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Dear Parishioners 

Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and the Diocese of Grand Island is encouraging everyone to return to Sunday Mass on a regular basis, joining with their parish communities in the celebration of the Eucharistic Liturgy. Our Churches are every bit as safe as other public places.  Come and receive the grace of the Sacraments with faith and confidence in the healing power of God at work in our worthy reception of the Body and Blood of Christ. 

If you do not feel comfortable attending church we will still be live streaming 10:00 a.m. Mass on Sunday morning. If you would like a bulletin please call the parish office and let Marie or Michelle know you would like to have a bulletin mailed to you. The bulletins can be found in the back of church. The bulletin can also be found on this website, our Facebook page, and our Parish App. 

 Our Masses are still weekly at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at 5:00 p.m.  and Sunday at 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.  We will continue to live stream Mass at 10 a.m. on Sunday on Facebook for parishioners that are not able to attend Mass yet. 

We still encourage our parishioners to mail your weekly contribution envelopes to our parish office, or set up online donations. If you are able to attend Mass there will be a place at the entrance of church to place your contribution in. 

                                                        Fr. Konka    

Our Catholic Parish Community welcomes you to our Church and thank you for visiting our website. We are a community of believers including St. Anthony's in Farwell and St. Joseph's in Elba.  If you are a visitor or just passing through, we wish you well.  Our mission is to be of service to others, provide a place of worship, and evangelize our faith in Jesus Christ. We pride ourselves on the faith formation we provide the youth in our parish. Whether you are a returning Catholic, a newcomer to the Howard County area, or someone with an emerging interest in the Catholic faith, I and all the parishioners of Sts. Peter and Paul welcome you to our parish family.

For over 125 years Sts. Peter and Paul church has been serving the people of Howard County.  The present church was built 27 years ago. In the summer of 2017, we built a new parish life center. Our parish life center is used for parish celebrations, our youth CCD classes, and our annual bazaar.  

For more information stop by our Parish Office or call us at (308) 754-4002. Jesus said, "Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you." -John 20:21

Fr. Rayappa Konka 

Restoring the Sunday and Holy Day Mass Obligation

 In previous conversations with the other bishops of Nebraska and with our Presbyteral Council, it was concluded that we would restore the Sunday Mass obligation at the same time throughout the state.  Recently, Archbishop Lucas, Bishop Conley and I decided that we would restore the Sunday and Holy Day Mass obligation throughout the state on the weekend of Pentecost Sunday, May 22-23, 2021.

 Mass Schedule  

Funeral Mass Wednesday April 28th in Farwell. NO Mass in St. Paul 

Weekday Mass Schedule 

Rosary at 8:00 a.m. 

Monday         10:00 a.m. at Matelyn (Residents only, not open to the public) 

Tuesday        8:30 a.m at Sts. Peter and Paul 

Wednesday  8:30 a.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul 

Thursday      8:30 a.m.  at Sts. Peter and Paul 

Friday           8:30 a.m. Sts. Peter and Paul 

Weekend Mass Schedule

Saturday    5:00 p.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul 

Sunday       8:00 and 10:00 a.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul 

                    10:00 a.m. Mass will be live streamed from Facebook

 Rosary Schedule  

Please join us in praying the beautiful prayer of our Blessed Mother, the Holy Rosary with our fellow parishioners. 

October is the month of the Rosary. Durng the month of October we pray the Rosary Mon-Fri at 12:30 p.m.

 Confession Schedule  

 Confessions is Saturday 4:30 to 5 p.m. Confessions can be heard from a 6ft distance between the Priest and Penitent. A mask is required for the Priest and strongly recommended for the penitent.

 Adoration Schedule 

Eurcharist Adoration is every 3rd Sunday of the Month. From 11 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in our Chapel.

The sign up sheet is on the table outside the chapel door.

 Membership and Stewardship form  

If you are interested in becoming a new member of Sts. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church you are welcome to stop by the parish office and fill out a membership and stewardship form. These forms can also be found on our website below. 

Our office hours our Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and closed over the noon hour. Our parish office is located at 713 Elm Street, St. Paul, NE in the Parish Life Center

If you would like to become members of St. Joseph or St. Anthony's Parish please contact 

Betty Poss - St. Joseph 

Kathy Gorecki - St. Anthony

Serving Jesus
Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church
713 Elm St. | St. Paul, NE 68873 | PH: (308) 754-4002