Be doers of the word and not hearers only. - Letter of James 1:22

St. James Roman Catholic Church

Mission Statement

We, the Catholic community of the Three Village area, formed as the Body of Christ through the waters of Baptism, are a pilgrim community journeying toward the fullness of the Kingdom of God, guided by the Holy Spirit, nourished by the Eucharist and formed by the Gospel.

 We strive to respond to Jesus’ invitation: to be faithful and fruitful disciples; to be a Good Samaritan to (our) neighbor and enemy; stewards of and for God’s creation and living witnesses of Faith, Hope and Charity … so that in Jesus’ name, we may be a welcoming community, respectful of life in all its diversities.

 

Parish Outreach thanks Investor's Bank

We are so deeply grateful to Investors Bank for its support of the St. James Parish Outreach and Our Daily Bread.

We received a grant of $3,000 from them, and the proceeds helped us to purchase a new oven, replacing the old one in Smith Hall that had been in use by Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen for over 35 years!

We are very proud of the fact that our soup kitchen and pantry have always been a community effort!

Parish News and Upcoming Events

Fourth Sunday in Advent 2 December 19, 2021

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Third Sunday in Advent December 12, 2021

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Second Sunday in Advent December 5, 2021

 

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Office Hours

Monday-Friday 9am-4pm. Closed for lunch 12-12:30pm
Friday-Saturday 9:30am-2pm
Phone: 631-941-4141

Virtual Masses

Looking for our virtual Masses during the COVID 19 Health Emergency? Click on the "Worship" tab to find links to our weekly Masses as well a selection of homilies by some of our priests. 

 

Mass Times and Sacraments

THE PARISH OF ST. JAMES HAS RESUMED OUR REGULAR MASS SCHEDULE AS FOLLOWS:.
Weekdays and Saturdays: 8:00 am
Weekend Celebrations:
Saturday: 5:00 pm Youth Mass (live-streamed and taped)
Sunday: 8:00 am, 9:30 am, 11:30 am

Sacrament of Reconciliation:
Saturdays 4:00 - 4:45 pm
and by appointment.

Installation of Fr. Robert Kuznik

On Sunday, October 3, 2021 at the 11:30 Mass, the Parish Family of St. James formally welcomed our eighth pastor, as Fr. Robert was officially installed by Fr. Michael F. Holzmann, Dean of the Smithhaven Deanery and pastor of the Parish of the Holy Cross in Nesconset. 

Congratulations Fr. Robert, and our thanks to Fr. Michael for taking time from his demanding schedule to join us in taking the next step together in our camino.

 

Daily Readings

Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul, Apostle

Reading I Acts 22:3-16

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Memorial of Saint Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

Readings for the Memorial of Saint Francis de Sales, bishop and doctor of the Church

Reading I 2 Sm 5:1-7, 10

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Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Reading I Neh 8:2-4a, 5-6, 8-10

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One Family in Mission, Called to Evangelize

Televised Masses during the COVID 19 Crisis

We are happy to tell you that through the kind generosity  of St. James parishioner Jim Townsend and his partner Corey Arnold, and Corey's son Justin, of Bars and Tone Media Productions, we will continue to provide our weekend celebration of the Mass. Mass will be available on the website as well as the parish Facebook page as well as the Religious Education YouTube Channel.

The Catholic Faith Network (CFN),  will continue to  provide televised and online daily Masses. CFN also offers other devotional and spiritual programs. (Optimum channel 29/137; Verizon FiOS TV channel 296 and Spectrum channel 162/471)

 

Filing a claim with DRVC

On October 1, 2020, The Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre, New York (the “Debtor") filed a petition in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York seeking relief under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. The Debtor's Chapter 11 Case is pending before the Honorable Judge Shelley C. Chapman under Case No. 20-12345. The Docket can be accessed through the website maintained by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (http://www.nysb.uscourts.gov).

The Diocese has posted information on its website: https://drvcreorganization.com.

For additional information and inquiries about this case, please call the numbers listed below. U.S. and Canada based parties should use the toll free number below. International parties should use the non-U.S. number below. Toll Free US (888) 490-0633 … Non US (503) 520-4459

Deadline to File Claims

Information regarding the deadlines for filing proofs of claim in the Diocese’s chapter 11 case and the forms to use can be found by clicking on the following link to the Diocese’s bankruptcy website and scrolling down the page: https://dm.epiq11.com/drvc

Give On-Line Securely

During this time of uncertainty surrounding the COVID19 virus, many of us will choose to remain at home and not venture out to church or other places where large groups of people may gather. While respecting that choice, please remember that our parish still needs our financial support in order to meet regular operating expenses such as electric bills, heating/cooling, water and payroll. If you have not already signed up for electronic giving via Faith Direct, please consider doing so now.

Thank you for your continued support of St. James.

 

Give securely either here on-line or by texting: 631.206.5614

Click on the following link to make your recurring gift through Faith Direct:  https://membership.faithdirect.net/enroll/NY997

 

below to make a one time gift through Faith Direct:  https://membership.faithdirect.net/givenow/NY997