education, to any Catholic high school, or toanynon-profit college/university. High school and college payouts are issued upon request.
Young families can start earning TRIP credits before their children are enrolled, ask about Future Family Savers.
Friends and relatives can establish TRIP accounts and designate one or more families to receive their TRIP rebates.
Invest in Kids Tax Credit Scholarship Program provides Illinois children access to new scholarships that could cover up to 100% of tuition, depending on level of financial need. Those who contribute to this new program will receive a state tax credit equal to 75% of their contribution. Consider donating to help these children receive an outstanding education rooted in faith and service here at St. Juliana School.
TheEmerald City Galacommittee is looking for volunteers. Please consider donating your time for this spectacular event. Please sign up as soon as possible so we can ensure a fun and fruitful fundraiser for you - the St Juliana parish, community, and school.
The St. Juliana Safety & Security Committee is looking for volunteers to commit to security shifts during the school day (8 - 11:30 am -OR- 11:30 am - 2:50 pm).
If you or a member of your family is active duty or retired law enforcement, and you are interested in volunteering your time, please firstname.lastname@example.org call/text 773-636-1380 with your name and phone number and we will reach out to you with more information.
Thank you in advance for your commitment to the safety of our children! Megan Aylward, SJS Safety & Security Committee
Monday Rectory Meal Rotation. Please help feed our priests on Monday evenings. Volunteer cooks can select a date, enter (and edit) the meal you are planning to make, and even opt-in to receive email reminder notifications. And if you have trouble dropping the meal off at the rectory, please call the parish office and we will arrange to have the meal picked up. Thank You!
To access the meal schedule, go to www.takethemameal.com and enter this information in the Find window:
Friday 8/10 4:30pm Bingo Monday 8/13
6:00pm Cheerleading Practice
6:30pm Holy Hour
7:00pm School Board
7:30pm Boy Scout Meeting Tuesday 8/14:
9:00am Friendship Club Lake Geneva Boat Trip
5:15PM Girls 5th Grade Basketball
7:00pm Cancer Support Group
7:15pm Athletic Association Meeting Wednesday 8/15:
Feast of the Assumption Masses 7am 8:30am 7pm
5:00pmSchool Welcome Back Night 6:30pm New Parent Orientation Thursday 8/16:
9:00pmQueen of Hearts Raffle Drawingat Emerald Isle
Save These Dates 8/17:1st Grade Supply Drop-Off 8/17:Bingo 8/18:Mens Club Golf Outing: 8/20:First Day of School 9/3:NO SCHOOL Labor Day 9/09:Teen Mass and Ministry 9/09: Deacon Bob Ryan - 3Cs in Christ Discussion on Mentors and Inspirational Moments 9/13:Friendship Club Four Winds Casino Bus Trip 9/15:St. Juliana Emerald City Gala 9/21:NO SCHOOL Teacher Institute Day 10/07:Pat McCaskey - 3Cs in Christ Discussion on Faith and Sports 10/8:NO SCHOOL Columbus Day