Welcome To St. James Parish

See a face, learn a name, share a story, love one another


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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:  Timothy Bolton, Thomas Masaryk and John Piatak


Advent and Christmas 2014


Christmas Mass Schedule

Vigil Masses

Wednesday - December 24th

4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

A Mass celebrating the Lord's birth at 11:00 p.m.


Thursday - December 25th

8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

Make a promise to your God today by make a greater commitment in 2015 to open your heart to experience god's intimate love by your consistent participation in Sunday Eucharist.


The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

 Saturday and Sunday Masses

December 27th and 28th

Families will have the opportunity to write their families' name on a votive candle as a way of thanking God for His presence in their family in 2014 and asking for a greater openness for their family members to His love in 2015


Solemnity of Mary - Mother of God

January 1 - 2015

Pray a rosary on the Holy Day for greater peace in this world.

Vigil Mass: Wednesday - Dec. 31 - 4:30 p.m.

Holy Day Masses:

Thursday - Jan. 1 - 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.


St. James New Year's Day of Prayer

Thursday, January 1, 2015 ~ 1:00 p.m. ~ 3:00 p.m.

Waste time with the Lord as you begin this New Year!

Eucharistic Adoration in the Parish Center Chapel


Mass of Remembrance for Children Who Have Died

Saturday, January 3, 2015 ~ 8:00 a.m.

A special candle will be lit in remembrance of the children who have gone before us in faith.  All parents who have lost a child are encouraged to attend







Eucharistic Adoration

(click link above for details)

† Parish Chapel 


9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.


9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

~ Closed Weekends ~ 


» Divine Mercy Chaplet «

 Friday ~ 3:00 p.m.

Recitation of the

Divine Mercy Chaplet


» Daily Rosary «

Monday - Friday

5:00 p.m.


» First Friday Benediction «

(First Friday of Every Month)

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

(Please note the time change for Benediction)

(Wheelchair Accessible)

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"For there will be peace for the seed: the vine will yield its fruit, the land will yield its produce and the heavens will give their dew; and I will cause the remnant of this people to inherit all these things..."   Zechariah 8:12


St. James Church

Making a difference...

Witness talks from St. James Parishioners:

Maggie Granado

Judy Keating

Dorothy Kotos

Paul Kravitz

Barbara Mariconda

Mary Perille

Suzanne Smith

Jacki Tomsheck

Maggie Walsh


† 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.



Youth Ministry Bulletin

Holy Hour ~ Fun and Fellowship

Monday Evenings in the Chapel and Parish Center

6 - 8 p.m.

All Youth Are Welcomed!