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Bell Tower
St. Barbara Parish
4008 Prairie Ave.
Brookfield, IL 60513
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Corn Beef Dinner

 The St. Barbara Men’s Club is having its annual  Corn Beef Dinner, Friday, December 2nd in the Parish Center. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Dinner is served at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $35 per person.  Our Guest Speaker is John Kass, reporter from the Chicago Tribune. For tickets call the Parish Office at 485-2900.

Calling All Angels and Shepherds

     Each Christmas Eve, the children of St. Barbara perform a Christmas Pageant at the 4:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Family Mass. If your child is showing interest as one of the angels, shepherds or other important members of the cast, please complete the permission slip that will be soon distributed at all Religious Education classes or in the back of the church. 

A Little Magic for All Parish Women

All parish women are welcome to attend the St. Barbara Council of Catholic Women Christmas Party on Tuesday, December 6, in the Parish Center.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m. with refreshments.  Dinner catered by Rose will be served promptly at 6:30 p.m.  Member and guest tickets are $15 each.  Following dinner, the magician, Trent James, will dazzle us with unbelievably "magical" entertainment.  Payment with your name/phone number can be placed in the Sunday collection basket marked "CCW Christmas Party."  Tickets will not be available at the door. Deadline to RSVP with payment is November 27.  We look forward to seeing you there!

December 8th Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Holy Day of Obligation - Masses: 6:30 and 8:00 am and 7:00 pm

Phoenix Group

St. Barbara Phoenix Group--a support group for the divorced, separated, and widowed--will meet on Thursday December 8 that 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Center.  Come and join us for Christmas reflection, carols, and treats.  Please bring a friend. 

Breakfast With Santa

(All you can eat pancakes)
St. Barbara’s Knights of Columbus invite you to come have breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Clause on Sunday, December 11th, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  The cost is $3.00 child (under 12), $5.00 adult or $15 .00 family (2 adults & 3 children under 12).  Tickets will be available after all Masses this weekend.
Also available again this year we have Christmas buttons. We have two designs this year.  Buttons will be available after all Masses or in the Resource Room.  The cost is $2 .00 each, 2 for $3.00 or 3 for $5.00.
All proceeds to benefit St. Barbara’s “First Fruits”. 

Rosary Times

New the summer: Evening Rosary in the Church on Tuesdays from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. We also have Rosary after the 8:00 a.m. Mass daily Monday through Saturday and in Spanish on Friday evenings 6:00 p.m.

Medical Lending Closet

The Medical Lending Closet is temporarily not accepting: Walkers, Commodes, Crutches, Canes.Thank you for your kind donations.

Joy’s Closet

     Joy's Closet at the Food Pantry is in need of spring clothing. The days are looking nicer and the kids will be out of school and on summer break. Children clothing is always big request along with men's and women T-shirts. If you have spring cleaning scheduled soon or just making room, your donation will be a blessing. Thank you for your generosity and your kindness. Aida Gatch Director 708-295-7336

St. Barbara Parish Altar Servers Ministry

Do you believe God is calling you to serve him in a special way? Do you think Jesus is calling you to serve him?  Would you like to serve God and his people? If your answer is ‘YES’  Come and become an Altar Server to serve God and his people! If you would like to be an altar server, please call the parish office at 485-2900.

Pastoral Care Ministry

The Pastoral Ministry would like to share with you the following information: If a friend or family member is sick and you want us to pray for them, please call the Pastoral Care Ministry at (708) 485 – 2900 ext. 6 --- If a love one or relative is sick and wants to receive the Sacrament of the Eucharist or the sacraments of Reconciliation and Anointing of the Sick, please call the Pastoral Care Ministry at (708) 485 – 2900.