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

Thursday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time

Parish News

Online Summer Lessons with the School Sisters!

Encounter God’s love through the Sacraments with the School Sisters of Christ the King!

We hope you will join us on-line for lessons, videos, and family activities during the month of June. We’ve posted activities for a week of...Read more

What is the history of the Prayer to St. Michael?

Excerpts from an article in Simply Catholic by Rev. Ray Ryland

On Oct. 1, 1884, Pope Leo XIII had a deeply disturbing mystical experience at Mass. He had just finished celebrating in his private chapel when...Read more

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