The Season of Lent
A Message from Father Bandura
2021 DLA - "Be the Light"
This Week at Saint James Parish
Stations of the Cross - Friday, February 26, 2021 - 6:30 p.m.
There will be No Sacrament of Penance this Saturday, February 27, 2021
2021 Religious Education Classes
Next Class - February 24, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. in the Education Center.
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Church Open for Private Prayer
Saint James Parish will continue to be open for private prayer daily from the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. All parishioners will be required to wear a face mask. Due to cleaning requirements issued by the State of Pennsylvania, there will be designated seating and all visitors are asked to adhere to the social distancing guidelines.
Confessions will continue be heard in the Education Center each week on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
If you would like the staff of Saint James to light a candle as a sign and symbol of a prayer intention, please complete the following form:
The Diocese of Greensburg has established health alerts for parishioners, staff and students. We are continuously monitoring the rapidly-developing situation involving COVID-19, so please click on the link below for the most current diocesan recommendations.
A spiritual communion can be offered by anyone who desires a deeper union with Christ and is unable to attend Mass and receive the Eucharist.
Stay Connected to Your Faith
The Diocese of Greensburg encourages parishioners to stay connected to their faith.
- A featured Parish Mass will be streamed across the diocese on Sunday mornings at 9:30 a.m. The link will be available on the diocesan website and all social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Readings for the week of February 21, 2021
- Sunday: Gn 9:8-15 / Ps 25:4-5, 6-7, 8-9 [cf. 10] / 1 Pt 3:18-22 / Mk 1:12-15
- Monday: 1 Pt 5:1-4 / Ps 23:1-3a, 4, 5, 6  / Mt 16:13-19
- Tuesday: Is 55:10-11 / Ps 34:4-5, 6-7, 16-17, 18-19 [18b] / Mt 6:7-15
- Wednesday: Jon 3:1-10 / Ps 51:3-4, 12-13, 18-19 [19b] / Lk 11:29-32
- Thursday: Est C:12, 14-16, 23-25 / Ps 138:1-2ab, 2cde-3, 7c-8 [3a] / Mt 7:7-12
- Friday: Ez 18:21-28 / Ps 130:1-2, 3-4, 5-7a, 7bc-8  / Mt 5:20-26
- Saturday: Dt 26:16-19 / Ps 119:1-2, 4-5, 7-8 [1b] / Mt 5:43-48
- Next Sunday: Gn 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18 / Ps 116:10, 15, 16-17, 18-19  / Rom 8:31b-34 / http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/022821.cfm
- Mk 9: 2-10
Saturday - Anticipated Mass 4:30 p.m.
Sunday - 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.
Church will be open for private prayer daily from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sacrament of Penance: Education Center on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. or by appointment.
Total Households: 296
Total Individuals: 686
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