Parish Mission Statement:
In faith we come together to celebrate the Eucharist as a Parish Family;
and as a Catholic community of faith,
we are sent to be Christ
to the world around us.
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Be doers of the word not hearers only...
–Letter of James 1:22

Upcoming Events

Rosary Altar Society Meeting – Tuesday, March 3rd

Our Rosary Altar Society meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 3rd. We will have the recitation of the Rosary in Church after the 12 noon Mass followed by a meeting, refreshments, and a representative from St. Charles Catholic Health Services. The speaker will explain the services provided at St. Charles Hospital and have information on other facilities of Long Island Catholic Health Services. All members of the parish are invited. For information, call Carol McGeever at (631) 642-9010.

Coat Drive – February 1st through March 8th

The youth program of St. James Parish is holding its annual coat drive to benefit Our Daily Bread guests from February 1st to March 8th. Please donate your gently used, clean coats, jackets, hats and gloves to this effort. Collection boxes can be found at each of the entrances of the church and the Parish Center. Any youth, grades 9 to 12, interested in joining our volunteer group, call or text Lu at (631) 398-0417.

Lenten & Easter Events

Please take a look at the schedule of events that will be taking place during the Easter season in our parish. As you will see, there will be many events of a spiritual nature to help us grow in our Christian faith and as a parish community.

Lenten Events

The Easter Triduum

Easter Events

Blood Drive – Thursday, March 12th

The next Parish Blood Drive sponsored by the Knights of Columbus will be held on Thursday, March 12th from 3:00 pm till 8:30 pm in the Parish Center. With the current critical shortage we need new volunteers to donate. If you should need any additional information, please don’t hesitate to contact John Dahl at (631) 474-1937 on evenings and weekends or through email at

Movie Matinee – Sunday, March 22nd

On Sunday, March 22nd at 1:00 pm in room 101 of the Parish Center come see Which Way Home, a documentary that follows migrant children as they travel over 1000 miles to the American border. The movie was a 2010 Academy Award Nominee and shows the personal side of immigration through the eyes of children. The movie is in Spanish with English subtitles. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided. If you have questions, contact Jeanine Morelli at 631-246-9630. After the movie, Tom Hayes will give us an update on immigration reform.

Eucharistic Minister Training – April & May

We are always in need of Eucharistic Ministers to help serve at our weekend liturgies. It seems that we have many hands but in fact, we are often serving more than once or twice a month. Please consider joining us by contacting Kathy Brown at or (631) 828-5264. You must register for the required training session(s) offered by the Diocese. These sessions are only offered twice a year so don’t miss the opportunity!

The training dates are: April 18th, April 25th, and May 6th. Mark your calendar!

St. James Golf Classic – Monday, May 4th

The annual St. James Golf Classic will once again be held at St. George's Country Club on May 4th. Contact Chris McKeever: (631) 375-7407 or or Chris Fletcher: (631) 487-2434 or for information or to reserve.