The SHOP-SES team is responsible for the procurement, sale and promotion of store gift cards. Parishioners are encouraged to support the SHOP-SES program that provides FREE money for our parish. SHOP-SES store gift cards are available by dropping an order in the Sunday Collection Basket, by E-mailing to or by calling the parish office at (630) 416-3325.


SHOP-SES is a pre-paid card program in which the parish is able to purchase cards at a discount. By selling the cards at face value, the parish is able to generate additional funds without costing the parishioners additional money.  Retail cards can be used as cash at the particular shops. All you need to do is purchase them prior to making your regular purchases.

Yes, these cards make great gifts, but they can also be used by you for your regular shopping. We carry a variety of grocers, gas stations, coffee shops and restaurants.

Place your order by E-mailing your request to or by dropping it in the Sunday Collection Basket. You pay for the cards when you pick them up. Cards can be picked up at the parish office, 2220 Lisson Road, during normal office hours. If you are not able to pick them up during those hours, E-mail us and we will make arrangements for pickup.


  1. Review the list of available retailers
  2. Determine which cards you want to order.
  3. If you want to submit your order on hardcopy, use the form available on the parish website under the ABOUT US tab and SHOP-SES or send a free form E-mail to SHOP-SES. Be sure to include your E-mail and phone number.
  4. If you want to place your order by phone, you can call the parish office at (630)416-3325.
  5. You will be contacted when your order is ready for pickup.


For a list of all vendors and their guidelines Click Here  (Vendors paying SES 8% or more have been highlighted.) If the retailer you are looking for is not on our list, E-mail us and we will check if that retailer is available in our program

Need More Info?

Phone the Parish office at (630) 416-3325 or E-mail


SHOP-SES Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the SHOP-SES Program?

A: It is a fund-raising program for our parish where you purchase store cards at face value and the parish is able to generate FREE Money by purchasing the store cards at a discount.

Q: Aren’t these just Gift Cards?

A: No. These are store cards that can be used for purchases at the retailer. They can be used as gifts, but they also can be used for regular purchases.

Q: Where can I see a list of store cards available?

A: For a list of all vendors and their guidelines click here. Vendors paying SES 8% or more have been highlighted).  You can write to  and a list will be E-mailed to you

Q: How do I place an Order?

A: You can place an order by dropping it in the collection basket on Sunday or you can E-mail your order to or you can call (630) 416-3325.

Q: How much does the parish make on my order?

A: The percentage made on each card varies by retailer. The list of retailers also indicates the percentage of profit for the parish.

Q: When are orders available for pickup?

A: You will be notified when your order has been filled and can be picked up – it is usually within 2 -3 days.

Q: Do I have to pre-pay for my order?

A: No, you can pay when you pick up your order.

Q: What if the retailer I want is not on the order form?

A: The order form only contains the most popular stored-value cards If a retailer you are looking for is not on our list, E-mail us and we will check if the cards are available.



To order or to request more information about the SHOP-SES program, please contact

SHOP-SES Order Form
SHOP-SES Vendor List