Journey Through Lent
Join us with opportunities to grow your spiritual life during Lent.
Watch for updates on the three movies.
Simple Supper will be served of soup and salad
at each event.
Living Well Through Lent 2024
Practicing Forgiveness with all your Heart, Soul, Strength, and Mind
Recommended Phone Apps and Websites
Abbey of the Arts - a virtual monastery and global community
that offers retreats and resources to nourish your inner monk, artist, and pilgrim.
Pray as You Go is a daily prayer session, designed to go with you wherever you go to help you pray
whenever you find time, but particularly while traveling to and from work, school, or
on short trips. Each session is to help your prayer life by reflecting on scripture in 
an Ignatian spiritual way.
Safe Church Safe Communities (formerly known as Keep God's People Safe)
Click here for the Online Instructions and Saint James Password. Follow the instructions and provide a copy of your completion to the Parish Office.

The Diocese of Chicago is committed to doing everything in its power to maintain a safe and supportive atmosphere for the children and adults who are members of its congregations, attend its programs or participate in its ministries. We require all who serve in our church to complete Safe Church, Safe Communities training, created by the Episcopal Church Task Force to Develop Model Anti-Sexual Harassment Policies and Safe Church Training.

Updated policies and training requirements are currently being reviewed. When adopted, a formal training matrix will be provided. For now, the requirements below are include:

Clergy, paid church staff, elected leaders, lay pastoral leaders, adults who work with children and youth, and others in lay leadership roles are required to take both the Universal Training and Specialty Training modules. Key holders, youth who work with children, and youth who have leadership roles in the church are required to take the Universal training.

Universal Training – Introduction & Theological Background, Organizational Rules & Policies, Healthy Boundaries, and Inclusion

Specialty Training – Abuse & Neglect, Power & Relationships, Pastoral Relationships, and Bullying