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Letter from Finance Council March 28, 2020 

Un mensaje del Consejo de Finanzas de James relacionado com Covid-19

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Please all volunteers that are active with our young people, please take this time of being home bound to catch up on your Virtus bulletins. 

Catholic Diocese of Jackson Health Concerns   

 Coronavirus Questions and Answers    

 

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All Masses will be celebrated online until further notice. Recorded and Live Streaming available thru our Catholic Diocese of Jackson Facebook page ‘Roman Catholic Diocese of Jackson’.

You do not have to a Facebook page or create a Facebook Account  to view the live streaming of the Bishop celebrating Mass. http://www.facebook.com/JacksonDiocese/videos/

Daily Mass:            Weekend Mass:

  • 8:00AM Mon.       4:30PM Sat.
  • 6:00PM Tues.       8:00AM Sun.
  • 12:10PM Wed.      10:30AM Sun.
  • 8:00AM Thurs.    11:00AM Sun.
    (Spanish)CLC
  • 12:10PM Fri.         5:00PM Sun.

Saint Thomas Mission Parish

Mass will be at 5:00 pm followed by potluck supper and fellowship. Dates to be announced at a later time. 

Faith Formation for Children Pre-K-12th Grade

Youth Formation Program

(Grades 1st -8th Grade /CYO 7th & 8th Graders ) 

Parent Handbook in English 
Parent Handbook in Spanish

  • Programs held at Shelton Hall (Catholic Life Center)
  • If you have a new child to register, please contact us at Rhanbycpa@comcast.net or you may call us at 842-4881. 

Sundays:  9:15 am – 10:15 am  

  • Catechesis of the Good Shepherd – Kindergarten  www.cgsusa.org (The United States Association of The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd). They have resources for families to enhance their domestic church as well as ideas to assist parents to continue the Faith formation of their children that have participated in the atrium. 
  • Youth Faith Formation – Grades 1 – 6 

Wednesday Evenings:  6:00 PM – 7:00 PM 

  • LifeTeen for grades 9th -12th is held from 6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Youth Faith Formation – Grades 7 – 8  held from  6:00pm- 7:00pm
  • Catholic Youth Organization (CYO)  for grades 7 -8 is held                               from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Wednesday Evenings:  5:00 PM 

  • Parish Dinner is served during CCD/CYO calendar year- All are welcome

1st Communion Sunday

1st Communion

  • Date: April 26, 2020 10:30AM Shelton Hall CLC

Required 1st Communion Retreat    April 18, 2020 from 9:00am-noon to include 1st Reconciliation. please contact Rhonda Hanby Rhanbycpa@comcast.net for further questions.  

Required 1st Communion SPANISH Parent Meeting March 22, 2020 Mary’s Room CLC 9:15AM

Required 1st Communion ENGLISH Parent Meeting March 29, 2020 JP11 Room CLC at 9:15AM 

 

Confirmation Sunday

Confirmation 

  • Date: April 18, 2020 4:30PM Shelton Hall CLC

Letters to the Bishop due March 6,2020 6:00PM

 

Baccalaureate Sunday

Date: May 10, 2020 5:00PM Shelton Hall CLC

Rehearsal at 4:00PM 

Reception to Follow in Shelton Hall

Senior Scholarships 2020

Click on the titles below for scholarship details. Pay close attention to the Deadlines for ALL Scholarship Opportunities

John Paul Frerer Scholarship

    Ladies Club/ Will Owen Scholarship

    LifeTeen

    Wednesdays SheltonHallCLC

    5:00 Dinner

    6:00 -8:00 LifeTeen Program 

    Sacrament General Information

    RECONCILIATION

    Saturday 3:30 – 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 18, 2020 4:30pm  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.

    Faith Formation for Adults

    Adult Faith Formation Offerings

    Sundays:

    • Coffee & Creed, 9:15 am – 10:15 am, Knight’s Building
    • Young Adult Group, 9:15 am – 10:15 am, JPII Room CLC
    • Adult Hispanic Group, 11:)) am, Mary’s room CLC

    Tuesdays:

    • Inquiry/RCIA, 7:00 pm, Tuesday Evenings @ Mary’s room CLC,  contact Roy Jaeger 662-491-3529

    Wednesdays:  

    • Threshold Bible Study, 10:00 am @ Knight’s Building and 6:00 pm, @ CLC Library 

    Thursdays:

    • Centering Prayer Group, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, Knight’s Building

    Other Adult Activities: (See Bulletin for schedule)

     

    • Happy Hearts,  contact Ms. Patricia Zurek 662-321-3622
    • Catholic Book Club, contact Ms. Kris Ivancic 662-791-9643

    Lent, Triduum, Easter, Pentacost 2020

    Reconciliation:

    • Saturdays from 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

    Lent:

    • Breakfast will be served all Sunday’s of Lent from 8:30 am – 10:00 am
    • Stations of the Cross will be held on Fridays following the 12:10PM Mass and BiLingual at 6:00PM
    • Mass will be held all Tuesday’s of Lent at 6:00 pm followed by the the Rosary
    • February 26, Ash Wednesday,
      • English Masses:  8:00 am, 12:10 am, 6:00 pm bilingual
    • April 5th, Palm Sunday,
      • Regular Mass Schedule

    Sacred Paschal Triduum:

    • April 9 th, Holy Thursday,
      • Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 6:00 pm
    • April 10th, Good Friday,
      • Outdoor Stations 1:00 pm followed by communion
      • Veneration of the Lord’s Passion, 6:00 pm
    • April 11th, Holy Saturday,
      • No 4:30 pm Mass
      • Easter Vigil Mass, 8:00 pm

    Easter:

    • April 12st, Easter Sunday,
      • Regular Mass Schedule
    • May 21st, Ascension Sunday,
      • Regular Mass Schedule
    • May 31st , Pentatcost,
      • Regular Mass Schedule
    Advent and Christmas Schedule 2020

     Reconciliation:

    • Saturdays from 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

    Advent:

    Nov. 28, Nov. 29 1st Sunday of Advent  :  Regular Mass  Schedule 

    Grant your faithful, we pray, almighty God, the resolve to run forth to meet your Christ with righteous deeds at his coming, so that, gathered at his right hand, they may be worthy to possess the heavenly Kingdom. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.

    Dec. 5/6 , 2nd Sunday of Advent:  Regular Mass Schedule 

    Keep us alert, we pray, O Lord our God, as we await the advent of Christ your Son, so that, when he comes and knocks, he may find us watchful in prayer and exultant in his praise. Who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.

    Dec.  12/13, 3rd Sunday of Advent (Gaudete Sunday):  Regular Mass Schedule                           

    O God, who through the preaching of Saint Francis Xavier won many peoples to yourself, grant that the hearts of the faithful may burn with the same zeal for the faith and that Holy Church may everywhere rejoice in an abundance of offspring. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.

    Dec. 19/20 4th Sunday of Advent:  Regular Mass Schedule 

    Prepare our hearts, we pray, O Lord our God, by your divine power, so that at the coming of Christ your Son we may be found worthy of the banquet of eternal life and merit to receive heavenly nourishment from his hands. Who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.

    Immaculate Conception:

    Dec. 8th, Tuesday 

    Our Lady of Guadalupe

    Dec. 12th, 

    Christmas Services

    December 24th Christmas Eve  TBA

    Christmas Day Mass  

     

    Dec.  28/29, The Holy Family of  Jesus, Mary,  & Joseph 

    • Regular Mass Schedule

    December 31stMary, the Mother of God (New Year’s Eve) 

    January 1st, New Year’s Day

    January 6th, Epiphany-Three Wise Men

    All Saints Day & All Souls Day 2020

    All Saints Day

    Sunday, November 1st

    • 8:00 AM English
    • 10:30 AMEnglish
    • 11:00 AM Spanish
    • 5:00PM English

     

    Faith Formation for Children Pre-K-12th Grade

    Youth Formation Program

    (Grades 1st -8th Grade /CYO 7th & 8th Graders ) 

    • Programs held at Shelton Hall (Catholic Life Center)
    • If you have a new child to register, please contact us at Rhanbycpa@comcast.net or you may call us at 842-4881. 

    Sundays:  9:15 am – 10:15 am  

    • Catechesis of the Good Shepherd – Kindergarten
    • Youth Faith Formation – Grades 1 – 6 

    Wednesday Evenings:  6:00 PM – 7:00 PM 

    • LifeTeen for grades 9th -12th is held from 6:00pm – 8:00pm
    • Youth Faith Formation – Grades 7 – 8  held from  6:00pm- 7:00pm
    • Catholic Youth Organization (CYO)  for grades 7 -8 is held                               from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

    Wednesday Evenings:  5:00 PM 

    • Parish Dinner is served during CCD/CYO calendar year- All are welcome

    1st Communion Sunday

    1st Communion

    • Date: April 26, 2020 10:30AM Shelton Hall CLC

    Required 1st Communion Retreat    April 18, 2020 from 9:00am-noon to include 1st Reconciliation. please contact Rhonda Hanby Rhanbycpa@comcast.net for further questions.  

    Required 1st Communion SPANISH Parent Meeting March 22, 2020 Mary’s Room CLC 9:15AM

    Required 1st Communion ENGLISH Parent Meeting March 29, 2020 JP11 Room CLC at 9:15AM 

     

    Confirmation Sunday

    Confirmation 

    • Date: April 18, 2020 4:30PM Shelton Hall CLC

    Letters to the Bishop due March 6,2020 6:00PM

     

    Baccalaureate Sunday

    Date: May 10, 2020 5:00PM Shelton Hall CLC

    Rehearsal at 4:00PM 

    Reception to Follow in Shelton Hall

    Senior Scholarships 2020

    Click on the titles below for scholarship details. Pay close attention to the Deadlines for ALL Scholarship Opportunities

    John Paul Frerer Scholarship

      Ladies Club/ Will Owen Scholarship

      LifeTeen

      Wednesdays SheltonHallCLC

      5:00 Dinner

      6:00 -8:00 LifeTeen Program 

      Sacrament General Information

      RECONCILIATION

      Saturday 3:30 – 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 18, 2020 4:30pm  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.

      Faith Formation for Adults

      Adult Faith Formation Offerings

      Sundays:

      • Coffee & Creed, 9:15 am – 10:15 am, Knight’s Building
      • Young Adult Group, 9:15 am – 10:15 am, JPII Room CLC
      • Adult Hispanic Group, 11:)) am, Mary’s room CLC

      Tuesdays:

      • Inquiry/RCIA, 7:00 pm, Tuesday Evenings @ Mary’s room CLC,  contact Roy Jaeger 662-491-3529

      Wednesdays:  

      • Threshold Bible Study, 10:00 am @ Knight’s Building and 6:00 pm, @ CLC Library 

      Thursdays:

      • Centering Prayer Group, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, Knight’s Building

      Other Adult Activities: (See Bulletin for schedule)

       

      • Happy Hearts,  contact Ms. Patricia Zurek 662-321-3622
      • Catholic Book Club, contact Ms. Kris Ivancic 662-791-9643

      Lent, Triduum, Easter, Pentacost 2020

      Reconciliation:

      • Saturdays from 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

      Lent:

      • Breakfast will be served all Sunday’s of Lent from 8:30 am – 10:00 am
      • Stations of the Cross will be held on Fridays following the 12:10PM Mass and BiLingual at 6:00PM
      • Mass will be held all Tuesday’s of Lent at 6:00 pm followed by the the Rosary
      • February 26, Ash Wednesday,
        • English Masses:  8:00 am, 12:10 am, 6:00 pm bilingual
      • April 5th, Palm Sunday,
        • Regular Mass Schedule

      Sacred Paschal Triduum:

      • April 9 th, Holy Thursday,
        • Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 6:00 pm
      • April 10th, Good Friday,
        • Outdoor Stations 1:00 pm followed by communion
        • Veneration of the Lord’s Passion, 6:00 pm
      • April 11th, Holy Saturday,
        • No 4:30 pm Mass
        • Easter Vigil Mass, 8:00 pm

      Easter:

      • April 12st, Easter Sunday,
        • Regular Mass Schedule
      • May 21st, Ascension Sunday,
        • Regular Mass Schedule
      • May 31st , Pentatcost,
        • Regular Mass Schedule
      Advent and Christmas Schedule 2020

       Reconciliation:

      • Saturdays from 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

      Advent:

      Nov. 28, Nov. 29 1st Sunday of Advent  :  Regular Mass  Schedule 

      Grant your faithful, we pray, almighty God, the resolve to run forth to meet your Christ with righteous deeds at his coming, so that, gathered at his right hand, they may be worthy to possess the heavenly Kingdom. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.

      Dec. 5/6 , 2nd Sunday of Advent:  Regular Mass Schedule 

      Keep us alert, we pray, O Lord our God, as we await the advent of Christ your Son, so that, when he comes and knocks, he may find us watchful in prayer and exultant in his praise. Who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.

      Dec.  12/13, 3rd Sunday of Advent (Gaudete Sunday):  Regular Mass Schedule                           

      O God, who through the preaching of Saint Francis Xavier won many peoples to yourself, grant that the hearts of the faithful may burn with the same zeal for the faith and that Holy Church may everywhere rejoice in an abundance of offspring. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.

      Dec. 19/20 4th Sunday of Advent:  Regular Mass Schedule 

      Prepare our hearts, we pray, O Lord our God, by your divine power, so that at the coming of Christ your Son we may be found worthy of the banquet of eternal life and merit to receive heavenly nourishment from his hands. Who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.

      Immaculate Conception:

      Dec. 8th, Tuesday 

      Our Lady of Guadalupe

      Dec. 12th, 

      Christmas Services

      December 24th Christmas Eve  TBA

      Christmas Day Mass  

       

      Dec.  28/29, The Holy Family of  Jesus, Mary,  & Joseph 

      • Regular Mass Schedule

      December 31stMary, the Mother of God (New Year’s Eve) 

      January 1st, New Year’s Day

      January 6th, Epiphany-Three Wise Men

      All Saints Day & All Souls Day 2020

      All Saints Day

      Sunday, November 1st

      • 8:00 AM English
      • 10:30 AMEnglish
      • 11:00 AM Spanish
      • 5:00PM English

       

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