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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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Parish Mission February 18-20 Our Parish Mission Is Coming Soon!
Mark your calendar for February 18, 19 and 20 for our Annual Parish Mission.   Our presenter will be Fr. Chris Alar, Director of the Association of Marian Helpers in Stockbridge, MA, which focuses on the devotion to Mary and the Divine Mercy message of St. Faustina.   Fr. Alar will provide engaging presentations on all three evenings beginning with Ash Wednesday evening Masses.   Marian Consecration is the theme for our Parish Mission.  Small group studies will kick off the Mission and refer to the book, 33 Days to Morning Glory by Fr. Michael Gaitley.
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SJ/SEA Melodrama Ticket Sales SJ/SEA Melodrama Ticket Sales!
"Wildcat Katie Brown" or "Oil's Well that Ends Well" & the Olio "The Magical 40!"...40 Years of Livin' and Lovin'
Tickets are $17 and include refreshments.   Round trip bus service is available each night from St. James for $5.   For tickets, please call Lil Chatfield, 402-493-3326
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Symbolon Parishioners of St. James can access Symbolon videos free by scrolling down to Parish Headlines.   Click on Symbolon and create your own user name and password.   We are able to watch these videos free until November 2015.   This beautiful 20 episode video series presents the "big picture" of the Catholic faith.   "Pope Francis, like St. John Paul ii and Benedict XVI, has called every Catholic to be a missionary disciple, an agent of the New Evangelization.   Evangelically alert Catholics must be well-formed Catholics.   This splendid series will help prepare Catholics to enter mission territory every day offering others friendship with Jesus Christ".  (Quote from George Weigel, William E. Simon Chair in Catholic Studies, Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington,  DC).     Read the Full Story
Ablaze Worship Night
Join Fr. Michael for Ablaze Worship Night Friday, February 6 at 7:00 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
2015 Ablaze Schedule at St. James: February 6 at 7 pm, March 13 at 7 pm, April 10 at  7:30 pm, May 15 at 7 pm, June 26 at 7 pm, July 24 at 7 pm. 
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Saint of the Day

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