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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 Tuesday, September 12 at 7 pm in the Parish Center.   To begin registration call the Parish Offices, 402-572-0499.  
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Join us for RCIA
RICA stands for the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults.   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 RICA?   While RCIA 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!  There are no costs, just a gentle way to discover the beauty and mystery of the Catholic Faith.   Invite a friend!   Call Fr. Tom to register or if you have any questions at 402-572-0499.
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The New Evangelization We are excited to begin launching evangelization and discipleship efforts here at St. James!   We will utilize ChristLife, Catholic Ministry for Evangelization which is a three step evangelization process changing lives and transforming parishes.   The New Evangelization is a call to share the unchanging Truth of Jesus Christ using new strategies with ardor, methods and expression so that Jesus Christ and His love can be accessed by all.  The painting for this week is from Renaissance painter Raphael who considered it among his greatest works.    Intentional Discipleship
Do you feel a call to go deeper in your walk with Christ and become a leader in Evangelization at St. James?   As we  build a culture of Evangelization and Discipleship, we will meet weekly to pray and study with the book, Divine Renovation, by Father James Mallon (materials provided).   Starting August 29 we will begin Tuesday evenings from 7-8:30 pm.   To register or for more information, please contact Josie Clarey at the Parish Office 402-572-0499 or find Josey's email address on pg. 4 of the Good News.  
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Schedule Change Begins Sept 2
Beginning September 2 our Saturday evening Mass time will be 5 pm and Saturday confessions will be from 3-4:30 pm.
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Saint of the Day

  • Image: Portrait of Pope Saint Pius X | Library of Congress | Tryphosa Bates-Batcheller Saint Pius X Saint of the Day for August 21 (June 2, 1835 – August 20, 1914) https://www.franciscanmedia.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/SODAug21.mp3   Saint Pius X’s Story Pope Pius X is perhaps best remembered for his encouragement of the frequent reception of Holy Communion, especially by children. The second...

News from the Vatican

  • (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Sunday expressed his sorrow for a series of deadly terror attacks in recent days and condemned the “inhuman violence” that spawned them. His remarks came after his Angelus address to pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square.  Please see below a translation into English of...