JosaFAST

Want to know what is going on in our parish? JosaFAST is our weekly news email that features articles and a "fast" recap of current events, meetings and announcements from our parish. We email JosaFAST to our subscribers each Thursday at 5pm.
 
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  • If you or your parish group would like to submit a feature article (you can also include photos!) to appear in JosaFAST, just email the parish office at grace@stjosaphatparish.org.

  • If you would like your brief announcement to appear in JosaFAST, just fill out our online Submit Communications form.

12/26/2019 - Celebrate St. Stephen Today!

12/19/2019 - The Unity Award

12/12/2019 - Nativity Nights

12/05/2019 - 12 Days of Christmas

11/28/2019 - Happy Thanksgiving!

11/21/2019 - Giving Tree

11/14/2019 - Jail Cards

11/08/2019 - Service Awards

11/01/2019 - Take the ME25 Gallup Survey Today

10/24/2019 - Pray - Serve - Give

10/17/2019 - Open House Chicago

10/10/2019 - 5 Steps to SLDJ (Serve Like Jesus Did)! 

09/26/2019 - Preparing Ourselves for Mass

09/19/2019 - Living the Mass

09/12/2019 - ARRR

09/09/2019 - JosaFEST

08/29/2019 - Year of Prayer, the Mass

08/22/2019 - Fr. Francis' Retreat

08/15/2019 - The Assumption

08/08/2019 - Try Prayer Journaling Today!

08/01/2019 - Preaching to the Choir

07/11/2019 - Freestyle Prayer

07/04/2019 - God Bless America

06/28/2019 - 30-Day Silent Retreat

06/20/2019 - Vacation Bible School Recap

06/06/2019 - Year of Prayer Feedback

05/30/2019 - Graduation

05/23/2019 - Golf Outing Recap

05/16/2019 - Deacon Arthur

05/09/2019 - First Holy Communion

04/25/2019 - Marian Consecration

04/18/2019 - Holy Thursday

04/11/2019 - Holy Saturday & the Easter Vigil

04/04/2019 - Good Friday

03/21/2019 - St. Ann's Mission

03/14/2019 - Stations of the Cross

03/07/2019 - Fr. Grassi's Mission

02/21/2019 - The Gospel of Luke

02/14/2019 - Unity Gala

02/07/2019 - Praying With Scripture

01/31/2019 - One Parish, One Book: Gospel of Luke

01/24/2019 - Catholic Schools Week

01/17/2019 - Taizé Prayer

01/10/2019 - Quick Reference Guide to Meditation

01/03/2019 - Join us for Taizé!

12/27/2018 - First Christmas in Bethlehem

12/20/2018 - Prepare the Way for Jesus

12/13/2018 - What to do During Adoration

12/06/2018 - Eucharistic Adoration

11/29/2018 - Our Advent Wreath Making Party is SUNDAY!

11/22/2018 - Prayer for Thanksgiving

11/15/2018 - St. Albert the Great

11/08/2018 - Feast of St. Josaphat

11/01/2018 - All Saints Day

10/25/2018 - All Soul's Day

10/18/2018 - Five Finger Prayer

10/11/2018 - A Year of Prayer

10/04/2018 - Blessing of the Pets

09/27/2018 - Cradles to Crayons

09/20/2018 - Open House Chicago

09/13/2018 - Fall Sports Blessing

09/06/2018 - George Weigel on the Abuse Scandal in the Catholic Church

08/30/2018 - Septemberfest Top 10

08/23/2018 - R.C.I.A.

08/16/2018 - Back To School

08/09/2018 - Assumption

08/02/2018 - Septemberfest - SAVE THE DATES!

07/26/2018 - Theology On Tap

07/19/2018 - College Send Off

07/12/2018 - Farewell to Tim

07/05/2018 - Fr. Francis' Summer Reading

06/28/2018 - Happy Fourth of July!

06/21/2018 - Happy Retirement, Fran!

06/14/2018 - Vacation Bible School

06/07/2018 - Volunteer Appreciation Mass and Reception

05/31/2018 - Graduation

05/24/2018 - RMC Team Submits Our Recommendation

05/17/2018 - Make a home altar to honor Mary during her month of May

05/10/2018 - Arthur is Finishing His Internship With Us and Wants Feedback!

04/26/2018 - Altar Servers!

04/19/2018 - Confirmandi

04/12/2018 - Fr. Greg Boyle - Book Discussion and Invitation to Hear Him Speak

04/05/2018 - JosaFAST: we need your input at the RMC TownHall on Monday at 7pm

03/29/2018 - JosaFAST: Triduum

03/22/2018 - JosaFAST: RCIA Candidate Katlyn Kicia

03/15/2018 - From Archdiocese: Initial Scenario for our RMC Grouping

03/08/2018 - Meet our RCIA Candidate Ben Zelmer!

03/01/2018 - Renew My Church Overview

02/22/2018 - Meet our RCIA Candidate Sonia Avendano!

02/15/2018 - Things to do in Lent at St. Josaphat

01/18/2018 - Unity Gala

01/04/2018 - The Tradition of Blessing your Home on Epiphany

12/14/2017 - Do You Oplatki?

12/07/2017 - Whose Immaculate Conception???

11/16/2017 - Mass Intentions... What are they?

11/09/2017 - St. Josaphat- The Patron Saint of Unity

11/02/2017 - Fr Francis: Thank You! 13+13+90 = Lots of Feedback for Me to Help You!

10/26/2017 - Fr. Francis: How can I help you grow in Christ

10/19/2017 - Fr. Francis: I'll Give It To You Straight

10/12/2017 - Fr. Francis: We're jus getting started

10/05/2017 - Blessing of the Pets

09/28/2017 - Shanah Tovar!

09/21/2017 - St. Josaphat has a new Seminarian

09/14/2017 - Installation Mass and Septemberfest Pics

09/07/2017 - Our Catholic Response to Hurricane Harvey

08/24/2017 - Top 10 Things you need to know about Septemberfest!

08/17/2017 - In Honor of the Assumption, Post-It Notes of the Blessed Mother

08/10/2017 - We Welcome Tim Berryhill as our New Parish Support Specialist

08/03/2017 - Catholicism in the Era of Cell Phones

07/27/2017 - Parishioners Hosted 50 Sheffield Garden Walkers at the Church Last Weekend!

07/20/2017 - Come Wish Our College Students Well at the 1st Annual College Sendoff Mass at 5pm on 7/29

07/13/2017 - Need to Find a Church on Vacation?

07/06/2017 - Happy 4th of July and Welcoming Fr. Francis

06/22/2017 - Saying Goodbye to Fr. Simon and Fr. Bart

06/15/2017 - Our Parish Children have been having "Adventures on Promise Island" this week!

06/08/2017 - Come wish Fr. Rich well after the 10 am Mass or before the Noon in the Community Park this Sunday!

06/01/2017 - Oh the Places They'll Go: Class of 2017!

05/25/2017 - Meet our new Principal!

05/18/2017 - There is a time for everything, including transitions!

05/11/2017 - See What the First Communion Students Have To Say!

05/04/2017 - Have you heard Pope Francis' TED talk?

04/27/2017 - Confirmation is Tonight!! Hear what our confirmandi have to say!

04/20/2017 - Easter can last for 50 Days!

04/13/2017 - Want to do some good this Holy Thursday? Remember those who have the least!

04/06/2017 - The Palm Sundays and Good Fridays of our Lives

03/30/2017 - JosaFAST: Nancy asks, Is this my Best Lent Ever?

03/23/2017 - JosaFAST: Catechumen Finds Connection Among His Life, Church and God

03/16/2017 - I have become fascinated with the Catholic faith and rituals through the RCIA process!

03/09/2017 - Sponsoring my fiance through the RCIA process - a great way to prepare for the Sacrament of Marriage!

03/02/2017 - Lent 2017 - Live as Children of the Light!

02/23/2017 - Can Catholicism and Feminism Mesh? They Sure Can!

02/16/2017 - Want to Get a Head Start on the Parish Retreat? Take Some Time to Read the Passages Beforehand!

02/09/2017 - What our 2nd Graders had to say about receiving the Sacrament of Reconciliation

02/02/2017 - What Our Kids Have to Say About Catholic Schools Week

01/26/2017 - Ready, Set, BID! The Sweet Home Chicago Online Auction is going live tonight!

01/19/2017 - Can the Rosary Really Change You?

01/12/2017 - 5 Easy Ways to Achieve a Better Life in 2017

01/05/2017 - So Why Wasn't I Baptized in the River Like Jesus?

12/29/2016 - The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

12/22/2016 - The Christ Child as a Warrior?

12/15/2016 - Parish Christmas Concert Tonight at 7 pm in the Church!

12/08/2016 - A Reflection on the Immaculate Conception

12/01/2016 - Attention Envelope Users! New Envelopes in 2017!

11/25/2016 - Happy Thanksgiving! Come give thanks at Mass tomorrow at 10 am!

11/18/2016 - End of the Year of Mercy With the Saints!

11/11/2016 - St. Josaphat, Our Patron, is the Patron Saint of Unity

11/04/2016 - Meet Matt Green, Our New Parish Support Specialist

10/27/2016 - It is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic Violence is not always physical.

10/20/2016 - Do you know someone who needs prayers? Of course you do!

10/13/2016 - The Latest from around Chicago, the "Arch" and St. Josaphat!

10/6/2016 - Change is in the Air at the Parish Office

09/29/2016 - So you're thinking about getting (more) involved...

09/22/2016 - Did you see the video of the pope visiting the hospital neonatal ward?

09/15/2016 - Fun Pictures from SeptemberFest!

09/08/2016 - St. Teresa of Kolkata: Joy is strength.

09/01/2016 - SeptemberFest is September 10 & 11!

08/25/2016 - Welcome Back St. Josaphat Students!

08/18/2016 - Look Who Did NOTHING this Summer!

08/11/2016 - Mary's Visits to Us Since her Assumption (Celebrated on August 15)

08/04/2016 - SAVE the DATE for SEPTEMBER FEST!

07/28/2016 - A Year of JQS

07/21/2016 - Did the rainstorms get in your way today?

07/14/2016 - Our First Native American Saint

07/07/2016 - Catching up with SJS Grads - Classes of 2008 and 2012

06/30/2016 - A Prayer for the United States on the 240th Anniversary of our Independence

05/27/2016 - LET'S HONOR OUR VETERANS THIS MEMORIAL DAY

05/19/2016 - Can't wait for your next vacation? Try something exotic right here in our neighborhood!

05/12/2016 - We think we've made some good progress. You be the judge!

05/05/2016 - May is the Month of Mary

04/28/2016 - Put a smile on your face! Read what our First Communicants have to say about their big day!

04/21/2016 - What our Confirmandi have to say will renew (or confirm!) your faith in youth!

04/14/2016 - THE JOY OF LOVE - What's it all about?

04/07/2016 - Have a point of view on the Archdiocese? Be heard!

03/31/2016 - Welcome to our family Tyler, Sue, Jon, Wes and Creighton!

03/24/2016 - Stories from the Almoners

03/17/2016 - Our 7th & 8th Graders' Thoughts on the Works of Mercy

03/10/2016 - FEED THE HUNGRY Saturday and GIVE YOURSELF 2 HOURS OFF ON Sunday

03/03/2016 - "Clothing the Naked" and "Advising the Doubtful" isn't that hard after all!

02/25/2016 - To Shelter The Homeless

02/18/2016 - A Bit of Dignity Goes a Long Way

020/4/2016 - Catholic Schools Week

01/28/2016 - Sweet Home Chicago: Saturday Night!

01/21/2016 - St. Josaphat Awards $10,000 to Hope Harmony & Healing

01/07/2016 - The Year in Review and What's Next?

12/03/2015 - Breakfast With Santa!
11/05/2015 - 86 Days to Go!
08/13/2015 - Join us for SPRED!
08/06/2015 - Message from Fr. Rich
07/23/2015 - Meet Flat Francis!
01/15/2015 - Who Is Fr. Simon?