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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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Fr Toby to Speak on Rome Monday Join Fr. Toby for his multi-media presentation on Rome on Monday, September 26 at 7 pm in the Parish Center. Read the Full Story
Lectio:Eucharist Starts Sept. 27 Lectio:Eucharist is coming to SEA Tuesday evenings starting September 27.   The Eucharist is the center point of the Mass, but why?   The answers are here.   In ten episodes, renowned teacher, Dr. Brant Pitre, guides us through Scripture, history and Church teaching to illuminate the wonder and miracle of the Eucharist.   With deep insight, Dr. Pitre gives a fresh perspective for understanding the mystery that is the Eucharist.   This DVD series will be facilitated by SEA parishioner, Stephanie Jensen, in SEA's Parish Center, from 7-8:30 pm.   Please RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 402-504-9634.   Please indicate if you'd like to purchase a study guide for $25.   
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Still time to join RCIA! RCIA stands for Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults.   There's plenty of time to join!   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.   Who comes to RCIA?   While it is meant to be focused on non-Catholics who are inquiring about the faith, it is also a great opportunity for Catholics to learn more about their faith.   We invite and welcome anyone who wants to learn more about the faith.   There are no costs, no obligations, no tests and no pressure - just a gentle, non-coercive way of discovering the beauty and mystery of the Catholic Faith.   Please invite a friend to join you on the journey.   If you are interested or would like more information, contact Fr. Tom at 402-572-0499.     Read the Full Story
Follow Me Follow Me: Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of John
This DVD series by Dr. Edward Sri will be offered in SJ Parish Center from 7-8:30 pm for 8 Mondays: October 3, 10, 17, 24, November 7, 14 and 21.   Following Christ takes more than simply believing in Him or doing what He asks of us.   Jesus wants you to be more than just a believer.  He wants you to be His disciple and friend.   Follow Me is your guide to a personal encounter with Christ.   As the Good Shepherd, Jesus seeks after us.   He comes to meet us and beckons us to follow Him.   He calls us to be His disciples, to trust Him, to open ourselves to his merciful love and to love other as he has loved us.   Follow Me invites you to experience the joy of a renewed friendship with Christ.  To register, please contact Jo Kusek at 402-572-0369.   Please indicate if you would like the workbook for $17 that goes with this series.
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Saint of the Day

  • Image: Blessed Pope Paul VI, 1977. | Wikimedia Commons. Blessed Pope Paul VI Saint of the Day for September 26 (September 26, 1897 – August 6, 1978)   Blessed Paul VI’s Story Born near Brescia in northern Italy, Giovanni Battista Montini was the second of three sons. His father, Giorgio, was a lawyer, editor, and eventually...

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  • (Vatican Radio) At a briefing for journalists at the Holy See press office on Monday, Vatican spokesman Greg Burke gave details of Pope Francis’ forthcoming three day visit to the republics of Georgia and Azerbaijan. It’ll be his 16th pastoral visit outside Italy and it’ll be focused on the themes...