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 

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

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

Wednesday of the Eleventh 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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