News & Events from around the Parish...

First Communion

Communion2Dear St. James families, please keep our First Communicants and their families in your prayers. Our May will be such a blessing as we will be celebrating First Communion on the following dates:

Sat., May 7, 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m.

Sun., May 22, 1:30 p.m. (Hispanic Community)

Sun., May 29, 11:30 a.m.

St. James VBS

VBS will travel through darkness to find the light this June.  All students rising grades 1-5 are invited to join us!  June 20-24, 9 AM to 1PM. 
For a peek into what's in store for you ... Youtube-128 Registration forms will be available in the vestibule and parish office beginning May 2.

Totus Tuus

totus tuusTotus Tuus returns to St. James during the month of July.

Rising grades 1-6, July 18-22 9AM - 2PM
Rising grades 7-12, July 17-21 7PM - 9PM

Registration forms will be available in the vestibule and parish office beginning May 2.

Military Honor Mass


MONDAY, MAY 30, 2016

10:30am Rosary, 11:00am Mass
Cathedral of Saint Patrick, Charlotte

Offered for all military personnel who have died and for those who are now serving.

All military personnel are invited and encouraged to come in uniform.

Photos of those who have died or who are now serving in the miltary will be displayed in the Cathedral.

To include your service member, preferably in uniform, mail a photocopy of them with their name
and military rank on the back to be received no later than Monday, May 23, to:

Nancy Weber
Office of the Bishop
112 S. Church Street
Charlotte, NC 28203

Faith Formation Drive

FaithFormationRegDuring the weekend of June 4/5, after all the English-speaking Masses: 
June 4, 5 p.m.
June 5, 8 a.m., 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m.
The Religious Education team will be hosting a Faith Formation Sign-Up Drive. Angie Harness, Elise Speed and Kelli Olszewski will be on hand to answer questions and get your children enrolled for 2016-17 Faith Formation year

Family Dinner

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If you have not attended one of the Family Dinners before, it’s time to treat yourself and the entire family.  Enjoy a wonderful meal, great fellowship, and save money all at the same time!

Wednesday, May 25th from 5:15 – 6:30 PM in Geiger Hall addEvent

Night Shelter Volunteers

Salvation Army Doing the Most Good LogoNIGHT SHELTER VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: It is once again time for St. James to staff the Salvation Army Center Of Hope. Please consider giving a few hours of your time to the Center May 29 - June 4th 2016.  If you are interested in volunteering your time at the center please sign up on-line

Red Cross Blood Drive

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St. James Catholic Church Blood Drive
Sunday, June 5th, 8AM - 12:30PM
To schedule your appointment, visit here.