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Welcome!

Glory to Jesus Christ!

Thank you for visiting the Omaha Byzantine Catholic Community. We hope that our site highlights the beauty of the Catholic Faith - particularly the Eastern lung of the Church. Please feel free to read more about our community on this site, or come experience the Divine Liturgy. We would love to greet you and share with you our love for Jesus Christ and His mystical body, the Church. Please contact us if you would like to know more, or get involved.

Our Divine Liturgies and Typikas are scheduled for Saturdays at 4 PM at St. Gerald Chapel, 7857 Lakeview St, Ralston, NE 68127. These services fulfill your Sunday obligation whether you are Byzantine or Roman Catholic.

 

All of our liturgies are sung in English.

We hope that you can join us!

Schedule for May to October 2024

Date                Type of Liturgy


Date      Type of Liturgy
5/11      Divine Liturgy
5/18      Typika
5/25      No Liturgy Scheduled
6/1        Divine Liturgy
6/8        Divine Liturgy
6/15      Divine Liturgy
6/22      Typika
6/29      Typika

7/6        Divine Liturgy

7/13      Typika

7/20      Divine Liturgy

7/27      Typika

8/3        Divine Liturgy

8/10      Typika

8/17      Divine Liturgy

8/24      Typika

8/31      Divine Liturgy

9/7        Typika

9/14      Divine Liturgy

9/21      Typika

9/28      Divine Liturgy

10/5      Typika

10/12    Divine Liturgy

10/19    Typika

10/26    Divine Liturgy

Note:

June 29 and August 15 are holy days of obligation.  We do not have any liturgies scheduled on holy days. 

We hope that you can join us!

 

All-merciful Virgin Theotokos, Mother of compassions and love for mankind, my most beloved hope and aspiration! 

                                     Our mission is to share                                        God's love made known                                        to us through the gift of                                        His Church. We strive to                                        be open to the divine life                                      which Jesus wishes to                                          give to us through the re-presentation of His once-for-all sacrifice. Through lives of charity, powered by heavenly liturgical worship imbued with God's mercy, we seek to bring the good news of Jesus Christ to all in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa. The Byzantine Catholic Church is aligned with Rome and all Catholics are invited to visit  and freely take communion with us.

Our worship dates 

back to the Apostle

James, first bishop

of Jerusalem. The

Liturgy offers a

deep sense of peace, reverence and continuity. There are several forms of the Divine Liturgy. 

The Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom is celebrated throughout most of the year. The Liturgy of Saint Basil the Great is celebrated ten times each year.

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