Welcome to the home page of St. James Roman Catholic Church of Setauket, New York! This site provides up-to-date information about our parish, including Mass schedules, calendars of events, ministry information, and the latest bulletin.

News (Updated April 15th with any new items in red)

  • Church Renovations Over! The renovations to the church building have been completed! Masses have resumed in the church at the regular times. Please have a look at the gallery of photos of our newly-renovated church!

  • The Easter Triduum:
    • Holy Thursday, April 17th: Morning Prayer at 8:00 am. The Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 8:00 pm, followed by prayer before the Blessed Sacrament until Midnight.
    • Good Friday, April 18th: Morning Prayer at 8:00 am. Youth Group Stations of the Cross at 12 Noon; The Celebration of the Lord’s Passion at 3:00 pm; Evening Prayer and Veneration of the Cross at 8:00 pm.
    • Holy Saturday, April 19th: Morning Prayer at 8:00 am. The Great Easter Vigil at 8:00 pm.
    • Easter Sunday, April 20th: Mass at West Meadow Beach at 5:30 am; Masses at 8:00, 9:30 and 11:30 am in the church and at 9:45 and 11:45 am in the parish center.
  • Movie Nights: Please join us to view two movies about Pope John XXIII and Blessed John Paul II as we celebrate their upcoming canonization. The first movie, John XXIII - The Pope of Peace, will be shown in two parts. Part one will be Monday, April 21 and part two will be Tuesday, April 22 and stars Ed Asner and tells the story from his youth to his papacy. On April 29th, the documentary Ocean of Mercy examines the lives of three Polish saints St. Faustina, St. Maximillian Kolbe, and the soon-to-be St. John Paul II. Admission is free. Location and time: room 101 in the parish center at 7:30pm. Contact Jeanine Morelli if you have questions at 631-356-304 or j3pmore@optonline.net
  • Lent and Easter Events. Please take a look at the schedule of events that will be taking place during the seasons of Lent and Easter 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.
  • Rosary Altar Society Meeting. Tuesday, May 6th: Recitation of the Rosary 12:00 pm in the church. Meeting and light luncheon to follow. Speaker: Mary Ann Donovan On the Journeys of Mary, part 3.
  • College Coffeehouse Night. All college-age students are invited to an open mic/coffeehouse night in the parish center room 101 on Saturday, May 21, at 8:00 pm. Come to perform or enjoy the show! Admission is free and refreshments will be provided. Any musicians, artists, poets, comedians, or philosophers who are interested in performing, please contact Jeanine Morelli at 631-356-3045 (text) or j3pmore@optonline.net

  • Monthly Rosary Walk. First Saturday of every month (weather permitting) Remaining dates for 2014: 5/3, 6/7, 7/5, 8/2, 9/6, 10/4, 11/1 & 12/6. Meet by the tabernacle after the 8:00 am Mass. Honor Mary on this special day of reparation by joining your fellow parishioners in prayer, song and exercise! Wear comfortable clothing and shoes and be prepared to walk at least 2 miles.
  • Annual 5K Run/Walk. Saturday, June 7th at 9:00 a.m. (rain or shine!) Race packet pick-up will take place in the church parking lot from 7:30 - 8:45 a.m. Please donate a non-perishable item (toiletries greatly appreciated) for the Soup Kitchen. Delicious post-race breakfast and awards ceremony will be held in the parish center immediately following the race. Please see the Registration Form for more details.