Bethlehem House provides support to pregnant women to choose life for their unborn child in a Catholic, residential environment both during and after pregnancy.

Bethlehem House educates each woman on child care and personal life skills to assist them to be self-sufficient.

pdf CLICK HERE (336 KB) for a list of donated items needed.



The Humble Lily by Bethlehem House Now Open!

The Humble Lily, a secondhand boutique and meeting space located at 2580 S 90th Street, Suite 1 (a quarter block north of 90th & Center in the John T. Turco & Associates building) is now open!

Store and donation hours are Tuesday-Saturday from 10-6, Sunday from 12-5, and closed Monday.

Shop for gently used and new women’s and children’s clothing and accessories, as well as gifts and select home décor.

For questions about donating or volunteering, call Elizabeth at Bethlehem House at 402.502.9224 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For all other inquiries about the store and shopping, call The Humble Lily at 402.933.3366 or visit

Here’s the latest note to Peggy Grennan from Sr. Max:

December 2015

Dear Peggy,

Allow me to express our sincere gratitude for your generosity towards St. John Bosco Katende Primary School. Thank you for your love and concern. The funds totaling $7360.87 were wired to the school bank account. The infants are already benefiting from the first project. This 2nd phase will help us to install the solar system in the dormitories of the middle and upper primary boys and girls. They are over 350. They are 4 dormitories, the apartments of 4 staff members inclusive.

We are starting the installation work after Christmas. Our children are going to be safe, feel protected and secure during the rampart load shading. The School Management Committee, parents, parishioners and the Parish Priest are equally grateful for this great donation. We couldn’t afford getting this from the parents. I request you to convey our appreciation to the pupils and parents.

I wish you a Happy Christmas and Fruitful New Year.

With love and prayers.

Sr Max.

Please consider helping out our sister school by signing up to help in the following areas:

Help in the classroom – All Saints teachers do not have regular help in the classroom so this is an area of need and we have already had a few people sign up. This is volunteer help on a consistent weekly basis, a few hours a week. Please visit volunteer spot link to see what openings are still available.

We also need of Art Moms and Room Moms because many of our students’ parents are not able to help in the classroom, so this is also an area of need. If you are interested in either of these areas, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Coats for Refugees

Our church and the CHI refugee clinic are collecting coats, boots, hats and  gloves for refugees. The coats are collected and then distributed by SMM to our adopted  refugee  families or  by the Yates Center to those refugees most in need.   Many refugees arrive in the US with very little and they do not have warm clothing.

Please consider contributing these warm items starting now through December 1. There will be blue bins located outside the church office in the church foyer and outside of the school office. If you need a pick up or have other questions or concerns, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Catholic Charities provides counseling services, community services (i.e. food pantry, refugee and immigrant help, domestic abuse shelter), various children’s services (i.e. adoption), and drug and alcohol rehabilitation counseling. Contact: 402-554-0520 

Habitat for Humanity is a private, non-profit organization that provides housing for low-income individuals. Habitat depends on the community for financial and volunteer support in building and restoring homes for this purpose. Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The St. Margaret Mary Vincentians have been in operation since the 1930’s. They help families in times of crisis to meet their basic needs such as groceries, clothing and utility bills. They also provide guidance plus referrals to other helping agencies The roots of poverty can strangle and we are privileged to help some who are in great need. If you feel a call to help us help the poor and needy please join us. Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This shelter provides meals, clothing pantry supplies, medical care, and recovery programs to the homeless and disadvantaged in our community. Contact: 402-341-1821

The Stephen Center provides shelter in crisis situations, self-help programs, transitional housing, and free medical clinics to those who are needy. Volunteers may cook and serve meals, stay overnight or do clerical and reception work. Contact: 402-731-0238