"It is not right to take the food of the children and throw it to the dogs." She said, "Please, Lord, for even the dogs eat the scraps that fall from the table of their masters." Then Jesus said to her in reply, "O woman, great is your faith! Let it be done for you as you wish." And the woman's daughter was healed from that hour.

The Gospel according to Matthew 15:26b-28

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You Are Invited!

You are invited to attend a dinner hosted by Archbishop Lucas for the Ignite the Faith Campaign at Delaney Hall; on Tuesday, August 19th at 6:00. Please RSVP to Blair MacDonald at 402.557.5540 or at ignitedinnerRSVP@archomaha.org.

Safe Environment Training

The Archdiocese requires that all adults who have regular contact with parish youth become Safe Environment certified. If you have never been certified (or to take the re-certification online training) go to www.archomaha.org to find a date and time that works best for you.

Monday, August 18 6:30 PM St. Philip Neri (School Library)
Monday, August 18 6:30 PM St. Margaret Mary (Omaha) - Suneg Center

Contact Janae Smith at jsmith@stpatsfremont.org or (402) 721-6611 #15

Volunteers Needed to Help Celebrate Marriage

Are you looking for a fun, fall service opportunity? Come help Archbishop George Lucas honor marriage and milestone anniversaries for an hour or two on Sunday afternoon, September 7, at St. Cecilia Cathedral, 701 N. 40th Street, Omaha. Help elderly couples to their assigned pews, hand out programs, set up or clean up.

Contact Reggan Simons if interested at rksimons@archomaha.org or 402.551.9003 x 1300.

Items Needed for the Food Pantry

We are in need of spaghetti sauce, crackers, and hearty soups. Items may be brought to the Parish Office at 422 E. 4th. Thank you for your support of the St. Patrick's Food Pantry.

RCIA to Begin

For those interested in becoming a Catholic here at St. Patrick's, the fall RCIA classes will begin on Sunday, September 14. Please the the parish office, (402) 721.6611, to set up an appointment to meet with Sr. Jackie about registering for these classes.

Religious Formation Upcoming Events

Thank you for registering for Family Formation (K-6th families) and EDGE (7th-8th families). If you missed the registration deadline (August 6th) but would still like to participate, please contact Janae Smith at the parish office, (402) 721.6611, ext. 15.

* Wednesday, August 20: Catechist meeting, 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Bergan Elementary Library. K-6th catechists and aides from 6:00-7:00 pm and 7th-8th catechists and aides from 7:00-8:00.
* Wednesday, August 27: EDGE and LifeTeen kick-off party from 6:30-8:00 pm in Delaney Hall. EDGE is for registered 7th and 8th grade students and LifeTeen is for 9th-12th grade.
* Sunday, August 31: Second Grade Parent meeting from 10:05-10:35 am in Delaney Hall. Do you have a 2nd Grader preparing for First Reconciliation and First Communion? Please plan to attend this short informational meeting.
* Wednesday, September 3: Opening Mass at 6:30 pm at the church. All families with children in Family Formation, EDGE, and LifeTeen are invited to attend our opening Mass. Watch for an invitation in the mail with more details.

Italian Renaissance Tour, October 21-30

Only 4 Seats Available for Trip to Italy!

Father Dave will serve as the Spiritual Director on a trip through Italy. We will visit sites that have religious and historical significance. We will fly into Venice, and will visit Padua, Florence, Siena, and Assisi. Our last days will be spent in Rome, and our tour will conclude with a trip to Saint Peter's Square to particpate in a Papal Audience. We will celebrate daily Mass in Venice, Padua, Florence, Assisi, and in the Vatican crypt, just feet away from the tomb of St. Peter. As we travel from Assisi, we will stop in Montefalco to visit a winery. Seats on this trip are limited, so that we can travel in a smaller group.

There are 4 seats left before this trip is completely booked. Brochures are available at the entrances of the church and at the Parish Office. Please contact Father Dave if you are interested in traveling with his group!

Father Dave is also planning another Pilgrimage to the Holy Land in October of 2015. More details about this trip will come later this fall.

Archbishop Bergan Service Day

The Archbishop Bergan Day of Service is scheduled for Wednesday, September 24. If you are in need of assistance for home or buisness, or if you know of anyone that needs help, please call the Bergan office (402.721.9683) and ask for Mrs. Miles. when making requests, please keep in mind the students completing the service work are under eighteen years of age. This work is an important aspect of our school as service is a key component of our mission.


Saturday, August 23 and Sunday, August 24: Annual Tootsie Roll Drive (Volunteers still needed!)
Tuesday, August 26: Officers' meeting at 7:00 pm at Delaney Hall

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