Liturgical Ministries

The monthly schedules can be found on the Monthly Ministry Schedule page.

Eucharistic Minister

Adults responsible for distributing the Body and Blood of Christ at the sacrament of the Eucharist. Designated ministers will also be in charge of bringing the ciborium to the altar and washing the chalices, bowls and the wine carafe following Mass. Ministers are assigned to a Mass of their choice, which averages about one time per month. Training will be provided.
Contact: Monty & Sue Fread, 440-9646
 

Proclaimer

Volunteers will proclaim the Sacred Scriptures during the Mass. Proclaimer is assigned to a Mass time of their choice approximately one time per month. Training will be provided.
Contact: Brenda Marshall at 234-5536
 

Leader

Volunteers will start the Mass with a welcome and announcements. Leader is assigned to a Mass of their choice, approximately one time per month. Training will be provided.
Contact: Brenda Marshall at 234-5536
 

Greeter

Adults or members of a family are assigned to a Mass of their choice, approximately one time per month. They are to arrive 20 minutes before the start of Mass and stand near their designated entrance. Following Mass, the greeters hand out the bulletins as parishioners leave the church. Training will be provided.
Contact: Ron & Diana Svacina, 236-7760
 

Sound & Media

Sound and Media lay ministers provide the means for the body of Christ to fully participate in the Mass and sacramental events of the church. Lay ministers operate microphones and speakers for Leaders, Proclaimers, and music ministry, as well as project songs and responsorial prayers onto the front screen. Sound and Media lay ministers are vital to Mass,  First Holy Communion, Confirmation, and special events in the life of St. James.

All Sound and Media lay ministers will be trained and mentored until they are comfortable working the sound/media booth. One Sound and one Media lay minister will be assigned to each Mass on a monthly basis. The team system works well & provides support for everyone.

If you are interested in electronics, technology and serving St. James, the Sound and Media Lay Ministry may be just right for you!
Contact: Brenda Marshall at 234-5536 or
brenda@stjameschurchkearney.org

Alter Servers

The role of the Altar Server is to assist the Priest in the celebration of the liturgy during Mass. Some of the Altar Server responsibilities include: caring for the altar candles, bearing the cross and candles in the entrance procession and assisting with holy water, water, wine and offertory gifts at Mass.

 

This ministry is open to boys and girls in grades 5 and above.  Training sessions are held regularly. Young people may join at any time during the year.

Contact:Deb Kratochvil at 234-5536

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Mass Times

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

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RCIA informational meeting
8/28/2018 6:30 PM
RCIA Informational meeting will be on Tuesday, August 28th at 6:30 p.m. in the St. James Social Hall. For...

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Education

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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

 

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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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