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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.  

May 7, 2021

Update:  The painting project is now complete, along with all new LED lighting and a new light on the crucifix behind the altar.

Please click About Us and then Photos to view of the painting project that is now complete!



 
NEW TIME FOR THE SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
 
To allow for greater access to the Sacrament of Reconciliation, effective beginning in the month of May 2021, 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 – In between Masses from 9:15 AM to 9:45 AM
In May, the Sacrament of Reconciliation will no longer be offered on Saturdays at 9:00 AM.

Upcoming Events

Outdoor Craft/Vendor Show

Saturday, May 15, 2021

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

Chinese Auction/Food

All COVID Guidelines will be adhered to:

To get booth information and registration information:  Please contact our Rosary Altar Society President - Mrs. Angel Gillott at 724-787-2240 or email [email protected]


MOTHER/DAUGHTER/SISTER/AUNT/FRIEND TEA LUNCHEON

                The Rosary Altar Society will host a tea luncheon on Sunday, June 6, 2021 beginning at 11:00 a.m.   This will be an outdoor catered event on the Church grounds.  The catered lunch will begin at 11:45 a.m. and will include:  mini croissants, pasta salad, fruit salad, veggies and dip,   desserts, iced tea, coffee, lemonade.   Attendees are asked to please bring your own table setting, this could be good china or paper plates.  Rosary Altar Society will provide the centerpiece.  There will be a prize for the best table.

                The guest speaker will be Sister Colette Hanlon and her topic will be “Using humor to thrive, not just survive.”

                Please make your reservation by Tuesday, June 1, 2021 by completing the below form:

Mother/Daughter/Friend/Aunt/Sister Tea

 
 



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

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CURRENT WEEK EVENTS

Saturday, May 8, 2021 - Confession after 4:30 p.m. Mass

Sunday, May 9, 2021 - Confession - 9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. & Rosary at 9:15 a.m. & May Crowning at 11:00 a.m.



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Church Open for Private Prayer

     Saint James Parish will continue to be open for private prayer daily from the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  All parishioners will be required to wear a face mask.  Due to cleaning requirements issued by the State of Pennsylvania, there will be designated seating and all visitors are asked to adhere to the social distancing guidelines.   

    Sacrament of Penance: Beginning in May 2021 available on the Second and Fourth Weekends each month.  Saturday after 4:30 p.m. Mass and on Sunday from 9:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.



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 - Monday - Friday at 8:00 a.m.

Saturday - Anticipated Mass 4:30 p.m.
Sunday - 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.

Church will be open for private prayer daily from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sacrament of Penance: Beginning in May 2021 available on the Second and Fourth Weekends each month. Saturday after 4:30 p.m. Mass and on Sunday from 9:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

Publications


  • Sun, May 9th

  • Sun, May 2nd

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

Staff

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