Schedule

Daily Mass:

No Monday Daily Mass
6:00 PM Tuesday
8:00 AM Wednesday
8:00 AM Thursday
12:10 PM Friday

Weekend Mass:

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.

Sacraments

RECONCILIATION

Saturday 3:00 – 4:00 PM

BAPTISM

Pre-Baptismal instructions are given two times a year. Parents are encouraged to attend prior to the birth of their child.

MARRIAGE

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

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

Weekend Masses

Saturday Confessions
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
1:00 PM

Daily Masses

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
6:00 pm-bilingual

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

December 24

Children’s Mass
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
December 25

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

Other Services

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.

Social Services:

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.

CCD/CYO

  • Programs held at Shelton Hall (Catholic Life Center)
  • If you have a new child to register, please contact us at st_james_parish@comcast.net 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.