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Ronan Tynan Concert 2018

Posted by St. James Parish Catherine Horgan


It's never too soon to purchase your tickets to what has become one of the most anticipated events at St. James Parish!

Ronan Tynan will join us once again, performing on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 7:00 PM in the church. Three levels of tickets are available: 

General ... Read More »

Wednesday Summer Fun Nights - Youth Calendar

Posted by St. James Parish Catherine Horgan

Youth Group Summer Calendar

Wednesday Summer Fun Nights:

7:00pm-9:00pm in the Youth Center                                                                            

July 11: Trivia Night  -  If you’ve got the answers, we have the questions! and if you are right... we have the prizes too!

July 18: Pajama Night- Come in your favorite pajamas and comfy ... Read More »

Alpha Program - Returning to St. James this Fall

Posted by St. James Parish Catherine Horgan

Alpha, an evangelization  program designed to encourage a relationship with Christ, will return to St. James once again, beginning on Sept. 17, 2018.

The program was  birthed out of Holy Trinity Church in London, England, by  Pastor Nicki Gumbal, and was introduced to St. James Parish three years ago. ... Read More »

Now is the Time! Reusable St. James Shopping Bags

Posted by St. James Parish Catherine Horgan

Reusable, sturdy and environmentally friendly shopping bags are available for purchase ($3 each) at the rectory office. Why pay 5 cents for each throwaway plastic bag at the store when you can carry home your purchases in a St. James reusable bag, with style and as a witness! You'll ... Read More »

Knights of Columbus 2018 Family and Friends Raffle

Posted by St. James Parish Catherine Horgan

Consider joining the 2018 The Family and Friends Raffle, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, to support our Council’s numerous religious, social and outreach programs. In 2017, we were able to pay out a total of $7,500 to over 30 winners (about two-thirds of our raffle income). 

Participants may include family or ... Read More »

Rosary after 1st Saturday Masses

Posted by St. James Parish Catherine Horgan

Join us in praying the Holy Rosary after the 8am mass every 1st Saturday: 2/3,  3/3, 4/7, 5/5, 6/2, 7/7, 8/4, 9/1, 10/6, 11/3 and 12/1  in 2018

“I promise to assist at the hour of death, with the graces necessary for salvation, all who on the First Saturday of ... Read More »

Exciting News! St. James App Available

Posted by St. James Parish Catherine Horgan


Our Parish now has a custom app you can use to get daily readings, find prayers and stay informed with parish news and events!

The St James Setauket NY App is built by Liturgical Publications, Inc. Subscribe to ministry groups you belong to or Faith Formation or Youth Ministry ... Read More »

From the Desk of Fr. Jim

Posted by St. James Parish Catherine Horgan

Dear Friends,

Change - a great philosophical issue. All things change, yet all remains the same.  Another issue the Pre-Socratics wrestled with, was the so-called problem of change, and how things appear to change from one form to another.  At the extremes, Heraclitus believed in an on-going process of ... Read More »

Changes to the Celebration of Matrimony

Posted by Micaela Hallett

The Order of Celebrating Matrimony, a revision of the former Rite (Ritual) for Marriage, has been issued by the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments*. This revision includes a number of changes and updates affecting various aspects of the marriage rite. The changes will be ... Read More »