St James The Apostle Parish

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Mission Statement


St. James the Apostle Parish is called by God to be a Christ Centered Loving family under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, dedicated to proclaiming the Gospel and serving Christ in our Catholic church and in our community.


St. James the Apostle Roman Catholic Church

Parish News!

Our New Tabernacle is Coming!


The new tabernacle for St. James is coming soon! If you would like to make a donation to help pay for our tabernacle, we would greatly appreciate it. To donate, make checks payable to St. James Catholic Church and write "Tabernacle" on the memo. You can leave tabernacle donations in the collection boxes at the Church entrances. Thank you so much for your support!



St. Vincent de Paul Fall Food Drive!


St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry always has shelves to fill. As the winter and holiday season approaches, we are asking all to open our hearts and hands to further the SVDP Mission to help our neighbors in need. Below is a list of items that we are most in need of throughout the year. If possible, please donate each week from the suggested list. Items can be placed in the food bins in the Church or may be dropped off at the SVDP Food Pantry behind the Church on Mondays or Thursdays from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Thank you for your continued support!

Week 1 beginning October 25


Canned Vegetables

Canned Ravioli/Mini O's

Canned Fruit

Week 3 beginning November 8


Canned Soup

Cereal Bars

Top Ramen (no cups)

Week 2 beginning November 1

Peanut Butter (16 oz)

Jelly (plastic 16-19 oz)

Boxed Macaroni & Cheese

Individual Apple Sauce

Week 4 beginning November 15

Dry Pasta

Canned Spaghetti Sauce (24 oz)

Canned Tuna/Canned Meat

Pop Tarts



Interested in learning more about our Catholic Faith? Join us Mondays in the East Wing starting November 2nd as we explore our Faith through Symbolon: Knowing the Faith. To sign up, contact Cierra Holt in the Parish Office.

FYI the Church is sprayed after each Mass to kill all virus germs. All surfaces are sprayed in the church, including door handles and handrails. We try to make coming to Church as safe as possible... If you have any questions contact Deacon Mark in the parish...




Sunday Masses Times: 4 PM vigil on Saturday, 9:00 AM (streamed), 11:00 AM and a 1:00 PM on Sunday.

Here is the link to our new St James Facebook Page! God bless you all and keep you safe!

The Chapel is open after morning Mass for personal prayer with the main church open for daily Mass.  Please respect the social distancing rules put in place our government for personal protection. 



Thanksgiving and Christmas bulletin schedule

Holiday Bulletin deadlines; if you want something in the bulletin during the holiday's it must be submitted 24 hours before our deadlines. Please submit all bulletin articles to Deacon Mark at least 24 hours before our deadline. Thank you for your cooperation.

Thanksgiving Schedule 

November 29th bulletin due by Noon Friday, November 20th.
December 6th bulletin due by Noon Monday, November 30th.
December 13th bulletin due by Noon Monday, December 7th.  

Christmas Schedule 

December 20th bulletin due by Noon Monday, December 14th.
December 27th bulletin due by 10AM Friday, December 18th.
January 3rd bulletin due by Noon Monday, December 28th.  

St James Facebook Page

Click HERE to view the St James Facebook Page and watch Mass streamed Live from your home parish! 

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New Parish App....

On your smart phone, go to text messaging start new message, in the "to" section put in 555888 in the "message" section put in parishapp1 for iphone users and parishapp2 for Android users. After installing the app, make sure you allow messages and select St James as your home parish and enjoy! We can now get messages out to everyone with the app directly and instantly, this will greatly improve our communications to you the parishioners of St James! . Please download it right now and Thank you!

Real Presence

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Click HERE to get Started!

Mass Times

Mass schedule for weekend Masses is:
Saturday Vigil Mass 4:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 am Mass (streamed), 11:00 am and 1:00 pm
10:00 am Polish Mass in the Chapel
All Masses daily and weekend Masses are in the main Church. The Chapel is open Monday - Thursday 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM for private prayer

Confessions: 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM Saturday's in the Chapel
Wednesday mornings after daily Mass
First Friday after Daily Mass

Office Hours

9:00 AM until 2:00 PM Monday through Thursday
Office Phone 727-869-3130



Bishop Larkin Catholic School:   (727) 862-6981
Bishop McLaughlin High School:   (727) 857-2600



  • Nov 28 2020  4:00 pm - Mass
  • Nov 29 2020  8:00 am - Mass
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Diocese of St Petersburg Accountability Page

The Diocese of St. Petersburg acknowledges the pain and suffering victims endure and we recognize the courage that is required to speak about abuse. We express a profound sense of solidarity and concern for victims and when victims come forward, we provide counseling and spiritual assistance, and other support services as deemed appropriate.

Click Here for the Diocesan Accountability page


Bible Search

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Are you Catholic but have never received the Sacrament of Confirmation and you are past the 8th grade? Maybe you are thinking about converting to the Catholic Faith?  If you answered "yes" to either one of those questions then RCIA is for you.  It's easy to get into full communion with the Church, just click on the menu link on the top of this page or for more information or contact Cierra Holt by clicking here to set up an interview.

Courageously Living the Gospel

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