What will YOU be doing September 8th and 9th?


Save the dates!  
Saturday, September 8th and Sunday, September 9th  
for Septemberfest- 
our annual parish party in the parking lot!!



Festivities begin with  5:00pm  mass  on Saturday  
followed by DJ Famos at  6:30pm !  

Sunday  the fun starts at  11:00am
(we will still have outdoor  10:00am  mass)!


Join us for faith, friends, food and fun!  
Lots more details to come including information on volunteering, sponsorships and tickets!  
Can't wait to see you all there!!!!



 
Important Upcoming Dates!

August 2, 6:00pm - Theology on Tap at Marge's Still

August 9, 7:00pm - Theology on Tap at Zella

August 11, 8:30-10:30am - Women's Group Meeting

August 16, 4-6pm SJS Ice Cream Social & Info Day

August 20 - First Day of School at SJS

September 8 & 9 - Septemberfest



Theology on Tap
Join us TONIGHT for this week's Theology on Tap:
Thursday, August 2nd
6:00pm at Marge's Still
1758 N Sedgwick
Luana Lienhart will be speaking on "Domestic Violence and Catholic Social Teaching: What's to be Done?"
Women's Group Meeting
Saturday, August 11th 
8:30-10:30 am Spirituality/Reflection/Planning - engage in some life/spiritual reflection over morning coffee and help us plan more events for 2018/2019.  
St. Agatha Dinner
Upcoming community dinners at St. Agatha, our sharing parish, on Tuesday, August 14. Start time is 6:30 pm. Our next discussions will focus on the economics of racism. Please see the bulletin and website for more information.
Ice Cream Social and Information Day
On August 16th from 4-6pm along with visiting the classrooms, parents and students will be dropping off school supplies and then heading outside to get some ice cream and visit the tables outside in the parking lot of the church to where we will display info, sign-up, gear, etc. to welcome the SJS families back to school.
Casino Night
Join fellow St. Josaphat Parishoners and SJS Parents for "CASINO NIGHT" on Saturday August 25 at 7pm!
Purchase Tickets Online:
https://stjosaphat.ejoinme.org/postevent
Questions? Email helainetrenz@gmail.com

Septemberfest
Please save the date for Septemberfest - our annual party in the parking lot. It will take place on Saturday, September 8th and Sunday, September 9th. Lots more details to come!!
8th Grade Service Hours
ATTENTION 8TH GRADERS: Are you looking for a way to receive community service hours during the summer? You and a chaperone, can sign up to volunteer for the Helping Hands Ministry, Mon - Fri 9:15 am - 11:00 am. To get involved with the program you can sign-up on our website under Ministries > Outreach. *Please note you must be 18 years old or accompanied by a chaperone in order to volunteer.
Registration for 
2018-19 Religious Education classes is now open
Our program will meet on Tuesday evenings. All parish children not attending a Catholic school should be enrolled in a Religious Education Program.  We offer a 4 and 5 year-old program on Tuesday evenings along with the 1st through 8th grade program. Register on our website or call Mary Jane Sullivan at the Rectory for more information at 773/327-8955 or email maryjane@stjosaphatparish.org
Shop and Support
Purchase personalized, waterproof labels from Mabel's Labels at:
www.campaigns.mabelslabels.com Choose St. Josaphat Chicago from the list, and 20% of your purchase will go back to SJS! Thank you for your support!

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.  The parish will receive  5% of the purchase price of eligible items!

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