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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 Sunday, December 17 at 10:30 am in the Parish Center.   To begin registration call the Parish Offices, 402-572-0499.  
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Thanksgiving Day Mass Join us for Mass at 9 am on Thanksgiving Day.   We invite you to bring the bread and wine that you will serve at your Thanksgiving dinner and place them on the steps of the altar for a special blessing. Read the Full Story
Christmas Angels November 25 Again this holiday season, SJ parishioners have the opportunity to live the meaning of Christmas through participation in the Christmas Angel Project.   Many angels will be available for adoption so you can provide a gift to a less fortunate adult or child.  Shopping for the angel gifts makes a wonderful family activity to share the virtues of generosity and compassion.   Get ready, the ANGELS will arrive the weekend of November 25!
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15th Anniversary Celebration 12/1 It has been 15 years since our new church was dedicated on Dec. 1, 2002.  On special anniversaries, the Church encourages solemn remembrances and so we will celebrate in a formal way this year.  The 8:15 am Mass on Dec. 1 will be celebrated as a Solemnity, with music and a reception.   All are invited to come and relive this significant event in our history.   We are proud of our beautiful worship space which draws many people.  SJ encourages many to stay at SJ.   Please come and join us on Dec. 1.
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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.    As we build a culture of Evangelization and Discipleship, we are meeting weekly to pray and study with the book, Divine Renovation, by Father James Mallon (materials provided).    Meetings are Tuesdays from 7-8:30 pm.   For more information, please contact Josie Clarey at the Parish Office 402-572-0499 or find Josey's email address in the Good News.  
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Saint of the Day

  • Image: Mosaic of Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne in the Cathedral Basilica in St. Louis, MO | photo by Andrew Balet Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne Saint of the Day for November 20 (August 29, 1769 – November 18, 1852) https://wp.franciscanmedia.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/SODNov20.mp3   Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne’s Story Born in Grenoble, France, of a family that was among the new rich, Rose...

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