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.
A Message from our Pastor
Did you know you can give to our parish offertory online? Visit https://stjamesnewalexandria.weshareonline.org/.
This Week at Saint James Parish
Religious Education/Youth Ministry - Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - Education Center - 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament before morning Mass - Friday, December 4, 2020 - 7:00 a.m. - 7:50 a.m.
Sacrament of Penance - December 4, 2020 at 7:30 a.m. in priest's sacristy before morning Mass and on Saturday, December 5, 2020 - Education Center - 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Rosary Altar Sunday - Rosary recited on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 9:30 a.m.
Register for our 2020-2021 Fall/Religious Education Classes
If you still wish to register your children, please click the link below:
Classes continue - Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Watch Daily Mass, Weekend Mass and Reflections from Monsignor Kulick
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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.
Confessions will continue be heard in the Education Center each week on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
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:
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.
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.
Stay Connected to Your Faith
The Diocese of Greensburg encourages parishioners to stay connected to their faith.
- A featured Parish Mass will be streamed across the diocese on Sunday mornings at 9:30 a.m. The link will be available on the diocesan website and all social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Readings for the week of November 22, 2020
- Sunday: Ez 34:11-12, 15-17 / Ps 23:1-2, 2-3, 5-6  / 1 Cor 15:20-26, 28 / Mt 25:31-46
- Monday: Rv 14:1-3, 4b-5 / Ps 24:1bc-2, 3-4ab, 5-6 [cf. 6] / Lk 21:1-4
- Tuesday: Rv 14:14-19 / Ps 96:10, 11-12, 13 [13b] / Lk 21:5-11
- Wednesday: Rv 15:1-4 / Ps 98:1, 2-3ab, 7-8, 9 [Rev 15:3b] / Lk 21:12-19
- Thursday: Rv 18:1-2, 21-23; 19:1-3, 9a / Ps 100:1b-2, 3, 4, 5 [Rev 19:9a] / Lk 21:20-28
- Friday: Rv 20:1-4, 11—21:2 / Ps 84:3, 4, 5-6a and 8a [Rev 21:3b] / Lk 21:29-33
- Saturday: Rv 22:1-7 / Ps 95:1-2, 3-5, 6-7ab [1 Cor 16:22b] / Lk 21:34-36
- Next Sunday: Is 63:16b-17, 19b; 64:2-7 / Ps 80:2-3, 15-16, 18-19  / 1 Cor 1:3-9 / Mk 13:33-37
Saturday - Vigil 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: Friday 7:30 a.m. - 7:50 a.m. until December 18, 2020 in priest's sacristy before 8:00 a.m. Mass and will also be held in Education Center on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. or by appointment.
Total Households: 296
Total Individuals: 686
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