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

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)

 

 

 

Golf Outing - It's Tee Time

Join us on Saturday, August 8th for Golf and good times!  This fundraiser is sponsored by the STM Sports Club and funds sports and STM School.  Sign up your foursome and sign up yourself and we'll help you make new friends!  The Golf Outing takes place at Elmwood Golf Course and is an 18 hole, 4 person, "Best Ball" format.  Check in between 7-7:30am and Shotgun start begins at 8:00am.  All levels of golfers are welcome.  Lunch, raffles, and good times to follow at STM social hall.  For more information click on these forms. 
Golf Registration form    Hole Sponsorship form

 

Mass schedule change

Due to the current construction/renovation going on at the
school building, the SCHOOL AND CHURCH will be closed
for all Masses, Perpetual Adoration, Meetings and Activities
on August 10, August 11, and August 12.  Please make note
of this schedule change.  Check the bulletin for any meetings
that are rescheduled. 

 

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U.S. Church calls on Congress to ensure fair minimum wage

(Vatican Radio) U.S. Catholic leaders have called on Congress to ensure that the federal minimum wage is raised to “improve the financial security of millions of American families”. In a letter, dated July 28th, Bishop Thomas Wenski, chairman of the USCCB Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, and Sr Donna Markham, President of Catholic Charities USA, note that a full-time worker, currently earning the federal minimum wage, “does not make enough to raise a child free from poverty”.

As pastors and service providers, they say they see how each year “it becomes more difficult for low-wage workers to make ends meet”.  Quoting from Pope John Paul II’s encyclical Centesimus Annus, they stress that society and the State must guarantee wage levels “adequate for the maintenance of the worker and his family”, as well as ensuring “adequate legislative measures” to stop exploitation of the most vulnerable. Protecting low-wage workers and promoting their ability to form and nurture families, the two Catholic leaders insist, are shared responsibilities and critical to building a more equitable society

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Pope Francis' prayer intentions for August

Vatican City, 31 July 2015 (VIS) – The Holy Father's universal prayer intention for August is: “That volunteers may give themselves generously to the service of the needy”.

His intention for evangelisation is: “That setting aside our very selves we may learn to be neighbours to those who find themselves on the margins of human life and society”.

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Calendar for the Jubilee of Mercy

(Vatican Radio) The Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization has published a calendar of "Great Events with Pope Francis" which will take place during the upcoming Jubilee of Mercy.

Listen to Christopher Wells' report:

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