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

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

Crossing the Red Sea: An Interfaith Passover Celebration
Wednesday, April 8th

On Wednesday April 8 at 6:00 pm, please join us for a very special evening. Father Bob and Rabbi Aaron Benson from North Shore Jewish Center invite family and friends from both communities to ‘Crossing the Red Sea: An Interfaith Passover Celebration.’ Make this Passover and Easter holiday season a time of understanding and new friendships! The event will take place at NSJC, 385 Old Town Road, Port Jefferson Station, NY, and will include:

Don’t miss this chance to celebrate with old friends and make some new ones, too!

Suggested donation is $13 per adult, $7 per child over 6 (children under 6 are free), or $40 per family.  Also, please bring one new, unwrapped toy or book as a donation for Birthday Wishes. Please RSVP to Isabel Smith by Wednesday, April 1 at or 818-922-5520.  Checks should be made out to North Shore Jewish Center, and sent to NSJC: Interfaith Passover, 385 Old Town Road, Port Jefferson Station, NY, 11776; alternatively, payment can be made at the door (but please remember all RSVPs MUST be received by April 1). 

Spring Bereavement Support Group – April & May

Spring Bereavement Support Group now forming at St. James Parish.

The St. James Parish Bereavement Ministry will offer a free 8-week peer support group for adults struggling to cope with the death of a loved one. Registration is required for this group, which will begin on Thursday, April 16, 2015. For additional information and to register, please call 941-4141, ext. 341.

Please note that in order to participate in this group, the loss must have occurred prior to January 16, 2015.

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.