Capital Campaign

Come, Live in the Light

St. James is in the midst of a Capital Campaign called “Come, Live in the Light: Gather, Give Glorify,” with a goal to fund Phase One of our major Facilities Improvement project. Begun in October 2014 with leadership by dozens from St. James, the project team was comprised of committees: Prayer, Events, Thanks, Youth, Ambassadors and Communication, led by the Steering Committee.

Capital Campaign Steering Committee

“Come, Live in the Light” was selected as a theme because a major goal of the renovation plan is to brighten the worship and gathering space with windows for natural light, and improved and fresh interior light and décor to make our gathering and worship a more inviting and enriching experience. The theme also uses lyrics from a hymn by David Haas that provided the backdrop for our campaign videos and other materials

While the Facility Improvement project is complete, paying for the improvements is ongoing. Thus, the campaign is ongoing. Pledges and donations are still needed.  Contact the church office or visit with Father Hannappel to learn more.

View the Case Statement for St. James' Capital Campaign
View the December 2014 Newsletter

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Mass Times

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

Easter Triduum Schedule: 
Thursday, April 13 7:00 p.m. 
Good Friday 12:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m.
Easter Vigil Saturday 8:30 p.m.
Easter Sunday April 16 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. 

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St. James Catholic Church

3801 Avenue A
Kearney, NE 68847


Parish Office Hours

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

Summer Hours (June - August):
Mon-Thurs - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Fri - 8:00am 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.

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