St. Josaphat School's 5th Grade Junior Girl Scout Troop
is partnering with Cradles to Crayons to collect new and like-new essential children's items:
  • "Sweater Weather" Items,  Gently Used and New:
    • Winter Coats (Newborn to Adult M)
    • Winter Boots & Gym Shoes (Newborn to Adult 10)
    • Hats & Gloves
  • Greatly Needed Items Only New:
    • Underwear (3T - Age 8)
    • Socks (Newborn - 5 years)
    • PJs (Age 8 - Adult M)

Drop-off at School: 
Box by Ms. Rita's Desk -  October 1-5

Drop-off at Church: 
All masses the weekends of 9/29 and 10/6

Buy from their Amazon Wishlist

Your donation of new and like-new children's items will support Cradles to Crayons' efforts to provide children living in homeless or low-income situations with the essentials they need to thrive. Cradles to Crayons supplies these items free of charge by engaging and connecting communities that have with communities that need.
Thank you!

Important Upcoming Dates!

September 27 -  Virtus Training

September 28 - Loaves & Fishes at St. Teresa

September 29-30 - Sweater Weather Drive

October 4 - Shop Around, Roscoe Village

October 6 - 8th Grade Car Wash

October 13-14 - Open House Chicago

October 18 - Women's Group Book Discussion

October 20 - Men's Spirituality

October 20 - Mass for Hope and Healing at Holy Family

October 25 - Vin Wine Tasting

Open House Chicago
On October 13th-14th 
from 9am-5pm, St. Josaphat is a featured site in Chicago Architecture Center's annual Open House Chicago!  We need volunteer "hosts" for 2-hour time slots to welcome people into our beautiful church. 
Shop Around 
Roscoe Village
Shop for Schools on
Thursday, October 4th
at participating stores on
Roscoe Street
Car Wash
Get your car sparkly clean in the parking lot on 
Saturday, October 6th!
 Our 8th Graders will be washing cars for $10 from 9am-12n to raise money for their trip to 
Washington D.C.
Women's Group
TOMORROW, September 28
3:30 - 6pm Loaves and Fishes Dinner at St. Theresa Avila. 
Contact Kelly Smith to volunteer:

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

Men's Spirituality
The Men's Spirituality Group will meet on Saturday October 20th at 6:30am in the Rectory, Red Door Meeting Room.
Mass for 
Hope and Healing
Mass for Hope and Healing on Saturday, October 20th 
11am at Holy Family Church 1080 W Roosevelt Rd, Chicago
Vin Wine Tasting
Thursday, October 25th 
 at Vin Chicago
1826 N Elston Avenue
Proceeds benefit Unity Gala!
 $20 per person, reservations required to attend. To reserve your spot today, visit, or call Vin Chicago at 773-489-3454
Unity Gala
The Unity Gala committee is looking for volunteers! Contact Katy Murray 
at for details. 
Shop and Support
Recycle your floral vases - bring them to Ashland Addison Florist Co. for a donation to St. Josaphat!

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

Shop and 
SJS gets 13%!

Thank you for your support!