Parish News

First Friday Adoration

First Friday Adoration is on Friday, May 5th from 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM in the church.  Everyone is welcome!

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Higher Ground Information

Attention middle school, sophomores, juniors, seniors, and first year graduates:  Come join 30-50 other young people and staff member for five days of fun and Christian community.  Register online at Call Katie or Rhonda at 234-5536 if you have questions! Higher Ground - Fort Robinson State Park, Crawford: Week 1: May 28-June 2 (Reg deadline May 19th) Week 2: June 4-9 (Reg deadline May 26th) Week 3: June 11-16 (Reg deadline June...  continue reading

Food Pantry Collection - May 6th & 7th

The Food Pantry tubs will be in the Gathering Space on May 6th & 7th.  We will be collecting paper products for the Jubilee Center to help those in need.  Thank you for supporting others in need.  

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Catholic Home Missions Appeal Collection

Next weekend, April 29 & 30, we will take up the Catholic Home Missions Appeal Collection.  Right now, over 40% of dioceses in the US are considered home missions because they are unable to fund essential pastoral work needed in their communities.  Your support of this appeal heals ease the struggle of these dioceses.  Please prayerfully consider how you can support this appeal.  More information can be found at    continue reading

SCRIP Gift Cards

SCRIP gift cards will be sold following all Masses in the Gathering Space.  You can use these cards to help with your home budget, gifts, and daily needs.  

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Building Community Mtg - April 30th

Building Community at St. James:  The next meeting is scheduled for Sunday April 30, from 1:00-2:00 PM in the Social Hall.  You are invited to attend.

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Turn In Unused/Expired Meds - April 29th

Turn in unused or expired medicines on Saturday April 29th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at CHI Health/Good Samaritan Hospital north parking lot, at the intersection of E. 35th Street and A Avenue.  For more information or questions, contact or call 308-865-2283

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Mass for Healing and Reparation - April 18th

Bishop Joseph Hanefeldt will be celebrating a Mass for Healing and Reparation during Child Abuse Prevention Month, Tuesday, April 18, 2017.  The Mass will be held at 5:15 PM at Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 112 S. Cedar Street, Grand Island, NE.  Please consider attending this Mass to pray in solidarity with all those who have experienced the pain of abuse.  If you are unable to attend, please join us in prayer.  

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Visit to Conception Seminary College

Diocese of Grand Island visit to Conception Seminary College will be April 29 & 30, 2017.  This is open to high school juniors through men of age 25 who are considering a vocation to priestly ministry.  If you are interested or want to recommend someone, please email Fr. Neal Hock at to register.

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Religious Ed Registration for 2017-2018

We will be registering for the 2017-2018 Religious Ed classes before and after classes the next two weeks, April 19th and 26th.  Please help us by registering your children early!  Thank you!

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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. 

Upcoming Events



Catholic Daughters Babysitting
5/13/2017 6:00 PM
Parents--Need a date night? One of the Catholic Daughters' Pillars is to Support Families. We will be offering free...

Parish News

SCRIP Gift Cards
SCRIP gift cards will be sold following all Masses in the Gathering Space.  You can use these cards to help with your...
Invitation to Our Easter Vigil
Please join us on Saturday, April 15th at 8:30 PM (8:00 PM fire - weather permitting) for the St. James Celebration of the...


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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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