Dear Friends, As we move forward into the future with a network of parishes, our organizational structure will need to be adjusted. Here is where we would like to be by July 1, 2021. A Church Organizational Structure that: Is Capable of Serving More Than One Parish with One Pastor; has a Centralized Office with … Continue reading Where We Are Going
Dear Parishioners, I’m so proud of our parish as we begin this adventure together. St. Joan of Arc School is off and running. We were one of the first schools in the city to open our doors. None of that happens without the leadership of so many and the flexibility of our teachers. I’m also … Continue reading September Financial Report
Saturday, September 12th4:00 pm - 8:00 pmSt. Joan of Arc Parking Lot, 74th & Hascall Brought to you by the SJA Men's Club Come to St. Joan of Arc on Saturday, September 12th.Half of the parking lot will be blocked off as a Drive-thru for Sausage Fest. All food will be served in "to-go" containers. … Continue reading SausageFest – It’s On!
By Fr. Jeff Lorig, Pastor This has been my prayer the last several days. The best leaders like Jesus himself invite rather than push people in a certain direction. Before Jesus pushed his people to “Go, make disciples”, he pulled them in by inviting them to “Come, follow me.” Since I’ve been here, I sense … Continue reading Pull, Don’t Push
One of the things I still do with my former team at the Chancery is produce a weekly podcast called the EquipCast. A couple of weeks ago we had a chance to interview Jodi Meyer who is a Mary our Queen parishioner and the Alpha Nebraska Network Director. She has been running Alpha for 6 … Continue reading What is Alpha?
Dear Friends, I met with a group of leaders from both parishes last week asking for their thoughts on Covid-19 parish liturgy guidelines. They were excellent help. Since Omaha now has the mask mandate, it seems the Lord has had a hand in the timing. The goal of re-publishing and posting these guidelines is to … Continue reading Covid-19 Parish Guidelines for Liturgies
I’ll be the first to admit, I was hoping things would be returning back to normal by now. While I’m very happy that businesses and churches opened up back in May, this pandemic doesn’t seem to be losing steam. Whether this virus is just political, really that bad, or whether it’s fear that is making … Continue reading Not Going Back to Normal