Special Services

In addition to regular Sunday services, St James offers a range of special services throughout the church year and the various stages of life.

st James Manotick Baptism

Baptism & Confirmation

Baptism You want the best for your child, and so does God! Baptism is an important first step in your child’s Christian journey. Parents who present their children for Baptism are saying: We are striving to live the Christian faith and to do so within the family of Jesus’ believers.

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Christmas & Advent

Advent, a season of four Sundays, opens the church year. The season begins on the Sunday closest to Saint Andrew’s Day, November 30. The observance of Advent originated in France during the fourth century. The duration of the season varied from four to seven weeks until the Pope in the sixth century set the

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Funerals

Funerals

The Christian Church surrounds us with love and prayer when someone we love dies. Our faith teaches us to live in hope because of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ and we are promised life beyond death. Our parish priest will give pastoral assistance in your time of grief, and make

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holy-week

Holy Week

Holy Week is the last week of Lent, the week immediately preceding Easter Sunday.It is a time when Christians commemorate and enact the suffering (Passion) and death of Jesus through various observances and services of worship. Observances during this week range from daily liturgical services in churches to informal meetings in

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Holy Matrimony

Weddings

We at Saint James’ Church welcome your interest in celebrating your marriage with us. Marriage is both a civil ceremony and a religious ritual. Couples throughout history have pledged to spend their lives together in faithfulness, love, and mutual respect and care. In the church, the couple accepts Christ’s invitation

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