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St. James the Greater Church

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

          

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Announcements

Diocesan-Wide Synod Listening Sessions

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Playground Closed for Two Weeks

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Winter Schedule 2024

See the save-the-date image below for dates of activities in January-March:

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

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION

Please email our Adoration Ministry Coordinator, Sharon Wheaton to sign up to be a committed adorer or a substitute adorer at [email protected]

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

RECONCILIATION

Saturday: 3:00pm to 4:45pm
Wednesday: 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Monday-Friday: 6:30am
1st Thursday: 11:30am
Or by Appointment. Please call the Parish Office at 304-725-5558.

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

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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

03-01-24 – Bishop Brennan’s Pastoral Letter on Politics and How Catholics Can Respond

“What has Athens to do with Jerusalem?” In the ancient Mediterranean world this question was posed to highlight the relationship between reason or philosophy, symbolized by Athens, renowned for its philosophical traditions, and religious faith, symbolized by Jerusalem, sacred to Judaism and Christianity (and now to Islam). In our present American context Athens and Jerusalem [...]

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02-26-24 – Bishop Mark Brennan has made public the following appointment:

Father Anthony Thurston is appointed as temporary administrator of St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Weirton and Sacred Heart of Mary Parish in Weirton, effective February 18, 2024. This appointment is in addition to his current responsibilities as parochial vicar of these same parishes. His place of residence will remain the same.

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01-26-24 – Bishop Mark Brennan has made public the following appointments:

Father Arul Anthony is appointed pastor of Epiphany of Our Lord Parish in Moorefield, St. Mary Parish in Petersburg, and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Franklin with residence at the parish rectory in Moorefield, effective February 1, 2024. Father L.J. Asantha Jude Perera, T.O.R., is appointed priest in residence at St. Anthony Parish in [...]

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