Saint James Parish

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Saint James Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 63
Convent, LA 70723
Phone: (225) 562-2270
Fax: (225) 562-2383

In southeastern LA, southeast of Baton Rouge; original parish, organized Mar 31, 1807 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For James the Apostle, disciple of Jesus Christ

Area (sq mi):: 257.79 (land 246.13; water 11.66) Population per square mile: 85.90
Population 2005: 21,150 State rank: 44 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.30%; 1990-2000 1.60% Population 2000: 21,216 (White 49.70%; Black or African American 49.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.00%; Other 0.60%). Foreign born: 0.20%. Median age: 34.00
Income 2000: per capita $14,381; median household $35,277; Population below poverty level: 20.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,507-$21,487
Unemployment (2004): 9.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.70% Median travel time to work: 25.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 47.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Community service: Quest Retreat Leader, Saint James Parish Youth Ministry Mission Leader, Children of Abraham Coalition Volunteer
These include Saint Augustine Parish in Lubao; Santa Lucia Parish, Sasmuan; Immaculate Concepcion, Guagua; Santa Rita de Cascia, Santa Rita; Saint James Parish, Betis; San Guillermo Parish, Bacolor; and San Fernando Cathedral, San Fernando.
Close to 1,500 supporters of the 54-year-old mayor joined the funeral procession at noon after a Mass at Saint James Parish Church.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Saint James Parish Bereavement Committee, 89 Main St., South Grafton.
Devotees are now praying and are appealing to the perpetrators to return the images to the church because the relic of the Nuestra Se?ora Dela Consolacion De Correa and the image of the Infant Jesus are invaluable and are deeply revered by the laity at the Saint James Parish Church.
Dennis Enocando, and his assisting parish priests, Fathers Dennis Son and James Sian Sital at the Saint James Parish Church.
Mary was a long-time resident of South Grafton and a member of Saint James Parish. She attended Grafton Public Schools and worked at local mills before raising her family.