Pastor’s Corner

Pentecost

Come, Holy Spirit! Pentecost My prayer intention for my annual Pentecost Novena was for a fresh outpouring of the Holy Spirit upon every parishioner of St. James! The Holy Spirit came upon the Apostles and Mary and transformed them into amazing witnesses of Jesus Christ through their words and deeds. He can do the same […]

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First Communion

Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! First Communion This weekend, as we begin May, Mary’s month, we celebrate First Communion for our 2nd graders, and some of our children who haven’t received this Sacrament and are a little older! Congratulations to each of you! Jesus gives Himself to us in the Sacrament of the

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Dignitas Infinita

Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! Dignitas Infinita Last week, I mentioned that I would write a few observations about the Declaration on Human Dignity – Dignitas Infinita – published by the Dicastery of the Doctrine of the Faith. The Holy Father wanted to reinforce the teaching of the Church concerning the dignity of

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Clergy Conference

Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! Clergy Conference Each year, the priests serving in the Diocese of Savannah gather the Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of the 2nd Week of Easter for fraternity and some continuing education. The conference rotates between the seven Deaneries: Albany, Augusta, Columbus, Macon, Savannah, Statesboro, and Valdosta-Brunswick. This year Statesboro

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Happy Easter!

Greeting: Christ is risen! Response: He is risen indeed! This is our greeting throughout the Easter Season! So, don’t be surprised if I say this to you instead of hello or good morning! Divine Mercy Sunday (Sunday within the Octave of Easter) The 2nd Sunday of Easter is known as Divine Mercy Sunday. We remember

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Happy Easter!

Greeting: Christ is risen! Response: He is risen indeed! This is our greeting throughout the Easter Season! So, don’t be surprised if I say this to you instead of hello or good morning! After six weeks of Lent, we celebrate eight weeks of Easter! Our Lord, who was dead, has been raised and is alive!

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Parish Mission

Thank you to our Redemptorist Priests who led us through our Parish Mission last week! What a blessed time of retreat and reflection! I hope that each of you were able to attend one of the evening sessions and enter into the beauty of the mission preparing us to celebrate Holy Week and the Easter

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