How the Bible Came Together | A Workshop Especially for Curious Christians  

How the Bible Came Together | A Workshop Especially for Curious Christians       April 17  | 6:30 PM via Zoom Are you curious to dig into the roots of belief? Learn how the Bible, the most influential book in our culture, was assembled and how this points to a united family of God. Dig deeply into […]

Women’s Prayer and Breakfast: Connect and Grow

Beach Diner Mandarin 11362-11 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, United States

“The secret of happiness is to live moment by moment and to thank God for all that He, in His goodness, sends to us day after day.” -St. Gianna Molla Connect and enjoy a morning out with the women in our parish. The monthly Women’s Prayer and Breakfast meeting is Saturday, April 20th, 9:30am-11am at […]

Welcome Dinner: Learn about St. James, Become a Member

Haitham Habib 12787 Wilderness Lane East, Jacksonville, FL, United States

This dinner is a great opportunity for those who are interested in learning more about the history, vision, and people of St. James and would like to possibly become members of the community. It will begin with a simple meal, during which people can make introductions and begin getting to know one another and Father […]

Evangelization Workshop: Which Mass is Best for Evangelization?

The Salem Centre 7235 Bentley Rd, Jacksonville, FL, United States

This interactive presentation covers the formation of the Roman Rite of the Mass which is the primary means of evangelization within the Catholic Church. You will learn, how and why the Mass has developed over time, why the Church provided a major reform of the Mass in 1969 and the controversies that resulted, and why […]

Joyful Rogation Sunday Procession

St. James Catholic Church 12447 Mandarin Road, Jacksonville, FL, United States

We will be concluding the primary (10:15 AM) Mass on May 5, 2024 with a joyful outdoor procession, chanting the litany of the saints and thanking God for the beauty of his creation. Rogation, from the Latin rogare which means to ask for God's blessing and mercy, is a practice that reaches back to the […]

Hands on Prayer: The Heart of Evangelization

The Salem Centre 7235 Bentley Rd, Jacksonville, FL, United States

The basis of effective evangelization is ongoing union with God, without which there is no true evangelization. At this workshop, you will get a chance to not only learn about, but actually pray through the most powerful forms of prayer within the Catholic Church: The Liturgy of the Hours, The Rosary, Mental Prayer, Lectio Divina […]

Ascension Mass

St. James Catholic Church 12447 Mandarin Road, Jacksonville, FL, United States

In celebration of our Lord’s ascension into heaven to the right hand of the Father forty days after his Resurrection, we will be celebrating Mass for this most holy solemnity, a day of obligation for all members of the Ordinariate. Unlike some dioceses this day is not moved to Sunday in the Ordinariate, but remains […]

Pentecost: Indulgence, Confirmations, Potluck

St. James Catholic Church 12447 Mandarin Road, Jacksonville, FL, United States

Big Event: On the fiftieth day after the Resurrection, Whitsunday (or Pentecost closes the Eastertide season as the Third Person of the Trinity is revealed. This is traditionally one of the three greatest solemnities of the Church year alongside Christmas and Easter. What's Whitsunday? You have perhaps heard the term "quick-witted" meaning quick thinking. The […]

Brown Scapular Enrollment: Spiritual Protection, Silent Devotion

St. James Catholic Church 12447 Mandarin Road, Jacksonville, FL, United States

Learn about the Brown Scapular. Through this sacramental endowed with the prayers of the Church, evil spirits are powerless when the wearer of a scapular faces temptation, calling upon the Holy Virgin. Pious legend holds that on July 16, 1251, the Blessed Mother appeared to St. Simon Stock, gave him the brown scapular and said […]

St. James Dinner

On Saturday, July 20th, the community of St. James will come together and share a meal honoring Saint James the Apostle, patron of the mission. The dinner will be held at a local restaurant.  Location TBD.  Come back to the calendar for more details!

Festival of St. James

St. James Catholic Church 12447 Mandarin Road, Jacksonville, FL, United States

The community of St. James will dedicate a day of learning about and honoring Saint James the Apostle, patron of the mission. There will be food and fellowship in celebration of our Patron Saint!  We will celebrate with cake and champagne Sunday, July 28 after Mass. St. James Dinner, Saturday, July 20, hosted in a […]

Mass of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary | A Holy Day of Obligation

St. James Catholic Church 12447 Mandarin Road, Jacksonville, FL, United States

…by the authority of our Lord Jesus Christ, of the Blessed Apostles Peter and Paul, and by our own authority, we pronounce, declare, and define it to be a divinely revealed dogma: that the Immaculate Mother of God, the ever Virgin Mary, having completed the course of her earthly life, was assumed body and soul […]