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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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Ascension Thursday Ascension Thursday, May 5 is a Holy Day of Obligation for all Catholics. Vigil Masses will be Wednesday, May 4, at 5:30 pm and 7:15 pm
Ascension Thursday Masses will be at 6:30, 8:15, 10 am and 6 pm.
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13th Annual Plant Sale May 6-8 The St. James Gardeners are having their 13th Annual Plant Sale on Friday May 6, 3-7 pm, Saturday, May 7, 9 am - 7 pm and Sunday, May 8, from 8:30 am - Noon. Shop early for best selections.   Your Mom will love it!   For more information contact Norma Jablonski at 402-571-3232 or Marie Pletka at 402-572-0207. Read the Full Story
Ablaze Worship Night May 13 Ablaze will be held on Friday, May 13 at 7 pm. 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 Read the Full Story
Ordinations June 4 and First Masses All are invited to celebrate the Ordinations of Marcus Knecht, Patrick Nields and Joe Sund, 10 am on Saturday, June 4 at St. Cecilia's Cathedral. The First Holy Masses of Thanksgiving are as follows:
Fr. Marcus Knecht on Saturday, June 4 at 5:30 pm at St. James Church
Fr. Patrick Nields on Sunday, June 5 at 10:30 am at  St. Philip Neri Church
Fr. Joe Sun, Sunday, June 5 at 2 pm at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church
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Alan Ames June 17 There will be a Mass, talk and healing service with Alan Ames at St. James on June 17 at 7 pm.   Every since 1994 Alan has been traveling all continents to witness how God lifted him from misery and hopelessness into a life full of joy and freedom.   Alan has the gift of healing.   After his talks, he would pray over each of those present by laying on of hands.   Alan has other gifts of the Holy Spirit as well such as the words of knowledge.   These gifts have been documented by priests and bishops all over the world.   Alan's ministry employs the explicit permission and support of his archbishop Mot Rev. Timothy Costelloe SDB, Archbishop of Perth, Australia.   Highlights of Alan's ministry were his talks during World Youth Day 2002 in Toronto, a Papal event, as well as speaking in some of the holiest sites of Christianity in 2004, in the Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth, in St. Catherine's Church of Bethlehem and St. Saviour of Jerusalem.   The fruits of Alan's ministry are healing, conversion, hope, comfort and strengthening of those who are blessed by God during the prayer meetings.   To learn more about Mr. Ames and read testimonies of healing, visit www.alanames.org. Read the Full Story

Saint of the Day

  • St. Athanasius
    Athanasius led a tumultuous but dedicated life of service to the Church. He was the great champion of the faith against the widespread heresy of Arianism, the teaching by Arius that Jesus was not truly divine. The vigor of his writings earned him the title of doctor of the Church....

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