********Extra Extra!  If you purchase sponsorships or tickets by  midnight on  September 4th, you will be  entered into a raffle for a reserved pew AND parking for Christmas Eve  5pm  Mass!!!*****

1.  It's  Saturday, September 9th 5pm-10pm
                 5pm - Installation mass for Father Francis
                 6pm - Parish party begins
                            Food and drink sales begin
                            kids' activities (face painting, games)
                 6:30pm - DJ HYPE begins for kids and adults alike

2.   Sunday, September 10th 11am-4pm
               10am - outdoor mass (no brunch on Belden)
               11am - FEST begins
                            Kids activities begin including face painting and BOUNCE HOUSE and obstacle course.
                            Lakeshore Sport and Fitness will be running games for kids on Belden
                            Food sales including coffee and donuts begin
               1:30pm - Underwater People take the stage

 3.   Rumor has it there will be a lego table for the kids on both  Saturday and  Sunday!

 4.  You can buy your tickets ahead of time (skip the lines  on Saturday night after mass) on the website  www.stjosaphatparish.org  and click on Septemberfest!  

 5.  We encourage you to sign up to buy sponsorships and to volunteer anytime day or night...anytime you are on the internet in fact!  Visit the parish website  www.stjosaphatparish.org and click on Septemberfest. 
The volunteer page is the second page!  You don't need to be virtus trained to volunteer.

 6.  The very popular beer badge is back!!  12 beverages for the same price as 10 beverages.  You can purchase the beer badges at, yup, you guessed it   www.stjosaphatparish.org and click on Septemberfest!

7.  We will once again have the big screen TV for all of your viewing needs including the Bears game  on Sunday!

8.  Some of St. Josaphat's very own Starbright Dancers will be performing  on Sunday!! 

9.  A big thanks to Pizzeria Da Nella for providing the appetizers for our celebration  on Saturday night!

10.   If you are still ready this, you are eligible to be the chairperson for Septemberfest 2018.  Fingers crossed!!!

We are all very excited about our annual party in the parking lot.  But we are most excited to welcome Father Francis officially as our new pastor.  It will be a great way for us all to show him why St. Josaphat is lucky to have him!

If you have any questions, please email Elizabeth Duryea at  elizabethannecollins@hotmail.com

 
Important Upcoming Dates!

September 9 - Fr. Francis' Installation Mass
September 9 & 10 - Septemberfest
Stage Fabric Available
One of our parishioners who works at a local TV Station has donated yards of high quality multicolored fabric.  It can be used for stage backdrops, costumes or even tablecloths.  If you or any groups you know are are interested in this material, please contact the Parish Office (office@stjosaphatparish.org).  All we ask is a free-will donation to our homeless outreach program in return.

Open Position
We have an open position for the school's extended day program.  Candidates need to be 21 years of age with a college degree.  Pay is $15 per hour. EDP is from  2:30 to 6pm .  Call the school at 
773-549-0909.
Coaches Wanted
SJS needs volunteer volleyball, X-C and basketball coaches!  Contact AD Kate York (katerosenbachyork@ gmail.com) for more info.  

Homeless Outreach:
Volunteers
Signup to help with the Homeless Outreach Program HERE!