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DUCnALTUMAttention rising high school freshman through college age people! Do you know where your life is going? The Lord Jesus has a great plan for you! You are invited to attend Quo Vadis Days / Duc In Altum 2016 to spend time with other young Catholic people your age looking at the Lord’s call in your life while having fun.

QVD/DIA is led by priests, religious women, seminarians and laity of the diocese and is supported by the diocesan Office of Vocations.

Quo Vadis Days 2016 will be held from June 13 to June 17, 2016 at Belmont Abbey College in Belmont. Duc In Altum will be held from June 27 to July 1, 2016 at Belmont Abbey College in Belmont.

The cost of the camp is $150.00 per person. Assistance is avalable. If you are interested, please visit our website or contact Father Gober, Director of Vocations at (704)370-3327callMe

Totus Tuus

totus tuusTotus Tuus returns to St. James during the month of July.

Rising grades 1-6, July 18-22 9AM - 2PM
Rising grades 7-12, July 17-21 7PM - 9PM

Registration forms will be available in the vestibule and parish office beginning May 2.

Summer of Mercy

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Protect Yourself

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Eucharistic Adoration

AdorationAdoration of the Blessed Sacrament will be moving from Fridays to Mondays beginning on June 6th.
Adoration time will be 9:00am until 7:00pm with benediction starting prior to 7:00pm due to the Novena Mass.

Christmas in July

St. James is supporting an organization in need through our Christmas in July campaign.  Please help us support the Salvation Army Night Shelter.  Here is how you can help:- Look for the Christmas tree in the vestibule starting July 2nd.  Take an ornament and purchase the item listed on it.  Return the item with the ornament attached, to the tree by July 31st.  Thank you for helping us make a difference for those in need!

Faith Formation Drive

FaithFormationRegFaith Formation registration is open!

Please register as soon as possible, class sizes are limited and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. Registration fees increase on August 1st, so don’t delay! If you have any questions, contact Angie Harness for PreK—5th grade or Elise Speed for Middle School and EDGE programs.

Bible Study

littleRockScriptureStudySt. James Wednesday Morning Bible Study is starting up again!  We will meet Wednesdays from 9:30—11:00 am in the large classroom of the Geiger hall building.  We will study the St Paul Letters from Prison (Philippians, Colossians and Ephesians).  We will follow the Little Rock Scripture Study Guide whose emphasis is on “trying to discover how God may be challenging the reader throughout the passages.”   No experience is necessary. For more information or registration for class, please contact Helen Hunt (704-455-1531)callMe, Magdalena Lara (980-621 1005)callMe, or Ann Shelton (704-795-1860)callMe.