• St. James School (S.J.S)

St. James Church Sponsors the St. James School. The School was established in the year 1874. It provide a dynamic place of learning for children in pre-school through eighth grade. Within these walls, we mix Catholic values and high academic standards to create a holistic education experience. We invite you to explore what St. James School has to offer.

Principal: Elyse McAteer
Phone: (860) 774-3281
Address: 120 Water Street, Danielson, CT 06239

  • Religious Education

Our mission is to share our faith with the families who attend St. James Religious Education. Our Catholic Faith which is based on the love of the Trinity being shared with one another as we examine the four pillars of the Catholic Church: the Creed, Prayer, the Sacraments and Morality. We examine these pillars by examining the life of Jesus Christ and the way his followers lived their faith as the early church grew to love one another.

Director: Mrs. Bev. Richardson
Phone: (860) 792-8054

  • R.C.I.A

The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults is for adults who are searching to know more about the Catholic faith. Other adults who are interested in completing classes so that they are able to receive the sacraments of First Holy Communion (Eucharist) and Confirmation are able to join the classes. Classes begin in October. The classes are held on Tuesday evening at 7 PM to 9 PM in the community room of the convent.

If you have questions or would like to join the classes please contact:

Coordinator: Ray Brien
Phone: (860) 774-5325

  • Alter Servers
  • Eucharistic Ministers
  • Lectors
  • Ushers


  • Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus is a global Catholic fraternal service organization. The Knights of Columbus was founded in 1882 as a mutual benefit society for working- class and immigrant Catholics in the United States. It has grown to support refugee relief, Catholic education, local parishes and dioceses, and global Catholic causes. Its wholly owned insurance company, one of the largest in the world, underwrites more than two million insurance contracts. Locally the Saint James Knights of Columbus supports Friends of Assisi Food Pantry, Saint James School, 40 Days for Life, Coats For Kids, Special Olympics among other things. There are nearly two million members around the world. There are more than 16,000 local Knights of Columbus councils around the world, including more than 300 on college campuses.

If you would like to join us or learn more about the Knights of Columbus please visit our website or Call Shawn Whiston 860 774 5542

  • St. Jean Baptiste
  • Our Lady of Nazareth Life Association – Right to Life
  • Disciples of Mercy

Fund Raising Committees

  • Friends of La Salette
  • Friends of St. James
  • St. James Craft Group
  • Endowment Committee
  • 1000 Club, 150 Club, 200 Club
  • St. James Construction Firm
  • St. James Athletic Association
  • St. James Golf Committee
  • St. James Car Donation Committee


  • St. James Book Store

Pourings & Passages - A used book store and coffee house to support the students and staff of St. James School.

Phone: (860) 774-1712
Address: 103 Main St, Danielson, CT 06239
Hours of operation: Wednesdays through Saturdays – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.