NE, Omaha

Welcome from Omaha, NE!

We welcome you to the webpage of Omaha, NE Jesus Joy of Our Hearts Chapter. These are exciting times that we live in and Magnificat was begun in 1981 for such as time as this. There are now over 100 chapters throughout the United States and its territories and in many foreign countries. Our Chapter also has a website at

Magnificat Fall Brunch

Hosted by Jesus Joy of Our Hearts Chapter

September 24, 2022

9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

St. Robert Bellarmine Church, Mainelli Center

11802 Pacific Street,

Omaha, NE 68154

GUEST SPEAKER: Debra Herbeck

Debbie Herbeck has shared with many her personal journey of faith from Judaism to Christianity and subsequent entrance into the Catholic Church. Come and hear MORE.

For the past forty years, Debbie has worked extensively in youth and women’s ministry, speaking, leading mission trips, and mentoring high school and college age women. She has spoken at Franciscan University Conferences, Legatus chapters, and women’s events throughout the world. She is the founder and executive director of Pine Hills Girls Camp and the founder and director of the Be Love Revolution, a ministry that exists to help young women encounter Christ and be His love to all they meet.

Debbie has written Safely Through the Storm: 120 Reflections on Hope, Firmly on the Rock: 120 Reflections on Faith, and Love Never Fails: 120 Reflections on Love. She and her husband Peter (EWTN, Choices We Face) have co-authored a book entitled When the Spirit Speaks: Touched by God’s Word. Debbie is a frequent author and speaker for Blessed is She and contributing writer for Undone: Freeing your Feminine Heart from the Knots of Fear and Shame. Debbie and her husband Peter live in Ann Arbor, Michigan and have 4 adult children and 9 grandchildren.

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Prayer teams are available following the meal.

Since the day is designed to speak to the hearts of women, free of distractions, it is respectfully requested that young children not be in attendance.


Reservations will close when filled.
Unless you buy a table, we do not assign seats so arrive early to check in at the Reservation Table.

Online Registration:

2022-2023 EVENTS

Debbie Herbeck, Fall Brunch, September 24, 2022

Carol Razza,  Advent Brunch, December 3, 2022 

Therese Cirner,  Lenten Brunch March 11, 2023 

Kelly Wahlquist,  Summer Brunch June 24, 2023 


Remember our chapter’s commitment to Eucharistic Adoration and to pray the Rosary on the 15th of each month for the intentions of Magnificat, the Church, a New Pentecost, Sanctity of Life, Marriage and Family, and World Peace.


Is God calling you to be in a Prayer Group? Jesus said “Wherever two or three are gathered in My Name, there I am in their midst.”  Magnificat-Omaha has a support prayer group with Scripture reflections. We are a St. Robert Bellarmine, Omaha, prayer group that prays and supports Magnificat Omaha every Monday morning. For more information, email  Type Prayer Group in the subject line. OR Go to:

Also Fr. Michael leads Ablaze Worship: Ablaze Worship


Karen Dwyer, Coordinator
Kathy Andreasen, Assistant Coordinator
Marilou Lonergan, Secretary
Kathy Wheeler, Treasurer
Fr. Michael Voithofer, Spiritual Advisor

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HISTORY of Jesus Joy of Our Hearts Chapter

(Diocese of Omaha, Nebraska)
Est. 2016

Magnificat-Omaha, NE has been approved by Archbishop George Lucas as an official organization for women’s evangelization in the Archdiocese of Omaha.

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