Saint James the Greater Parish

 Daily Mass:                Weekend Mass:

 8:00 AM Monday                     4:30 PM Saturday (English Mass)

 6:00 PM Tuesday                    8:00 AM and 10:30 AM Sunday (English Mass)

 12:10  PM Wednesday          11:00 AM Sunday (Spanish Mass) in C.L.C.

 8:00 AM Thursday                  5:00 PM Sunday (English Mass)

 12:10 PM Friday 

Saint Thomas Mission Parish

There is not a weekly or scheduled Mass at this location. Masses and Special Events will be announced. 

April – July 2018 schedule:

  • April 21st, 12:30 p.m.  potluck lunch  followed by Easter festivities
  • April 28th, 5 p.m. mass  followed by potluck dinner
  • May 19th, 5 p.m. mass  followed by potluck dinner
  • June 16th, 5 p.m. mass  followed by potluck dinner
  • July 21st, 5 p.m. mass  followed by potluck dinner

Keep Up-To-Date on Parish News

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Liturgical Seasons &

Sacramental Celebration Information

Sacrament General Information


Saturday 3:30 – 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.

First Communion, Confirmation & Baccalaureate Sunday 2019

First Holy Communion

  • Sunday, April 28th @ 10:30 Mass


  • Saturday, May 4th @ 4:30 Mass

Baccalaureate Sunday

  • Sunday, May 5th @ 10:30 Mass
Lent, Triduum, Easter, Pentacost 2019


  • Saturdays from 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
  • March 21st, Reconciliation 4 pm – 7 pm. Three (3) Priests will be available
  • April 10th:  4 pm – 6 pm followed by Mass @ 6 pm, Supper @ 6:30 pm, and Adoration @ 7 pm. 


  • 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 at noon
  • Mass will be held all Tuesday’s of Lent at 6:00 pm followed by the the Rosary
  • March 6th, Ash Wednesday, 
    • English Masses:  8:00 am, 12:10 am, 6:00 pm 
    • Spanish Mass: 7:30 pm in CLC Shelton Hall
  • April 14th, Palm Sunday,
    • Regular Mass Schedule

Sacred Paschal Triduum:

  • April 18th, Holy Thursday,
    • Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 6:00 pm
  • April 19th, Good Friday,
    • Outdoor Stations 1:00 pm followed by communion
    • Veneration of the Lord’s Passion, 6:00 pm
  • April 20th, Holy Saturday,
    • No 4:30 pm Mass
    • Easter Vigil Mass, 8:00 pm


  • April 21st, Easter Sunday,
    • Regular Mass Schedule
  • June 2nd, Ascension Sunday,
    • Regular Mass Schedule
  • June 9th, Pentatcost,
    • Regular Mass Schedule
All Saints Day & All Souls Day 2018
All Saints Day

Thursday, November 1st
12:10 PM English
6:00 PM English
7:30 PM Spanish

Please note:  8:00 AM daily Mass will not be celebrated on November 1st.

All Souls Day:

Friday, November 2nd
St. James, Tupelo:  12:10 Mass in English
St. Thomas, Saltillo:  5:00 PM Mass followed by the Blessing of the Graves at St. Thomas cemetery.

Advent and Christmas Schedule 2018



  • Saturdays from 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Sundays during Advent, 3:30 – 4:30 pom


Dec.  1st/2nd1st Sunday of Advent  :  Regular Mass  Schedule 

Dec. 5th, Traceway Retirement  Community Advent Party  hosted by LifeTeen.

Dec. 8th/ 9th , 2nd Sunday of Advent:  Regular Mass Schedule 

Dec.  15th/16th, 3rd Sunday of Advent (Gaudete Sunday):  Regular Mass Schedule                                                 

Dec.  22nd/23rd, 4th Sunday of Advent:  Regular Mass Schedule 

Immaculate Conception:

Dec. 7th, Friday, Vigil Mass, 6:00 pm English
Dec. 8th, Saturday, 9:00 am Spanish

Our Lady of Guadalupe

Dec. 12th,  Shelton Hall CLC

  • Procession 5:30 pm, Mass 6:00 pm

Christmas Services

December 24th, Christmas Eve

  • Children’s Mass, 4:30 pm music, 5:00 pm Mass
  • Spanish Mass 7:00 pm
  • Midnight Mass, 11:30 pm Caroling, 12:00 am Mass

December 25th, Christmas Day

  • Morning Mass, 9:00 am

Dec.  29th/30th, The Holy Family of  Jesus, Mary,  & Joseph 

  • Regular Mass Schedule except no 5 pm Mass.

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

  • Vigil Mass, 4:30 pm
  • Spanish Mass, 7:00 pm

January 1st, New Year’s Day

  • Morning Mass 9:00 am (English)

January 6th, Epiphany-Three Wise Men

  • Regular Mass Schedule
  • Parish Pot luck lunch 2:00 pm

Faith Formation Programs

Youth Formation Program (CCD/CYO)

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

  • Youth Faith Formation – Grades 7 – 12
  • Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) for grades 7 – 12 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!

Youth Faith Formation (CCD) Forms

2018 Religious Education Parent Letter

Religious Education Registration Form 

Youth Spring 2019 Activity Schedule

Youth Faith Formation Calendar 2019-2020

Adult Faith Formation Offerings


  • 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


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


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


  • 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
  • Annual Ladies Prayer Journey–Canceled, new date TBD
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