Welcome to St. Thomas More Parish

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

Totus Tuus

Totus Tuus is coming to STM the week of July 10-15 with grades 1-6 on Monday thru Friday from 9am to 2:30pm and Junior & Senior High on Sunday thru Thursday from 7pm to 9pm.  Registration forms are available at the Parish Office or can be accessed below along with the Medical Release Form.  Cost is $10 per youth or $20 per family of three or more.  No cost for the Junior/Senior High program.  Volunteers are also needed.  Contact Theresa Gunia at 402-990-2957.

Registration Form                           Medical Release Form

 

STM Golf Outing

The STM Golf Outing will be August 13th at Elmwood Golf Course.  Check in begins between 7:00-7:30am.  Shotgun start begins at 8:00am.  All levels of golfers are welcome.  Lunch, raffles, and good times to follow at St. Thomas More Social Hall upon completion of your round.  Cost is $75 for 18 holes per person with cart.  Lunch only is $20 per person.  Sign up now!!

       Golf Outing Registration                    Hole Sponsorship

Mass Times

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

Holy Days and Holidays
(check the bulletin)

News from the Vatican

Pope Francis meets Rome's first female mayor, Virginia Raggi

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis had a private meeting in the Vatican on Friday with Rome’s newly elected mayor, Virginia Raggi of the ‘5 Star Movement’.

The 37 year old lawyer is the youngest person ever to head Rome’s City Council, as well as the first female mayor of the Eternal City.

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English summary of Pope Francis' catechesis, Thursday's Special Jubilee Audience

(Vatican Radio) On Thursday, Pope Francis held a Special Jubilee Audience, using the text of Matthew 25:35-36 as a launching point. He said that mercy is not an abstraction or a lifestyle but concrete and practical.

The English language summary of the Holy Father's catechesis follows:

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Pope at Audience: it’s one thing to talk mercy, another to live it

(Vatican Radio) Today the Lord invites us to make a serious examination of conscience, Pope Francis said Thursday at a special Jubilee audience at St Peter’s Square in Rome. It’s one thing to talk mercy but quite another to live it, he said. Mercy is not an abstraction or a lifestyle and, paraphrasing the words of St James the Apostle, mercy without works is dead in itself.

Listen to Alexander MacDonald's report:

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