Adorers Needed

For the following hours:
  Tuesday @ 3:00am, 4:00am, 5:00pm
  Thursday @ 4:00am
   Friday @ 3:00am, 6:00am
  Saturday @ 5:00am, 2:00pm
  Sunday @ 6:00pm and 11:00pm 

For any of the above, or If you can sub,
contact Susan at 402-292-6047.

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►Funeral Notice

Funeral Notice for Sylvia Elson:

Guild Rosary on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, 2302 Crawford St. followed by Memorial Mass at 11:00 a.m.

Luncheon immediately following in the parish center (basement of church).

Inurnment: Calvary Cemetery at a later date

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Stephen Center, 5217 S. 28th Ave., Omaha 68107

Please keep the Elson family in your prayers.

Advent/Christmas 2017

December 9          Bethlehem Revisited – 7:00-9:00 p.m. – Parish Grounds
December 10        Second Sunday of Advent
                                 Hospitality Coffee after the morning Masses – Parish Center
                                 St. Mary’s School students hand out Advent prayer cards after all Masses
                                 Memorial Poinsettias sign-up – after all Masses – Church
December 12        Parish Reconciliation Service – 7:00 p.m. – Church
December 13        St. Mary’s School Reconciliation (grades 6, 7 & 8) – 9:15 a.m. – Church
December 15        St. Mary’s School Music Program – 6:00 p.m. – School gym
December 16        Ollie the Trolley rides / treats and crafts – 4:00 p.m. – School gym
December 17       Third Sunday of Advent
December 19        Reconciliation Services at St. Bernadette Church & St. Columbkille Church – 7:00p.m.
December 21        St. Mary’s Parish Reconciliation Service – 3:30 p.m. – Church
December 23/24  Fourth Sunday of Advent – Masses at 5:00 p.m. Saturday
                                   and 7:30, 9:30 & 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 24th.
                                   These Masses cover the Fourth Sunday of Advent obligation. There are no
                                   Masses at 12:30 & 5:00 p.m. on December 24th
December 24         Christmas Eve Masses at 4:00 & 6:00 p.m. – These Masses cover the Christmas Day obligation.
December 25         Christmas Day Masses at Midnight, 7:30, 9:30 & 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
                                   No 5:00 p.m. Mass on Christmas Day
December 26          One Mass at 9:00 a.m. - Parish offices closed
December 31          The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph
                                   Regular Sunday Masses

Around the Campus

Coming Events

Bethlehem Revisited
Is returning!  Groups at St Mary's are bringing back a beloved tradition - a "Living Nativity", on Saturday, December 9, 2017, from 7:00 to 9:00pm, at St Mary's Church, St Mark's Hall, and the Parish Center.  Parishioners will react the night Christ was born, with Roman soldiers, shepherds in the field, Joseph, Mary and Jesus.  Plan to attend; backup dates is Sunday, December 10.

Calling all Catholic Men of Saint Mary's! Have you ever had a question about the Catholic faith?  Did you ever want to learn more but didn't know where to start?  Do you enjoy freshly prepared, hot breakfasts? Welcome to That Man Is You!.  Our new program for this year is entitled: "The Unveiling of Love". Come share, pray and grow in your faith life! . We started the Fall Semester on Friday, Morning, September 8th in the Saint Mary's Parish Center. Please contact: Deacon Ted Menzel @ 402-292-2076 or It's not too late to join!  Our LAST meeting for the Fall Semester is December 8.  Our Spring Semester will start Jan 19.

(For more information on these events, check out the latest Sunday bulletin.)

► St Mary's Online Giving Available

Starting Dec 5, 2013, stewardship is made easier than ever with our new online giving system - WeShare.           Make your one-time or recurring donations using your debit card, credit card, checking or savings account. Start today by following these 3 easy steps....      Click on the link above named "Online Giving"      Set up your account by clicking on the option on the right named "Sign Up"      Receive your password and access your account.  Customize by choosing payment options when you set up a payment. Call the Rectory at 402-291-1350 if you have any questions or problems.

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