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Lenten Penitential Service

ConfessionalOn Tuesday, March 24, at 7:00 p.m. we will have in the church a penitential service with individual confession and absolution. Various confessors will be present and available. Take advantage of this opportunity for reconciliation with God and his Church as an essential part of our Lenten observance.

Holy Week and Easter Schedules

Holy Thursday    6:30 PM Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper

April 2nd            8:00 PM Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

The Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper will conclude with the transfer of the Blessed Sacrament from the Church to the place of reservation in the Parish Hall. There will be Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 12:00 midnight. The following Ministries will be leading Adoration each hour. All parishioners are encouraged to attend.

8:00—9:00 PM               Edge, Ignite, Hydrate, and Lifeteen

9:00—10:00 PM             Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

10:00—11:00 PM           Hispanic Ministry

11:00—12:00 AM           Alphonsian Rosary Society

Good Friday       3:00 PM Celebration of the Passion

April 3rd     7:00 PM—Tenebrae (“Shadows of Sacrifice” by John Purifoy)       St. James Adult Choir

                  7:00 PMLive Stations presented by our Hispanic Ministry—Begins at Gill Hall (in case of rain Stations will be held in Geiger Hall)

Holy Saturday    12:00 pm Blessing of Easter Food—Church

April 4th

All parishioners are invited to attend and participate in the Slovak/Polish/Ukrainian custom of the Blessing of Easter Foods.

                     8:00 PM Vigilia Pascual (Sp)—Geiger Hall

                               8:30 PM Vigil Mass of Easter—Church

Easter Sunday       8:00 AM     10:00 AM       11:30 AM           1:30 PM

April 5th                            (Childrens’ Mass)                       (Spanish Mass)


Dinner and a Show

DinnerAndShowLenten Dinner Theater
Saturday, March 28th
Geiger Hall

You are cordially invited to a Lenten Dinner Theater provided by youths from our Life TeeYouthGrpn and EDGE programs. Please feel free to join us for an evening of laughter and reflection on this Lenten season. Ticket will be available in Geiger Hall the weekends of March 7th & 8th, 14th & 15th and 21st & 22nd. Adult tickets are $7.00, children under 12 years of age are $4.00. We cannot wait to serve you! All are invited to join us! Thank you, in advance, for supporting the Youth of our parish.

Friday Stations of the Cross

LentStationJesus calls you to renew your commitment to Him this Lent. Come and join us in a journey of decision. This will be a Way of the Cross with several live stations every holyLentFriday, presented to you by Parishioners of St. James

Every Friday of Lent after the Fish Fry Dinner Stations of the Cross will begin at 7:00 pm in the church

Education Survey 2015

The Saint James the Greater Catholic Church's Education Commission has asked for our anonymous responses to an Education Survey for Saint James. Please take a few moments to fill out this survey. You may return it by mail or place it in a collection basket at Mass. Thank you in advance for helping the Education Commission grow the Adult Education focus at Saint James the Greater Catholic Church

Friday Fish Fry

fishdinnerJoin us every Friday in Lent for a delicious Lenten Fish Fry. Dinner will be served from 5:00pm until 7:00pm. The Stations of the Cross will immediately follow the dinner and will be held in the church. Bring your friends and family. The menu is as follows:
Fried Fish Dinner, two sides       $8
Baked Fish Dinner, two sides      $8
6 Fantail Shrimp and two sides   $8
Fried Fish Sandwich with chips   $7
Homemade Clam Chowder        $4
Desserts/Drinks, free with any other purchase