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156 N. Monroe St.
P.O. Box 507
La Grange, Texas 78945


Church Office: 979.968.3910
Cathy Sterman


Preschool: 979.968.9501
Laurie Krupala


Father Eric: 979.968.3910


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Service Times

Holy Eucharist:
Rite One
8:00 a.m.

Child Care:

9:15 am
in the Preschool

Holy Eucharist

Rite Two
10:30 am


Office Hours:
Tuesday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Office: 979-968-3910

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Spiritual Retreats...

Take a moment and just BE...  

BE in the moment.  Be in the beauty that surrounds you.

BE with HIM... 


The Diocesen Retreats are a powerful instrument of renewal in the Church.

Their purpose is to concentrate closely on the person and teachings of Jesus Christ.  Faith is examined in a relaxed, fun,informal and loving atmosphere...  
All are welcome...there is something for EVERYONE here!

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Join fellow needlepointers in the piney woods of Camp Allen for a three day, two-night needlepointing retreat.  Bring your own projects and pick up some new skills while you are here.  Package includes two nights' hotel accommodations, seven buffet meals, refreshments, and a needlepointing room overlooking 1,100 forested acres.  The event begins on Wednesday, December 5th at 10:00 am and concludes on Friday, December 7th by 1:00 pm.

Click HERE for DECEMBER's Retreat...




December 12-14, 2018

Get ready for a rustic - classic Christmas at Camp Allen’s Holiday in the Pines family weekend! Enjoy two nights of hotel lodging, six delicious meals, and activities for all! Activity options: blown snow, sledding, rock climbing, giant swing, boating, Adventure Summit Course, Swimming, massages, horseback riding, Discovery Dome theatre, Sunday worship service, campfire with s’mores, ladies tea, photos with Santa, family movie night, live bird & reptile classes, guided hikes, fishing lessons, hayrides, moon jump, archery, holiday-themed crafts, and more!


Package includes two nights hotel accommodations, six buffet meals, programs and most activities.  Please note that some activities require an additional fee.  Check-in begins at 5:00 pm on Friday and the retreat concludes at 1:00 pm on Sunday.

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St. James' Parish Family
Intergenerational Retreat

at Camp Allen!

February 15-17th, 2019

  Friends, Family, Fun, and Fellowship @ Camp Allen   
A sign-up sheet will be created soon. 

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Youth Retreats... Oh, yeah!

#129 | November 16-18 | 2018 
For ALL youth in 6th - 8th Grade

A Youth Encounter Spirit (Y.E.S.) weekend brings together members of the 6th-8th-grade youth of the Diocese of Texas as a Christian community. The 6th-8th-grade participants and adult sponsors from youth groups among the parishes and mission churches of our diocese become members of the Y.E.S. family.


The focus of Y.E.S. is on "who Christ is." Y.E.S. helps foster a clearer appreciation of self, richer relationships with others, and a deeper experience with Jesus. Being part of the Y.E.S. family is fun. The weekend affords a loving environment in which to enjoy the warmth of a personal relationship with our Father and his unconditional love. Y.E.S. is one of the many ways God is equipping the youth (and adults) of this diocese for service in furtherance of His eternal purposes. 

DEADLINE TO REGISTER: November 5, 2018


Scholarships Available!


If you have already experienced YES, you are welcome to return and serve on staff!

 It is a FUN new way to experience YES...this time from behind the scenes!  


If you need a scholarship to attend YES, please contact Stephanie Townes at the diocesan office at **PLEASE NOTE: Requests MUST be made prior to the event, and the Diocese requires written (email is acceptable) proof of the request in order to process a scholarship.



 #160 | September | 7-9 | 2018   Camp Allen

(#161 | November 16-18 | 2018   Registration COMING SOON!) 
For ALL youth in 9th - 12th Grade

A Happening is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Through this experience, the Happening encourages participation in one's own parish and youth group. Is Christianity relevant to youth today? Can it penetrate the many areas of school life? Can it transform the world and keep up with changing times? The Happening movement thinks so. It does not propose a new type of spirituality but provides a method through which one's spirituality may be developed, nourished, lived, and shared in fellowship with Christians willing to dedicate their lives to God in an ongoing manner. The Happening movement believes that Jesus Christ has and will continue to make a difference in the world and in individual lives. Those attending Happening listen to thought-provoking and challenging talks given by members of the staff and clergy. These talks are designed to help the Happeners get to know God. After each talk, the opportunity is given for questions and discussion in small groups.

DEADLINE TO REGISTER for #160: August 27, 2018


Scholarships Available!


If you have already experienced HAPPENING, you are welcome to return  for 

the Lock-In or to work on Staff!

 It is a FUN new way to experience HAPPENING...this time from behind the scenes!

DEADLINE TO REGISTER for #160 LOCK-IN: August 27, 2018 

DEADLINE TO REGISTER for #160 STAFF: August 27, 2018 

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