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2019 CYO Girls Volleyball

Posted by St. James Parish Catherine Horgan

Our thanks to all the girls who participated in the St. James CYO Girl's Volleyball Try-outs this week! After careful review of the evaluators ratings, we have created five teams to play in the 2019 season. Please note - due to limited resources and gym availability, we were unable ... Read More »

St. James Feasibility Study - Results are in!

Posted by St. James Parish Catherine Horgan

Dear Parishioners,

Thanks to all who took the time to participate in the recent Feasibility Study. The study sought input from parishioners on plans to accomplish a variety of capital improvements  and upgrades to our buildings and grounds.  A second purpose was to identify leadership candidates and evaluate individual ... Read More »

Now is the Time! Reusable St. James Shopping Bags. NEW December 2018 - Travel Mugs

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 in 2019:  1/5,2/2,3/2,4/6,5/4,6/1, 7/6,8/3,9/7,10/5,11/2 and 12/7

“I promise to assist at the hour of death, with the graces necessary for salvation, all who on the First Saturday of Five consecutive months, confess their sins, receive ... 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 »