Administration & Planning Committee
Tom Sullivan, Director
Supports the day-to-day business needs and activities of the parish community. The group has need for volunteers with backgrounds in the areas of human resources, construction, communications/publicity, computer and website technology, fund raising, financial/wealth planning and accounting.
Christian Service Committee
Deacon William Dunn
Annual Outreach Projects
Yearly drives for specific needs, including: clothing drive, holiday baskets, and Lenten giving, and three blood drives.
Charitable Contributions Committee
Investigates and recommends parish financial outreach on a local and national scale to charitable organizations.
Mothers supporting other mothers, one-on-one, through all phases and conditions of motherhood.
Confidential short term counseling and financial assistance to those in crisis.
Funeral Liturgy Planning
Meets with family members and/or friends of the deceased to console and plan the funeral Mass.
Deacon William Dunn
LaGrange Soup Kitchen
Prepares and serves lunch for the needy on Saturday each month.
Our Lady’s Rosary Makers at St. Isaac Jogues
Area parishes meet at St. Isaac Jogues once a month to make All-Twine rosaries to give to our military, local missions and other missions around the world. No experience necessary.
Mary Alice Fitzpatrick, 630-325-6184
Staffing of homeless shelter site in Clarendon Hills, every fourth Saturday from October through April.
Pastoral Care Ministry
Visitation and Eucharistic ministry to homebound and hospitalized people.
Respect Life Committee
Educational and outreach activities, crisis intervention and ongoing support for those who struggle with right-to-life issues.
Amy Keane, 630-986-1730
Transitional Housing Ministry
Provides housing and mentoring for up to four homeless families, funded by SIJ parishioners and partnering with Bridge Communities, Inc..
Julia Wade, 630-920-6825
Provides rides to church, doctor and other important appointments for those unable to drive themselves.
At all weekend Masses.
Leads song at 10:30 a.m. Sunday Mass. Rehearsals on Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. in the Choir Room.
- Dennis McCann, 3rd Year At-Large Member Chairperson
- Suzie Cooper, 3rd Year At-Large Member Secretary
- Ed Pound, 3rd Year At-Large Member
- Sue Shelton, 3rd Year At-Large Member
- Dave Brennan, 2nd Year At-Large Member
- Brian Bouchelion, 2nd Year At-Large Member
- Rich Excell, 1st Year At-Large Member
- Mike Lowe, 1st Year At-Large Member
- Jim Mercurio, 1st Year At-Large Member
- George Casson, Christian Service Representative
- Nick Keseric, Parish Life Representative
- Jim Legner. Parish School Representative
- Laura Kastis. Religious Education Representative
- Mary Pabst. Worship Representative
Parish Finance Committee
Oversees the accounting and budgeting functions of the parish. Meets four times a year and reports to the Parish Council. The group has needs for Certified Public Accountants and individuals familiar with financial accounting systems.
Carol Burlinski, Principal
Parent School Association
Promotes community fellowship, provides fundraising opportunities and activities for the financial support of the school community.
Advisory board to the principal and pastor regarding the administration and program direction of the parish school community.
For information please contact the Parish office, 630-323-1248
Nick Thomas, Director of Music
Matt Merz, Assistant Organist
Altar Linen Volunteers
Assist the sacristans in the care of the altar and communion linens, vestments and paraments.
Yvonne Voelkin, 630-655-9317
6-8th grade students who assist parish clergy as servers during Mass, and who appreciate the liturgy, sacraments and worship experience.
Facilitating couples assist parents in the baptism of their child.
Environment and Art Ministers
Assist in preparing the church with liturgical and seasonal effects to enhance the beauty of the worship space.
Father William DeSalvo
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
Assist our presiders in the distribution of the Body and Blood of Christ at Mass.
Persons or families greet parishioners as they enter the church. Your presence, conversation and actions welcome all who come to the liturgical service.
Those willing to study the scriptures prepare and proclaim the Word of God in the midst of the assembly.
Liturgical Prep Team
Assist the Director of Worship with preparing seasonal liturgies.
Marriage Preparation Facilitators
Couples guide and journey with engaged parishioners toward their sacrament. Participate in Sharing Day and FOCCUS programs.
Lead or participate in daily Marian devotions. After 7am Mass or ½ hour before 5pm Mass Monday-Friday; and Saturday after 8am Mass, with Our Lady of Fatima Devotion on the first Saturday of the month.
Prepare and clean up the sacramental articles for celebration. Care for the condition of the whole worship space is crucial, as well as for the vestments, vessels, candles, bread and wine.
Hospitable parishioners assist the assembly with seating, the reception of communion and emergency needs. Ushers also take up the collection and distribute bulletins.
Assist the wedding party at rehearsal and on the wedding day.