Welcome to the website of St. James the Apostle Church in Springfield, N.J.!  In whatever way you found us, or for whatever reason, we are glad you did!  Pope Benedict XVI, in speaking about the internet and computer technology, once said:  New technologies allow people to meet each other beyond the confines of space and of their own culture, creating in this way an entirely new way of potential friendships.”  In this spirit we welcome you to our website in the hopes that you will come to know a little bit more about our parish family, that you will find here what you are seeking, and in some mysterious way God will touch your heart through something you may discover here.

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St. James in New Jersey Catholic Magazine

St. James in New Jersey Catholic Magazine

The September edition of the New Jersey Catholic magazine featured a profile St. James the Apostle parish on Page 28. An online edition of the magazine is available at: http://faithdigital.org/Newark/NEW0917/#?page=28
New Jersey Catholic is published by the Archdiocese of Newark. Its cover stories showcase Catholics from around the archdiocese. There are other local feature stories plus the archbishop’s column and a parish profile. Readers also learn more about the Catholic faith from columns on theology and in advice columns on how to use their faith in addressing real-life situations. To learn more or subscribe to it, visit http://www.rcan.org/new-jersey-catholic  
Health and Wellness Talks
On Saturday mornings, September 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th from 9 am to 11 am the Wellness Ministry will provide Health/Wellness talks on a variety of topics. We are looking for a few more speakers for those dates. If you are a health provider and would like to share your knowledge or have a recommendation of a presenter in the wellness field; including nursing, registered dietitians/nutritionist, acupuncture, message therapy, energy healer, therapist/Social Worker, yoga instructor, trainer, physical or speech therapist, etc.; please contact the Wellness Ministry at Nancy.mahoney.rajs@gmail.com.  
LIVING ROSARY

LIVING ROSARY

SAVE THE DATE! Friday, October 13th at 5:15pm We will commemorate the final visit of Our Lady to the children of Fatima with a balloon launch!  WE NEED YOU to reach our goal of 1,000 people gathered at St. James to pray the Rosary and help launch the balloons!

(All balloons are biodegradable and no strings will be used!)

Tell the coaches NOW that your child will be busy on that day.

 
Novena in Honor of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal

Novena in Honor of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal

The Blessed Mother needs you!

There are only a few faithful parishioners who get together every Monday for a weekly Rosary, Novena & Benediction Service.  Will you be one of us?

In these tumultuous times, we all need more prayers not less! Can you give 45 minutes each week to praying the rosary on Monday night starting September 11th from 6:45-7:30p.m? Now more than ever, we need to come together as a faith filled community to practice & profess our faith.  Everyone is welcome both young & old.

Rosary Garden
The parish recently created a Rosary Garden near the entrance to the church. Fr. Joe blessed the Rosary Garden on Saturday August 19, 2017 at a special morning service.    
St. James in the News

St. James in the News

The Parish Publicity Committee is pleased to share that an article with photos about Fr. Everest’s farewell is featured in the July 19 edition of The Catholic Advocate. The article can be viewed online at: http://www.rcan.org/the-catholic-advocate by downloading “Current Issue.” Fr. Everest’s article is found on p. 11
The Springfield Patriot also reported on Fr. Everest’s final mass with an article and photo. These can be viewed at: http://www.springfieldpatriot.com/news/2017/07/08/st-james-says-good-fr-everest-baniyet
(August 6, 2017)
Quinquennial Mass

Photos of the Quinquennial Mass celebration at St. James on June 11, 2017

Fr. Everest's Farewell Mass

Photos of Father Everest's farewell mass on June 25, 2017. God bless you always!