Flora Shukis, left, Mary Hill and Carolyn Williams play cards at Heartland Family Service’s Generations Center in Omaha with teens from a juvenile crisis center on the same campus.
The game is called manipulation. "The object … is to use up all of the cards in your hand; once you do you win," Mary Hill, 69, explains to the 14-year-old boy sitting across from her in a center for senior citizens at the former St. Richard Parish... Read More

Jackeline Covarrubias works in the garden June 17 at the Juan Diego Center in Omaha. Photo by Joe Ruff/Staff.
Growing in a south Omaha yard this summer are a bunch of lush, leafy hopes. Families’ hopes for greater self-reliance. Teachers’ hopes for suburban teens to glimpse what Jesus meant when he talked about welcoming strangers. Even hopes for a decent,... Read More

Jack Dempsey, left, a sixth-grader at St. Columbkille School and member of St. Columbkille Parish in Papillion, prepares for a game of dodgeball against Brett Venner, right, a junior at V.J. and Angela Skutt Catholic High School in Omaha, and other students at Camp Virtus et Veritas near McCool Junction, Neb.
Flawless. That’s one way Toby Korensky, camp director, describes the second year of an archdiocesan camp of faith and fun for boys at Camp Kateri Tekakwitha near McCool Junction, Neb. "We had a lot of people respond very positively," Korensky said... Read More

Prisca Estrada, visiting from Mexico, and her sister, Maria del Carmen Estrada of St. Joseph Parish in Omaha (writing in notebook) take in a speaker’s message July 30 at the Hispanic Congress of Mercy. Photo by Michael Stevens.
More than 800 people gathered for a Hispanic "Congress of Mercy" July 30-31 in Omaha – a turnout that has organizers talking about another, similar event next year. Speakers, choirs, mariachi bands, a youth play and a closing Mass celebrated by... Read More

Deacons Kevin Fuller, left, and David Bang assist Archbishop George J. Lucas at their Aug. 6 ordination Mass at St. Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha. Photo by Mike May/Staff.
Two men of the archdiocese pledged to serve the Catholic faithful as permanent deacons Aug. 6 at St. Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha. David Bang of St. Vincent de Paul Parish and Kevin Fuller of St. Leo the Great Parish, both in Omaha, were ordained... Read More

Paulette Paprocki, left, and Mary Tworek-Hofstetter, right, both jail ministers from St. Isidore Parish in Columbus, meet with an inmate Aug. 2 at the Platte County Detention Center in Columbus.
  What happens when you go out of your way to help someone who is hurting? You can change lives. That’s what motivates Bill Wegener and Paulette Paprocki, members of St. Isidore Parish in Columbus, as they and other volunteers visit prisoners in... Read More

Flora Shukis, left, Mary Hill and Carolyn Williams play cards at Heartland Family Service’s Generations Center in Omaha with teens from a juvenile crisis center on the same campus.

Jackeline Covarrubias works in the garden June 17 at the Juan Diego Center in Omaha. Photo by Joe Ruff/Staff.

Jack Dempsey, left, a sixth-grader at St. Columbkille School and member of St. Columbkille Parish in Papillion, prepares for a game of dodgeball against Brett Venner, right, a junior at V.J. and Angela Skutt Catholic High School in Omaha, and other students at Camp Virtus et Veritas near McCool Junction, Neb.

Prisca Estrada, visiting from Mexico, and her sister, Maria del Carmen Estrada of St. Joseph Parish in Omaha (writing in notebook) take in a speaker’s message July 30 at the Hispanic Congress of Mercy. Photo by Michael Stevens.

Deacons Kevin Fuller, left, and David Bang assist Archbishop George J. Lucas at their Aug. 6 ordination Mass at St. Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha. Photo by Mike May/Staff.

Paulette Paprocki, left, and Mary Tworek-Hofstetter, right, both jail ministers from St. Isidore Parish in Columbus, meet with an inmate Aug. 2 at the Platte County Detention Center in Columbus.
A trunk full of history recently made its way to the Tintern Retreat and Resource Center near Oakdale. The materials – collected by now-retired Father Clifford Stevens – document his dream to form a monastic community there, and include photos, news articles, videos and his writings about...
The 290 people attending last year’s Holy Family Fest nearly doubled inaugural year attendance, and planners of this year’s event hope to continue that positive trend. Titled, "The Role of Parents in Passing on the Faith," the Sept. 4 gathering at the Pro Sanctity Retreat Center near Elkhorn will...
Students in St. Margaret Mary Parish’s 15th annual Vacation Bible School (VBS) pitched in to help hospitalized children – while honoring one of their own. They donated six large boxes of toys, games and other items, plus $175 in cash and gift cards, to Children’s Hospital in Omaha in the name of...
Making and selling religious items at the company founded by his grandfather and great-grandfather, Tom Koley began forming an idea more than 20 years ago that recently came to fruition – an online auction site for used religious goods that safeguards the transfer of sacred articles for the...
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