Daily Mass:

8:00 AM Monday

6:00 PM Tuesday

12:10  PM Wednesday

8:00 AM Thursday

12:10 PM Friday

Weekend Mass:

4:30 PM Saturday (English Mass

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

1:00 PM Sunday (Spanish Mass)

5:00 PM Sunday (English Mass)

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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.

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 except No 5 pm Mass

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

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

Saint Thomas Mission Parish

612 County Road 683
Saltillo, MS 38866

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

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.
  • Wednesday Dinner at 5:00 PM is open to all

Sundays:  9:15 am – 10:15 am 

  • Catecheis of the Good Shepard – 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

Youth Faith Formation (CCD) Forms

2018 Religious Education Parent Letter

Religious Education Registration Form


Adult Faith Formation

Adult Faith Formation opportunities-please see the bulletin for more information.

Inquiry/RCIA–Tuesday Evenings

Adult Education–Tuesday Evenings

Coffee & Creed–Sunday mornings between the masses

Catholic Book Club–Wednesday mornings & evenings

Small Faith Study Groups–various (see the bulletin)