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THANK YOU from Deacon Peter!

Deacon Peter and the Kairos Prison Ministry Team Thanks You…….. for the 450 dozen cookies prepared for the Spring Kairos Weekend at Donovan State Prison.  We had a record number of inmates participating in the retreat, so your efforts were greatly appreciated.  Thanks for ensuring that all were filled, not only with the Holy Spirit, but also […]

Mission Circle UPDATE!

Mission Circle People Helping People In Need Pick Up Items For those in need, Mission Circle collects furniture and household items to give to neighbors who are struggling to set up a household. Many are homeless and have finally found a place to live. We need a few “strong arm” volunteers for about 2 hours […]

ENCOUNTER LENT: Daily Prayer, Weekly Fasting, Almsgiving

ENCOUNTER LENT:   Daily Prayer, Weekly Fasting, Almsgiving That Changes Lives This Lent our community will participate in CRS Rice Bowl, a faith‐in‐action program that offers daily   opportunities for our parish family to engage in the spiritual pillars of Lent:  prayer, fasting and almsgiving.   And it’s an opportunity for our parish and school to come together as a […]

MISSION CIRCLE THANKS YOU!

All our holiday events were a big success thanks to the generosity of this parish! The gifts you donated for the Christmas party at the Casa Eudes Girls Home brought joy to a lot of little girls. We were also able to give 1300 migrant kids new shoes and socks at the Epiphany Celebration thanks […]

Family Mental Illness Support Group

 “And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus”  (Philippians 4:7). St. James Prayer Support Group for Families of persons with mental illness. A prayer support group is an important resource for family and friends of a loved one afflicted with a brain disorder (mental […]

Medical Aid needed for Madre Josefina

The Madre at Casa Eudes, the girls’ home in Tijuana that we support, has an aggressive form of cancer. Mission Circle is trying to raise money to pay for her chemo treatments. This compassionate woman who has dedicated her life to helping “at risk” children, is now in need of help herself. If your life […]

St. James Prayer Ministry

St. James Prayer Ministry Ministers, trained, caring and confidential, are available to pray: All Sundays ‐‐ After the 9am Mass First Mondays ‐‐ 9‐10am Second Tuesdays ‐‐ 7‐8:15pm (worship & prayer) Third Saturdays ‐‐ After the 5pm Mass

Book Donations Needed for St. James Academy’s BOOK SALE

Please donate your Gently Used Books for the St. James Academy book sale that will be held on December 8‐9, 2016. Donated books can be dropped off in the SJA front lobby between 8:00 am ‐  2:45 pm Monday ‐ Friday.  Book donations will be excepted now though December 2.  Books must be in decent shape.  Hardbacks, paperbacks, children through adults books, […]