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Messages from SJF 11/27/18

Dear Parents,

We hope you had a wonderful, extra-long Thanksgiving break! 

If your child had a hot lunch scheduled yesterday, we will be selecting an upcoming date when the same lunch is available and your child will receive lunch on that date as a credit. Details to follow.

Please mark your calendars for these upcoming dates: 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2nd, St. Nick’s Mass (10 AM), Family Advent Wreath Making (after).  Come celebrate the 1st Sunday of Advent with St. Nick! Bring a wrapped toy for our Pro Labore Dei toy drive to give to St. Nick at the 10 AM Mass, & on the “To/ From” tag note appropriate age & if appropriate, gender to give to St. Nick to deliver! Suggested age ranges below.  Pictures are welcome after Mass, and St. Nick will have a special treat for all kids.  0-2 years, 3-4 years, 5-8 years, 9-12 years, teen (gift cards welcome, suggestions McDonalds, Walgreens, Subway, CVS, AMC).  After Mass join us in Kane Hall to Make your own fresh Advent wreath, have a treat and some hot cocoa! All supplies provided. Cost $30/ Family.  Please RSVP by Wed. 11/28/18 to Bridget Stalla at 773-852-4698, or  

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3RD AT 7 p.m. IN KANE HALL:  Mandatory Winter Sports meeting for parents of third –eighth grade boys and 4th-eight grade girls and coaches on Please contact with questions.


THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6th, Christmas Cookies Cocoa and Crafts, 5:30 pm-8:00 pm. Look for Flyer in this week's backpacks!

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7 – TEACHER INSERVICE DAY; NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS.  Our teachers will be participating in a religious retreat which is part of the requirement for each of them to become certified catechists.

DECEMBER 9th, Celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe, special hand out at all Masses, Children's Rose procession, and Family Rosary after 10 AM Mass.

DECEMBER 16th, St. Lucy Bake Sale - Looking ahead, we are looking for donations for a bake sale in honor of St. Lucy's Feast (12/13) after the 10 AM Mass.  If you are willing to contribute a treat, please email us at Proceeds will go towards Pro Labore Dei.


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