Fr. Larry McBrady recently took our ICSJ Young Adults on a historical tour of Chicago. “Professor McBrady" has been studying the interesting history of our city for many years as a personal hobby.
Patricia Shannon Turner (left, with Kim Rak) recently received the St. Pedro Calungsod Catechist Award for her 30+ years of Religious Education service to the children of ICSJ!
Congratulations to our ICSJ Confirmandi who confirmed at St. Jospeh Church on February 2nd!
Congratulation to Deacon Vu, recipient of ICSJ/St. Michael Knights of Columbus Council's annual $500 check to seminarians studying for their vocation. (For more info on KOC, contact ICSJ parishioner Greg Raclaw.)
Kimberly LeDoux from our RCIA program was initiated into the Catholic faith on Sunday, January 14th! Congratulations! (L-R, Deacon Vu; Fr. Larry; Kimberly; Jason LeDoux, her sponsor and husband; and Kim Rak, ICSJ Director of Religious Ed.)
Congratulations to Dalonte William Aaron Durbin, here with Dominic & Modupe Henry, who was baptized December 31st at St. Joseph Church!
During Fr. McBrady's December 9th Advent retreat, parishioners had a chance to pause reflect on the presence of God’s love!
God bless our new altar servers!
Our 2nd Grade ICSJ School students recently hosted a beautiful prayer service at IC Church and reminded us to practice kindness, gentleness, humility, patience, compassion and love. Great message kids!
Fr. Larry with ICSJ School altar servers at the opening Mass for the school year.
Not Your Typical “Church Ladies” – We are grateful for the women who host the weekly cake and coffee receptions after the 11:00 AM Mass on Sunday. What a happy bunch!
ICSJ parishioners gathered on July 30th for our Taco Fiesta and the blessing of our Memorial Wall recognizing our generous capital campaign donors. See more photos here.
Happy Anniversary! May marks the anniversary of ordination for many priests in the Archdiocese. Fr. McBrady (left) celebrates 46 years of service (ordained May 12,1971) and Fr. Larry (right) celebrates 33 years (ordained May 19, 1984).
ICSJ School children and parents celebrated a May Crowning Mass, praying to the Blessed Virgin Mary to be a helper and guide. May we, like Mary, listen to the many ways that God is calling us to love and serve one another.
Congratulations to our RCIA candidates — Laura Gollehon, Debra Wilson and Jamie Moore — who were confirmed at our Saturday evening Easter Vigil Mass at St. Joseph Church!
This Easter Sunday don’t be surprised if you see Fr. Larry riding up and down Wells Street proclaiming the Good News! “Alleluia! HE IS ALIVE!”
ICSJ School's 8th grade Confirmation candidates are pictured with Bishop Kane following a beautiful Confirmation ceremony last Friday that wrapped-up a wonderful Catholic Schools Week.