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St. Barbara Parish
4008 Prairie Ave.
Brookfield, IL 60513
E-mail: bulletin@stbarbarabrookfield.org
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Thanksgiving Masses

Wednesday, Nov. 25th at 7:00 p.m. and Thursday, Nov. 26th at 9:00 a.m.

CCW Mass on Nov. 29th

The 9:15 a.m. Mass on Sunday, November 29th, will be celebrated for the deceased members of St. Barbara Council of Catholic Women.  All CCW members are encouraged to attend to honor those no longer with us.  

Centennial T-Shirts are Here

Show your Parish Spirit by purchasing a Centennial Shirt.  St. Barbara’s Centennial Year has begun!  And to help you show your love for our parish, we are proud to offer a couple of opportunities to add St. Barbara to your wardrobe!
Blue short-sleeve tee shirts with our centennial logo are available for purchase at the Resource Room. These shirts come in unisex sizes and cost only $10 for both youth and adults.  Larger adult sizes (2X to 5X) are available by special order for an additional charge ($12).

You can also show your parish spirit and help us fundraise for our Centennial at the same time by ordering shirts from teespring.com.  This website offers a variety of shirt styles in sizes for both children and adults.  Visit teespring.com/stores/st-barbara-centennial-100

Centennial Kick Off was a great event!

Our celebration on Oct. 24th was a successful event. Check the St. Barbara's Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/stbarbarabrookfieldIL, to see more pictures from this event and coming events. Click here for a schedule of upcoming events.

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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 1st, 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 $10 each. Following a brief General Meeting, the magician, Trenton James, will provide "magical" entertainment. Payment with your name/phone number can be mailed to Eve Donovan, 3906 Forest Ave., Brookfield (485-6854) or 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 23rd.  We look forward to seeing you there!  

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 distributed at all Religious Education classes or in the back of the church.  Any questions contact Alicia Mancini 708-485-2502.

Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner

          Men’s Club will be sponsoring their annual Corned Beef and Cabbage Event on Dec. 4th.

          Featured in Resource Room/Gift Shop

 Stop into the Resource Room to see new items—lots of children’s items!  We have baptismal or godparent gifts such as boy or girl porcelain wall crosses and baptism plaques. For young children there are soft foam cubes with a variety of prayers on the sides, My First Bible picture book and a simplified Mass for Children in English or Spanish. -- We have a variety of all occasion greeting cards for only $1.50 each as well as note cards in pen and ink by Fr. Hutmacher.  Or just come in and browse—the  Resource Room can be found in the back of church and we are open after all weekend masses.

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 Father Bolivar at 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 or him/her 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 want 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 ext. 6.

Book Recycling  

Recycle your used, outdated or worn books in the new book donation bin located in the parking lot.
St. Barbara Parish benefits from every pound of books donated! Our goal is to reuse as many books as possible and recycle those that we can’t so that no book ends up in a landfill. 630-283-3093.