Seniors Gabby Banaag, left, and Maddy Swanstrom chat May 21 at V.J. and Angela Skutt Catholic High School in Omaha with sophomore Tyson Gordon and junior Connor O’Doherty.
Twenty-five years ago, several people took a chance on a new Catholic high school in west Omaha. When V.J. and Angela Skutt Catholic High School opened in the fall of 1993, it had no traditions, no state titles, barely any sports fields or parking... Read More

More than 300 people join a procession from St. Mary Church in Bellevue to a nearby abortion clinic Sept. 23, during the annual Vigil for Life led by Archbishop George J. Lucas.
Embracing God’s word with a generous heart and bearing good fruit through perseverance describes people involved in the pro-life movement, Archbishop George J. Lucas told more than 300 people at the 17th annual Vigil for Life Mass and procession at... Read More

Cheryl Morgan, fourth-grade teacher at Sacred Heart School in Omaha, which is part of the Christian Urban Education Service (CUES), checks Benjamin Dappah’s work Sept. 27 as he completes an assignment on his laptop computer. Photo by Mike May/Staff.
Academic excellence, accountability and efficiency. Those are the three main goals of a new approach to governance for three Omaha Catholic schools that make up the Christian Urban Education Service (CUES). Father David Korth, CEO of CUES and pastor... Read More

Dolores Wieser, a cousin to Blessed Father Stanley Francis Rother and member of St. Isidore Parish in Columbus, views memorabilia of Father Rother on display at St. Francis de Sales Chapel in Oklahoma City. Photos courtesy of Christine Salerno.
Doris Horne of Columbus was particularly moved as the large, colorful banner of her cousin, Father Stanley Francis Rother, was unveiled immediately after the reading of the apostolic letter declaring him "Blessed." "When that curtain dropped,... Read More

Donald Krupa’s volunteer duties include assisting patients with wheelchairs. Photo by Susan Szalewski/for the Catholic Voice.
Donald Krupa says he knows he’s been blessed – with good health, a loving family and a successful career. So he tries to repay God by helping others, including volunteering at his parish, Our Lady of Lourdes-St. Adalbert in Omaha, and at Creighton... Read More

First-grade teacher Lois Nigrin works with her students Sept. 20 at St. Vincent de Paul School in Omaha. Photo by Lisa Maxson/For the Catholic Voice.
As St. Vincent de Paul School begins its 25th year providing a Catholic education, people familiar with the west Omaha school can look back on many blessings, including dedicated teachers and staff, supportive parents and parishioners, and... Read More

Seniors Gabby Banaag, left, and Maddy Swanstrom chat May 21 at V.J. and Angela Skutt Catholic High School in Omaha with sophomore Tyson Gordon and junior Connor O’Doherty.

More than 300 people join a procession from St. Mary Church in Bellevue to a nearby abortion clinic Sept. 23, during the annual Vigil for Life led by Archbishop George J. Lucas.

Cheryl Morgan, fourth-grade teacher at Sacred Heart School in Omaha, which is part of the Christian Urban Education Service (CUES), checks Benjamin Dappah’s work Sept. 27 as he completes an assignment on his laptop computer. Photo by Mike May/Staff.

Dolores Wieser, a cousin to Blessed Father Stanley Francis Rother and member of St. Isidore Parish in Columbus, views memorabilia of Father Rother on display at St. Francis de Sales Chapel in Oklahoma City. Photos courtesy of Christine Salerno.

Donald Krupa’s volunteer duties include assisting patients with wheelchairs. Photo by Susan Szalewski/for the Catholic Voice.

First-grade teacher Lois Nigrin works with her students Sept. 20 at St. Vincent de Paul School in Omaha. Photo by Lisa Maxson/For the Catholic Voice.
About 1,100 people helped raise more than $450,000 for scholarships to Catholic school students in low-income families Sept. 21 at the 40th annual Archbishop’s Dinner for Education in La Vista. Eight teachers and administrators were honored for their contributions to Catholic education, with each...
Grief and healing will come together Nov. 4 at a special Catholic Cemeteries’ committal and interment service for cremated remains at St. Mary Magdalene Cemetery in Omaha. "We recognize that families may have these cremated remains at home and desire to have their loved ones placed in an area of...
A pro-life blogger, radio host and retreat leader from Omaha and a Nebraska Catholic Conference (NCC) retiree from Ashland each received the Gospel of Life Award at the annual Bishops’ Pro-Life Banquet in Lincoln Sept. 29. And five students, four from two Catholic schools in the Omaha archdiocese,...
  On May 4, President Donald Trump told the Little Sisters of the Poor: "We are ending the attacks on your religious liberty," and "… your long ordeal will soon be over." The religious order is one of many groups fighting for their religious freedom as they oppose in court the U.S. Department of...
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