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Restaurant Owners

The Knights of Columbus are looking for you!!! We have a WIN-WIN proposition. See how the Knights can help you, and in turn how you can help the Knights raise money for the Lamb Foundation Of North Carolina. The Lamb Foundation helps people with developmental disabilities.

Contact Jeff Matthews (for) 890-4237 for details!


CatholicismCatholicism class will not meet Holy Thursday, April 2nd, but will resume the following week at 7:00 p.m on Thursday, April 9t, in Geiger Hall and for 9 weeks thereafter we will be presenting the acclaimed television and DVD series, Catholicism, created and hosted by renowned theologian and author Rev. Robert Barron. “The most important media Project in the history of the Catholic Church in America, according to the biographer of St. John Paul II. Each video session of 50 minutes-1 hour in duration will be followed by a brief discussion period (led by Father Dionne). All are welcome!

New Beginnings Registration

New Beginnings Preschool is still accepting registrations for the 2015—2016 school year. Forms can be found in the vestibule of the church or in the parish office. For more information contact Suzanne Carney at 704-262-3498 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Our Registration Form can be found in the bulletin, or you can visit our page by clicking on the New Beginnings link. You can also stop by the preschool during our regular hours (9-1pm) or the Church Office.

NEW to the Parish?

NewComersAll Newcomers: The Welcome Table will be available at all Masses on Saturday and Sunday, April 18th & 19th. Drop by to meet us and pick up your Welcome Gift Bag. Registration forms are available if you need one.

Relay for Life 2015


The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life will take place Saturday, May 2nd, 11am—12 pm at the Cabarrus Arena and Events Center. The St. James Angel Brigade team is selling luminaries that will be lit on the track in honor of or in memory of those that have been diagnosed with cancer. To purchase a luminary, return the form found in the bulletin March 28th/29th, on the church website, or on the table in the vestibule of the church by April 25th. A $10 donation per name is requested. Come out on May 2nd to see what the Relay is all about! Thank you for your support of the St. James Angel Brigade Team!

Use this form to purchase a Luminary for this event

Habitat for Humanity 2015

HabForHumanity  Men and Women of the Parish, your help is needed. No experience is needed and all tools will be provided. The only thing you need is a willingness to help a deserving family get a home. St. James the Greater Parishoners are scheduled to work on a house Saturday, April 25th. We will be working from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm. Lunch will be provided. For more information or to volunteer, call Tom Graff at 704-455-7996 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Prayer Shawls

shawlSt. James Women’s Guild crochet and knit beautiful, colorful shawls that are suited for men, women and children. When completed, a medal of Our Lady of Perpetual Help is attached, and our pastor blesses them. These shawls provide extra comfort and prayers for parishioners who had recent surgery or have serious illnesses. They are taken to our parish shut-ins and nursing home residents by Mary’s Visitors. If you, or someone in your family, are in need of a Prayer Shawl, please contact Mary Ann Farrell at 704-786-0734. Shawls may be purchased for someone outside of the parish.

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