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 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. Norman F. Hunke
Pastor

Mass Times

Sunday Mass
Saturday (vigil):  5:00 pm
Sunday:  8:00 am & 10:30 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)

Parish Survey

The Parish Council is conducting a survey and would like all parishioners to fill out the survey.  You can obtain a paper copy at church and return it in the box at church or access the survey online here.  parish survey

News from the Vatican

Funeral homily, Cardinal always followed the light

(Vatican Radio) The funeral Mass of Cardinal Gilberto Agustoni took place in St Peters Basilica at 10am, Tuesday 17 January. The Swiss Cardinal, who served as Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura from 1992-1998, died on January 13, aged 94.

The funeral Mass was celebrated by Cardinal Angelo Sodano, the former Vatican secretary of State and Dean of the College of Cardinals.

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Pope: Christians are not 'parked' but rather courageous

(Vatican Radio) Be courageous Christians, anchored in hope and capable of enduring dark moments. This was the forceful invitation of Pope Francis at the morning Mass on Tuesday at the Casa Santa Marta. Lazy Christians, on the other hand, are stationary, the Pope said, and for them, the Church is a good parking spot.

The life of a Christian is a “courageous life,” Pope Francis said in his homily, which he based on the reading from the Letter to the Hebrews. The zeal spoken of in the reading, the courage to go forward, ought to be our attitude toward life, like the attitude of those who train for victory in the arena. But the Letter also speaks of the laziness that is the opposite of courage. “Living in the fridge,” the Pope summarized, “so that everything stays the same”:

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Pope Francis receives the President of Republic of Guinea

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Monday received in audience Prof. Alpha Condé, President of the Republic of Guinea.

The leader of the West African nation also met with the Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, and with the Vatican Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul Gallagher.

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