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GIFT - North American Martyrs

Saturday – 6:00pm

Sunday – 7:00, 8:00, 9:30, 11:00am 

Our Address: 1101 Isaac Drive
Lincoln, Nebraska 68521

Parish Phone: (402) 476-8088 

North American Martyrs Church and School are located in the Highlands Subdivision of northwest Lincoln, NE

GIFT is an important fundraising event Friday, October 16 for North American Martyrs Parish and School.

New Classes

It is not too late to attend, even if classes have already begun.

Fr. Connor will offer a book study of Jesus and the Jewish roots of the Eucharist: Unlocking the Secrets of the Last Supper, by Brant Pitre. It will be offered Sunday, September 13th to November 1st (8 weeks) from 4-5:00 pm in the Multi-purpose Room with plenty of room for social distancing (and optional masks). You can get the book at Gloria Deo or online. Missing classes is permitted but it helps to read the book

The Martyrs Ladies Book Study Group that formerly met at Eisley Library is offering a study this Fall by phone tele conference. Please join us on Mondays from 1:00 pm—2:00 pm, September 14th through October 26th. We will be studying “Angels of God” by Mike Aquiline with supplementary material coming from Peter Kreeft’s book on Angels. The facilitators of this study are Nancy Mongeon and Joan Geardino.

The Wild Goose Series will be offered at Martyrs beginning Tuesday, September 22nd at 7:00 pm. The Wild Goose is a video series on the Holy Spirit presented by nationally known author and speaker, Fr. Dave Pivonka. With beautiful film-making and compelling teaching, you are invited into a more profound life-giving relationship with the  Holy Spirit. Class facilitators are Fr. Connor and Anna Sullivan. No cost. No book. A study guide is available on FORMED. Class may be done at home individually, on zoom, or in person.

Seeking Truth Bible Study: We welcome people from all backgrounds to join us in studying God’s Word. If you’ve ever wanted to know more about the Bible, now is your chance. Please come and study scripture with us and tell a friend too. Patty Krings will be facilitating this year’s study of Romans and Ephesians beginning Wednesday, September 23rd, from 6-7:30 pm. (Same night and time as CCD). A book is available for $20, but is not required.  There is  also an online option.

Please call the Parish Office at 402-476-8088 ext. 5 for more information or to register for any of these classes.



Mass and Confession Schedule

The Mass Schedule has returned to normal: Saturday 6 pm; Sunday 7 am, 8 am, 9:30 am & 11 am. Weekdays 6:40 am & 8 am and Saturday at 9 am.

Martyrs Mass will be live streamed MondayFriday at 6:40 am and at 6:00 pm on Saturdays on Facebook (group is North American Martyrs Church) and is posted on our website on Sundays. Television Masses are broadcast on Sundays on EWTN at 7:00 am and on KLKN 8 at 9:00 am.


Requested “Containment Practices” for those attending Mass:
– Family members sit together
– Sit in every other pew
– Cough in your sleeve
– Place your contribution envelope in the basket provided as you enter or exit the church. The ushers will not “take up the collection” during Mass
– No hand holding during the Our Father
– Sign of Peace is omitted
– Form a single file line with 6-foot intervals when processing forward to receive Holy Communion
– Follow the instructions of the ushers
– Avoid gathering in the vestibule or near the doors of the church following Mass
– If requested, assist with sanitizing the church and other public areas following Mass

Visit the Lincoln Diocese website at for additional information and guidelines.

Confessions have returned to the normal schedule, but are offered in the Kateri Room on Saturday: 5:00—5:40 pm and after the 6:00 pm Mass until finished. Also 15 min. before each weekday Mass.



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Scam: There have been multiple reports from parishes and from other diocese that a large number of priests are being impersonated by scammers trying to convince parishioners to send them gift cards. A good rule is to never email or text the numbers off of a gift card. Our priests and staff will never send an email or text requesting that you purchase gift cards.

Welcome to North American Martyrs Parish

…If you are new to our parish, we look forward to meeting you. Please call the Parish Office at 402-476-8088 for registration information.

We ask that you to notify us if you are moving from the Parish or have a change of address or phone number.

…If you have not been active in the practice of the Catholic Faith, we encourage you to return. If you would like to speak with someone on staff, please do not hesitate to contact us. RCIA is designed specifically for you!

…If you are not Catholic, you can learn about the Catholic Faith in our RCIA Classes. Call the Parish Office for more information.

…If a previous marriage has kept you from receiving the Sacraments, we invite you to contact a priest.

…If you cannot come to Church because of an illness, please be sure that we are notified so that we might minister to you. We can also add you to our prayer list or the First Friday Communion list. If hospitalized, please tell the hospital staff that you are Catholic and the hospital chaplain will minister to you.

Fr. Brian Connor and Fr. Luke Fleck at 402-476-8088.

Father Brian Connor


Father Luke Fleck

Parochial Vicar

Sister Janelle Buettner, M.S.

School Principal