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Photography Sessions for the Parish Directory Will Begin in Late October. Early Signup is Available Online Now At:  https://booknow-lifetouch.appointment-plus.com/y6z61pme/
Sessions will be:
October 30 through November 4
November 7 through November 11
November 14 through November 18
November 20 and November 21
Times: Weekdays: 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Weekends: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Welcome to St. James

After more than 150 years in the Kearney community, St. James parish has a rich history as a community of Catholic worship and an established legacy of service to the people of the Kearney area.

St. James parish was established in the 1860s to be a sign of the presence of the Kingdom of God, to spread the Good News of the Gospel and to minister and serve others. As Catholics we believe in Jesus' dying and rising and in our call to celebrate the Sacraments and proclaim the Gospel. Right now, we are in the midst of an exciting time in the development of our parish as we have vacated our church structure for a year-long renovation project. This time of sacrifice and growth, we pray, will ultimately strengthen our community and our faith as we return to a renewed place to gather and worship.

We welcome our Catholic brothers and sisters, our visitors from other denominations, people new to Kearney or just stopping through, to pray and celebrate the Sacraments with us. Join us at our various gathering points in Kearney. You will be welcomed and embraced as we are called to celebrate, with you, and ask you to join us in being a sign of the presence of God.

Fishing with St. James

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Sunday, August 13, 2017
Sunday, August 13, 2017

A newly formed “Be My Witness Team/Grupo Sean Mis Testigos” is planning for engaging the parish in faith sharing in small groups (English y Español). If you want to be a part of the planning process please attend our next meeting on Wednesday, August 16th at 7:00 p.m. at the church. If you are interested and can’t make the meeting contact the parish office.

Our parish hopes to purchase preschool playground equipment, child safe playground turf, and fencing for the south-west courtyard to be used by the Little Fish Preschool. This will be possible with the success of a fundraiser lead by the Little Fish Preschool director, Crystal Vanderbeek. The goal is $25,000. We have already received $8,500, so we need to raise only $16,500 more. More information will be in next weeks bulletin insert.

August 15th, the Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary reminds us to continue to honor Mary’s important role in our lives. Because school has not started, the Holy Day Masses at St. James are on Tuesday, August 15th at 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. There will be NO 12 noon Mass. Prince of Peace has a vigil Mass for the Holy Day on Monday, August 14th, at 6:00 p.m. and then Masses on Tuesday, August 15th are 7:30 a.m. and 12:05 p.m.

Vatican II proclaimed in the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church, (68) “In the bodily and spiritual glory which she possesses in heaven, the Mother of Jesus continues in this present world as the image and first flowering of the Church as she is to be perfected in the world to come. Likewise, Mary shines forth on earth, until the day of the Lord shall come (cf. 2 Peter 3:10), as a sign of certain hope and comfort for the pilgrim People of God.”

May all the pilgrim people of God know this hope and comfort!

I AM Joseph your brother, Fr. Joe Hannappel

 
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Mass Times

Saturday - 5:00pm
Sunday - 8:30am & 10:30am
Spanish Mass - 12:15pm (every 2nd Sunday)

Upcoming Events

Sep

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Blessed Virgin Mary at Fatima
Prayers each 13th 9/13/2017 7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
During the 100th Anniversary of the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Fatima, Portugal. Bishop...

Parish News

Human Trafficking Presentation
Human trafficking is a present, prevalent social evil in our world, including in our Kearney community. An insightful...
Kearney Area Habitat for Humanity
Kearney Area Habitat for Humanity is excited to share the 25th anniversary events for the week-long...

Education

Kearney Catholic High School

110 E. 35th St. | 308.234.2610
kearneycatholic.org

KCHS Foundation

20 E. 21st St. | 308.236.6903
kchsfoundation.org

Contact Us

St. James Catholic Church

3801 Avenue A
Kearney, NE 68847

308.234.5536
office@stjameschurchkearney.org

Parish Office Hours

Mon-Thurs - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Fri - 9:00am to 3:00pm

 

Mission Statement

St. James parish is established to be a sign of the presence of the Kingdom of God, to spread the Good News of the Gospel and to minister and serve others. As Catholics we believe in Jesus' dying and rising and in our call to celebrate the Sacraments and proclaim the Gospel.

Weekly ReadingsAdministrative UpdatesWeekly BulletinDonate

New Parish Directory

Photography Sessions for the Parish Directory Will Begin in Late October. Early Signup is Available Online Now At: https://booknow-lifetouch.appointment-plus.com/y6z61pme/ 
Sessions will be:
October 30 through November 4
November 7 through November 11
November 14 through November 18
November 20 and November 21
Times: Weekdays: 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Weekends: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.