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.

9th Annual Car Cruise & Spaghetti Dinner

We wish to thank all those that volunteered at our 9th Annual Car Show on Sunday, September 12th. We had a very successful day! Thank you especially to all those from our communities that participated and brought their beautiful classic and antique cars, it is so greatly appreciated!  We were so blessed to have over 180 vehicles participate.  Thank you!  
Congratulations to the following winners of the show:
First Place
Mr. Cliff Burkholder
1935 Ford - 50 - Pickup
Second Place
Mr. & Mrs. Eddie & Elaine Scott
1956 Chevy Bel-Air
Third Place
Mr. & Mrs. Butch & Carlotta Thatcher
1956 Ford Fairlane
Pastor's Pick
Mr. Bobby Ruble
1959 Ford Skyliner
Best of Show
Mr. Joe Sheffler
1929 Packard
To see photos of the day's show, please click above on the About Us, Photos tab. 

Movie Night - "The Chosen"

                                                     Saturday, September 18 - Please note the first movie night will be held in the Social Hall due to the Demolition Derby being held.

Saturday, September 25

Saturday, October 2

Saturday, October 9

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Please Register on the form below:

Register for Movie Night

Do you plan on attending the follow-up formation each following Tuesday evening?


The movie will be held outside on church grounds - bring your lawnchair and your family and friends.  Food and popcorn will be availabe. (If inclement weather, movie will be shown in the Church Social Hall).   Follow-up formation for the adults on each following Tuesday evening at 6:00 p.m. in the Church Social Hall.  

The Chosen is the #1 crowdfunded media project in entertainment history and the first multi-season show about the life of Jesus Christ and His disciples.  We hope you can join us!

 New Ministry Schedules

Please click here for the September & October Lector & Eucharistic Ministry Schedule

Please click the link below to read Bishop Kulick's response to the most recent USCCB's vote.


To allow for greater access to the Sacrament of Reconciliation it will now be offered on the second and fourth weekends of the month at the following times:
Saturday – after 4:30 PM Mass
Sunday – after 9:30 AM Mass

Click the link below to watch our livestream every Tuesday & Thursday for 8:00 a.m. Daily Mass and the weekend Liturgy.  In addition, all reflections from Father Bandura.

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Church Open for Private Prayer

     Saint James Parish will continue to be open for private prayer Monday through Friday from the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  It is recommended that parishioners wear a face mask while visiting.   

    Sacrament of Penance: Available on the Second and Fourth Weekends each month.  Saturday after 4:30 p.m. Mass and on Sunday after 9:30 a.m. Mass.  

Candle Devotions

    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:

Please choose the type and number of candles you would like the Parish to light for you:


Health Alerts

     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.

Coronavirus Recommendations

 Spiritual Communion

    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.  

Click Here to View Spiritual Communion Prayer





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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 after 4:30 p.m. Mass and on Sunday after the 9:30 a.m. Mass.


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Total Households:  296

Total Individuals:   686

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, Thursday, Friday - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Office closed on Wednesday.


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