Penitential Procession | First Sunday of Lent

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

Penitential Procession First Sunday of Lent, February 18, 2024 10:15 a.m. 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 Lent has always been well attended at […]

How To Connect With God: Learn To Pray

Assumption Catholic Church 2403 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, FL

How to Connect with God: Learn to Pray Find that peaceful place of contentment and consolation. I’m looking forward to helping you get started in this ever deepening and enriching journey of prayer. We will be getting down to the basics, giving you the tools to sanctify time, discern God’s voice, and to learn the […]

Church Liturgical Teaching Tour

Assumption Catholic Church 2403 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, FL

Join Father Mayer for a fascinating exploration of the Mass with all of its symbols, history, and meaning. Enrich your ability to pray the Mass as you grow in your depth of understanding. The teaching tour will begin shortly after 8p.m.  

Women’s Prayer and Breakfast: Connect and Grow

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

Connect and enjoy a morning out with the women in our parish. The monthly Women’s Prayer and Breakfast meeting is Saturday, February 24th, 9:30am-11am at Beach Diner Mandarin, 11362 San Jose Blvd Jacksonville, FL 32223.    We’ll be learning more about the life of St Gianna Beretta Molla. Please text or call Cathy Messina, 415-205-9705, […]

Mothering Sunday | The Fourth Sunday of Lent

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

March 10, 2024 is the Fourth Sunday of Lent, also known as Laetare or Mothering Sunday (listen closely to the introit at the beginning of Mass to learn where the name came from). On this day it is traditional to visit your mother parish, which is the place where you were baptized or where you […]

Expanded Confession Opportunity!

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

Because of the generosity of Fr. Ernie Davis, who is coming to help us once a month, we are able to offer extended confession for most of this morning (apart from a few priestly breaks). If you are Catholic and have not been able to fit the Sacrament of Penance into your schedule for a while, […]

Lenten Soup and Stations

Mansour Home 2657 Riverport Dr. South, Jacksonville, FL, United States

Meditate on our Lord's passion by praying the Stations of the Cross together with the people of St. James and then enjoy the companionship of your fellow parishioners while sharing the delicious soup, sides, drinks, and desserts of a meatless Lenten potluck. SIGN UP HERE!  

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, March 16th, 9:30am-11am at […]

Grab a Rake and Lend a Helping Hand at L’Arche

L'Arche Jacksonville 700 Arlington Rd. N., Jacksonville, United States

Join the Children and Family Ministry at L’Arche Jacksonville for a Grounds Beautification Day!  L'Arche is a worldwide federation of communities founded by Jean Vanier, a Canadian Catholic philosopher and theologian, for people with developmental disabilities and those who assist them. We will assist staff and residents with spring planting and yard work at the […]

Passion Sunday

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

The two weeks of Passiontide begin today signifying the entrance into this more intense time of Lenten preparation and mediation on the Lord's passion. Mass begins by praying the Great Litany, spoken at the 8:00 AM Mass and chanted in procession at the 10:15 AM Mass. Also the last remnants of the Glory be disappear […]

Palm Sunday | One of the most favorite liturgies, receive a blessed Palm

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

On March 24 at our principal Mass (10:15 AM) the liturgy will begin outside of the building with the joyful blessing and procession of palms into the church while singing the loved, traditional hymn All Glory, Laud, and Honor, commemorating our Lord’s triumphant entrance into Jerusalem at the beginning of Holy Week. Because everyone loves […]

Easter Sunday | Different Mass Location

Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home 11801 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, United States

On March 31st we will be meeting for Mass at Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home Chapel at our normal times (8:00 AM & 10:15 AM). The Mandarin Community Club, where we normally meet for Mass, is not available that weekend due to the Art Festival which has been held there on Easter weekend for over fifty years. […]