SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Due to social distancing, Saint James the Apostle Church in Springfield will be live-streaming Holy Week services and masses. "There is no question that these are different and difficult times. In spite of all of these problems, we must remain vigilant in our care for ourselves, our families, and our concern for each other," said the church's pastor, Rev. Joseph F. Barbone. "Although the congregation cannot pray together in the same space at this time, we can use technology to spiritually unite us."
All are welcome to view the online Holy Week masses and services at Saint James the Apostle Church. The schedule is as follows:
Palm Sunday ~ 10:30 AM
Holy Thursday ~ 7:30 PM
Good Friday ~ 3:00 PM
Easter Vigil ~ 7:30 PM
Easter Sunday ~ 10:30 AM
Services at Saint James can be viewed by either Facebook or YouTube. Those wishing to view the mass do not need to be a member of either to watch. Instructions for viewing are as follows:
Facebook Live https://www.facebook.com/watch/saintjamestheapostle/
You may choose this option if you will use a computer or mobile device. If you have a Facebook account, you may go to the link above before Sunday and click the "Follow" button to get an alert when the live stream starts and share the channel with others.
You may choose this option if you will use a Smart TV (via the YouTube app), computer, or mobile device. If you have a Google account, you can go to the channel before Sunday and click on the "Subscribe” button to get an alert when the live stream starts.