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Welcome to St. James Parish Welcome! We are delighted that you are visiting our web site as well as our Parish. We hope you will worship with us and we welcome you to register.   If you are interested in becoming a member of our parish, there is a three step registration process. We invite you to be registered in order to celebrate the Sacraments, receive parish rates in the school and the PRE program, to rent the Parish Center and other benefits. If you aren't receiving parish mailings, you may not be registered.  First, we'd like you to call the Parish Offices to give us your registration information or come to the Rectory, Monday through Friday from 8:30 to 5:00 where you will be given the dates and times of our orientation meetings.   We'll have lots of information for you, answer any questions you have, and give you an opportunity to finalize your registration. When you sign and return the Membership Agreement, you complete the registration process.  Next meeting Sunday, April 9 at 10:30 am in the Parish Center.   To begin registration call the Parish Offices, 402-572-0499.  
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Lenten Schedule
Individual Confession
Saturday April 1 and 8 3 - 5pm
Tuesday, April 4 12 - 1 pm
Wednesday, April 5 5 - 6 pm
Thursday, April 6 12 - 1 pm and 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Monday, April 10 5 - 6 pm
Tuesday, April 11, 12 - 1 pm
Wednesday, April 12 7-9 pm
Holy Thursday, April 13, 2 - 3 pm and 5 - 6 pm
Good Friday, April 14, 1 - 2 pm
Holy Saturday April 15, Special needs only, 1-2 pm Communal Penance Services
Monday April 10 7 pm at SEA
Tuesday, April 11 7 pm at SJ Holy Week Mass Schedule
Holy Thursday, April 13 7 pm
Liturgy of the Passion Good Friday, April 14 7 pm
East Vigil Mass  Holy Saturday, April 15 at 8:30 pm
Easter Sunday Masses April 16 at 7:30 am, 9:30 am and 9:35 am and 11:30 am
No 5 pm Mass on Easter Sunday.  
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Soup Supper March 31 Join our Community Concerns Committee for their 23rd Annual Lenten Soup Supper March 31 from 5-7 pm in the Parish Center.   Come enjoy our delicious homemade designer soups, crafted by our own "locally renowned Soup Chefs".   This year these rich and hearty soups include minestrone, tomato garlic basic, traditional potato, Southwest tortilla and broccoli cheese.   In addition to our awesome soups, Panera breads, PB&Js, drinks and various made from scratch cookies are included.   Still, a simple Lenten meal....but really tasty.   A free-will offering and donation of any non-perishable food item are kindly requested.   All proceeds will benefit our parish chapter of St. Vincent de Paul. Read the Full Story
Encounter Christ This Lent Read, study and pray as a parish family.   All are welcome and encouraged to join our SJ Parish Family as we read and discuss Scott Hahn's book, The Lamb's Supper during Lent this year.   This book reveals the early Christians' key to understanding the Mass: the Book of Revelation.   This book will help all of us see the Mass with new eyes, pray the Liturgy with a new heart and enter into the Mass more fully and actively.
You are welcome to read and study on your own or with friends and we will also have small group time slots available for those who would like to study and pray in community.   In addition, the Good News! will feature questions and discussion topics as we progress in the book and in our Lenten journey.   If you are looking for a way to deepen your prayer life, reconnect with God, and gain a new understanding of worship, join us this Lent as we study and pray as a parish family.   
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Hams4Lambs April 1/2 The Community Concerns Committee will accept your generous donations of hams and monetary gifts that will be used to help provide Easter meals for some of the hundreds of hungry families at Sienna/Francis Shelter.   A collection basket will be on the table in the narthex April 1 and 2.   If you'd like to make a monetary donation, please place your marked envelope in the collection basket at Mass.   Hunger doesn't take a holiday.   Every day there are those in need of our help.   Easter reminds us of what Jesus has done for us and what we can do for others.   Thank you for your support! Read the Full Story
Reflection Morning April 8 The 15th Annual Women's Morning of Reflection will be held Saturday, April 8 at SEA Parish Center.   Our speaker this year is Sr. Marie Micheletto, RSM.   She invites us to pray together over God's enduring love for us and our return of this love through Mercy, Gratitude and Hope.   Cost is only $15 and includes a light breakfast and more!   Registration forms available in the Narthex, in the Good News! and listed below!   Come join us for a wonderful morning to start Holy Week!   Read the Full Story

Saint of the Day

  • Image: Blessed Oscar Romero at the Trevi Fountain in Rome, 1977 | Archdiocese of San Salvador Blessed Oscar Arnulfo Romero Saint of the Day for March 24 (August 15, 1917  – March 24, 1980) https://www.franciscanmedia.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/SODMar24.mp3   Blessed Oscar Romero’s Story The night before he was murdered while celebrating Mass, Archbishop Oscar Romero of San Salvador said on...

News from the Vatican

  • (Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis is set to receive 27 European Union heads of State and government at a private audience in the Vatican’s Sala Regia on Friday evening. The encounter takes place on the eve of the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome. Leaders...