bible    St. Alexander Parish currently has 2) Bible Study groups.

   If you are interested in either of the two, please call the Parish Office (690.833.7730), leave your name or e-mail address and they will have someone from the group contact you.


             1)  The Wednesday morning group will be studying the Epistle of St. Paul to the Romans.  Sign-ups will be available after all Masses on August 18-19 and September 8-9. 2018    Contact Marianne McKeague at for information and/or a schedule.

2)  The Sunday Evening group will begin a new study of The Great Adventure, a DVD study program from Ascension Press by by Jeff Cavins, Tim Gray, and Sarah Christmyer. Sign-ups will be available after allMasses on August 18-19 and September 8-9. 2018  Contact Betty St. Louis at or call her at 630-279-9357.


Preview The Diocesan Bible School This Summer!

 The acclaimed Biblical Institute of the Diocese of Joliet is registering students for two sites this Fall.

  • St. Thomas the Apostle Parish (Naperville) for Year 1 classes on Mondays 7-9 p.m.
  • Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish (Darien) for Year 2 classes on Wednesdays 7-9 p.m.

If you want to learn the Bible from a Catholic perspective, come and see if this program is for you. You will be able to meet an instructor, talk to current students, see the books, and get a feel for a typical class!

NINE preview nights will be held in JULY and AUGUST and SEPTEMBER.

  • St. Thomas the Apostle (Naperville) July 23 and September 10, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
  • Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (Darien) July 25 and September 5, 7-8:30 p.m.
  • Holy Trinity (Westmont) July 18, 7-8:30 p.m.
  • Our Lady of Mercy (Aurora) July 30, 7-8:30 p.m.
  • St. Scholastica (Woodridge) August 2, 7-8:30 p.m.
  • St. Margaret Mary (Naperville) August 6, 7-8:30 p.m.
  • St. Mary of Gostyn (Downers Grove) August 29, 7-8:30 p.m.

For information about the preview nights and more about the Biblical Institute go to (or the Diocese of Joliet website and click on Biblical Institute).  Or call 815-221-6147.