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

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

2017 Calendar Club Sales

Get your 2017 Calendar Club Calendars.  They are $20 each and you have 365 chances to win $40 to $500.  You can buy them at the Parish Office during business hours or on the weekend in the vestibule of church.

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)

All Saints Day

Tuesday, November 1st is All Saints Day and is a holy day of obligation.  Mass Times are:

October 31 - 5:30 pm  (Vigil Mass)
November 1 - 7:00 am; 8:15 am; 5:30 pm

News from the Vatican

Pope Francis tells Jesuits the Church needs them

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Monday paid a visit to the 36th Jesuit General Congregation taking place in Rome.

He addressed his Jesuit brothers – who elected the new Jesuit Superior General, Father Arturo Sosa Abascal, during this General Congregation – telling them that Church needs them:

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Pope: 'God calls us to be merciful and good, not rigid'

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Monday warned against excessive rigidity and said God gives us the freedom and the gentleness to be merciful.

He was speaking during the homily at morning Mass in the Casa Santa Marta.

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Pope Francis at Angelus: a time of courage in mission

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis used his remarks to pilgrims and tourists ahead of the traditional Sunday Angelus prayer to reflect on our being creatures in time, but destined for eternity with God – the uncreated author of all that is, the source of our being, and the font of truth and joy: all in the key of mission.

Drawing on the Second Reading of this XXX Sunday in Ordinary Time and World Mission Day, which was taken from the 2nd Letter of St. Paul to Timothy, Pope Francis said, “Today is a time of mission and it is time of courage: courage to strengthen tottering steps, to rediscover the delight of spending ourselves for the Gospel, to regain confidence in the strength that mission brings with itself.”

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