Fishing with St. James

November 10, 2019

Many thanks to the Funeral Committee and Grief Committee for their ongoing ministry in the parish. They ministered to 24 families at parish funerals last year. Last Monday, they planned the Mass of Remembrance for 70 parishioners and family members who died in the past year and served a meal for 85 people afterward. There are a number of opportunities from service and charitable organizations offered in this bulletin and on the bulletin board in the Gathering Space. Tabitha Hospice,...  continue reading

November 3, 2019

This week is National Vocations Awareness Week in the United States. The Catholic Church teaches that God has a plan for our lives! Followers of Jesus experience calls to the vocations of marriage, priesthood, religious life or a single life. Fully living our own vocations—and teaching young people how to discern God's call is a joyful duty of all the faithful. During this week, please pray about how God is calling you to live your vocation. In a special way encourage the people...  continue reading

October 27, 2019

                        2019 Diocesan Appeal In his First Letter to the Corinthians, St. Paul asks the members of this fledgling Church, “What do you have that you have not received?” (1 Corinthians 4:7). Indeed, all that we have comes from the Lord. He is the source of every grace and blessing in our lives. This year the theme and focus of our Diocesan Appeal is the word “Receive.” The Lord created...  continue reading

October 20, 2019

Going Fishing with the Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court St. James #2097 Catholic Daughters of the Americas is celebrating their 50th Anniversary this weekend. On behalf of St. James Parish I would like to make this proclamation: Whereas, The Catholic Daughters of the Americas have dedicated their lives to listening to God and to serving His people since 1903, and Whereas, The CDA sisterhood gather clothing and food, build shelters, and raise money to care for the poor of...  continue reading

October 13, 2019

Faithful Stewardship at St. James The participation in last week’s Oktoberfest made it a successful, fun and fund raising event in our parish. I want to thank all who led the committed committees of disciples, along with our chairpersons Camil Saadi and Keven Hesse, whose sacrificial service made it a great day! It appears we fed over 1,000 people again this year. Carl & Diane Kucera owners of Country Catering prepared all of the turkey for us again this year. Donations from our...  continue reading

October 6, 2019

OKTOBERFEST IS HERE, I HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE! Oktoberfest is an annual community building opportunity that is a fun and fund-raising event for our parish. I invite you to attend and interact with parishioners of St. James and Prince of Peace. You will meet people from neighboring churches and communities. Participating in community building events can bring us closer to the Lord and one another. Many thanks to all who have already signed up to serve at Oktoberfest. If you have not...  continue reading

September 29, 2019

Next Sunday is our annual parish Oktoberfest, that is both a fun and fund raising event for our parish. Since we have a large parish, we have to be intentional in the way we form our community. I invite you to make an effort to get to know other disciples who make up our parish. Meet other parishioners, people from neighboring parishes and towns, enjoy some good food, play games, laugh, talk and grow as a disciple. Participating in community building events can bring us closer to the...  continue reading

September 22, 2019

Last year we had Fall and Spring sessions of a faith sharing program called “Be My Witness.” This Fall, I invite you to join in six sessions with a small faith sharing community that will use a program called “A Biblical Walk Through the Mass” by Dr. Edward Sri. You can do this in your home or at another location or join the Monday night gatherings. There are other faith sharing materials available if you want to follow another program. Please carefully read the...  continue reading

September 15, 2019

This weekend you will again be encouraged to participate in St. James Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest is an opportunity for building our identity as a community of faith and works. It is both a fun and fund raising event for our parish. Since we have a large parish, we have to be intentional in the way we form our community. I invite you to make an effort to get to know the other disciples who make up our parish. At Oktoberfest, you will meet other parishioners, people from the community, and...  continue reading

September 8, 2019

This weekend representatives from the Catholic Community of Kearney WATCHMEN will present information and an invitation for men to be a part of their faith sharing group on Tuesday nights and Thursday morning. This is a positive gathering of men for prayer and support in living out our Catholic faith. I encourage the men of our parish to consider joining these gatherings as a way to grow in your practice of the faith. On Wednesday, our preschool through twelfth grade Faith Formation...  continue reading

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A Biblical Walk Through the Mass
11/18/2019 6:00 PM
The new Faith Sharing Communities (new title) program for this fall will be A Biblical Walk Through the Mass with Edward...



Catholic Daughter of Americas
11/18/2019 6:30 PM
  Catholic Daughter of Americas will have their monthly meeting on the third Monday of each month in the St....

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Diaconate Formation
The Office of the Permanent Diaconate exists for the formation of candidates to be ordained as deacons in the...
National Vocation Awareness Week
National Vocation Awareness Week, celebrated November 3-9, 2019, is an annual week-long celebration of the...


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