Worship with us at Mass.

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

Saturday: 
4:30 pm (Vigil)

Sunday:
9 am (English)
11:30 am (Traditional Latin Mass)

Mon - Fri: 8 am

What is the Mass?

Receive Healing in Confession.

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

Monday - Friday:
7:30 am

Tuesday:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Saturday:
3:30 pm

Sunday:
8:00 am & 11:00 am

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 150 students from preschool through eighth grade.

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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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