Upcoming Events, Holy Day Masses & Cancellations

Parish Office Hours

There is a change in Parish Office hours. This is because the bulletin publisher deadline has changed. The parish office will now be closed on Mondays, except for appointments. Also, the office will be closed except for appointments on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons through April 2017.

Monday:  (closed except by appointment)  
Tuesday:  9:00 am to 12:00 noon (closed in the afternoon except by appointment)
Wednesday:  9:00 am to 12:00 noon & 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm 
Thursday:  9:00 am to 12:00 noon (closed in the afternoon except by appointment)
Friday:  9:00 am to 12:00 noon & 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm

April 30, 2017:  The Sacrament of First Holy Communion

Please pray for our children who will be receiving their First Holy Communion this month. There will be two First Holy Communion Masses this year: on April 22 and 30.

Sunday, April 30 at the 9:30 am Mass: First Holy Communion Mass #2 for children attending home school and our Wednesday catechism classes.

10:30 am on Saturday, April 29: There will be a practice beginning in the school gymnasium.

• 8:30 am on Sunday, April 30: The children should arrive in the gymnasium before Mass.

May 12, 2017:  The Sacrament of Confirmation

Our Confirmation Mass will be offered on Friday, May 12 at 6:30 pm with Archbishop emeritus Elden Francis Curtiss as the main celebrant. Please pray for all of our youth and adults who are preparing to receive Confirmation on May 12, 2017.

Saturday, May 6 at 10:30 am: There will be a practice for the Confirmandi and their sponsors, beginning in the school gymnasium.

• Friday, May 12 at 5:30 pm: The Confirmandi and their sponsors should arrive in the school gymnasium before the Mass. 

June 18, 2017:  Corpus Christi Procession

The annual Corpus Christi Procession will take place on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi - Sunday, June 18, 2017 from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm. The Procession will begin in Our Lady of Lourdes Church and end in St. Peter Catholic Church. An ice cream social will follow final Benediction. More information to follow. 

June 18-23, 2017:  Totus Tuus 

Totus Tuus, the Catholic summer day camp for children and youth, will be held at St. Peter Parish from June 18-23, 2017. Program for teens from Sunday through Thursday evening. Program for children entering 1st grade through 6th grade from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm Monday through Friday. More information to follow. To see the Totus Tuus page, please click here

St. Peter Youth Group Schedule 

  • St. Peter Youth Group meets on Wednesdays in McMahon Hall. 6:30 pm Gathering, 7:00 pm Presentation, followed by social activity in the gym. Pickup is at 9:00 pm in St. Peter School gym. 
  • "Dinner and a Movie" is offered about once per month on Saturdays from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm in McMahon Hall. Cost is $5.00 for pizza and snacks.  

Saint Peter Church Just Got FORMED / Su Parroquia Acabo de FORMED (Formado)

Thanks to generous benefactors, Saint Peter Parish has a subscription to FORMED - Catholic resources, ebooks, movies, and audio by the Augustine Institute, Ignatius Press and more. The best Catholic content, all in one place. For more information, please click here

Gracias a generosos benefactores, la Parroquia San Pedro tiene una suscripción a Formed.org. Acceder a la verdad, la belleza y el significado de la Fe católica. Utilice en su ordenador, tableta o teléfono inteligente. Formed (Formado) está disponible para ayudarle a profundizar su relación con Cristo y su Iglesia con recursos de formación en la Fe católica, estudio bíblico, libros en línea, películas y audio por el Instituto de Agustín, Ignatius Press y mucho más. Para mayores informes, favor haga clic aquí 

October 4, 2017:  Holy Hour for Vocations

All are invited to a Holy Hour with Archbishop George Lucas in St. Peter Church on Wednesday, October 4 at 7:00 pm. There will be Eucharistic Exposition and Benediction, and the recitation of the Holy Rosary. Prayers will be offered for vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life. A reception with cookies and beverages will follow in McMahon Hall. Sponsored by the West Omaha Serra Club. 

Important Opt-out Form for Students in Omaha Public Schools  

If you have a child attending Omaha Public Schools, there is an important form to Opt-out of its new comprehensive sex education classes that will be taught to Omaha Public School students in grades 4-8 and 10 beginning in the Fall of 2016. There is information in the program that is contrary to the Catholic Faith, and may morally harm children. Please contact the parish office for a copy of the form, orclick here

Hoja para Niños en las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha  

Si tiene un niño que asiste a las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha, hay una hoja importante de optar por quedar fuera de su nuevo programa de educación sexual intregral para estudiantes en los grados 4 a 8 y 10, que empezará este otoño de 2016. Hay información en el programa que es contrario a la Fe Católica, y puede dañar moralmente los niños. Favor contacten la oficina parroquial o haga clíc aquí para una hoja. 

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This House We Are Building: An Illustrated Guide to St. Peter Catholic Church

In this new full-color hardcover book, Rev. Damien Cook takes you on a guided tour of St. Peter's - one of the oldest and most beautiful churches in the Archdiocese of Omaha. Father Cook focuses in particular on the building's recent renovations - and what they mean within the storied tradition of Catholic art and architecture. A limited number of these fully illustrated, 94-page books are currently available in the parish office. And if you know someone who used to be a parishioner or student at St. Peter's, this will make a one-of-a-kind gift. Books are available to purchase in the parish office

A History of Saint Peter Catholic Church

A History of Saint Peter Catholic Church, by James W. Pieper, tells the rich story of one of Omaha's oldest parishes. Books are now available in the parish office. For more information please click here.  

 

 

Lifeboat Coffee   

Support St. Peter Catholic Church when you buy Lifeboat Coffee. Ten percent of all purchases will be donated to St. Peter Catholic Church. To order or for more information click here.  

 

 

 

"A Call to Battle: A Short Film on 'Society's Crisis with Masculinity'" / "Un Llamado a la Batalla"   

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix released for the first time ever in its history a documentary-style short film that seeks to create awareness of a crisis in masculinity found in today's society. The film is entitled "A Call to Battle/Un Llamado a la Batalla" and it is in English with Spanish subtitles. To view the short film click here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mDzNm7cylw

For "Into the Breach" an Apostolic Exhortation to Catholic Men from Bishop Thomas J. Olmstead of the Diocese of Phoenix click here or for the pdf click here.

Para "Firme en la Brecha" una exhortación apostólica a los hombres católicos haga clic aquí o para el documento en pdf haga clic aquí.