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Welcome Rev. Curtis Kiddy

KiddyThe Redemptorist Community of Saint James the Greater welcomes the Rev. Curtis Kiddy to our parish.
Father Kiddy is a priest of the Archdiocese of Miami who is considering the possibility of entering into the Redemptorist Congregation.
We pray that Father Kiddy’s stay with us will be both pleasant and fruitful.

St. James the Greater Family Dinner St. James the Greater Famil Dinner will be held on Wednesday,  October 22nd in the Parish Hall. Serving time will be from 5:15pm until 6:30pm.
Featuring: Succulent Pork loin, Tasty Apple Sauce, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Carrot Souffle, Green Beans, Rolls, Garden Salad, Dessert, and a Drink
Adults:                    $6.00
Children under 12  $3.00
Incredible meal, incredible fellowship, incredible people, Incredible price. Make your reservations by Monday, October 20th by calling the church office.

Trunk or Treat


Bring the kids
Bring the car
Bring the CANDY!!!!!
Dress in your best costume and join us for the St. James the Greater Trunk Or Treat. The event is Saturday, October 25 in the Parish Hall Parking Lot After the 5PM Mass. The Event is Open to all!!
Trunk or Treat is a Halloween event that is Church KofCsponsored. Parishioners gather and park their cars in a parking lot, open their trunks (or hatch) full of candy. Decorate your cars if you wish, come in costume. The kids go from car to car collecting goodies. This provides a safe environment for trick-or-treat!
Sponsored by St. James Council 7450 Knights of Columbus.

Tamale Festival

The Tamale Festival is November 1 from 9:00am to 4:00pm in the Parish Hall. This event is sponsored by our Hispanic Ministry

Middle School Halloween Dance

boo1St. James The Greater's Lifeteen presents the Middle School Halloween Dance on Saturday, October 35th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm in the Parish Hall. There will be a costume contest with prizes awarded. Bring a friend if you wish.
The cost is $5.00/person. There will be Pizza ($1.50) and Drinks ($1.00) and candy ($0.25 - $1.00). Bring a canned food (donated to CCM) and get a free candy or drink.

Cemetary Fall Cleanup

With the temperatures cooling, now is the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors. What better time to help with the annual cleanup at our cemetery, located at 2323 Gold Hill Road. The cleanup date is Saturday, October 25th from 9am to noon. All are welcome! Please bring gloves and if available pruning shears and a rake.
8th grade Confirmation students, this is a perfect opportunity to fulfill a service project requirement (adult must stay with student).
Old looking or frayed artificial flowers will be thrown away at this time.

Annual Children's Christmas Play

CPlaySt. James Annual Children’s Christmas Play is looking for you! If your child is interested in participating in the play, "Once Upon a Night", please contact Mike Boteilho at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Jesus, Son of God: Our Healer

Jesus is the Son of God, Our Healer
October 25, 2014Jesus
9:15am—3:30 pm
St. Thomas Aquinas
You are warmly invited to participate in Jesus is the Son of God, Our Healer retreat. The event features international evangelist Alan Ames. He will share his “Saul to Paul” conversion story and powerful healing ministry. For details, contact Beth Manning (704) 365-6601, Margaret Hoar, (704) 230-4824, Agnes Schaper, (704) 660-6862 or SherrSiplon at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You may also go to Jesus is the Son of God, Our Healer on Facebook and