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
Tips for Lent: Say a “Hail Mary” for those who plan to join the Church at the Easter Vigil. Make sure your “fast” is changing your heart. It’s okay to adjust what you gave up for Lent. Give a little extra to the poor - The Siena Francis House and the Stephen Center are both great options. Fill those Rice … Continue reading How’s Your Lent Going?
ReconciliationSaturday, March 20th at 10:00 am at SJAWednesday, March 24th at 7:00 pm at STMSundays, March 21st and 28th – 9:15-10:15 amSaturdays in March before 5:00 pm Mass (4:00-4:45 pm) Lenten Study GroupWednesdays at 7:00 pm in the Social Hall at SJA Stations of the CrossFridays at 7:00 pm SJA; at 6:30 pm STM Palm … Continue reading Lent/Easter Services
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Even though I’ve used it in other presentations, there is one slide I wish I would have included in my presentation to the seminarians last week about parish evangelization. St. Paul is giving this new pastor, Timothy, advice on the strategy for spreading the Word of God and building up … Continue reading The Laborers are Few
Catholics age 14 and older are obliged to abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday, the Fridays of Lent, and Good Friday. Additionally, on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday, Catholics from age 18 to 59 are required to fast. In the Catholic tradition, fasting is loosely interpreted. The law allows one full meal only but does … Continue reading Lenten Reminder