If you would like to schedule an event or use any facilities at St. James, please fill out the following form and submit it to the Rectory Office.
Festival Chair 2018:
St. Vincent de Paul:
Finance Council: Patrick Valath
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
(RCIA): Frances Ann McKenney
Youth Program Lead:
Baptism Coordinators: Sheila & Marcial Vasco
(Contact the Parish Office for info & scheduling)
Altar Society: Nena Ladrillono & Lu Montez
Eucharistic Ministers & Lectors: Kelly McHan
Ushers: Brad Jensen
Wednesday Choir: Manny Habana, Susan Johnson
& Dede Laksmana
Sunday Choir & Youth Choir:
God Our Father Praise & Worship:
Knights of Columbus: Arnold V. Ecija
Squires - St. Benedict, Chief Counselor:
Singles for Christ: Renee' Maningding
Legion of Mary (Our Lady of All Hearts): Gloria Vasco
Mary Our Mother (MOM): Lady Nepacena
Divine Mercy Apostolate: Maria Rapp
Bulletin and Website:
Parish Pastor: Father Antony Vazhappilly
Deacon (Eucharistic Ministers for the Sick): Ernie Dandan
Mother Teresa Center Reservations
Contact our Facility Manager and Event Coordinator: Larry Bellamy (510-825-3598,
Please contact the Parish Office at least 6 months in advance for weddings and 3 months in advance for baptisms.
Anointing of the Sick
Please call the Parish Office when a parishioner is home-bound or hospitalized to arrange for Holy Communion and anointing.
Religious Education/Faith Formation classes for 2017-18 will start October 2017.
Please note that the first level class will only accept children ages 6 and above or at least a first grader in the Fall. First communicants will have to be a second grader in the Fall or older. Confirmation candidates will have to be at least 13 years of age and/or a 9th grader in the Fall.
We recommend using Catholic Funeral and Cemetery Services/Holy Sepulchre Cemetery and Holy Angels Funeral and Cremation Services. You may contact Shirley Aldana at 510-537-6600 X 133