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Altar Society Officers

New officers were elected on Tuesday May 4th, 2021.
Molly Williams - President
Linda Shada - Vice President
Jane Elske - Secretary 2nd term
Stephanie Boardley - Treasurer



HOLY FAMILY news item Meals on Wheels

DECATUR MEALS ON WHEELS ♦Holy Family Parish needs volunteers to deliver lunches for the Decatur Sr. Center. HF is responsible for the 3rd week of each month. “Open days” are Tuesday and Wednesday. Thank you to Lynn K for taking the Monday deliveries.

Deliveries are made at 11:00 AM to 7-8 people (approx. 5 stops) Please contact Jackie at the Center 402-349-5525 if you can help to ‘feed the hungry’. Thank you!




Ladies of St. Patrick Altar Society will sponsor the praying of the Rosary before the Sunday Masses (7:40 AM) and prior to the Saturday evening Mass @ 4:40 PM. You can volunteer to help lead the prayers on these evenings.

All ladies of the parish are invited to attend the monthly meetings.

HOLIDAY COOKIE BOXES: THANK YOU so much for the wonderful assortment of Christmas cookies and other yummy treats! We put together 100 boxes of holiday goodies. Thank you, too, to all who donated money for this annual "fun"draiser!

CHRISTMAS PARTY - The annual Altar society Christmas Party will be on Tuesday, Dec. 14th after the 6:00 PM Mass. See flier for more information. All ladies of both parishes are invited to attend.




Reminder: Thank you to all who have paid your yearly dues.

See Richard Elske or Mike Larsen for more information.




First Friday Eucharistic Adoration

St. Patrick will offer a half hour of Eucharistic Adoration after the 8:30 AM Mass on the First Friday of the month.



Food Pantry & Helping Hands Thrift Store

★Helping Hands Thrift – Newly opened in the former Cottonwood Clinic – Open Fridays 9:00 – 5:00 and Saturdays 9:00 - 1:00. Please see mini posters for donation items requested. They would love to see you donating, shopping or volunteering to help out. Contact Patty @ 402-870-1401 to volunteer or to get additional information.
Help is needed to open and close the register on these days.



Religious Ed

Classes will meet on Wednesday - 5:15 PM Elementary Grades; 7:00 PM Jr/Sr High.
See bulletin for more details.

If you would like to have more information, contact DRE Ashley at 402-870-2158 or stpatricksreligioused@gmail.com




The 2021 Archbishop’s Annual Appeal has begun in our parish. You may have received an invitation from Archbishop Lucas to support the work of the Church through a personal commitment. The Annual Appeal supports parishes, schools, and ministries across the Archdiocese. As disciples of Jesus, we are invited to trust, let go of fear and open our minds and hearts to God’s saving work.

Prayerfully consider your participation/contribution. Together we will create a culture of unity, evangelization, leadership and mercy. Thank you for sharing your gifts!




Book Study: Mondays @ 6:30pm. Please see Susie Larsen for information.



Food Pantry Donation sacks

Food Pantry donation sacks are available for your nonperishable donations. A suggested list of items in attached. Monetary donations may be dropped in the collection basket marked for Food Pantry. Please return your donations to the church by December 1st. Thank you.



Giving Trees

Giving Trees – the Giving Trees are out this weekend. Your participation in the Giving Tree is very helpful.

Please take an ornament, sign your name on the form; and bring your wrapped gift with the tag attached by Dec 17th. Gift suggestions and clothing sizes are included on each tag.

For additional information, please call/text Kelly O @ 402-870-0592.
“Tekamah Bucks” are available at both banks.