Transitional Deacons Patrick Moser, left, Taylor Leffler and Padraic Stack stand ready to serve at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary in St. Louis. They will be ordained by Archbishop George J. Lucas as priests for the Archdiocese of Omaha at a Mass June 2 at St. Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha. PHOTO BY LABADIE COMMUNICATIONS
Transitional Deacon Patrick Moser first heard Jesus’ call in the silence of a farm field, fixing fence.    Deacon Taylor Leffler responded to another person’s happiness and confidence in the Lord and turned away from his own doubt about God’s... Read More

Catherine and John Patrick Nicholson chat May 2 with Father Joseph Taphorn during the St. John Paul II Newman Center’s blood drive in honor of John Patrick. PHOTO BY MIKE MAY/STAFF
John Patrick Nicholson has faced death before.   Those trying experiences have helped forge the quiet perseverance and determination the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) student exhibits today as he confronts his biggest challenge:... Read More

Suzanne Sharp, a senior at Duchesne Academy, poses during the service trip with students at St. Charles Lwanga School, a Sacred Heart all-girls school in Uganda.
This year’s graduating seniors will take with them memories of friends, teachers, classes, sports, social events and other fun times.   And some will carry with them transforming experiences from service projects and mission trips that set... Read More

Sixth-grader Dontrelle plays a hand of UNO with TeamMates mentor Mike Monaghan April 25 at Jesuit Academy in Omaha. PHOTO BY JOE RUFF
His wife had been urging him for years: Try volunteering for TeamMates, the youth mentoring program she helps coordinate in Catholic schools.   But Mike Monaghan of Sacred Heart Parish in Omaha never found enough time, until he retired at the... Read More

Rose and Bernie Wilson, center with Bradley Burks, executive director of Essential Pregnancy Services (EPS), and their helpers March 15 at St. Robert Bellarmine Parish in Omaha during the annual brunch the Wilsons organize to raise money for EPS. COURTESY PHOTO
Every March, Rose and Bernie Wilson cook up a big brunch.   Usually the meal, for women only and in recent years numbering about 120 guests, has a St. Patrick’s theme: maybe some Irish stew in a bread bowl or a shepherd’s pie, maybe a soup... Read More

Transitional Deacons Patrick Moser, left, Taylor Leffler and Padraic Stack stand ready to serve at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary in St. Louis. They will be ordained by Archbishop George J. Lucas as priests for the Archdiocese of Omaha at a Mass June 2 at St. Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha. PHOTO BY LABADIE COMMUNICATIONS

Catherine and John Patrick Nicholson chat May 2 with Father Joseph Taphorn during the St. John Paul II Newman Center’s blood drive in honor of John Patrick. PHOTO BY MIKE MAY/STAFF

Suzanne Sharp, a senior at Duchesne Academy, poses during the service trip with students at St. Charles Lwanga School, a Sacred Heart all-girls school in Uganda.

Sixth-grader Dontrelle plays a hand of UNO with TeamMates mentor Mike Monaghan April 25 at Jesuit Academy in Omaha. PHOTO BY JOE RUFF

Rose and Bernie Wilson, center with Bradley Burks, executive director of Essential Pregnancy Services (EPS), and their helpers March 15 at St. Robert Bellarmine Parish in Omaha during the annual brunch the Wilsons organize to raise money for EPS. COURTESY PHOTO
A simple, good-humored and humble shepherd, Bishop Anthony M. Milone, who served as auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese of Omaha from 1982 to 1987, and as bishop of the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings in Montana from 1988 to 2006, died May 17 in Omaha. He was 85. Bishop Milone’s body will be...

Archbishop George J. Lucas speaks at the ninth annual Gospel of Life Prayer Breakfast May 3 in St. Louis. Sponsored by the St. Louis chapter of Legatus, an organization of lay Catholic business leaders, the event was a homecoming for the archbishop, a St. Louis native who studied and was ordained in St. Louis and served in that archdiocese. PHOTO BY LISA JOHNSTON/ST. LOUIS REVIEW
TD Ameritrade founder Joe Ricketts will be the keynote speaker June 11 when the Children’s Scholarship Fund of Omaha holds its annual CHANCE Luncheon at the Omaha Marriott Downtown.   Crowded tables are expected for the 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. event, which celebrates the difference the fund’s...
Roncalli Catholic and Mercy high schools in Omaha have appointed graduates already serving at the schools as principals of their alma maters.   Both effective July 1, T.J. Orr, assistant principal and admissions director at Roncalli Catholic, and Kristi Walters Wessling, assistant principal...

                 

     

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