From the Pastor – Easter Sunday 2020
Today is the FEAST OF EASTER! This is the day that the Lord has made. It is a day of resurrection and newlife. But Easter is also a season of 50 Days, the Great Period of Mystagogia. That means we have 50 days to reflecton the impact of the resurrection in our lives, and how…
From the Pastor – January 5, 2020
“O GOD, WHO BY THE LEADING OF A STAR DIDST MANIFEST THY ONLY-BEGOTTEN SON TO THE PEOPLES OF THE EARTH: LEAD US, WHO KNOW THEY NOW BY FAITH, TO THY PRESENCE, WHERE WE MAY BEHOLD THY GLORY FACE TO FACE.” A Christmas Sourcebook, p. 109 Today is the FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY! This day celebrates…
Fr. David – October 24, 2021
The initial step that we need to collectively take to begin moving from Point A to Point B is to generously increase our weekly giving.
Message from Fr. David September 19, 2021
We are happy to welcome students from the Edward V. Walton Primary School here at Saint James. Due to flood damage sustained by the Walton School building in the recent tropical storm, the Springfield Board of Education and Saint James Church have entered into a short-term lease agreement for the school building until their school is back up and running.
Message from Fr. David November 7, 2021
Sometimes today’s gospel message can be confusing. You see, in praising the widow who gave her last two coins to the temple treasury, Jesus is not suggesting that you and I need to give away our last penny. Rather, Jesus acknowledges that it is often the poorest of the poor who show the greatest charity, who risk the most to be loving.
From the Pastor – Mar. 12, 2017
“TO STRENGTHEN THEM FOR COMING STRIFE, OUR SAVIOR CLIMBED THE HEIGHTS WITH PETER, JAMES AND JOHN, HIS FRIENDS, AND SHOWED THEM HEAVEN’S LIGHT… MAY TABOR’S LIGHT AND WONDROUS NEWS SHINE ON OUR LENTEN DAYS…” (A Lent Sourcebook: The Forty days, Book One, p. 138). Last week we were in the dry atmosphere in the desert….