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Blood Drive

Blood Drive

The American Red Cross & Saint James Parish are co-sponsoring a Blood Drive on Saturday, September 22, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM, in the school gym, 41 South Springfield Ave. To schedule an appointment, please call 1-800-REDCROSS, or visit, and enter the keyword: St. James


We hope the music you hear at Mass each week enhances your spiritual devotion.

Whether you sing along or listen with a prayerful heart, you are invited to a relaxing family-friendly dinner.

Stage House Tavern ~ Route 22 East, Mountainside, NJ Tuesday, September 18th, 6:00-10:00pm

The Buffet Dinner includes: a garden salad, penne vodka, chicken piccata, and sausage and peppers

Each dinner also includes a drink choice of soda, coffee, wine, beer, or a mixed drink. (Full menu and cash bar is available to purchase additional food and drinks)

The price of $30.00 per person includes gratuity! Buffet for children 10 and younger is free!

Please RSVP to Matt Wilson before Sept. 5th: Please see Matt after the conclusion of all Masses this weekend to secure your family’s tickets. All funds raised will go toward the replacement of exhausted music equipment.

Thank you for your anticipated support, we look forward to seeing you at dinner!

Evening of Penance and Prayer

Evening of Penance and Prayer

Friday, September 14, 2018 at 7:30PM

The Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

At The Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart Newark, New Jersey

In reparation for the healing of all those impacted by the abuse crisis, particularly the victims, and all of us that make up the Body of Christ. It is encouraged that all make this a day of fast and abstinence.



Please donate non-perishable items to support the Morristown Community Soup Kitchen, Our Lady of Sorrow Soup Kitchen and other community food pantries.

Collection bins will be in the Gathering Area during the weekend of September 22 and 23. Some of the non-perishable items requested by these organizations include:

  • • Cans of hearty soup/chili/stew
  • • Low sugar cereal
  • • Individual packets of nuts and trail mix
  • • Canned tuna or chicken
  • • Granola and cereal bars
Please consider donating these items, or any non-perishable items that can help those in need. All of the collected items will be delivered to food pantries and soup kitchens during the week of September 23. Thank you for your continued generous support!  
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:
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  


Friday, October 13th - St. James commemorated the final visit of Our Lady to the children of Fatima with a balloon launch! After launching the rosary balloon, we went in the church and we prayed the Rosary. There were over 150 people there. The Holy Spirit does work in mysterious ways.

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. Click on the image to view the photos.    
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: 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:
(August 6, 2017)
Feast of St. James

Photos of St. James the Apostle Church in Springfield celebrating the feast day of St. James the Greater, on July 25, 2017.