One Family United in Faith

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.

Saint James Church, New Alexandria, Pennsylvania

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Lector & Eucharistic Minister Schedule

The Lector & Eucharastic Minister schedule for May is now available.  Click here to view schedule

Events for May 2022

Baby Bottle Drive

The Rosary Altar Society is sponsoring a baby-bottle drive the month of May.  All proceeds will benefit local pro-life clinics in the Greensburg diocese.  Pick up after each Mass this month - return bottle with cash or checks by Tuesday, May 31st.  (checks can be made payable to Catholic Charities, Life-Way Pregnancy Center or Lifechoices - put in memo line *Baby-Bottle Drive*

Rosary recited at 9:00 a.m. each Sunday in May 

Sunday, May 22nd - Mother/Daughter/Friend/Sister Banquet

Immediately following 9:30 am Mass

Register below: 

Mother/Daughter/Friend/Aunt/Sister Tea


Thursday, May 26th - The Ascension of the Lord

All Day Eucharistic Adoration

Exposition at 8:30 am

Benediction at 6:00 pm

Mass at 6:30 pm

Sign-up for Adoration below:

Eucharistic Adoration - Ascension of the Lord - Thursday, May 26, 2022


Saturday & Sunday, May 28th and 29th

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Forty-Five Minutes prior to each Mass

Sunday, May 29th

Children's Liturgy of the Word & Donut Social

Flag Raising Ceremony

  Please join our Holy Name Society Members next Sunday, May 29th after Mass in our courtyard for a flag raising ceremony honoring current and deceased members who have served our country in the armed services.  Memorial Day, formerly Decoration Day, in the United States, honors those who have died in the nation's wars. It originated during the American Civil War when citizens placed flowers on the graves of those who had been killed in battle. Please consider attending this very important ceremony in honor of those who have served for our nation's freedom.  





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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.


  • Sun, May 22nd

  • Sun, May 15th


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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