Advent 2018

Advent is a time to help us prepare for Christmas, when we celebrate the fulfillment of our longing for the Savior with the birth of Jesus. During this time, we observe a season of prayer, and reflection — followed by anticipation, hope and joy.  It’s a time we use to pray and reflect in anticipation […]

Posted: March 15, 2018 / Categories: Advent, Christmas
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Christmas Masses

Please join us to celebrate the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ, at one of the 5 Christmas Masses at St. James. Christmas Eve Masses 4:00pm in the Church 4:00pm in the Parish Gymnasium 7:00pm in the Church 10:00pm in the Church (Music begins at 9:30pm) Christmas Day Mass 9:00am in the Church    

Posted: March 15, 2018 / Categories: Christmas
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12 Days of Christmas

Most of us are familiar with the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas.”  What may not be widely understood  is that the 12 days of Christmas is a festive Christian season, beginning on Christmas Day and ending on January 5 (known as the “twelfth night”), the last day of the Christmas Season before Epiphany on […]

Posted: March 15, 2018 / Categories: Christmas
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Weekend Mass Schedule December 23/24

There are only 2 Masses the weekend of December 23/24 that meet the Sunday Mass obligation: Saturday, December 23 at 5:00pm Sunday, December 24 at 9:15pm Christmas Eve Masses – Sunday, December 24: 4:00pm in the Church and the Gym 7:00pm in the Church 10:00pm in the Church (carols begin at 9:30) Christmas Day Mass – Monday, […]

Posted: December 17, 2017 / Categories: Christmas
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Hope During The Holidays

This time of year is often thought of as a time of joy, laughter and merriment. But for some, it is not. Instead, it is a time that evokes feelings of solitude, loneliness, sadness and even depression. This post is for those that are struggling this season. Please remember that You are LOVED! No matter […]

Posted: September 8, 2017 / Categories: Advent, Care Ministry, Christmas
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Merry Christmas

We welcome all to our parish community, where we can come together and celebrate this Christmas season, from Christmas Eve through January 5.  We hold onto this season for twelve days, because we need to be reminded of the Love that God bestowed upon us in the birth of His Son. No matter what your […]

Posted: December 23, 2016 / Categories: Christmas
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The Story of Hanukkah

The Feast of Dedication begins this year on the eve of December 12th, 2016 and lasts for eight days, ending on the evening of December 20th.  It is most commonly now referred to as Hanukkah, meaning “to dedicate” and is mostly marked as a Jewish holiday.  However, it is in both the Old and New […]

Posted: December 14, 2016 / Categories: Advent, Christmas
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Advent & Christmas

The season of Advent has come – the unique season of preparation for celebrating Jesus Christ at Christmas as well as the start of the new liturgical year.  Join with us as we celebrate this season together. Below you will find links to our 2018 Schedule for Advent & Christmas, Advent Resources, as well as blessings, […]

Posted: January 27, 2016 / Categories: Advent, Christmas
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Christmas Masses!

Join with us for Christmas Mass Christmas Eve – Monday, December 24  4:00 pm in the church and gym 7:00 pm in the church 10:00 pm in the church (Music begins at 10:30 pm) Christmas Day – Tuesday, December 25 9:00 am in the church   Also, please remember to join with us for the […]

Posted: December 24, 2015 / Categories: Christmas
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Season of Promise

The Catholic Holy season of Advent represents a season of promise as we are called corporately and individually to pray and draw closer to the Lord. Each day of Advent, as well as every day of the Christmas season, we are called to search the Scriptures, reflecting on God’s promises, and praying to the Father for […]

Posted: November 27, 2015 / Categories: Advent, Christmas
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