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Schedule & Reservations


Saturday Morning Mass

The Catholic mass will be held every Saturday at 10 am, except for Holy Saturday, March 30, 2024. (No masses 1/13 – 2/24 due to Chapel closure for maintenance).

Prayer Intentions

Prayer intentions are announced at the Saturday 10 am masses. Requests are accepted for “in memory of,” “in honor of,” “for the healing of,” and as special intentions of family and friends. Contact the Shrine to add your loved one to the prayer intentions for these days.

First Fridays

On the first Friday of the months September through May, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will be held from 7 pm to 9 pm. Come spend time in quiet prayer in the presence of the Lord. (No adoration 2/2 and 3/1 due to closure of the Chapel for maintenance).

Lenten Events

A presentation of The Last Seven Words of Christ will be held in the Chapel at noon on Good Friday, March 29th.

Other Events

All are invited to these upcoming events:

– Feast Day of the Holy Family, Sunday, December 31, 2023.  Mass at 2 PM, celebrated by Archbishop Lucas.  Reception to follow.

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The Chapel and the Visitor Center may be reserved for certain functions, however, The Shrine cannot have weddings or anything related to weddings (including showers, prenup dinners, receptions, etc.), renewal of vows, baptisms, and funerals..

The following events can be held in the Chapel, which seats up to 130 people:

  • Mass in celebration of an anniversary or birthday
  • Mass in Honor or in Memory of a loved one
  • Worship and Praise
  • Prayer Service

The Visitor Center can hold up to 100 people, or 60 people for a sit-down dinner after hours. The Conference Room in the Visitor Center can seat up to 30 people. Events held here include:

  • Meetings (with religious connections)
  • Retreats (RCIA, church and school retreats, etc.)
  • Family-oriented events, i.e. anniversaries and birthdays

We encourage family events to be scheduled after hours, as the Shrine is open to all during visiting hours. We can schedule before- or after-hours functions on a case-by-case basis. Shrine Staff may ask to meet with a member of a group wanting to rent the facility. We reserve the right to ask any individual or group to leave the grounds and/or facility. Failure to leave the premises when asked can be cause for calling law enforcement.

Schedule your event today.

For more information, including facility fees, or to schedule your event, please call 402-332-4565 or fill out our contact form.

Shrine Building & Grounds Hours

Mon-Sat 10am-5pm
Sunday noon-5pm
Open until 9pm the first Friday of each month.

Closed on Easter, Thanksgiving and the day after, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.
Close early at 3:00 p.m. Christmas Eve.

First Fridays

The Shrine is open until 9pm the first Friday of each month.

For the months of September through May, spend peaceful time with our Lord from 7-9pm at Adoration in the Chapel on the first Friday of each month.

It is here that the Holy Spirit stirs the supernatural sense of faith to seek the truth.

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Location & Contact

Holy Family Shrine
23132 Pflug Road, PO Box 507
Gretna, NE 68028


Shrine Hours

Mon-Sat 10am-5pm
Sunday noon-5pm

Mass every Saturday at 10am except Holy Days.

Closed Easter, Thanksgiving and the day after, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. Closes early at 3pm Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.