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St. James News: Prayer, Fast, Almsgiving

St. James News: Prayer, Fast, Almsgiving

Dear St. James Family, I’m excited about entering into this Lenten season of refreshment and renewal with you. To set the mood we will be having a penitential procession this Sunday (more details below). At the primary Mass we will be sending off our catechumen and...

Plans for the Bishop’s Visit | Sent November 23, 2023

Plans for the Bishop’s Visit | Sent November 23, 2023

Happy Thanksgiving to my dear St. James Family, This weekend we will be celebrating Christ the King Sunday. This festival was established by the Church back in 1925 to give hope in the true king during a time of political turmoil. This is a great Mass at which we will...

New location discernment? | Sent November 10, 2023

New location discernment? | Sent November 10, 2023

Dear St. James Family, Greetings on the memorial of St. Leo the Great who died today back in 461. He had a big influence on the quarterly Ember days that we celebrate (next ones are coming up on December 6 and 9), especially associating the practice of fasting with...

Latest Update Sent October 27, 2023

Latest Update Sent October 27, 2023

Dear St. James Family, There is a good amount of behind the scenes groundwork being laid right now, to prepare for the upcoming growth of the mission. Last week with some excellent financial minds to discuss getting a finance council up and going. I’m grateful to...

Coming Soon – Fancy Dinner with the Bishop, Sent October 13, 2023

Coming Soon – Fancy Dinner with the Bishop, Sent October 13, 2023

Dear St. James Family, Today I stopped at the beautiful Southbank Hotel where I was working on some of the planning details for the fundraising dinner that we are assembling. Bishop Lopes will be in town and will be the speaker. It’s going to be a great night that you...