Welcome to St. James Catholic Church

 Church.... it is not a building. 

It is the heart, mind and spirit of each one of us. 

 WE are the church -

the caretakers and stewards of God's beautiful creation.


Bienvenido a la Iglesia Catolica Santiago
Iglesia ... no es un edificio.
Es el corazón, la mente y el espíritu de cada uno de nosotros.
NOSOTROS somos la iglesia -
los cuidadores y mayordomos de la bella creación de Dios.



Staff/Personal de la Parroquia

Office Hours/ Horarios de Oficina

Tuesday through Friday
Martes a Viernes

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sunday/ Domingo
12:30-1:00 pm
2:15 pm-2:45 pm




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Mass Times/ Horarios de Misa

Weekday Mass/Misa Diaria:

Monday/Lunes ~ upon request (a solicitud)

Tuesday/Martes ~ 6:00 pm bilingual(bilingue) 

Wednesday/Miercoles ~ 9:30 am at St. James School(escuela) and 12 Noon Church(Medio dia en la iglesia)

Thursday/Jueves ~ 8:00 am

Friday/Viernes ~  12:00 Noon(Medio dia)

Weekend Mass/Misa Fin de Semana:

Saturday/Sabado ~ 4:00 pm Vigil

Sunday/Domingo ~ 8:00 am, 10:30 am, and 1:00 pm spanish(espanol)


Saturday/Sabado 3:00 to 3:45 pm

Sunday/Domingo 11:30 am until 12:45 pm

For any other times please call Fr. Jose to make an appointment.

Si usted quiere otro horario tiene que hablar con el Padre Jose para hacer una cita.  

Click on the Publications page for upcoming events and special Masses.

Haga clic en la página del Boletín para ver los próximos eventos y Misas especiales.


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St. James Youth Group

Youth GroupCheck out our Youth Group Facebook page.

Meets every Tuesday at 6:00 pm.

For more information please call Brandon Stevens, Youth Director.

Upcoming Special Collection for the Black and Indian Missions Feb 29 & March 1

A word from the bishop regarding the Black & Indian Mission. 

Una palabra del Obispo con respecto a la Colección de Misión Afro Americanos e Nativos Americanos. Coleccion especial para el 29 de febrero y 1 de marzo.

Click on the link below for more details about the mission.  

Haga clic abajo para mas informacion sobre la mision

Mission Collection


Youth Dodgeball game

Youth Dodgeball game

St. Joseph Feast


Fiesta de San Jose

Station Times


Horarios de Via Crucis

Lent Reflection/Reflexion de Cuaresma

Lent reflection

Mision y Retiro de la Diocesis

Diocesis Sp reflection

Catholic Relief Services

Encounter Lent as a Family



Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas.

Click on image for more info.


Vive la Cuaresma en Familia

CRS spanish


Catholic Relief Services lleva a cabo el compromiso de los Obispos de los Estados Unidos de ayudar a los pobres y vulnerables en el extranjero.

Haz click en la imagen para más información.


Faith Direct Online Giving/Ofrenda Electrónica

faith direct

Christ made the ultimate sacrifice. Lent reminds us how He suffered to give us the promise of eternal life. Can you spare a few minutes to honor our shared responsibility as Catholics throughout the year?

This Lenten season, we invite you to help St. James by becoming a recurring electronic giver. Join the parishioners who have already accepted our 2020 Lenten Challenge and enroll online at faith.direct/AL760 or by texting the word ENROLL to (Text-to-Give Number). God bless!

Click on the image. 

Cristo hizo el último sacrificio. La Cuaresma nos recuerda cómo sufrió para darnos la promesa de la vida eterna. ¿Puede dedicar unos minutos a honrar nuestra responsabilidad compartida como católicos durante todo el año?

Esta temporada de Cuaresma, lo invitamos a ayudar a St. James convirtiéndose en un donante electrónico recurrente. Únase a los feligreses que ya han aceptado nuestro Reto Cuaresmal 2020 e inscríbase en línea en faith.direct/AL760 o enviando un mensaje de texto con la palabra INSCRIBIRSE a (Número de texto para dar). ¡Dios bendiga!

Haga clic en la imagen.

Remote Area Free Medical Clinic

WHEN: March 28, 2020 – March 29, 2020 all-day

WHERE: Gadsden City High School  1917 Black Creek Pkwy Gadsden, AL 35904

COST: Free/click on the logo for more details

CONTACT: 8655791530

Volunteers are needed click on the logo for more details. 

Gadsden Habitat For Humanity Needs Your Help


Information on the St. James Catholic Church Columbarium 

Catholic School Scholarship Donation

School scholarships

Give a student the gift of a Catholic education at no cost to you when you donate your Alabama income tax liability. Click on banner for more info.  

In The News

Pope Francis works from home for second day

Vatican City, Feb 28, 2020 / 08:00 am (CNA).- Pope Francis postponed his official audiences for Friday, but maintained his private meeting schedule at his residence in Vatican City. The decision comes after the pope was reported to have a “slight” illness by a Vatican spokesman.

Holy See Press Office Director Matteo Bruni told journalists Feb. 28 that Pope Francis offered Mass in Santa Marta and “greeted participants at the end, as usual,” before deciding to cancel his audiences and remain in his residence.

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Vatican launches task force to implement 'Vos estis' and 2011 abuse guidelines

Vatican City, Feb 28, 2020 / 06:36 am (CNA).- The Vatican has created a task force to help under-resourced bishops’ conferences enact guidelines on the protection of minors and the pope’s 2019 norms on abuse allegations against bishops.

The task force was one of the promised follow-ups to last year’s Vatican summit on child protection and sexual abuse in the Church.

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Bishops propose Arab World Youth Day for Middle East Catholics

Rome, Italy, Feb 28, 2020 / 05:00 am (CNA).- Bishops from the Middle East have proposed a regional youth gathering similar to World Youth Day for young Catholics from Syria to Somalia.

The proposed “World Day of Youth of the Arab Regions” would take place in Jordan as the first host country with the goal of encouraging “mass participation” from the region, according to the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem.

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