All students in grades one through eight may participate in the annual Christmas pageant. This evening performance is a paraliturgical celebration featuring the school’s Music Program.
Kindergarten Christmas Pageant
The Kindergarten class performs its own version of the Christmas story. This annual event features the Three Kings, shepherds, a multitude of angels and a large assortment of animals including a donkey, camel and sheep. The Kindergartners all have a speaking role, and they sing many songs!
The Eighth grade presents its annual Passion Play on Holy Thursday to all St. James School students.
St. Francis of Assisi’s Feast Day Blessing of the Animals. Throughout the year there are a variety of opportunities for students to learn about Catholic customs and traditions. Examples include the lighting of the Advent wreath, praying the rosary, Stations of the Cross and May Crowning.