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We acknowledge the living culture of the Wurundjeri people, the traditional custodians of the land we stand on, and pay tribute to the unique role they play in the life of this region. St James Parish is committed to the safety well-being and dignity of all children and vulnerable adults.

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Mass times at St James: Sat 6:00pm, Sun 8:30am, Sun 10:30am and Sun 5:00pm.

  • No prebookings required
  • QR Code sign in upon entry
  • Require proof of double vaccination or valid medical exemption for all people aged 12 years and over (previously 16+). Parishioners should upload their digital certificate to their “Services VIC app” or if they don’t have a smart phone, please bring a hardcopy certificate.
  • Covid Marshalls will be at Masses to check and assist you. Please ensure you treat our volunteer Covid Marshalls with respect and courtesy.
  • Mask wearing is strongly encouraged due to inability to socially distance at large Masses
  • Sat 6:00pm Mass will continue to be live streamed.

Weekday Mass Times: Bookings are no longer required to attend the 9:00am weekday Masses (Tuesdays-Fridays) and the Liturgy of the Word with Holy Communion on Mondays. Proof of full vaccination is required and masks are recommended. Mass for Undeclared Vaccination Status:  Masses for undeclared vaccination status will be weekly at the 9:00am Saturday morning Mass.  Bookings required (https://trybooking.com/BJPOT) and open on Tuesdays at 7pm. QR Sign in and masks required. Limit of 50 people.

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Dear Parishioners, please assist us to renew the details of all members in our Parish. In today’s world it is very important for a parish to keep updated details of all members of the Parish, many details may have changed since the last time this exercise was carried out. We notice that we have very few email addresses and mobile numbers, and often these come in handy to communicate with you. Please take time to download this census form, fill it in, and email it back to the parish office at [email protected] or drop it off at the parish letter box. Please note, it is important to fill in both pages of the card. It is very important that every household in the Parish fills in a new census form, unless you have just filled in one in 2021. Thank you for your cooperation. 

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Weekend Masses:  Saturday: 6:00pm Sunday:   8:30am, & 10:30am Sunday Evening: 5:00pm Monday: Communion Service: 9:00am Weekday Masses: Tuesday – Saturday: 9:00am 1st Friday of the Month: Mass: 7:30pm Adoration: 8:00-9:00pm Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession): Saturday: 9:30-10:00 am & 5:00-5:30 pm Or by appointment via parish office 03 9401 6367

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St James the Apostle was the great protector of pilgrims. In his spirit, we hope that all who venture here are made strong in faith and steadfast in hope on this pilgrim’s journey: the path of Christian life. To James and to his other disciples, Jesus simply said, “Follow me.” This Gospel truth is strikingly simple but sometimes hard to live. At St James the Apostle Parish, with the grace of God and through the generosity of our parishioners, all are invited to be sustained on the journey. Together, as a community, we step forward and risk the journey of faith. Our lives are full of graced moments. Whether you are a visitor, a recent arrival to the rapidly growing area of Hoppers Crossing North, Tarneit or Truganina, or simply looking for a spiritual home, we are confident that you will find our parish to be an inspirational place where you can enrich your Christian life, and explore and grow in faith. The faith of our Parish community today is sustained through the experience of many humble and faith-filled witnesses who, through their generosity, shine a light in many different ministries as they help us feel the warmth of Jesus. The sacraments we celebrate at St James and these ministries which we offer are signs of a gracious God who never stops revealing himself. May St James intercede for us today and help us to follow his example. Like him, may we recognize our human limitations, and thus grow in our humility and our loving trust in God who desires to do great things through us and bring us into His kingdom of love and self-giving. May God bless us all on this day of St James as we continue to build bridges that unite us all to Christ. Happy Feast Day to all Parishioners and friends. Fr Jude and the Parish Council

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CONTACT  St James The Apostle Catholic Church 336 Derrimut Road, Hoppers Crossing Victoria 3029 Australia Please Note New Parish Phone Number: 03 9401 6367 Email: [email protected] Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9:30am – 2:30pm

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