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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 can worship with us and we welcome you to become registered.   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 just stop by the Rectory, Monday through Friday from 8:30 to 5:00 where you will be given the dates and times of our parishioner orientation meetings.  At the orientation, 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.   To begin registration call the Parish Offices, 402-572-0499.  
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Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception Masses for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a Holy Day of Obligation will be at 6:15 Wednesday, December 7, and at 6:30 am, 8:15 am, 9:45 am and 5:30 pm on Thursday, December 8.   Read the Full Story
Christmas Angels Again this Holiday Season, St. James Parishioners had the opportunity to live the meaning of Christmas through participation in the Christmas Angel Project.   All Angel gifts must be delivered to the Parish Center before 1:30 pm on Sunday, December 11.   This deadline is very important so gifts can be delivered on time.   If you would like to provide a monetary donation to support the Angel Project, you may do so by placing you donation in an envelope marked "Christmas Angels" in the Collection basket at Mass. Read the Full Story
First Act December 9 "The First Act" is an hour-long prayer event with an upbeat spin.  Experience Eucharistic Adoration in the context of contemporary Christian/Catholicpraise and worship music, along with a short meditation or witness talk, usually given by a parishioner.  Have you even wanted to just get up, clap your hands, move to the music and sing in church while praising God?   We have the hour for you.  Join us Friday, December 9 at 7 pm in the Church!    Refreshments and fellowship follow in the narthex. Contact Janet at 402-850-9184 Read the Full Story
Christmas Schedule Christmas Eve Masses will be on Saturday, December 24 at 4 pm, 4:05 pm in the Parish Center, 6 pm and Midnight Mass with a musical prelude at 11:40 pm. Christmas Day Masses will be at 8 am and 10:30 am

Solemnity of Mary, Holy Mother of God on Saturday, December 31 we will have Masses at 5 pm and 7 pm with the Pro Sanctity Midnight Mass, a Rosary at 10 pm, Adoration at 11 pm, Mass at Midnight, followed by breakfast. Sunday, January 1, 2017, 7:30 am, 9:30 am and 11:30 am and no 5 pm Mass.
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Saint of the Day

  • Image: icon from the collection of Saint John the Theologian | Patmos, Greece. Saint John Damascene Saint of the Day for December 4 (c. 676 -749) https://wp.franciscanmedia.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/SODDec04.mp3   Saint John Damascene’s Story John spent most of his life in the monastery of Saint Sabas, near Jerusalem, and all of his life under Muslim rule, indeed, protected by...

News from the Vatican

  • (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Saturday greeted participants of the Fortune-Time Global Forum . The Forum brings together Fortune 500 and Time 100 leaders, who were discussing technology and jobs, global health, food and water, commitment to communities, energy and the environment, and financial inclusion—each representing critical elements related...