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We welcome our Candidates for First Holy Communion on Sunday and celebrate First Friday on, well, Friday. Plus, the Bishop celebrates Mass at St. Charles on Monday and more!

Join Bishop Burbidge at 7:00pm at St. Charles Borromeo Church on Monday, February 26 to pray for the healing of victim/survivors of sexual abuse.

First Sunday in Lent

February 16, 2018

Lent is a time to remember the reality of our life on earth. In the way that Lent prepares us for Easter, our life on earth is meant to prepare us for heaven—the eternal Easter.

Focus on Hunger - Week 1

February 15, 2018

Looking for a way to offer alms? Consider donating food through our Social Outreach Commitee's Focus on Hunger Project.

The parish library is open this weekend, but the rectory and school will be closed on Monday. On Wednesday, the Light is On begins and the school is hosting Middle School Informaton Night. Plus a confirmation retreat, Girl Scout Cookies and First Holy Communion Candidates. Get all the details!

Lent begins on Wednesday. Get our full schedule for the week - and join us Friday for Stations of the Cross and the Lenten Fish Fry!

The theme of this week's readings is the clean and the unclean. Is that meant as a moral judgement, or something deeper?

Prepare to pray for unborn babies and their parents during Lent.

In addition to Spirit Day at the school, we have Candlemas, Eucharistic Adoration, Confession, Benediction... and all that's before 1:00pm! Friday night includes opportunities for service and fun at FUSION and Food Distribution. Get the schedule.

From Scout Mass and the Parish Library to the Mardi Gras Party and the Social Outreach Committee, it's a busy week at St. James. Get all the details.

The apparent contradiction between Job's suffering and Jesus healing Peter's mother-in-law draws us into one of the great mysteries of life—the meaning of suffering. How can a good God allow evil?

FUSION Middle School

February 1, 2018

Attention All Middle Schoolers: don't forget to come to FUSION on First Friday - February 2.

Stop by the House of Ministries at 913 Park Avenue from 10:00am - 2:00pm to pick up a good book, DVD or CD.

Watch our video and get the schedule for the whole week!

This week, we are invited to imagine how our lives would be different if we truly believe Jesus's words: "I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly."

Catholic Schools Week

January 26, 2018

Fr. Posey reflects on Catholic Schools Week 2018

Check out the bulletin, Catholic Schools Week details and the final installment of our history series!

Put on your party clothes and join our St. James Seniors for an early celebration of Mardi Gras

High School Retreat

January 23, 2018

Join us February 9-11 for a weekend of reflection led by Fr. Steven Walker of St. Philip Parish in Falls Church.

WorkCamp Meeting

January 23, 2018

Mark your calendars for the first WorkCamp meeting: 5:00pm on Sunday, January 28, 2018 in the Knecht Conference Room!

Learn more about Candlemas, and plan to join us on February 2 at the daily Masses to receive a blessed candle.

Visit the parish library on Sunday, and pray for our students making their First Penance this week!

Register or volunteer for English and citizenship classes offered by Catholic Charities Hogar Immigration Services

Youth Ministry Ski Outing!

January 12, 2018

Middle school and high school students are invited to join us at Roundtop on January 20 - get the details and invite your friends!

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