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 @ Omaha Metro Care Center (5505 Grover St.)

Holy Days and Holidays
(check the bulletin)

News from the Vatican

Pope Francis backs International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

(Vatican Radio) During the Sunday Angelus in St Peter’s Square, Pope Francis reminded the crowds that on Tuesday, 17th October, we mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

It’s an occurrence that was established 25 years ago by the UN and it continues to challenge leaders and policymakers to put in place appropriate social protection systems and measures that cover everybody, especially the most vulnerable.

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Pope Francis at Santa Marta: on the folly of hard-hearted Christians

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis celebrated Mass in the chapel of the Casa Santa Marta on Tuesday – the Feast of St. Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop and Martyr. Following the Readings of the Day, the Holy Father reflected on the “foolishness” of those, who are unable to hear the Word of God, preferring appearances, idols, or ideologies – like the people of Jerusalem, whose faithlessness caused Our Lord to weep nostalgic tears.

The folly of those who hear not the Word

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Pope Francis marks 800 years of Franciscans in Holy Land

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent a letter to the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land marking the 800th anniversary of their presence as guardians of the holy sites in modern day Israel and Palestine.

In the letter, published on Tuesday, the pope praises the Franciscans for their vital contribution to life in the Holy Land, in particular their work to accompany pilgrims coming from all over the world.

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