November 25, 2016 - You are invited to join our pastor, Fr. Gary Padgett, on a 14-night Eastern and Southern Caribbean cruise departing Tampa, Florida on Friday, November 25, 2016 and returning to Tampa, Florida on Friday, December 9, 2016. Fr. Gary will be serving as the Cruise Ship Priest for Holland America onboard the ms Oosterdam. This cruise will visit some wonderful Caribbean ports: Key West, Florida; San J... read more
October 26, 2016 - As part of the St Brigid /St James Social Outreach Mission, please consider volunteering with a group of parishioners to host a meal at Gilda’s Club Louisville! The remaining 2016 dates are: Wednesday, October 26 On each date, we’ll purchase the food, prepare the meal and serve approximately 30 members and guests at Gilda’s Clubhouse at 633 Baxter Avenue, Louisville, KY 40204. We’... read more
October 2, 2016 - Father Gary Padgett will bless pets in front of St James Church at 2pm. This 25 minute service of singing, praying, barking and meowing is usually held on or near the Feast of St Francis of Assisi, whose love of animals is well known. Bring your pets and your cameras for this time of prayer and fun. Invite your neighbors and their pets. For more information contact Phil Hines 451-1420 ext 13 at th... read more
September 29, 2016 - Every Thursday evening at 6:30pm . This week the location is the St. James Rectory at 1826 Edenside Avenue. Gather with other young adults to discuss the Sunday readings and how they impact your lives. Questions: email For more information follow us on Facebook at the: “Highlands Young Catholics” ... read more
September 29, 2016 - In keeping with Pope Francis' call for a Year of Mercy, St James Church will have a Memorial Mass for Children Lost from conception to age 18 on Thursday, September 29th, 7:00pm, in St James Church, 1826 Edenside Avenue, Louisville. All are welcome. A reception in the back of church will follow the Mass. Even if you may not have suffered such a loss in your family, please consider attending this... read more
September 11, 2016 - Join Father Gary Padgett Next Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016 Following the 10:15am Mass At St. Brigid Rectory 1520 Hepburn Avenue For Coffee & Conversation As you are invited to meet other new members. Even if you have been a member for some time and you have never attended a New Member meeting you are invited to join us! ... read more
April 24, 2016 - Pope Francis has spoken out strongly about ecology. His Encyclical Letter "LAUDATO SI, On Care For Our Common Home," is based on Christian values and ideas of caring for the environment and the poor. Have you had the opportunity to read Pope Francis' Encyclical Letter? If not, we encourage you to do so! You can access online at http:... read more
November 3, 2015 - Watch the video below and support the 2015 Catholic Services Appeal.

Parishioners can expect to receive CSA letters from Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz next week and will likely hear their pastors or parish representatives speak about the appeal in the coming weeks.... read more

March 12, 2015 - Goetz Center Sign Our outside plaque and inside portrait of Father Donald Goetz in our recently renamed Goetz Center. We send a BIG thank you to Bill & Linda Strange for donating these beautiful signs!! (Pictures by Fr. Gary)... read more