St. James Catholic Church
Potosi, Missouri

Mass Schedule


Monday - Friday 8:00 AM

Thursday Evenings

6:00 PM

Saturday Mornings

9:00 AM

Saturday (Vigil)

4:30 PM


8:00 AM and 10:00 AM

Holy Days of Obligation

8:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 7:00 PM


201 North Missouri Street, Potosi, Missouri  63664

Phone:  573-438-4686

Fax:  573-438-2100


Fr. Rodger Fleming


Monday - Friday

8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Parish News

Hugs and Courage

Hugs & Courage is a Women’s Cancer support Group. That meets the 1st Tuesday every month at Moore Funeral Home (side entrance) from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Need more information please contact: Cindy Ware (573-631-5652), Kim Hughes (573-854-2266) or Angie Chazelle (573-366-8561).

St. James Lady Quilters

The St. James Lady Quilters are asking for help with embroidering Quilt blocks. They have the blocks and the thread, just need someone to embroidery them. Please contact Dumpy Eckhoff (438-2586) or the Rectory (438-4686). They are always in need of quilters. Come join them on Tuesdays, after the 8:00 AM Mass in the Rectory Basement.


The Pro-Life March is Washington D.C. is scheduled for January 17-21, 2018. Youth that are interested in attending must be at least in 8th grade. This pilgrimage cost $260 in addition to money for food while traveling. Fundraising will be available. There is a mandatory meeting on Sunday, September 10th at 11:30 (following 10 AM mass) in the Parish Hall. If you have any questions please contact the rectory office.

Eucharistic Adoration

Will you prayerfully consider spending one hour each month in Eucharistic Adoration? To be held here at St. James on every first Thursday from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. With enough interest, hopefully we can soon add it to every Thursday. What a gift is being offered to us, to spend an hour alone with the Lord. The Lord is never outdone in generosity so you no doubt will see the fruits of your time spent.

Jesus said, "can you not pray with me for one hour"? Will you answer His call? Sign-up is in the vestibule.

Children’s Liturgy of the Word

St. James Parish has a Children’s Liturgy of the Word every Sunday at the 10:00 Mass. Only children ages 3 until they make their First Communion can attend this class. (2 years if they are potty trained)

RCIA This Fall

Do you who know someone who is interested in becoming a member of the Catholic faith? This person could be a relative, spouse, son or daughter, friend, neighbor or co-worker. Are YOU interested in the Catholic faith? Do you know anyone interesting in becoming a member of the Catholic faith? The RCIA is the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults to give instruction to those wishing to be baptized, and those who for whatever reason have never practiced their baptismal faith as Catholics. Please phone the rectory office at 573-438-4686. Classes begin this fall and continue until Easter. This year the Holy Saturday Easter Vigil will be on

April 1, 2018.

Annual Silver and Golden Wedding Jubilee Mass

You are invited to the Annual Silver and Golden Wedding Jubilee Mass

Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 2:30 PM

Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis

Archbishop Robert Carlson, Celebrant


Couples registered by September 15 will have their names and wedding date printed in the program and receive a certificate of congratulations. Family members and friends are welcome to attend with the celebrating couples.