Confirmation

confirmationAt St. James, the Sacrament of Confirmation is offered to young adults in their senior year of high school, in the spring before their graduation from high school. Confirmation classes are held during the 2nd semester of 11th Grade (February through April) and during the first semester of 12th Grade (September through November). Preparations begin years earlier in the Rite of Christian Initiation for Children (RCIC) curriculum.

If your child has not received sacramental preparation at their designated grade level, or for guidance on obtaining the Sacrament of Confirmation for yourself or your child, please call the Religious Education office, 308-234-9695 for information.

What is Confirmation? In the Sacrament of Confirmation, the baptized person is "sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit" and is strengthened for service to the Body of Christ.

The Church Teaches: There are seven sacraments. They were instituted by Christ and given to the Church to administer. They are necessary for salvation. The sacraments are the vehicles of grace which they convey. They are validly administered by the carrying out of the sign with the proper intention. Not all are equally qualified to administer all the sacraments. The validity of the sacrament is independent of the worthiness of the minister. Three sacraments imprint an indelible character.

Sacramentals are instituted by the Church and are effective by virtue of the Church's intercession. Institution and alteration of them is reserved to the Holy See.

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SCRIP Gift Card Program



To stream-line the sales process, the SCRIP program will be changing in January 2018.

• Rather than selling gift cards in the gathering space after Mass, SCRIP will now be available to purchase by completing a paper order form and placing it (along with your payment) in the collection plate during Mass or by taking it to the church office.
• Orders will be due by the 15th of each month, and gift cards will be available to pick up from the church office on or after the 22nd of each month.
• Blank order forms can be picked up in the Gathering Space, on a table outside the office.

You can use SCRIP gift cards for gift giving or for your usual day-to-day expenses such as groceries or gas. Each time you purchase SCRIP gift cards, a percentage of your purchase goes directly to St. James. Thank you for your support!!!

 SCRIP ORDER FORM

 
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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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Upcoming Events

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RICA: Rito de Iniciacion Cristiana para Adultos en Espanol
1/22/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Education

Kearney Catholic High School

110 E. 35th St. | 308.234.2610
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KCHS Foundation

20 E. 21st St. | 308.236.6903
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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

 

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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