November 21, 2014
News & Events

Holiday Bonanza - Giant Split-The-Pot-Plus

Great Prizes  - Total Prize Money - $21,000 (Estimates based on income from previous Holiday Bonanzas. Actual prizes adjusted in proportion to that amount)
        Grand Prize - $10,000
        8 Prizes - $500 each
       30 Prizes - $200 each
   10 Early Birds - $100 each (2 drawings per week, 5 Mondays starting October 20)

Donations:  $30 for 1 Entry, $50 for 2 Entries and $100 for 5 Entries

Click below for tickets, mailing address and additional information.



St. Mary’s Ladies Society American Girl Doll Raffle


“Caroline” an American Girl Doll with her book will be raffled by the St. Mary’s ladies Society, included will be 20 outfits, made by the ladies, plus accessories, shoes, hats, hangers and a wooden clothes rack. The approximate value is over $300.00.  The drawing will be December 1st.  CHANGES ARE $1.00 EACH, 6 for $5.00, 12 for $10.00.  Click on the link below for tickets or they are available in the Parish Office.  You can put them in an envelope marked St. Mary’s Ladies and drop them in the Sunday Collection basket or mail them to the Parish Office, 3565 Hubble Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45247.  Also, they will be selling them after Masses all Saturdays and Sundays during the month of November.

Raffle Tickets


Advent Penance Service and First Reconciliation

Monday, December 1st at 7:00 pm, St. James will have their Advent Penance Service and First Reconciliation for the 2nd Grade this is their first celebration of the sacrament.


The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary - December 8, 2014

Patronal Feast Day of the United States of America - Holy Day of Obligation.

Mass Schedule:  6:30 am, 8:30 am and & 7:00 pm


St. James LIFE Ministry (Life is For Everyone)

Lights for Life - The Lighting of Luminaries for Life is a witness to our community about the importance of life and faith in our parish. Our goal is to have over 1500 luminaries line our school and church properties!!!

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Bishop Joseph Binzer will celebrate 4:30 Mass after which we will process to the LIFE Garden to bless our luminaries.  Following the Blessing there will be refreshments in the Church Hall.  To order a luminary or a number of luminaries, you can click on the form below to download and return.

Lights for Life Luminary Order Form



Christmas Eve, December 24, 2014
    3:00 pm Mass - The Adult Ensemble and Youth Choir will lead a carol program at 2:45 pm

    5:00 pm Mass - The Children's Choir will lead a carol program at 4:45 pm

    10:00 pm Mass - The congregational carol program at 9:45 pm with blessing of the crib

Christmas Day, December 25, 2014

    10:00 am Mass - The Adult Choir will lead a carol program at 9:45 am

    12:00 Noon Mass

NOTE:  Incense is used at ALL Christmas Masses.

Solemnity of Mary, Holy Mother of God (New Year's Eve and Day) - Jan. 1, 2015

    4:30 pm Mass - New Year's Eve

    10:00 am Mass - New Year's Day

NOTE:  Both Masses for this feast will include the use of incense.