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RCIA Journey Begins   On September 4th we began the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults journey.  This is a weekly meeting on Thursday nights from 7-9 pm in the Parish Center where we explore the teachings of the Catholic Church.   We invite and welcome anyone who wants to learn more about the faith.   We also need team members, sponsors, and helpers.   Fr. Tom is assisted by Deacon Nelson, Deacon Simmons and Kathy Hecht.   Please call Fr. Tom with questions, 402-572-0499.  It's not to late to start! Read the Full Story
Fall Retreat for High School Students October 3-5 the James GANG will have their Fall Retreat.   Be sure to bring your retreat registration forms to the Parish Office if you haven't already turned them in.   The deadline to register for the Fall Retreat is Monday, September 15.   Please contact Hannah or Deacon Pat Lenz if you need a scholarship.   New registration forms can be found on the parish website under James GANG. Read the Full Story
Ablaze Worship Night
Join Fr. Michael for Ablaze Worship Night September 19 at 7:30 pm at St. James Church.   Ablaze evenings are filled with vibrant praise, worship and adoration.   Ablaze is family friendly and you are welcome to come and go as you like.   In one word, Ablaze is beautiful.   You will leave feeling closer to God.   But don't take my word for it, come experience Ablaze for yourself - Editor.  www.ablazeworship.org
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Pro-Life Documentary "40" Join us Tuesday, October 15 at 7 pm in the Parish Center for the pro-life documentary "40".   This compelling new documentary examines the effects of abortion on our nation over the last 40 years since Roe v Wade.  The one hour film presents abortion as the most important human rights issue of our time.   "40" looks at both sides of this heated issue and addresses arguments for the pro-choice position.  "40" also provides heart-felt testimonies from post-abortive women and reports on the youth as the generation that will end abortion.   Jo Kusek, 402-572-0369 Read the Full Story
Medjugorje March 15-25 Join Fr. Tom on a trip to Medjugorje!   Package price from Kansas City, MO is $2,333 and from San Antonio, TX is $2,390.   Package includes roundtrip airfare and transfers, breakfast and dinner daily, soft drinks and wine with dinner, tour guide, nine nights accommodations in double rooms at Two Hearts Hotel in Medjugorje, a two day spiritual retreat with Fr. Peter Ljubicic, meetings with visionaries and parish priests, visits to all places of interest in Medjugorje, a one day excursion to Mostar, and tips for the tour guide, driver and hotel staff.   Registration deadline is January 10, 2015.   For more information, please contact Lisa Nance 1-720-308-6414 or Croatian Mir Center at 1-800-220-7729. Read the Full Story
Landscaping Work has been completed Thank you!   The landscaping work along 90th Street has been completed and it's time to acknowledge those who helped make this happen!   The work was funded entirely by specific donations for the project; no general parish funds were used.   We sincerely thank Bob Kozal at Roberts Nursery, James Smart at JMS Recycling, Pete Wolters at LA Sprinkler, David and Nick Wenninghoff of Wenninghoff Seeding and Grading and several generous donors.   In addition we had numerous volunteers including many of the Buildings and Grounds Committee and lawn crews as well as students from SJS and Roncalli who helped plan, dig, plant and mulch.   Thank you to everyone who played a part in this beautiful project.  Read the Full Story

Saint of the Day

  • St. Robert Bellarmine
    When Robert Bellarmine was ordained in 1570, the study of Church history and the fathers of the Church was in a sad state of neglect. A promising scholar from his youth in Tuscany, he devoted his energy to these two subjects, as well as to Scripture, in order to systematize...

News from the Vatican

  • Pope asks for prayers ahead of Albania visit
    (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has asked people to accompany his visit to Albania this Sunday with prayer.  Speaking at the end of his General Audience in St. Peter’s Square, the Holy Father said: “Next Sunday, with God's help, I will go in Albania. I decided to visit this country...