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Cathedral Millenial

Jenne Forman
cathedral.millennial@gmail.com
Parishioners (20s-30s) are invited to join the Cathedral Millennial! Cathedral Millennials is open to men and women, single and married, parents, students, and people of any profession or career. We are an inclusive community of young Catholics who want to grow in our faith and foster community within Saint Cecilia Cathedral parish. Contact Jenne for information.

Croisé Men’s Holy Hour

The best spiritual training comes from the saints.
Come and learn from St. Eymard the key to effective, enlightening prayer on Mondays at 6:30 pm in Our Lady of Nebraska Chapel.
We focus on Prayer, Sacrifice, Discipline, Reward.
Visit croise.org. Updated daily.

Cathedral LIFE Runners

Matt Pohren matthew.pohren@gmail.com.
Join Saint Cecilia's LIFE Runners parish or school chapter at liferunners.org.
LIFE Runners is the world’s largest Pro-Life team, with almost 13,000 teammates ages 1 to 101 in 50 states and 39 nations. Running is optional and not required to be a member!
Sign up, order your “Remember The Unborn” shirt and be a witness to life. 78% of post-abortion women said if one person had offered support or if they had one supportive sign, they would have chosen life. Wear your jersey in public and be that one person and sign to impact hearts for saving lives.

St. Vincent de Paul Outreach Ministry

Tim Peffer, Director 402-551-2313
Our volunteers take calls, check request information, prepare pantry supplies, and treat each caller with the dignity and respect they deserve as children of God.
They daily talk with and meet with people down on their luck who are looking for assistance with rent, utilities, food.
This outreach ministry of Cathedral is often the only way that some people see the mercy of God.
Donations accepted and appreciated. The money from the “poor boxes” in church fund this ministry too.

Mass Ministries

Parishioners of all ages may find a way to participate at Mass through one of our ministries: greeters; gift bearers; altar servers; ushers; lectors; choir; Eucharistic ministers; sacristans.
Call Sheila in the Cathedral Administration Office if you would like to help! 402-551-2313

That Man is You

Tom Adams / 402-551-4855
This interactive men’s program combines the best research from science with the teachings of the Catholic faith and the wisdom of the Saints to develop the vision of a man fully alive.
It provides formation for the leadership role that has been entrusted to men and addresses the temptations and struggles men face in a culture that attacks the command of God in our lives.

Holy Grounds

Charles Adams / 402-676-3243
Joe Zaborowski / 402-691-6706
Holy Grounds is a men’s group that meets weekly on Saturday mornings to both develop a fellowship among its members and support each other in their  spiritual development.
The group begins with breakfast and fellowship followed by discussion from the reading material for that week.
This is a unique opportunity to develop bonds with men in the parish.
Join them at the Village Inn on 44th & Dodge at 6:30 am. 

Women's Guild

Cathy Lyons / lyons3830@gmail.com
Ellen Ehlers /lee.ehlers@cox.net
The Cathedral Women's Guild encourages community, spirituality, and friendship among the women of Saint Cecilia parish and school.
Currently, there are six circles to get involved.
All women in the parish are welcome to join. 
St. Bernadette’s Circle / Book Study
St. Cecilia’s Circle / Quilting
St. Elizabeth's Circle / Grade school alumni moms
St. Mary's Circle / Grade school mom fellowship
St. Theresa’s Circle / Fostering Friendships
Mary’s Widows Circle / Widows of the parish
If you have an idea for a new circle or would like more information, please contact us.

Catholic Daughters

Pat Meyer, Court #2186 Regent
402-558-6073 / patmey@centurylink.net
The Saint Cecilia Parish Court engages local and national activities in support of leadership, education, youth, quality of life, legislation and spirituality.
Our meetings are held in the Parish Center Conference Room on the 3rd Sunday of the month following the 9:30 am Mass.
If you are interested in joining, contact Pat.

Knights of Columbus

Al Vaccaro, Council #652 Grand Knight
knightscouncil652@cox.net
Our council, founded in 1902, participates in the international fraternal organization founded by Fr. Michael McGivney in 1887.
As the oldest council in Nebraska, Council #652 is active in the support of priestly and religious vocations, Right to Life issues, and support of programs for needy and disabled persons.
The Knights sponsor Parish Breakfasts every other month to promote fellowship and fun at Saint Cecilia Cathedral. General membership meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm in the LAC.
Members gather to pray the rosary before each meeting at 7:15 pm.
If you are interested in joining, contact Al.

Cathedral Boomers Fellowship

Michele DeSmet / 402-250-3622
We welcome all Baby Boomers to join the Cathedral Boomers Fellowship!
We are men and women, single and married, who want an opportunity within our parish to grow in faith and friendship through acts of Hope, Faith, and Charity!
We host events with occasional special events that always have a faith, service, or social component: Prayer Basket; Stations of the Cross; Wine and Cheese Events; Dinner and Desserts; Game Nights; Tours; Faith-Based Events; Picnic & Prayers; Jazz on the Green; Fish Fries and many more!

Ministry to the Sick/Homebound

Fr. James Buckley / 402-551-2313
The elder members of the parish community in their homes or in assisted residential centers, those recuperating from accidents or hospital stays, and those with no reliable transportation benefit from this parish service. 
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion parishioners provide weekly and arranged visitation, support and communication in the name of the parish.

Hospital Ministry

Brenda Novak / 402-552-3331
Fr. James Buckley / 402-551-2313
The Hospital Ministry and Ministry to the Sick and Homebound plays a vital role in meeting the spiritual needs of parishioners and Catholics at the Nebraska Medical Center.
A daily schedule of rounds at the hospitals and weekly visits with the homebound connect those who are sick or impeded with the personal and spiritual support.
This rewarding ministry always welcomes volunteers.

Cathedral Music Ministry

Dr. Marie Rubis Bauer, Director
Saint Cecilia Institute for Sacred Liturgy, Music and the Arts
3900 Webster Street, Omaha, NE 68131
402-553-5524
stceciliacathedralmusic.org
Hear our choir at 9:30 am Mass.

Exhibits

Cathedral Artist Invitational - June 21 to August 16

Annual Cathedral Artist Invitational
Opens: Sunday, June 21
First Friday Receptions: July 3 and August 7 – 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Closes: Sunday, August 16
Cathedral Cultural Center
cathedralartsproject.org

Concerts