*Due to the present Covid-19 pandemic funeral receptions are not allowed at this time.  Masks  and hand sanitizing are required.   Social distancing is recommended.  Only live  instrumental music  and/or one cantor is allowed to discourage congregational singing as per diocesan and provincial Covid-19 restrictions.   Prayer Vigils are not allowed at this time. 

To arrange a Funeral Mass or Prayer Vigil at St. James, please contact the Parish office at (403) 243-2680. Eulogies (tributes) are not allowed during the Funeral Mass. The immediate family is welcome to arrange the reading and intercessions for the Mass with the pastor or parish office. It is preferred that the music during the celebration is done by our Music Director and songs must be in accordance with the Church’s norms. No secular or recorded music is allowed. To contact our Music Director, Michael Scholfield,  please go to our section “contact us“.

Our Reception Committee is available to provide lunch for a small fee following the funeral.  Please contact the parish office for more information.

Information on Funeral & Cremation