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 Ravioli/Mini O's
Week 3 beginning November 8
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
Canned Spaghetti Sauce (24 oz)
Canned Tuna/Canned Meat
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.
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.
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!
Get the App Today, its FREE!
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!
Online Giving is Easy! Click the image!
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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 Phone 727-869-3130
Parish Manager/ Altar Servers, Eucharistic Ministers and Reader Coordinator
Director of Religious Education and Youth Director
Bishop Larkin Catholic School: (727) 862-6981
Bishop McLaughlin High School: (727) 857-2600
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.