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Sunday, May 22, 2011

St. James, Seaford

Note the scallop shells referring to the Apostle's shrine at Compostela, Galicia.

The parish of St. James is the most northern of the three parishes with a Seaford address.  At 80 Hicksville Road, Seaford NY 11783, its phone number is 516-731-3710.  The informative website is linked here
Hicksville Road (NY 107) runs on the east side of the parish grounds, and Seamans Neck Road on the west side.  The grounds are mostly or completely within the Town of Oyster Bay (and the Plainedge School District), with the Town of Hempstead (and Island Trees School District) adjacent to the west. 
The parish patron is the apostle James (called The Greater), brother of St. John.  In Nassau County, there are two other Catholic churches named in honor of one of the twelve apostles: St. Andrew (Westbury) and St. Thomas (West Hempstead).
The former parish elementary school on Seamans Neck Road provides parish offices and religious education classrooms.  
The 8.10.2011 edition of The Long Island Catholic carried an interesting story of the first building used by St. James parish in 1951.  It was a transformed chicken coop, which is now part of the parish of Sts. Peter and Paul in Manorville.

1 comment:

  1. This parish has updated their mass times since you originally posted!

    Saturday (Vigil for Sunday): 4PM
    Sunday: 8AM, 9:30AM (Family Mass), 11AM (Adult Choir), and 12:30PM (Contemporary Group)

    Weekdays: Monday - Saturday: 8AM
    Monday - Friday: 12:10PM (Except during July, August, part of September, and part of January)