Worship with us at Mass

"This is my body which is given for you"
- Luke 22:19

Weekday Mass:  Monday 8:00 am

4:30 pm (Anticipates Sunday)


9:00 am (English)
12:30 am (Latin) 

What is the Mass?

Receive Healing in Confession

"Therefore confess your sins to one another"
- James 5:16

Weekday Confession:  Monday 7:30 am

3:30 to 3:45 pm

8:40 am or after 9 am Mass

& 12:00 pm or after 12:30 pm Mass

What is Confession?

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Saint James Catholic Church and School serves the south side of St. Joseph, Missouri in the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph. The parish was founded in 1900.

Our parish school, founded in 1910, serves about 100 students from preschool through eighth grade.

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Today's Feast & Mass Readings

Saturday of the Thirty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time

Parish News

Prayers After Mass?

Saint Michael the Archangel, Defend us in battle...

In 1884, Pope Leo XIII, having just celebrated Mass, had a terrifying vision in which he saw...Read more

Spiritual Motherhood and the Parish Family

A reflection on the role of women religious in parochial life

I had been at Saint James for a couple years when, sometime near January or February, Mother Joan Paul, Superior of our dear School Sisters...Read more

What's in a Name?

Considering our Parish's Patron Saint

Every Catholic Church from the 4 Major Basilicas of Rome to the humblest country mission is dedicated to the memory of a Saint...Read more

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Learn about the sacraments, salvation, what it means to be Catholic, and more.