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 80 chapters throughout the United States and its territories and in many foreign countries. Our Chapter has a website for more information and registration at

Magnificat Lenten Brunch

Hosted by Jesus Joy of Our Hearts Chapter

March 11, 2022

9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

St. Robert Bellarmine Church, Mainelli Center

11802 Pacific Street,

Omaha, NE 68154


Therese Cirner is an inspirational speaker and licensed clinical counselor, who has worked to renew the Church spiritually for the past 30 years. As the sister of Ralph Martin, she presents with him often in Renewal Ministries. Also, Therese has hosted the yearly Catholic Women’s Conference at Franciscan University of Steubenville (FUS), which draws over 700 women each summer.

Therese will share with us how to find the “Six Keys to a Deeper Spiritual Life for Lent.” Her professional qualifications, combined with her deep walk with Jesus, provide the foundation for a spiritually dynamic and life-changing presentation. She loves to share the Good News of Salvation and how to grow deeper into the life of the Trinity. You will just love hearing Therese. She has a special ministry to women of all ages.

For more information, email or go to

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:


Therese Cirner,  Lenten Brunch March 11, 2023 

Kelly Wahlquist,  Summer Brunch June 24, 2023

Sarah Kaczmarek,  Fall Brunch September 23, 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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