Midtown Catholic is a community of two parishes in the Archdiocese of Omaha. We are One Church: Encountering Jesus, Equipping Disciples, and Living Mercy.
Thanksgiving Mass for Fr. Hunke
Mass of thanksgiving to mark the 50th anniversary of Fr. Norman Hunke’s Ordination will be at the 10:30 am Sunday Mass at St. Thomas More on May 28th.
A reception will follow in the Social Hall.
Come help him celebrate!
Check out this bulletin article from his retirement announcement: Ordinary Time I 2019.pdf (weconnect.com)
Totus Tuus this Summer
Totus Tuus is returning to Midtown July 9-14, 2023! Held at St. Thomas More and open to youth going into 1st through 12th grades, Totus Tuus, meaning “totally yours,” is an incredible summer camp where youth learn from about Christ through song, prayer, Mass, games, and more! Registration is online here: Totus Tuus – Midtown Catholic
We also can’t do this program without you! Please prayerfully consider volunteering to help with one or more of the following tasks:
- Housing: Four young adult missionaries from the Archdiocese visit our parish to put on this program. They need a place to stay while they are here.
- Food: Our missionaries need meals provided during the week!
- Middle and High school helpers: We encourage youth who attend the evening program to help out during the day program. It’s a great way to earn service hours.
- Adult volunteers for the day program. The RE Coordinator needs at least one adult each day helping with the 1st through 6th grade program (supervising doors, sign in, classrooms, lunch). This person must be safe environment trained. Safe environment training is provided by the Archdiocese for no cost, contact Rachel Bielstein at the parish office for more info.
Please direct all questions to Rachel Bielstein at 402-556-1456 or email@example.com
Summer Office Hours
Starting May 26th, the Midtown Catholic office will close at noon on Fridays. All other days of the week we will remain open until 4:30 p.m.
Who are The Chosen? Come and See! Beginning in June, Thursdays, 7pm, at St. Thomas More. All ages are welcome! Contact Dianne Heath (402-350-6399) or Rick Fanciullo (402-980-2866) for more information.
Midtown Catholic is looking for Parish Council Candidates from both SJA and STM for the upcoming church year starting in July. Information and applications can be found in the foyer of each church. Applications are due by May 28 and can be turned into the parish office. Questions, please contact Woody Diederich at 651-353-6243.
Holy Hour for Vocations
This year we will not have any young men being ordained priests. Join the Archdiocese praying for Vocations on Saturday, June 3rd at 10 a.m. at St. Cecelia’s Cathedral. This date and time would have been the ordination Mass.
Spirit Catholic Radio invites you to a Eucharistic Encounter June 22nd at St. Wenceslaus Church in Omaha! This Archdiocesan event will celebrate and deepen our Faith in the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist. Hear from speaker Fr. Malachy Napier, CFR, and Archbishop George Lucas. Participate in adoration, eucharistic piety, dynamic teaching, and powerful sacred music. View the Vatican International Exhibition, Eucharistic Miracles of the World display created by Blessed Carlo Acutis, who was named patron of the National Eucharistic Revival initiative, and watch a video about his life. Doors will be open for Eucharistic Events from 5 – 10pm, and the Liturgical Program will take place from 6:45 – 9pm. The event is free, and registration is not needed. Visit spiritcatholicradio.com/encounter for details.
“Ignorance is the leprosy of the soul. How many such lepers exist in the church here in Rome, where many people don’t even know what’s necessary for their salvation? It must be our business to try to cure this disease. The souls of our neighbors are in our hands, and yet how many are lost through our fault? The sick die without being properly prepared because we have not given time or care enough to each particular case. Yet with a little more patience, a little more perseverance, a little more love, we could have led these poor souls to heaven.” -St. John Baptist de Rossi
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