St. James Parish – Christmas Mass Times

Friday, December 24th, 2021 – Christmas Eve4:00 & 5:30 p.m. – English7:00 p.m. – Spanish Saturday, December 25th, 2021 – Christmas Day7:30 & 10:00 a.m. – English12:00 p.m. – SpanishNOTE: There will not be a 4:00 p.m. Mass for Sunday, December 26th Obligation. Sunday, December 26th, 20217:30 & 10:00 a.m. – English12:00 p.m. – Spanish Friday,Continue reading “St. James Parish – Christmas Mass Times”

Fr. Geary’s Letter, 12-26-2021

Dear Parishioners of St. James:             Praised be Jesus Christ our newborn King!             During the Christmas season the Church celebrates the Holy Family, Jesus, Mary and Joseph.  Their love, unity and faithfulness form a model for us all.  God became man in a poor, working class family which exuded magnificent holiness.  Jesus Christ grewContinue reading “Fr. Geary’s Letter, 12-26-2021”

Carta de P. Geary, 12-26-2021 – Español

Estimados feligreses de Santiago:    ¡Alabado sea Jesucristo nuestro Rey recién nacido!   Durante la temporada navideña, la Iglesia celebra a la Sagrada Familia, Jesús, María y José.  Su amor, unidad y fidelidad forman un modelo para todos nosotros.  Dios se hizo hombre en una familia pobre de clase trabajadora que exudaba una magnífica santidad.  Jesucristo creció hasta la edadContinue reading “Carta de P. Geary, 12-26-2021 – Español”

Deacon Steven Johnson’s Reflection 12-23-21

Deacon Steven Johnson’s Reflection – December 23, 20214th Week of Advent, Thursday, Year CReadings: Mal 3:1-4, 23-24-20, Ps 25, 4-4ab, 8-9, 10&14, Gospel Lk 1:57-66Optional Memorial of St. John Kanty, Priest Theme: Preparing for the Lord How wonderfully written is the Bible! It is the story of salvation history, the story of our salvation. AsContinue reading “Deacon Steven Johnson’s Reflection 12-23-21”

Deacon Stu Dobson’s Reflection 12-17-21

Deacon Stu Dobson’s Reflection3rd Friday in Advent, December 17, 2021Gn 49:2, 8-10; Ps 72:1-4b, 7-8, 17; Mt 1:1-17 Today we begin the Octave before Christmas – the time we focus on all the prophecies declaring the coming of the Messiah, beginning with the sons of Jacob, being assured they will be blessed until the ultimateContinue reading “Deacon Stu Dobson’s Reflection 12-17-21”

Carta de P. Geary, 12-19-2021 – Español

Estimados feligreses de la Parroquia se Santiago Apóstol:  ¡Alabado sea Jesucristo!  Una de las figuras clave en el tiempo de Adviento es la Santísima Virgen María.  Por supuesto que sabemos que Jesucristo nació de ella y, por lo tanto, ella es la Madre de Dios.  Pero antes del nacimiento del Salvador, María nos enseña fidelidad y amorContinue reading “Carta de P. Geary, 12-19-2021 – Español”

St. James Parish – Christmas Mass Times

Friday, December 24th, 2021 – Christmas Eve4:00 & 5:30 p.m. – English7:00 p.m. – Spanish Saturday, December 25th, 2021 – Christmas Day7:30 & 10:00 a.m. – English12:00 p.m. – SpanishNOTE: There will not be a 4:00 p.m. Mass for Sunday, December 26th Obligation. Sunday, December 26th, 20217:30 & 10:00 a.m. – English12:00 p.m. – Spanish Friday,Continue reading “St. James Parish – Christmas Mass Times”

Fr. Geary’s Letter, 12-12-2021

Dear Parishioners of St. James: Praised be Jesus Christ! “What should we do?”  This question was directed to St. John the Baptist by three different groups of people in today’s Gospel.  What a humble question!  They were open to the Holy Spirit by asking such a question to St. John.  The people who listened toContinue reading “Fr. Geary’s Letter, 12-12-2021”

Deacon Jim Olson’s Reflection-12-5-21

Deacon Jim Olson’s ReflectionDecember 5, 2021 – Second Week in Advent005 12-5-21 2ND SOA Luke 3:1-6   John was filled and led by the Spirit. John’s prophetic calling and mission preceded his conception and birth. The angel had announced to Zechariah that his barren wife will conceive a son, and “you shall call his name John,”Continue reading “Deacon Jim Olson’s Reflection-12-5-21”

Deacon Stu Dobson’s Reflection 12-10-21

Deacon Stu Dobson’s Reflection Friday the 2nd week of Advent, December 10, 2021Is 48:17-19, Ps 1: 1-4, 6, Mt 11:16-19 Have you ever thought about a teacher you had growing up? I mean, the one that really made an impression on you. What was he or she like? Were they gentle? Kind? Challenging and prodding youContinue reading “Deacon Stu Dobson’s Reflection 12-10-21”

Deacon Steven Johnson’s Homily 12-9-21

Deacon Steven Johnson’s Reflection – December 9, 2021Homily for 2nd Week of Advent, Thursday, 12-9-21, Year C; Optional Memorial – Saint Juan Diego CuauhtlatoatzinReadings: Is 41:13-20, Ps 145, 1, 9-13ab, Gospel Mt 11:1-15Theme: Least In Heaven The least of those who are in heaven are greater than the most holy here on Earth. St. John theContinue reading “Deacon Steven Johnson’s Homily 12-9-21”

Knights of Columbus Save the Date

SAVE THE DATE ! ! !St. James Parish ChristmasEpiphany PartySaturday, January 8th, 2022 More Information Will BeComing Soon! Sponsored by St. JamesKnights of Columbus