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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.

New Ministry Schedules - New

Please click this link for the November 2021 Lector & Eucharistic Ministry Schedule



Young Adult Ministry
 
The next gathering of our new Young Adult Ministry group will be held on Wednesday, October 27th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Church Social Hall.  This is for those 18-40 years of age and is an informal gathering to allow the young adult members of our community to learn more about our Catholic Faith and support each other in living as disciples of Christ.  All are welcome!

Rosary Recited in October - Lady of the Rosary
 
           October is a special month dedicated to our Lady of the Rosary, to observe this, the Rosary Altar Society members will pray the Rosary every Sunday at 9:00 a.m. before 9:30 a.m. Mass. In addition, they will pray the Rosary at 7:30 a.m. before daily Mass - Tuesday through Friday for the month of October.  Please consider join reciting the Rosary with our members. 


Religious Education Class

Religious Education classes will be held each Wednesday in October from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Education Center. 



Children's Liturgy of the Word & Donut Sunday

Sunday, October 31st

Children's Liturgy of the Word on Sunday during 9:30 a.m. Mass and Donut Sunday immediately following Mass.



Eucharistic Day - All Day Adoration - All Saints

November 1, 2021

All day Adoration for All Saints

Adoration begins at 8:30 a.m. (No morning Mass)

Benediction at 6:00 p.m. and Mass at 6:30 p.m. 

All are welcome to come and spend time with the Blessed Sacrament.  Please sign-up on the form below for the time you would like to be present.

Eucharistic Adoration - Monday, November 1, 2021 - All Saints

 
 



November 2, 2021 - All Souls

On Tuesday, November 2, the Church remembers those who have died and gone before us.  In preparation for All Souls Day, you are invited to bring a picture of your deceased loved ones to the church to be displayed throughout the month of November.  This will remind us of our need to continue to pray for the dead.  Please make sure your picture is in a frame.  Pictures will be collected before October 31st.  Please place your picture on the table in the back of the church.  This will allow our staff to arrange them in preparation for Mass at 6:30 p.m. on November 2nd (No morning Mass)



Fall Craft Show & Soup Sale

Saturday, November 6, 2021

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Contact Mrs. Angel Gillott for booth registration/information at 724-787-2240 or email:  [email protected]

Soup Sale - Saturday, November 6, 2021 - 9:00 am - 2:00 p.m.

Pre-Orders ONLY by Wednesday, November 3, 2021

$10.00 Per Quart

 
 



 

THE SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
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.

Publications


  • Sun, Oct 24th

  • Sun, Oct 17th

Statistics

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

Staff

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