Committees & Organizations

Committees & Organizations

Financial Committees
*Contact Deacon Steve Hill at the parish office (402)721-6611

Endowment Committees - Two committees, one for St. Patrick Parish and one for Bergan Schools. 

Planned Giving Committee - Members give guidance and support to the Development Office and Pastor in areas related to planned giving for future growth and vitality of the parish and schools. 

Codicil Club - Offers an opportunity for families and individuals to plan their giving to transcend their own life times; open to past and present parishioners, alumni/ae, parents, friends who include the parish or school in wills, estate planning, planned giving. 

Friends of St. Patrick - A group of parishioners who commit to help St. Patrick Parish by generously sharing the gifts God has entrusted to them. They are unabashedly supportive and positive about their parish and all of its programs.

Parish Committees

S.H.I.P. - Stands for Spirituality, Hospitality, Intellectual and Physical environment are four ways to focus our evangelization efforts. S.H.I.P. seeks to encourage others to allow God to love them and lead them as they are formed in the faith and experience God's love through our welcoming community and environment. Contact Kate Casale at (402)721-6611, ext. 18 for more information.

Hospitality Committee - This committee has a mission to create an environment of hospitality and community within St. Pats Fremont. Current projects aim to get current and prospective members connected within the parish, welcome new members and help them to find ways to belong, and to make sure that everyone knows they are loved at our Church. For more information, contact Lori Kisby or Crystal Sixta at (402)721-6611. 

Physical Environment Committee - Serve to create a beautiful and liturgically appropriate environment throughout our Sanctuary and other parish rooms.

Social Concerns Committee - Promotes moving our faith into action by increasing awareness and participation of our Parish Family in selected issues of social concern in our parish, community and world. We sponsor such projects as the holdiay food drive, Lenten Giving Tree, support the St. Vincent de Paul fund and work with local agencies to assist the poor. Contact Kate Casale for more information at (402)721-6611, ext. 18. 

St. Pat's Women - Responsible for funeral dinners, parish bazaar, Care Corps meals, Bingo, Interfaith Activities. Purpose is to foster unity among the women of the parish, foster faith and spiritual growth, and serve the parish through its activities and support. Contact Mary Flies at (402)317-2149.

Seven Sisters Apostolate - Women of the parish are invited to participate in this ministry to help our priests through the power of prayer. Each member commits to an hour in front of the Blessed Sacrament (ideally) on a specific day (the time is up to you). The goal is to have someone praying for each priest every day of the week. If you would like to help through this ministry, please contact Kate Casale (402)721-6611 ext 18.

Parish/Diocesan Organizations

Catholic Daughters - Local chapter of an International Organizaiton of Catholic Women who promote oneness and charity among Catholic women as they live and support love of God, Church and community. Contact Ruth Caddy Vyhlidal, (402)727-8666.

Knights of Columbus - National fraternal and insurance organization committed to the works of the Church. Local chapter is engaged in spiritual, social, fundraising, youth activities for the benefit of members, parish and Church. Contact Lanny Schmid, (402)720-3018. (Go here for Knights of Columbus member info.)

Pro-Life Activities - Keep abreast of legislative actions relative to issues that uphold or threaten the dignity of each person in areas affecting the unborn, elderly, poor, death penalty. Contact Don and Jan Ortmeier (402)721-2196.

Permanent Diaconate - Four year training program for service in parish and archiocesan ministries. Contact the pastor at (402)721-6611.