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CONGRATULATIONS HUGH!

CONGRATULATIONS HUGH!

Monday October 8, 2018 Our Lady of Mercy Church, Park Ridge, New Jersey

Hugh Keffer, a long-time parishioner of Saint James will be installed as an Acolyte on his journey to becoming a Deacon at this special prayer service. We ask all parishioners to keep Hugh and his family in your prayers and ask that the Holy Spirit continues to guide him through his formation.

BREAKFAST BAG MAKING MORNING

BREAKFAST BAG MAKING MORNING

Thank you to all those who donated items and to all those who came out to help us put the bags together.  And many thanks to those who will be making the deliveries.  We hope that the breakfast bags will do just a little bit to help those in need.

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 redcrossblood.org, and enter the keyword: St. James    
MUSIC MINISTRY FUNDRAISER

MUSIC MINISTRY FUNDRAISER

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: mwilson@saintjamesparish.org. 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.

   
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  
LIVING ROSARY

LIVING ROSARY

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: 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)
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.