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Keep Christ in Christmas Poster

ChristinChristmasThe St. James Council of the Knights of Columbus invites all boys and girls from ages 5 to 14 to participate in the “Keep Christ in Christmas” poster contest. There will be 6 first place awards and winning entries will advance to the district, state and national levels. Posters must be submitted by December 15th.
By engaging the creative talents and imaginations of our young people, we hope they will come to a deeper understanding of the true, spiritual meaning of Christmas.
For contest rules and entry form, please email Charles Anzalone at
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RCIA Rite of Acceptance

RCIA1Please pray for our RCIA catechumens and candidates as they participate in the upcoming Rite of Acceptance to be held Sunday, November 16th, 2014 at the 11:30 am mass. During this rite, they will accept the offer to move forward in faith and to continue their formation in preparing to receive their sacraments at the Easter Vigil in April, 2015. Our adult catechumens and candidates moving forward on the journey are: Rachel Armer, David Chubb, Niclole Gray, Randy Gray, Kathy Klutz, Peggy Johnson, Virginia Odom and Jaclyn Valino. Our middle school young people are: Aleah Lykins, Ariel Whitley and Kyle Lilly and our young people are: Faith and Andrew Gray and Andrew and Matthew Lopez. We wish them continued blessings and we ask our parish family to support them through continued prayer.

Confirmation Class of 2015

Those who will be confirmed in Fall of 2015 (next year), the Rite of Enrollment will be Sun-day, November 2, 5 p.m. Teen Mass. This is for both the candidate and parent to at-tend. Please be lined up in the vestibule by 4:40 p.m. Reserved seating will be available. You will process in with the celebrant. Don’t forget to bring your Rite of Enrollment Covenant. If you have any questions, please contact Kelli Olszewski.

Tamale Festival

The Tamale Festival is November 1 from 9:00am to 4:00pm in the Parish Hall. This event is sponsored by our Hispanic Ministry

Daylight Savings Time Ends

 clocksDaylight Savings ends on Sunday, November 2nd at 2:00 am.  Set your clocks back one hour and don't forget to change your batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

Welcome Rev. Curtis Kiddy

KiddyThe Redemptorist Community of Saint James the Greater welcomes the Rev. Curtis Kiddy to our parish.
Father Kiddy is a priest of the Archdiocese of Miami who is considering the possibility of entering into the Redemptorist Congregation.
We pray that Father Kiddy’s stay with us will be both pleasant and fruitful.

Annual Children's Christmas Play

CPlaySt. James Annual Children’s Christmas Play is looking for you! If your child is interested in participating in the play, "A Starry Night", please contact Mike Boteilho at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Knights of Columbus Poker Night


The Knights of ColumbusPoker Night is Saturday, November 1st, at 6:30 pm in Gill Hall. Join the Knights for an evening of cards and fellowship. Refreshments will be available. Parishioners and friends over 21, join the Knights for an evening of cards, food, and fellowship. Games take place the 1st Saturday of the month.