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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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Corpus Christi St. James will have several events for Corpus Christi.
May 20th - May 30th:  Eucharistic Miracles Display (Come and View at any time in the Narthex)
May 29th: Corpus Christi Celebration and Procession of the Lord around the Neighborhood  After mass there will be a procession with the Blessed Sacrament on the campus of St. James Church and St. James/Seton School (rain or shine).  Four altars will be set up outside and the priest, deacon, servers and parishioners will walk from altar to altar saying prayers and singing hymns.   It is a tradition for children who have recently received First Communion to follow the servers in procession.   Both second grade girls and boys are invited to dress in the clothing they wore for First Communion.   We also invite eighth graders who were just confirmed to take part in the procession and wear the clothes they wore for Confirmation.   Students from both SJ and SEA are welcome to participate.   Attendance at the 5:00 Mass is not mandatory.   Students can go to Mass earlier in the day and come for the procession.
Here is a link to Scott Hahn's talk on the Biblical Foundations of the Eucharist
Eucharistic Miracles is Spirit 102.7-FMs new traveling display and will be available for viewing until 10 am on Monday, May 30 in our Church Narthex.   With an extensive assortment of photographs and historical descriptions, the exhibition presents some of the principal Eucharistic miracles that have taken place throughout the ages in various countries and that have been recognized by the Church.   By means of this powerful display you can virtually visit the places where the miracles took place.   There is no cost to visit the display.
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Memorial Day Mass Please join us for the Memorial Day Mass at 9 am remembering the courageous men and women who gave their lives in faithful service to our country.

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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 Sund, 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 Read the Full Story

Saint of the Day

  • Venerable Pierre Toussaint

    Born in modern-day Haiti and brought to New York City as a slave, Pierre died a free man, a renowned hairdresser and one of New York City’s most well-known Catholics.

News from the Vatican

  • Jubilee of Deacons: ordered to serve the joy of the Gospel
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