Being Catholic calls for a lifetime journey through trials and triumphs of faith. St. James Church is here to support all Catholics in the community through every stage of faith formation.


Baptism Preparation includes theology of Baptism, symbols used in the rite, and a rehearsal. One parent of the child must be registered and a participating member of St. James Church at least six months prior to celebration of the Sacrament.
Contact: Joey Gutierrez | 830-379-1796 |

Coffee House is an adult formation, faith-building fellowship that occurs between Sunday Masses monthly or bimonthly. A light breakfast and coffee is served alongside presentations by guest speakers on a variety of subjects to help build our parishioners’ knowledge and faith. Be on the look out on the website, bulletin, and app for the next Coffee House!
Contact: Joey Gutierrez | 830-379-1796 |

Marriage Preparation is offered to all parishioners seeking marriage through the Church. Please contact the parish office.

Religious Education offers grade-level appropriate theology, preparation for Reconciliation and Eucharist, learning prayers, and learning how to be part of the parish family. RE is open to children from PreK – 5th grade. Contact: Joey Gutierrez | 830-379-1796 |

The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults offers adults and school-aged children instruction on the Catholic Faith and initiation into the Church. We welcome new team members and sponsors for candidates. Contact: Joey Gutierrez | 830-379-1796 |


“But grow in grace and in the knowledge of our Lord and savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory now and to the day of eternity.”  Philippians 4:13