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

Pastoral Care of the Sick

Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the priests, and let the priests pray over him, anointing him with oil in the...Read more

What's with the New Logo?

A rich symbol, with a rich history.

If you have visited Saint James Catholic Church in recent years, you will certainly have noticed the decorative motif of a seashell which is repeated...Read more

Thoughts from Father Totton

The Joy of Returning Home

This is the time of year when most priests celebrate the anniversary of our priestly ordination. Fr. Davis’ (3rd) anniversary was last Wednesday and Fr....Read more

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