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.

 

 

 

Celebrate Advent at St. James Catholic Church in Beautiful Gadsden Alabama!

 

 

 

Join us as we prepare the way  to receive the Lord this Advent Season!

Staff

Office Hours

Tuesday through Friday

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Publications


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MASS TIMES

Weekday Mass:

Monday ~ upon request

Tuesday ~ 6:00 pm

Wednesday ~ 9:30 am at St. James School and 6:00 pm at St. James Church (bilingual)

Thursday ~ 8:00 am

Friday ~  12:00 Noon

Weekend Mass:

Saturday 4:00 pm

Sunday 8:00 am, 10:30 am and 12:30 pm (Spanish)

Reconciliation

Saturday 3:00 to 3:45 pm

Sunday 11:30 am until 12:15 pm

For any other times call the parish office or Fr. Jose to make an appointment.

WE HAVE A NEW EMAIL ADDRESS!!

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Information on the St. James Catholic Church Columbarium 

 

In The News

Evangelization begins with listening, Cardinal Tagle says

Quezon City, Philippines, Dec 10, 2019 / 04:01 pm (CNA).- Listening is the first step in evangelization, the newly-appointed prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples said Tuesday in Quezon City.

“Evangelization is communication. God is a God who communicates, who dialogues. But He is also a God who listens,” Cardinal Luis Tagle said Dec. 10, according to ABS-CBN News.

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Vatican’s investment manager backed company that ‘misled investors’

Vatican City, Dec 10, 2019 / 03:50 pm (CNA).- The Italian businessman responsible for investing millions of Vatican funds owned a stake in an online options trading company fined in 2016 by the Securities and Exchange Commission for misleading investors.

Raffaele Mincione, through whom the Vatican’s Secretariat of State has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in donations from the faithful, bought in 2015 a 5% stake in EZTD Ltd, an Israeli-based company known as EZTrader.

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Franciscan University forms partnership with Iraqi Catholic university

Steubenville, Ohio, Dec 10, 2019 / 03:05 pm (CNA).- A Catholic university in the U.S. has partnered with an Iraqi Catholic college to promote opportunities for scholarship, collaboration, and understanding between the two countries.

Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio and the Catholic University of Erbil (CUE) in Iraq signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Dec. 6.

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C2 Opportunity Scholarships

The Catholic Schools Office remains grateful for Catholic Charities continued support, which enables us through our schools to provide an excellent educational experience in the Catholic tradition.  We aim to help all students develop their God-given talents, knowing that a strong foundation of our Catholic beliefs, practices and traditions are critical to following Christ in today’s world.

To further these aims, C2 Opportunity Scholarships has been created in partnership with Catholic Charities to help bring Catholic educational opportunities for low-income families in our diocese. C2 Opportunity Scholarships is a Scholarship Granting Organization (SGO) funded by the donations of corporate and individual Alabama income tax liability in compliance with the Alabama Accountability Act. Awards are distributed on a first come, first served basis to eligible families with priority given to students zoned to attend an underperforming public school as defined by the state.

We believe that children should have every opportunity to succeed.  Our fully accredited Catholic Schools offer an excellent education rooted in Gospel values and are ready to meet the needs of these students, preparing them for a lifelong journey of faith and learning that they might not find elsewhere.

If you would like to learn more about C2 Opportunity Scholarships or support this mission by donating your or your organization’s tax liability, please visit the C2 Scholarships Site http://csquaredscholarships.com or use the red button below.

Julie Emory-Johnson MEd., EdS.
Director of Catholic Schools, Pro Tempore