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  • 20.12.14
    What is the Parish Pastoral Council?  Prior to 1999 parishes in our diocese functioned with a group of men and women, elected by the parish members under the heading of Parish Council.  There were four major committees that assisted the Pastor in managing the day-to-day tasks of running a parish.In the year 2000, the Bishop asked all the parishes to adopt a new model of operation call...
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  • 03.03.12
    We are excited to inform you that we now offer Online Giving! As a church that seeks to serve, we wanted to provide you the convenience of being able to give the way you want, whenever you want. Online Giving offers you the opportunity to make secure, automatic contributions from your bank [or credit card] account to our church.As we begin this new program, you may notice your neighbors placin...
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  • 02.08.11
      Please join the Saturday morning Men’s Bible Study in a journey through the history of the Catholic Church. Learn about the major people, places and events of two thousand years of church history. A DVD by Professor Steve Weidenkopf will be used, followed by a discussion of the material presented. Join us every Saturday morning at 7:30am in Meeting Room #1.  ...
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Home Home From the Pastor's Desk The Sacred Triduum
The Sacred Triduum
Lent ends at sunset on Wednesday, March 31. We then begin the Triduum, a word meaning “3 days in one.” The liturgies celebrate the most profound mysteries of the death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ.
 
On Thursday, the only Mass celebrated in the Diocese is in St. Paul Cathedral where the bishop gathers with all his priests. All the ordained renew their commitment of service and the oils used during the year are blessed. Every parish sends representatives to the Chrism Mass to receive the oils. We are looking for anyone from the parish who would like to represent St. James. If you would like to do this, please call the rectory at (412)741-6650, extension 310 to let us know.
 
These oils will be brought forward at the evening Mass of the Lord’s Last Supper at our parish. During this mass we also wash feet in obedience to Christ’s command to follow his example. All parishioner’s are invited to fully participate in that ceremony by having their feet washed.