Young Neighbors in Action (YNIA)

2014 YNIA

Twenty youth and five adults headed to Winnebago Indian Reservation on July 6-12 to participate in Young Neighbors in Action, a Catholic-based program that focuses on service to the people in the area, while learning about the Catholic Church's social teachings. Six parishes from around the country gathered at St. Augustine's Catholic School for the week, ready to serve the people of Winnebago! Winnebago had recently received some heavy storms, and the Kearney group was assigned to cleaning up their Pow-wow grounds, in preparation for their large, annual Pow-wow in two weeks. We diligently worked to clean it the best we could, doing tasks such as picking up branches, raking, scrubbing bleachers and painting them, cleaning concession huts, replacing screens, and painting many different parts of the grounds! By the time we finished on Friday, the difference was impressive. The people of Winnebago treated us on Friday to lunch as a thank you!

In the evenings, we celebrated Mass, learned about the Catholic Church's social teachings, learned about the people of Winnebago, and enjoyed the fellowship of the many other people we were blessed to be serving with!

Jennifer

 

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

Upcoming Events

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FREE Thanksgiving Dinner
11/23/2017 11:00 AM
The 33rd Annual FREE Thanksgiving Dinner will be served from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 23rd...

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RICA: Rito de Iniciacion Cristiana para Adultos en Espanol - Office Conf Room
11/27/2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
RICA: Rito de Iniciacion Cristiana para Adultos en Espanol at St. James cada Lunes a 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  Si usted...

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Kearney Catholic High School

110 E. 35th St. | 308.234.2610
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St. James Catholic Church

3801 Avenue A
Kearney, NE 68847

308.234.5536
office@stjameschurchkearney.org

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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.

 

Parish Service Teams

If you wish to help with any of these service teams, contact Jody Suchan at 234-5536

Making Baptism Garments                                          SCRIP Volunteer
Laundering Alter Linens                                              Office Volunteer
Take Photos for Events                                               Marriage Prep Team
Grand Generation Lunch                                             S.A.F.E. Center Meals
Habitat Food Shack Volunteer                                     Meals on Wheels

 

 

 

 

 

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