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. 

Saint James Mission Statement

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 Mass Intention Request Policy & Mass Intention Request Forms for 2024

Mass Intentions are now being accepted for 2024.  There are new guidelines in place for requesting a Mass for your family, or loved one.   Please click on the link below to read the policy terms for requesting a Mass for the new year.

New Mass Intention Guidelines 

Please click the below link to view the Saint James Mass Intention Request form - please print this form and complete your Mass Intention information and return to the Parish Office by mail or by placing the form and your payment in the offertory collection.  You may also obtain blank Mass Intention Request Forms in the church or at the Parish Office.  

New Mass Intention Request Form

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Church Renovation Project

Due to the Church renovation project that began in September, daily and weekend Mass will be held in the Education Center at our normal scheduled times.   Live-stream of the Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday Mass will be temporarily suspended until all work is completed.  

Click the About Us and then the Photos Tab to see pictures of the progress of the Church renovations.  


Thanks for God's Gifts

Our Altar Servers, Choir, lectors, Eucharistic Ministers, Catechists and the other forms of ministries we offer to our faith community are a blessing to all of us. Show your thanksGiving for this blessing and consider using your talents for one of these ministries in our parish. Please call the parish office for more information.

Eucharistic Revival - November Events

In addition to remembering and praying for those who have died, Bishop Kulick challenges the faithful this November to visit their graves. It is also important to attend Mass and receive the Eucharist. These rituals of memorial can unite us to our departed loves ones. #eucharisticrevival


Upcoming December Events

December 1 - Eucharistic Adoration at 7:00 a.m.
December 1 - Young Adult Ministry - St. Vincent Art Show at 6:00 p.m. by Mr. Jeff Rouse
December 3 - Rosary Altar Sunday - Rosary at 9:00 a.m.
December 5 & 12 - Faith Formation K-5 at 5:30 p.m. / G 6 - 8 at 7:00 p.m.
December 7 - Anticipated Mass - Immacuate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary at 6:00 p.m.
December 8 - Solemnity of Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary Mass at 4:00 p.m.
December 8 - Living Nativity - 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
December 9 & 10 - Sacrament of Reconciliation - Forty-Five Minutes Prior to Mass
December 10 - Holy Name Sunday
December 10 - Holy Name Society Meeting at 8:30 a.m.
December 10 - Children's Liturgy of the Word during 9:30 a.m. Mass
December 10 - Family Fellowship in Social Hall at 10:30 a.m.
December 11 - Advent Reconciliation at 7:00 p.m. (Church to be determined)
December 12 - All Day Eucharistic Adoration at 8:30 a.m. - Benediction at 6:00 p.m. for Feast of our Lady of Guadalupe
December 13 - Marian Prayers at 1:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
December 14 - Advent Reconciliation Service at St. James at 7:00 p.m.
December 23 - 4th Sunday of Advent Anticipated Mass at 4:30 p.m.
December 24 - 4th Sunday of Advent Mass at 9:30 a.m.
December 24 - The Nativity of our Lord Christmas Eve Anticipated Mass at 4:30 p.m.
December 25 - The Nativity of our Lord Midnight Mass at 12:00 a.m.
December 25 - The Nativity of our Lord - Christmas Day Mass at 9:30 a.m.
December 25 to 29 - Parish Office Closed

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Watch Daily Mass & Sunday Mass on our YouTube Channel

Watch Daily & Sunday Mass and view Reflections from Father Bandura

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Minister Schedules

Lector & Eucharistic Minister Schedule

November 2023

December 2023 & January 2024 

Parish Annual Report

Please click the below link to view our Parish Annual Report. We are deeply grateful for all you do as we work together to offer thanksGIVING for God’s Blessings. Prayerfully consider a year-end gift to our parish. Your generosity helps us continue to uplift our faith community in the love of Christ. 

2023 Parish Annual Report




Mass Times

Daily Mass - Tuesday - Friday at 8:00 a.m. - Due to Church Renovation beginning September 5th - Mass will be held in the Education Center

Saturday - Anticipated Mass 4:30 p.m.
Sunday - 9:30 a.m. - In the Education Center

Education Center 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 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. & Sunday before Mass at 8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.


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
Parish Office Phone Number: 724-668-2829

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!

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Total Registered Households:  246

Current Single Member Households:  77

Updated:  September 11, 2023


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