Ralston, NE

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Reception for Mary Clare

You are invited to a reception for Mary Clare Mendick on January 22 following the Noon Mass until 3pm. It will be in the Fellowship Hall. Come and thank her for the many years of beautiful music.

Men's Club Steak Dinner

Click on image to pop up a full sized version of this image. The Men's Club is having a Steak Dinner on Sat. Jan 21, from 4PM-8PM in the Fellowship Hall. Steak Dinner is $15, baked potato, vegetable and salad. Burgers for kids is $5.

Knights of Columbus Events

Click on image to pop up a full sized version of this image. Annual Clergy Appreciation Dinner
Friday, January 20, 2016 - Social at 6:15pm Dinner at 7:00pm - $20 per person includes Dinner and Drinks. Call the parish office to make a reservation before the January 17 deadline. Come eat and drink, giving thanks to our Parish Religious Staff of Fr. Mark, Fr. Michael, Deacons and Sister.

One Rose, One Life
The Knights of Columbus will sponsor the annual One Rose, One Life, January 21-22. The campaign supports culture of life and Right-to-Life organizations as well as Birthright chapters and crisis pregnancy help centers throughout Nebraska. Your donations after masses help us support these essential Pro-Life group activities for the unborn, please be generous.

Free Throw Contest
Knights of Columbus sponsoring a free throw contest for boys and girls ages 9-14. January 27, 7:00pm at St Gerald Gym.

St. Gerald Guardian Angel Dinner and Auction

Click on image to pop up a full sized version of this image. "Boots and Buckles Ball"
February 4, 2017
D.C. Centre, 11830 Stonegate Drive

To donate, attend or volunteer contact the business office or visit the Guardian Angel page for the latest information, save the date, donor forms and more!

Music Ministry News

Click on image to pop up a full sized version of this image. I am pleased to announce that Laura Rau, previously the associate director of music at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic parish in Leawood, Kansas, will be our next music director here at St. Gerald Parish. Laura will begin her work with us on Monday, January 9. At St. Michael the Archangel, Laura directed rehearsals and music theory classes for children enrolled in the Choir School program. She also prepared cantors and accompanists for weekend liturgies, collaborating with the director of music in the parish choir.

Laura has received the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Kansas. She also holds degrees from Wichita State University and the University of Notre Dame. Please keep Laura and her husband in your prayers during this time of transition. I look forward to formally introducing her to our parish community in January.
-Fr. Mark
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