Be sure to stop by the SJS booth at Edison Park Fest this weekend! Parent Ambassadors will be there 10am-2pm Saturday & Sunday with water and a giant Connect 4 game! If you wear SJS Spirit Wear, you'll be given an out of uniform pass!
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The new choir year is quickly approaching and schedules are quickly filling up!Sobe 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 thirdSundayof every month during the9:30 am Masswe offer Sunday School for children age 3-6. Next session isAugust 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 forSt. Juliana School or Religious Education tuition, OR,anyCatholic High School orNon-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.
TRIPcreditscan 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 Programprovides 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 atSt. Juliana 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!
This Weekend:Edison Park Fest 8/17-8/19 Monday 8/20:
First Day of School
Mother's Club Welcome Coffee (Parking Lot)
Kindergarten Get Acquainted Day
6:30pm Holy Hour Thursday 8/23:
9:00pm Queen of Hearts Raffle Drawing at Emerald Isle Friday 8/24:
8:30am Opening School Mass
Save These Dates 8/30:Queen of Hearts Raffle Drawing at Emerald Isle 9/03:NO SCHOOL Labor Day 9/03:Labor Day Mass 8:30am 9/05:Back to School Night 9/06:Queen of Hearts Raffle Drawing at Emerald Isle 9/09Teen Mass and Ministry 9/09Deacon Bob Ryan 3Cs in Christ Discussion on Mentors and Inspirational Moments 9/13:Queen of Hearts Raffle Drawing at Emerald Isle 9/13:Friendship Club Four Winds Casino Bus Trip 9/15:St. Juliana Emerald City Gala 9/20:Queen of Hearts Raffle Drawing at Emerald Isle 9/21:NO SCHOOL Teacher Institute Day 9/27:Queen of Hearts Raffle Drawing at Emerald Isle 10/08:NO SCHOOL Columbus Day