Welcome To St. James Parish

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St. James Parish Center

(please click link for hours of operation)

2110 Main Street ~ Stratford ~ CT, 06615

Phone:  203.375.5887  ~  Fax:  203.378.1562

Pastor:  Rev. Thomas Lynch

Parochial Vicar:  Rev. Bruce Roby                                                                                                                Deacons:  Thomas Masaryk and John Piatak


† Eucharistic Celebrations 

» Saturday «

8:00 a.m.

 Vigil Mass - 4:30 p.m.

» Sunday «

7:30 a.m. ~ 9:15 a.m. ~ 11:15 a.m. ~ 6:00 p.m.


» Monday-Wednesday-Friday «

8:00 a.m. 

» Tuesday - Thursday «

5:30 p.m.


† Sacrament of Reconciliation 

(St. James Church)


12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.


Thursday before First Friday

4:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.


† Sacrament of the Sick 

Held on Monday's at the 8:00 a.m. Eucharist.


Prior notice is not necessary.  All those who are dealing with a serious illness and/or will be undergoing surgery during that week are invited to receive this sacrament.


† Sacrament of Baptism 

Parents must register at the Parish Center with Patty D'Andrea in order to receive information regarding the mandatory pre-baptism class and schedule a date for the baptism.


Our Ministries

Pastor:  Rev. Thomas F. Lynch
Associate Pastor:  Rev. Bruce Roby
Deacons:  Tom Masaryk and John Piatak      

Adult PastoralMinistry:                                     

  • Ministry with Men: Jim Travers, Bob Carriero, Tom Gilbertie, Jeff Noccioli, Mike Curran              
  • Ministry with Women: Angie DeMello & Mary Tesla                        

Communal Prayer/Worship: Deacon Tom Masaryk:

  • Liturgical Ministers: April Dykes
  • Liturgical Music: Barbara Mariconda
  • Liturgical Environment: Michele Hoekenga            

Pastoral Services:

  • Faith Study: Betsy Redgate
  • Principal - St. James School: Jack Lynch
  • Ministry with Teens: Bob Nagy and Karen Smith
  • Ministry with Sick & Shut-Ins: Pat Stockdale
  • Social Outreach: Jim Hodska
  • PATH: Debby Carroll, Karen Hangos, Melissa Van Buren
  • St. James Prison Ministry: Alphonse DeJulio and Denis Granado
  • Prayer Shawl Ministry: Mary Perille
  • Gratitude Ministry: Suzanne Smith & Jane Begnino
  • St. James Young Adult Network: Ruwani Williams and Janine Walsh  

Support Services:

  • Finance Council: Dan Caron
  • Pastoral Stewardship: Maggie Granado & David Zamachaj
  • Business Manager: Natalia Zamachaj
  • Business Office: Dolores Lathlean
  • Parish Manager: Marcy Kelly
  • Administrative Assistant: Patty D'Andrea
  • Database Administrator: Tonya Overby
  • Parish Personnel Manager: Paul Fasold