Committees/Service Groups


Parish Pastoral Council

Greg Penny / 402-850-4890

The Parish Pastoral Council is the principal consultative body of parishioners who share with the pastor in providing vision and direction to the parish by assisting in apostolic, spiritual, and administrative responsibilities of the parish. It works with and relies upon various boards, committees, and groups that carry out the work of our parish and provides a means of communication between these groups. Members are elected by the parish for a three-year term.  Open meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm in the Parish Center. 



Finance Council

Father Michael Grewe / 402-551-2313

This council advises, counsels, and assists the pastor on the overall fiscal operations of the parish.  Monitoring expenses and income, establishing a yearly budget and delivering the annual financial report to the parish while encouraging the Stewardship Way of Life are among the duties of this seven member committee appointed by the Pastor. Meetings are held the fourth Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm in the rectory.  


Board of Education

Brad Poeckes / 402-558-5271

The Board of Education advises and counsels the Pastor and Principal with the formulation policy and works to assure the continued viability and excellence of the programs, curriculum, and personnel of Saint Cecilia Grade School. The Board also facilitates communications between parishioners and school families regarding Faith Formation of children, youth and adults not belonging to the Grade School. Open meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm in the Parish Center.  




Kevin Vaughan / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 402-669-3447

The Stewardship Committee considers, plans and implements initiatives and programs to inform, educate and engage parishioners and those connected with the Cathedral so that they can be genuine stewards of time, talent and financial means. Volunteers for specific activities or programs or volunteers for the overall vision of the Committee are welcome. The Committee meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6:00 pm in the rectory. 

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Campus Grounds, Plants, and Gardens

Kathy Dietsch / / 402-553-5733 (Campus Plants)         

Amy Campagna / 402-468-5263 (Rose Luebbert Garden)

Do you have a green-thumb? Or just enjoy getting your hands dirty? This year-round group is committed to improving and maintaining the exterior appearance of the Saint Cecilia campus grounds. Activities include planting, watering, and weeding the many plants and flower gardens during the spring and summer months, as well as raking, pruning, and clean-up as needed. 


Senior Adult Luncheons

Lauren Bopp / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 402-553-7163

Adults of all ages, newcomers and long-time parishioners, gather for lunch, conversation, and an activity. Sponsored by Senior Adult Ministry, the club isn't just for seniors, but if you think you can keep up with us, you are welcome to join us on the 4th Wednesday of the month, following the 11:15 am Mass. Occasionally, we meet with adults from other parishes for field trips, retreats, and indoor picnics.



Flower Guild

Nancy Mulhall / 402-554-0835

The initial purpose of this group was to help decorate the Cathedral for the various liturgical seasons and has now branched out to provide resources and support for other annual events held throughout the campus. The majority of the volunteers, both parishioner and non-parishioner, have had no training but become very adept at flower arranging. The door is ALWAYS open to anyone interested in exploring a new and lovely way to pay homage to Our Lord. 


Women's Guild

Denise Saniuk – Guild President / 402-558-0764

Ellen Ehlers / 402-558-3448

The mission of the Women’s Guild is to encourage spirituality, community and friendship among the women of Saint Cecilia Parish and to identify and work towards providing some the material needs of the parish. Our vision is to bring the women of Saint Cecilia Parish together outside of the celebration of the Mass and enable them to live out and grow in their faith through fellowship with each other. Within the Guild are groups called Circles. All women in the parish are welcome to join these groups. 

     Saint Bernadette’s Circle / Book Study

     Saint Cecilia’s Circle / Quilting

     Saint Elizabeth's Circle / Grade school alumni mothers

     Mary's Widows Circle / Widows of the parish

     Saint Mary's Circle / Grade school mothers fellowship

     Saint Theresa’s Circle / Fostering Friendships