Saint Juliana Parish is here to help people experience Jesus. We believe when you experience Jesus, you become the best version of yourself. You experience happiness. Wherever you are on your journey, you are welcome to our Catholic parish.
Letters from a Pastor to His People April 26, 2020
The Road to Emmaus. This road is one we all travel. The path of life as we hear in the responsorial psalm. Weve been walking on this road our entire lives and will continue to walk it until we arrive at our destination in Heaven. But even then, some say, the road will not end. In Heaven we will still be journeying deeper into the heart of God.
Todays reading from the Act of the Apostlesis a portion of Peters discourse on that day, the first of many in Acts, message to the situation of his audience. At the heart of the speeches is the proclamation about Jesus, telling the gathered people about and how God raised Jesus from death, thus fulfilling the Messianic prophecies about the promised descendant of David.
In my second year at Mundelein, my course load was packed with dense theology courses, such as Christology and Doctrine of God. One afternoon, I had just come out of class and my brain was fried. I must have had a dazed look on my face because an upperclassman, who I knew well, stopped and asked how my studies were going.
CHIBRO is hosted by Father James and Deacon Hank, both currently sheltering in place at St. Juliana Parish in Chicago. The podcast intends to show a peek behind the curtain of rectory life while providing an informal commentary on faith life under our current uncertain circumstances.
Francois de Montmorency Laval was born to an aristocratic French family in 1623. Renouncing his family title and estate, Laval became a Catholic priest. After spending time in prayer and study under the incredible tutelage of JeanJacques Olier and future saints Vincent de Paul and John Eudes, Laval was made bishop at age 35 of New France, becoming the first bishop of Canada.
The basic premise of a consecration to Jesus through Mary is that Jesus came into the world through Mary and that we can be closest to Jesus through her.
If youve been thinking about entrusting yourself to Mary for the first time or if youre simply looking to deepen and renew your devotion to her, please join us for daily prayers and readings May 1st through May 31st from Father James Marian Consecration booklet titled, In the Shade of Holiness. It is available here In The Shade of Holiness by Reverend James F. Wallace.
Other Marian Consecration Options startingApril 28th through May 31st
This years May Crowning will be streamed online so that everyone can participate from home. Mundelein Seminary rector Father John Kartje will preside over the ceremony, while our seminarians will participate remotely by contributing music and readings from their home dioceses where they are currently completing their academic semester.
During this challenging time, Magnificat is honored to provide complimentary access to our online version to help people pray from home. Magnificat is a spiritual guide to help you develop your prayer life, grow in your spiritual life, find a way to a more profound love for Christ, and participate in the holy Mass with greater fervor. In addition to Magnificat, there is Magnifikid, a version for children ages 612.
Best time to read the book selections endorsed by Father James. Please obtain a copy of the book yourself.
April 2020 Power and Glory by Graham Greene May 2020 A Man Called Ove by Frederick Backman
February 2020 The Devils Advocate by Morris West March 2020 The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Please join us for the Book Club discussion when we can schedule it. Until then please read the books and feel free to email Father James your thoughts, questions and discussion. email@example.com