Pastor’s Corner


This past Thursday, December 1st, our second graders participated in their First Reconciliation! Each of them experienced for the first time, the beauty of the Sacrament of Confession, the font of the Mercy of the Lord! Congratulations to each you! May this be the first of a multitude of experiences of this magnificent Sacrament! The …

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Mission Appeal

This weekend, we welcome, Fr. Thomas Pulikeel, a Pallottine Father. He and his brothers are missionaries bringing the Gospel and the Father’s love to people all over the world through different endeavors. We are given a chance to participate in their mission throughout the world. Each of us are called to be missionaries and spread …

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Parish Picnic

Next Sunday, we will have our Annual St. James Parish Picnic! The Men’s Club will be grilling hamburgers, hot dogs, and chicken. Sides and deserts will be potluck and there will be activities that everyone can enjoy! It is a time to be together, get to know one another better, and simply have fellowship with …

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Labor Day

Happy Labor Day weekend to all of you! I pray that this weekend is one of rest, relaxation, and rejuvenation for you, your families and your friends. We are reminded that rest from our labors is a necessary part of our humanity and helps us become more of who God has created us to be …

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Sr. Stephanie Gabriel

St. James welcomes Sr. Stephanie Gabriel as our new Director of Evangelization and Religious Education! She comes to us from teaching high school in Arlington, Virginia. A few years ago, we created this position to assist the parish to grow in our relationship with God and in our knowledge of Him. Sr. Emily Vincent was …

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School Returns!

Monday, August 8th, we welcome back our students and families to St. James School! After a few months away, life returns to a normal schedule of getting up earlier, going to bed earlier, classes and bells, uniforms, haircuts, etc…. I think the children are looking forward to it! I am certain the parents are more …

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