Groups and Organizations
Saint James the Greater Church
Catholic Daughters of the Americas
Under the patronage of the Blessed Mother, the Catholic Daughters of the Americas are united by their faith in Jesus Christ, in their devotion to the church and the Holy See. The organization donates to charities, administers an annual scholarship and strives to be helping hands where there is pain, poverty, sorrow or sickness. To learn more about the Confraternity call Jan Gavalik at (724) 727-2326.
Ministry of Mothers
Our parish's MOMS Group is for mother-to-be and mothers of newborns through school-age children. The purpose of the group is both spiritual and social. The moms meet monthly. Moms may bring their child(ren) to the meeting along with a few toys and/or snacks for their own child, or they may leave the child(ren) with a sitter. All moms are welcome to attend. For additional information please call Father Vincent at (724) 478-4958.
Young Adult Ministry
Our parish schedules numerous events for the young adults of our faith community. These events provide the young adults with an opportunity to grow in faith, to stay connected to the parish, and to meet new people that are around the same age. These gatherings include monthly Tapping Theology sessions, kayaking on the Kiskiminetas River, cornhole games, etc. All young adults of our parish are welcome to attend. To learn more about this program call Father Vincent at (724) 478-4958.
Saint James Parish children’s activities foster a closer relationship between the toddlers and children [through fifth grade] of our parish and Jesus Christ by inviting these young people to enter more deeply into the life and mission of the Church. This ministry includes monthly kids fests and events such as roller skating, sled riding/tubing and swimming. Friends and new faces are always welcome! If you are interested in participating in our children’s activities please call Father Vincent at (724) 478-4958.
The Confraternity of the Most Holy Rosary is known throughout the world. The Confraternity exists to praise and honor the Blessed Virgin Mary and to secure her patronage by the recitation of the Rosary for the mutual spiritual benefit of all the members throughout the world. Each week, countless thousands of members pray the Holy Rosary and include each other’s intentions in their prayers. The Rosary Confraternity is an pivotal organization in Saint James Parish. To learn more about the Confraternity call Sandy Calizzi at (724) 727-3116.