Fall Sports Blessing
5pm Mass this Saturday

Q: What do athletes of the following sports have in common?

Hockey
Football
Volleyball
Basketball
Swimming
Lacrosse
Baseball
Softball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Water Polo
Bowling
Tennis
Cross Country
Track & Field
Golf
Sailing
Rowing
Wrestling
Dance
Rugby
Water Polo
Skiing
Gymnastics
...any sport not mentioned above

A: They will be blessed!

Grade School, High School, College...athletes of all ages will receive a special Fall Sports Blessing from Fr. Grassi at 5pm Mass this Saturday, September 15th.  

You can't lose when God is on your side!

 
Important Upcoming Dates!

September 13, 12n-8pm - Dine Around: Menchie's

September 15, 5pm Mass - Fall Sports Blessing

September 21, 7pm - RMC Commission Meeting

September 22, 7:30pm - King Solomon's Singers

September 22 & 23 - Tootsie Roll Day

September 22, 10a-6p - PreCana 

September 27, 6-9pm - Virtus Training






Menchie's Dine Around
is TODAY
Thursday, September 13th
Menchie's
12n-8pm
2510 N Clybourn
Registration for 
2018-19 
Religious Education 
Our program will meet on 
Tuesday evenings beginning September 18th.  We offer a 4 and 5 year-old program along with the 1st through 8th grades. Register on our website:
 or call Mary Jane Sullivan at the Rectory for more information at 773/327-8955 or  maryjane@stjosaphatparish.org
RMC Commission Meeting
All are welcome to attend the RMC Commission Meeting on Friday, September 21st at 7:00pm at
St. Teresa of Avila Parish to meet our new Auxiliary Bishop for Vicariate II and to learn what the Cardinal has decided for our Lincoln Park/Old Town Group.
Tootsie Roll Day
September 22nd and 23rd after all the masses you will find someone by the doors of the church selling tootsie rolls for the Knights of Columbus. Here at St. Josaphat we have 3 young adults with disabilities who gather with us every other week to learn about God's love for them. ALL of your donation will go directly to our St Josaphat SPRED  (Special Religious Development) program.
King Solomon's Singers
We welcome special musical guests, King Solomon's Singers at 5pm Mass on Saturday, September 22nd.  Join us for their evening concert at 7:30pm in the church. Free-will offering, suggested $20 / $10 students.
Virtus Training
Will be held in the gym on Thursday, September 27th from
 6-9pm.  Register online at Virtus.org
Women's Group
September 22, Saturday, St Agatha Family Dance service opportunity. Contact Kim Nugent to donate or volunteer: kimanugent@yahoo.com

September 28, Friday, 3:30 - 6pm Loaves and Fishes Dinner at St. Theresa Avila. Contact Kelly Smith to volunteer: kellqtml@yahoo.com

October 18, Thursday, (7-8:30 PM), Book Discussion. Meet in the Fireplace Room of the Rectory to discuss An American Marriage by Tayari Jones. 

FREE Tots Playgroup
Our Tots Playgroup meets on Tuesdays from 10am to 11am in the rectory. All children, even newborns, who are not yet in school full time are welcome to attend with their caregivers. 
Unity Gala
The Unity Gala committee is looking for volunteers! Contact Katy Murray 
at katymurrayshc@yahoo.com for details. 
Shop and Support
Purchase personalized, waterproof labels from Mabel's Labels at:
campaigns.mabelslabels.com Choose St. Josaphat Chicago from the list, and SJS gets 20%!

Recycle your floral vases - bring them to Ashland Addison Florist Co. for a donation to St. Josaphat!

Shop smile.amazon.com and select St. Josaphat Parish as your charitable organization, and St. Josaphat gets  5% on eligible items!

Shop sjs.shutterflystorefront.com and 
SJS gets 13%!

Thank you for your support!