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Lenten Soup Supper

Posted by St. James Parish

What are you doing for Lent?

Giving up meat, snacks, and sweets? How about coming to a Lenten soup supper?

Friday, March 9th

Smith Hall

Saint James Church, Setauket

5:30 p.m.

This event will be sponsored by Bread for the World, whose goal it is to end hunger in ... Read More »

Wednesday and Friday Evening Masses during Lent

Posted by St. James Parish

There will be additional Masses during Lent on Wednesday and Friday evenings at 7:30 pm.

Lenten Two-Part Series: “What Are We That You Are Mindful of Us?”

Posted by St. James Parish

Please join us for a two-part Lenten series on our human role in God’s creation, Wednesday, February 28 and Wednesday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Parish Center. In light of Pope Francis’s Laudato Si’: Care for our Common Home, we will reflect on how Genesis 1 portrays ... Read More »

Now is the Time! Reusable St. James Shopping Bags

Posted by St. James Parish

Welcome to 2018! 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 be helping reduce damage to our common home, demonstrating Catholic concern for our common ... Read More »

Scripture Discussion Group

Posted by St. James Parish

Come and participate in the new St. James Women’s Spiritual Growth Group

WHAT- A reading and sharing on the coming Sunday’s Gospel

FACILITATED BY- Cathy Roberts, Associate of the Sisters of St. Joseph, trained in Ignation Spirituality and Theology WHEN- Every other Wednesday starting February 7 9:30-10:30 am in the ... Read More »

Knights of Columbus 2018 Family and Friends Raffle

Posted by St. James Parish

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

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

 

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

Dear Friends,

As I approached the start of my second year as pastor at St. James, I had the opportunity to reflect on some of the things I hoped to accomplish when I returned to the parish last year.

Near the top of my list was a desire to ... 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 »