A Parish of the Diocese of Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Thank you for visiting the Saint James Parish website!  Saint James has been serving Catholic believers and our local community for over 100 years.  Our Parish family strives to bring the Gospel of Christ into our daily lives at home, at school and at work.  

Mission Statement

                We, the parish family of Saint James Church, New Alexandria, consisting of diverse, dedicated hard working people, hold firm the traditions and beliefs of our Catholic faith.  Our Mission is to keep this faith alive and growing through the love of the Eucharist, the Sacraments, and the Word of God. Responding to our Baptismal call we are devoted to fostering spiritual formation, strengthening Christian values, evangelizing, and caring for all. As we travel on our Journey of a Lifetime, under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, we help the community strive to seek the Kingdom of God.

June 24, 2022

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Lector & Eucharistic Minister Schedule

NEW! - July 2022 - Click here to see schedule

Events for July 2022

Eucharistic Adoration

Friday, July 1st at 7:00 a.m. & Mass at 8:00 a.m.

Rosary Altar Sunday

Sunday, July 3rd at 9:00 a.m. Rosary Recited

Blood Pressure Screening

Saturday & Sunday July 2nd & 3rd after Mass

Usher & Greeter Training

Saturday, July 9th at 9:30 a.m.

Attention:  All current Ushers & Greeters are asked to attend this training session.  All who are interested in joining this ministry are invited to attend.  

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Saturday & Sunday, July 9th & 10th - Forty Five minutes prior to each Mass

Family Picnic & Fellowship

Sunday, July 10th right after 9:30 a.m. Mass - Bring your lawnchairs for a fun morning of games and food with fellow parishioners!

Marian Prayers

Wednesday, July 13th 1:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Eucharistic Day - All Day Adoration

Thursday, July 14th beginning at 8:30 a.m., Benediction at 6:00 p.m. & Mass at 6:30 p.m.

Time With Jesus

Thursday, July 14th from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Children of all ages are welcome to spend time with the Lord.  Parents are welcome to stay with their children for this time of Adoration.

Lector Training

Saturday, July 16th at 9:30 a.m.

Attention:  All current lectors are asked to attend this training session.  All who are interested in joining this ministry are invited to attend.

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Saturday & Sunday, July 23rd & 24th - Forty-Five Minutes prior to each Mass

Children's Liturgy of the Word & Donut Sunday

Sunday, July 24th at 9:30 a.m. Mass

* Please note this month it has been moved from the last Sunday of the month



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Mass Times

Daily Mass - Tuesday - Friday at 8:00 a.m. - Mass will be Live Streamed on Tuesday and Thursday each week.

Saturday - Anticipated Mass 4:30 p.m.
Sunday - 9:30 a.m. - Mass will be Live Streamed

Church will be open for private prayer Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sacrament of Penance: Will be available on the Second and Fourth Weekends each month. Saturday before Mass 3:45 pm - 4:15 pm & Sunday before Mass at 8:45 am - 9:15 am.


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Total Registered Households:  295

Total Registered Individuals: 648

Updated:  February 23, 2022


On-Line Giving

WeShare, now provides an easy way to plan out your Mass Intentions, Fuel & Maintenance, Weekly Offertory or second collection donations for the whole year!

To start today, click on the below Donate icon and View Collections or All Second Collections. Simply choose the amount you wish to contribute to each collection or second collection, enter a payment source, and submit your second collection donations for the entire year at one time. Make sure to check the “Recurs Annually” box if you wish to continue contributing year after year.

Please contact the parish office if you have questions or need help setting up your Collections or Second Collection donations. Thank you for your continued support to our parish!

Office Hours

Public Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m./ Thursday - 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. / Friday - Office Closed


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