No Monday Daily Mass
6:00 PM Tuesday
8:00 AM Wednesday
8:00 AM Thursday
12:10 PM Friday
4:30 PM Saturday
8:00 AM and 10:30 AM Sunday (English Mass)
1:00 PM Sunday (Spanish Mass)
Please check our website calendar for Daily Masses that are canceled due to the Pastor’s scheduling conflicts.
Saturday 3:00 – 4:00 PM
Pre-Baptismal instructions are given two times a year. Parents are encouraged to attend prior to the birth of their child.
To insure sufficient time is available for adequate preparation and pastoral counseling, couples should contact their pastor preferably six months in advance of the anticipated wedding date.
Weddings will be celebrated on Saturdays starting no later than 1:00p in the afternoon. A Friday evening marriage may be arranged. Wedding rehearsals at St. James should not conflict with the scheduled liturgical services.
Confirmation Mass will be April 29th 2017 at 4:30 PM at Saint James Catholic Church
Pastoral Care of the Sick:
The Hospital Visitation Committee will visit those who are in the hospital.Holy Eucharist is offered to those in the hospital, nursing homes and to those confined to their homes. The Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick is celebrated for all persons experiencing the weakening affects of old age, life threatening illness and for persons facing major surgery. Contact the church office.
Advent and Christmas Schedule
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday Vigil Mass – 4:30 PM
Sunday – English Masses
8:00 AM and 10:30 AM
Sunday – Spanish Mass
Tuesday 6:00 PM
Wednesday/Thursday 8:00 AM
Friday 12:10 PM
Sunday – December 3, 2nd Sunday of Advent
Thursday – December 7, Immaculate Conception
12:10 pm in English
Friday – December 8, Mass of the Anointing of the Sick: 12:10 pm
Happy Heart Christmas luncheon: 1:00 pm
Saturday – December 9:
10:00 pm – 1:00 am
Celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe – drama, rosary, singing
Sunday – December 10 3rd Sunday in Advent Care tree items due
Monday – December 11 6:30 pm Spanish Mass for Our Lady of Guadalupe
Tuesday – December 12 Advent Reconciliation Service 6:00 pm Mass
6:30 pm confessions
Sunday – December 17, 4th Sunday of Advent
Tuesday – December 19, 3:00 pm
Traceway Retirement community Christmas celebration
Christmas Eve Services
4:30 pm music, 5:00 pm Mass
Spanish Mass 7:00 pm
Traditional midnight Mass
midnight – 12:00
Christmas morning Mass 10:30 am
New Year’s Eve Masses Mary, the Mother of God
Saturday – December 30 Vigil Mass 4:30 pm
St Thomas – Saltillo 7:00 pm
Spanish Mass 9:00 pm
New Year’s morning Masses
Mary, the Mother of God Sunday – January 1
English Mass 8:00 am
Bilingual Mass 10:30 am
Sunday – January 7, 2018
Epiphany – The Three Wise Men
Parish pot luck lunch 2:00 pm
Church Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 8:45am-4:00pm
Friday: 8:45am – noon
See the bulletin for days closed for Holy Days and Holidays
Pastoral Counseling/Spiritual Direction:
There are times when we all need help to understand our inner conflicts and to be open to the role God plays in our lives. We also feel called to strengthen our personal relationships with God. Pastoral counseling or spiritual direction is available with our pastor here at St. James. Contact the church office for an appointment.
Through St. Vincent de Paul fund, our church supports agencies in our region such as Salvation Army, Meals on Wheels, Helping Hands, Red Cross, Tree of Life/Arbol de la Vida, St. Luke’s Food Bank and the Shepard Center and also individuals in need.
Saint Thomas Mission Parish
612 County Road 683
Saltillo, MS 38866
Masses and Special Events will be announced.
There is not a weekly or scheduled Mass at this location.
- Programs held at Shelton Hall (Catholic Life Center)
- If you have a new child to register, please contact us at email@example.com or you may call us at 842-4881.
- If you want to receive parish news via a group e-mail, contact: MrBobH2@aol.com
Be sure to download our Parish App at myparishapp.com for your iPhone or Android phone. Go to the website and just click on GET THE APP.
Adult Faith Formation
The St. James Adult Faith Formation program focuses on Scripture, Tradition, and the Magisterium to allow adult parishioners to grow in their faith and to live out their faith experience as community. Currently, Adult Faith Formation opportunities include Timely Topics, Catholic Book Club, Threshold Bible Study, and Inquiry/RCIA.
The values and goals of the Adult Faith Formation program are provided with additional information on Adult Faith Formation opportunities including speakers and schedules in the weekly bulletin.