Holy Day Schedule: December 8th
On Thursday, December 8th, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
You are invited to join us at one of the Masses offered on this holiday of obligation:
8:00 a.m. (with school children present)
To find out more about this feast and why we celebrate it, below is a link to a short video from Ascension Press, Hail, Full of Grace: The Immaculate Conception Explained: http://biblestudyforcatholics.com/hail-full-grace-immaculate-conception-explained/
Advent and Christmas Schedule
The Advent/Christmas schedule is as follows:
Advent Penitential Service:
Tuesday, December 13
Priests will be available for individual confessions
after a short prayer service.
Confessions are also heard on Saturdays from
2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Christmas Eve Masses:
Saturday, December 24
(Mass at 4:00 will be celebrated
in both the Church & in St. James Hall)
6:00 p.m. (Church)
10:30 p.m. (Church)
Christmas Day Masses:
Sunday, December 25
9:00 a.m. (Church)
11:00 a.m. (Church)
Masses for Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
Saturday, December 31 (Vigil Mass)
Sunday, January 1
Saturday Vigil: 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 & 11:00 a.m.
Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m.
Sacrament of Reconciliation
Saturday: 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
As members of Christ’s family, through St. James the Apostle Parish, we:
Worship the Lord by proclaiming His Word and celebrating His Sacraments,
Grow by learning more about God’s loving plan for us
Respond to the call of Christ by sharing our talents, gifts and our love,
Reach Out to the universal community by loving and serving our neighbors.