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A Prayer Request

Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 1/28/23

Friday, January 27, 2023

As you may know, there was a young man, Tyre Nichols who died after an incident with the police in Memphis Tennessee.  The video of the actions of both the young man and the police officers involved will be released tonight at 6 pm (Central Time), ... Read More »

Thank You! / ¡Gracias!

Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 12/31/22

Liturgies and Church Preparation

Thank you to all who helped make our Christmas Eve and Day liturgies as special as they were. There were many who helped prepare our three churches, including the volunteers who cleaned and decorated each church. Special appreciation to those who shared their time and ... Read More »

Good Works in Our Community

Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 12/24/22

Christmas and New Year’s present an opportunity to share the many blessings we have received. Whether it is time, treasure ortalent, each of us has gifts we can bring to others in our churches and broader communities.

Please consider how you might volunteer this coming year with one of ... Read More »

Christmas Flowers

Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 12/03/22

We invite you to consider making a donation towards Christmas Flowers in memory of a loved one this Advent. Please write the name of your loved one(s) on one of the “Christmas Flower Offering” envelopes that will be available n our three churches and return it in the collection ... Read More »

Catholic Campaign for Human Development Collection.

Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 11/12/22

Second CollectionNovember 19/20, 2022

For more than 50 years, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) has supported organizations that combat poverty and improve the lives of people in communities across the United States. From empowering immigrants in towns along the southernborder to advocating for improved housing and educational ... Read More »

St. James Church Spiritual and Faith Center at the Colbert House

Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 11/01/22

Dear Parishioners,

Giving and gratitude are two unshakeable pillars of faith. Chapter 3, verses 3:9 of the Book of Proverbs states “Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the first fruits of all your produce; then your barns will be filled with plenty, and your vats will be ... Read More »

Welcome Fr. Larry Jerge

Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 10/08/22

Welcome Fr. Larry Jerge (pronounce YER gee).  As you may know, for the last 18 months or so, we have had two priests of the Holy Cross (who are bilingual) help at Saint Joseph’s Church in Stuyvesant Falls with the Spanish mass on Sundays.  They have now been joined by Fr. Larry ... Read More »

Colbert House Update

Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 9/24/22

The Steering Committee met with Fr. Bob Longobucco (Vicar General of the Diocese) earlier this week to discuss the proposed plan to retain possession of The Colbert House. 

As a result of this meeting, we are pleased to announce that St. James will not be required to sell the ... Read More »

Second Collection Sept. 24/25 Catholic University of America

Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 9/17/22

Next weekend, the diocese will be taking up the National Collection for The Catholic University of America. Catholic University is a national research university with over 5,700 undergraduate and graduate students in more than 250 academic programs in the heart of Washington, D.C. By giving to the collection, you ... Read More »

Colbert House Update

Posted by Nancy Carrizales on 8/27/22

The Recommended Plan for Retention of The Colbert House that was presented to Father Steve for his consideration in June is available to the parish community in the gathering space, via email, and or by clicking here  In addition, an update on the current status of discussions related to ... Read More »


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