It is a joy to welcome you to the St. Thomas More Catholic Church website, a wonderful informational tool of great benefit to all of us. St. Thomas More is a very orthodox and vibrant Catholic parish located on the south edge of Midtown Omaha at 48th and Grover Streets.
Steeped in the rich 2000 year tradition of the Catholic Church, for more than 50 years Omaha Catholics have found a nurturing faith home at St. Thomas More. Thank you for finding us online and a special welcome to young adults searching for a faith home.
To all of you, whoever you are and from wherever you come, welcome to St. Thomas More. We invite you to join us on the joyous adventure of fidelity.
Sincerely in Christ, Rev. Ryan P. Lewis, JCL, STL Pastor
Sunday Mass Saturday (vigil): 5:00 pm Sunday: 7:30 am, 9:30 am & 11:30 am
Daily Mass Monday-Friday: 7:00 am Tuesday & Friday: 8:15 am (when school is in session - check the bulletin) Wednesday: 10:30 am @ Golden Living Center (5505 Grover St.) Saturday: 8:30 am
Adult Faith Formation
Join us for Catching Fire, Becoming Flame, A Guide for Spiritual Transformation. This DVD series by Albert Haase, OFM gives you the tools and kindling to prepare for the spark of God in your life and then shows you how to fan it into flame until you are set ablaze. A DVD in the series will be shown on Wednesday evenings at 7:00pm in the STM social hall with optional discussion after from 7:30-8:00pm. Come to any one session or all beginning April 22 until June 3rd. (There will not be a session on May 13th).
Join us on Sunday, April 19th following the 9:30am Mass for the Father-Son Breakfast in the Social Hall. This year's guest speaker will be Former World Cruiserweight Champion, Dan Murphy. The topic of his talk will be Chasing Jesus. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for kids.
2015 STM Mother-Daughter Breakfast
Join us on Sunday, April 26th following the 9:30am Mass for the Mother-Daughter Breakfast in the Social Hall. This year we are featuring crafts for the younger guests. Tickets for this breakfast must be purchased in advance and are $10 for adults and $5 for children over 5 years of age. Students of STM school or Religious Education are free with a paying adult. Tickets can be purchased after Mass on the weekends of April 12th & April 19th or at the Parish Office.
Join us on Sunday, June 14th for our annual Parish Festival from 12:30pm to 8:00pm. There will be food, games, rides, raffle, cake walk, music and a Baggo Tournament as well as lots of fun! If you are interested in being a sponsor click the "Giving Opportunities" tab and look for festival sponsorship. We are currently accepting donations for the Grocery Booth, the Home & Sports Booth and glassware for the Coin Toss Booth. You can drop off your donations at the Parish Office, in the vestibule at church or at the school office. Thank you for supporting St. Thomas More Parish & School.
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent a telegramme of condolence on the death of Cardinal Francis George who has died at the age of 78. Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin also sent his sympathies on hearing the news.
In an address at a UN Conference on the theme: âThe Persecution of Christians Globally: A Threat to International Peace and Securityâ, Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Permanent Representative of the Holy See to the United Nations, urged the international community to act in protecting Christians and religious minorities in the Middle East.
The following is the text of Archbishop Auzaâs address: