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Lenten Prayers and Activities

Lenten Prayers and Activities
  • Operation Rice Bowl — your donations support Catholic Relief Service programs around the world and local hunger and poverty in our diocese. During Lent, use your Rice Bowl for your offerings to help our brothers and sisters in need. 
  • Free Reading materials on the table in the Gathering Space include: the Little Black Book and The Word Among Us
  • Lenten Lunches— Each Friday at Noon, at First United Methodist Church, an area Church will provide lunch and music. The theme this year will be “Crossroads of Lent”. The cost is $5 per person. St. James will host on Friday, March 10th. 
  • Stations of the Cross— Every Friday (except Good Friday) starting March 3rd. 5:30 pm English, 6:30 pm Espanol Communal Reconciliation Service- Sunday, March 26, 3:00 PM at Prince of Peace.
  • Fast & Abstinence - see page 2 of the linked document.

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Mass Times

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

Easter Triduum Schedule: 
Thursday, April 13 7:00 p.m. 
Good Friday 12:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m.
Easter Vigil Saturday 8:30 p.m.
Easter Sunday April 16 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. 

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St. James Catholic Church

3801 Avenue A
Kearney, NE 68847


Parish Office Hours

Mon-Thurs - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Fri - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Summer Hours (June - August):
Mon-Thurs - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Fri - 8:00am 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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