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St. James the Greater Church

 49 Crosswinds Dr. Charles Town, WV 25414     304-725-5558

          

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Announcements

Daily Rosary in Fatima Garden during May

We will again be praying to Rosary in the Fatima Garden every day in ... Read More »

George and Grace Hagene Strength and Grace in Education Scholarship - Due 5/15

High School seniors!! The scholarship application deadline has been EXTENDED!   The deadline for ... Read More »

Summer Camps 2024

Click here for information about and to register for Summer Camps 2024!

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

MASS SCHEDULE

Weekend Mass
Saturday:
8:00am (Daily Mass), 5:00pm (Vigil Mass)
Sunday: 8:00am, 11:00am, 1:30pm (ES), 6:00pm

Sunday at St. Peter's: 9:30am

Weekday Mass
Monday-Friday: 7:00am

Wednesday: 7:00pm
Tuesday & Thursday: 12:05pm
Saturday: 8:00am

Holy Days of Obligation
7:00am, 12:00 Noon, 7:00pm
(Except 12/25 & 1/1)

Weekday Mass on Holidays
See regular Mass schedule

CONFESSION SCHEDULE

Saturday: 3:00pm to 4:45pm
Wednesday: 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Monday-Friday: 6:30am
Thursdays: 11:30am
Or by Appointment. Please call the Parish Office at 304-725-5558.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION

Please email our Adoration Ministry Coordinator, Sharon Wheaton to sign up to be a committed adorer or a substitute adorer at adoration@stjameswv.org

Adoration Chapel
Daily 24 Hours

Holy Hour in the Main Church
Devotions, Evening Prayer, and Benediction
Wednesday: 6:00pm

FIRST FRIDAY & FIRST SATURDAY DEVOTIONS

First Friday Mass is celebrated in Spanish at 7:00pm
First Saturday Mass is celebrated in English at 8:00am

Parish Calendar

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PARISH HOURS

OFFICE HOURS

Monday-Friday: 9:00am - 12:00pm, 1:00pm - 5:00pm

ST. ZITA CUPBOARD HOURS

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday: Closed except before and after Masses

Thank you for supporting Saint Zita's Cupboard!

OUR MISSION

At St. James we put our faith into action; we are committed to promoting vocations; we are prolife & pro-family; we support life-long faith formation; we are faithful to the liturgy of the Church; and we offer hundreds of opportunities every year to grow in faith and mercy.

Whether you just joined the parish or have been here for years, we ask all parishioners to be active members of our faith community.


Our Clergy


DIOCESAN INFORMATION

DIOCESAN LINKS

    

    

    

Diocesan News

05-21-24 – Diocese Announces New Measures to Enhance Child Protection Program

As part of his ongoing commitment to the protection of young people in our Diocese, Bishop Mark Brennan released the attached letter to all priests, parish staff, school staff and volunteers to announce additional measures to enhance the Child Protection program. The letter details new requirements for all those who work and volunteer in [...]

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5-10-2024 – Bishop Mark Brennan’s Pastoral Letter on Gender Transition

May 10, 2024  Gender Transition  One of the most contentious issues in American public life today is the debate over the possibility of transitioning from one sex or gender to another. Also referred to as transgender therapy, it can range from simply presenting oneself as the sex that does not correspond with one’s body, changing [...]

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5-9-2024 – Bishop Mark Brennan has made public the following appointments:

Very Rev. J. Stephen Vallelonga, V.F., is appointed pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Berkeley Springs with residence at the parish rectory, effective June 19, 2024. Msgr. Kevin M. Quirk, J.C.D., is appointed pastor of St. Charles Borromeo Parish in White Sulphur Springs, St. Catherine of Siena Parish in Ronceverte, St. Louis King [...]

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