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Mass Schedule Reminder

EucharistMass Schedule Reminder: On Saturday, September 12th there will be no Masses held at St. James due to the Eucharistic Congress.

The Eucharistic Congress will be taking place in uptown Charlotte at the Charlotte Convention Center. Visit for more information and schedules on speakers, events and the procession of the Holy Eucharist through Uptown Charlotte.

Our Mother of Perpetual Help

OurLadyOfPerpetualHelpOur Mother of Perpetual Help
150 years, “Make Her Known”
1866 – 2016
In 1798, French troops occupied Rome. General Massena, the governor, decided that Rome had too many churches. Undoubtedly, he had his eyes on the valuable property which they occupied.

First Friday Mass & Luncheon

LunchThe First Friday Mass for September will be at 11:00am on Friday, September 4th. Immediately following the Mass, the Women’s Guild will host a Soup & Sandwich Luncheon in Geiger Hall. Don’t miss out on your faith and fellowship. Please Plan to attend.

Catechists Day of Reflection

Catholic Singles Conference

CatholicSinglesJoin hundreds of single Catholics of all ages in Atlanta, Georgia at the National Catholic Singles Conference, October 23-25, 2015 held at the Hilton Atlanta Northeast. The weekend includes talks by dynamic speakers, music, social events, prayer, food, fellowship, Mass with Archbishop Gregory and more! Early-bird registration through August 25th. Please do not wait to long to register as space is limited. For more information and to register visit or call 888-267-8885x4.

Catherine’s House

CatherinesHouseSeptember 19-20, Dot Reilly, an Associate of the Sisters of Mercy, will be making a brief presentation and asking for your support for Catherine’s House twelfth annual car raffle. As in the past, they will be raffling an automobile, a new 2015 Honda Civic LX. Your gospel response to feed the hungry and shelter the homeless over the past  years has been a blessing for the women and children who come through our program. Once again, I am asking for your support. We will be selling tickets after all the Masses in Geiger Hall. Tickets are $5.00 each or six for $25.00. Thank you in advance for supporting our children and mothers.

Catholic Campus Ministry

CampusMinistryAre you a college student? the parent of a college student? There are Catholic Campus Ministry programs at over ten colleges in our diocese. Check out to see what’s available. Feel free to contact Sister Eileen Spanier, GNSH, the campus minister for the Charlotte Area, with any questions: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (704)-717-7104). Have a great fall semester.

Faith Formation Open House

OpenHousePK – 5th Children’s Faith Formation

Sunday Classes: Sunday, September 13th at 8:30 am
Wednesday Classes: Wednesday, September 16th at 6:15pm

Edge Middle School
Sunday Classes: Sunday, September 13th at 6:15pm in Geiger Hall
Wednesday Classes: Wednesday, September 16th at 6:10pm in Gill Hall