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O glorious Apostle, Saint James, who by reason of thy ferventand generous heart was chosen by Jesus to be witness of His glory on Mount Tabor, and of His agony in Gethsemane; thou whose very name is a symbol of warfare and victory: obtain for us strength and consolation in the unending warfare of this life, that having constantly and generously followed Jesus, we may be victors in the strife and deserve to receive the victor's crown in Heaven.
201 North Missouri Avenue
Potosi, Missouri 63664
Toll Free: 888-868-8188
Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Our Worship Services Invite You to Join Us
WEEKDAYS: Monday - Friday at 8:00 a.m.
Thursday evenings 7:00 p.m.
SATURDAY (Vigil) 4:30 p.m.
SUNDAY 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.
HOLY DAYS 8:00 a.m., 12:10 p.m., 7:00 p.m.
Confessions: Saturday - 3:30 p.m. until last one
Baptism: Arranged by appointment
Marriages: Arranged by appointment at least 6 months prior
This Week's Mass
Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe (Solemnity)
Ezekiel 34:11-12, 15-17
1 Corinthians 15:20-26, 28
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The brother of the Apostle John, James is one of the three disciples that was privileged to be present at the most significant events in Jesus' ministry
On Wednesday, 21 June, at the General Audience held in St. Peter's Square, the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, continuing his portraits of the Apostles, reflected on St. James the Greater, whose famous Shrine at Santiago de Compostela is still honoured as a pilgrimage destination. St. James, the Pope said, was one of the three "privileged disciples" who Jesus allowed to witness important events in his life, including his Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane and his Transfiguration. The following is a translation of the Holy Father's Catechesis, which was given in Italian.
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Father Rodger Fleming
The seventh of ten children. He grew up in St. Charles, Missouri, and belonged to St. Charles Borromeo Parish and attended Academy of the Sacred Heart for grade school. He graduated from Duchesne High School in 1985 and from Lindenwood College in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science – Business Administration.
Children’s Liturgy of the Word
St. James Parish will be having a Children’s Liturgy of the Word during the 10 AM Mass.
Only children ages 3 until they make their First Communion can attend this class. (2years if they are potty trained.)
They will leave church and go to the Parish Hall after the Gospel and return during the Offertory.
This is a quiet and fun way to involve kids in worship and teach them the Bible.