Michaelmas Potluck & Activities

The community entered into the autumn season in the traditional way by remembering Michaelmas, one of the four quarter days that mark the change in the seasons by remembering a figure or an event in salvation history. Going back to medieval times Lady Day on March 25, St. John the Baptist on June 24, Michaelmas […]

Introduction to Catholicism for non-Catholic Christians

Assumption Catholic Church 2403 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, FL

Know a Protestant or two who might be curious to learn where the Bible came from and how this points to the Catholic Church? Bring them with you to dig deeply into Church history, examining the roots of the Bible, how it was assembled, and what this teaches us about the Church. This evening will […]

Move from a Good to a Great Marriage

Connect with other couples, grow spiritually, have fun. Teams of Our Lady is a movement of "married spirituality" officially recognized by the Holy See under the Pontifical Council for the Laity. Any couple in a sacramental marriage is invited to attend an information meeting: Saturday, October 29, 2022, at 10:00 AM at the Mandarin Branch […]

All Saints Mass

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

Celebrate this Holy Day of Obligation in style. Dress as a saint or wear your Halloween costume or just come and wear you regular clothes! Sign up for the potluck online contacting CathymMessina@gmail.com or by signing up in person by seeing Brian Burch, manager of the potluck clipboard who can normally be found at St. […]

All Souls Mass – Lucas Home

Dan and Chris Lucas Home 12069 Dividing Oaks Trail, Jacksonville, FL

HELP SOULS ESCAPE THE SEVERITY OF PURGATORIAL FIRE Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed Though the souls in purgatory are assured of their salvation, according to both St. Augustine and St. Gregory and others, the pain of purgatory is more intolerable than anything a person can suffer in this life. However prayers, alms, works of […]

Fr. Perko Celebrating Mass (Fr. Mayer on Vacation)

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

Today we welcome Fr. Richard Perko, a senior priest of the Diocese of St. Augustine, who will be celebrating both the 8:00 and 10:15 Masses today. Please let Fr. Perko know how much you appreciate his willingness and generosity to come in and celebrate this different form of the Mass so that Fr. Mayer can […]

Children’s Religious Ed

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

Bring your child and give it a try! Saint James fosters growth in children as disciples of Christ by creating the environment for healthy friendships with other children combined with dynamic activities and teaching. Parents and children ages four to thirteen gather on the third Sunday of each month for food, fellowship and formation September […]

Introduction to Catholicism for Non Catholic Christians: Workshop

Assumption Catholic Church 2403 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, FL

Know a Protestant or two who might be curious to learn where the Bible came from and how this points to the Catholic Church? Bring them with you to dig deeply into Church history, examining the roots of the Bible, how it was assembled, and what this teaches us about the Church. This evening will […]

Council Meeting

The purpose of the council is so that the Christian faithful, together with the priest, can assist in fostering pastoral activity and to assist the pastor in the administration of the goods of the community. The Council meets every other month. Please see the staff page to learn who is currently on the council.

Introduction to Catholicism Workshop: The Biblical Basis for how Catholics Worship

Assumption Catholic Church 2403 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, FL

Ever wonder why Catholics use rituals, wear special vestments, use incense, statues, relics of saints, sit, stand, kneel, make the sign of the cross? Come and learn the biblical and historic basis for early Christian worship practices. This evening will be led by Father Mayer, who grew up as a devout Pentecostal, then served for a […]

Great Litany Procession to Begin 10:15 AM Mass

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

At the 10:15 liturgy, we will begin outside by chanting the Great Litany (a prayer of repentance) while walking around the perimeter of the property prior to entering the church to begin Mass. The first Sunday of Advent has always been well attended at St. James, so be sure to arrive early if you would like a […]

Mass at a House: Prayer, Connection, Refreshments

Nesmith Home 5156 Beige Street, Jacksonville, FL

Join us and experience the St. James quarterly home Mass at the home of new parishioners, Doug and Michelle Nesmith. This is a great opportunity to pray alongside your fellow parishioners in an intimate setting as we thank God for the gifts He gives in the winter season and an opportunity to beseech Him for […]