Along with faith formation and academic excellence, commitment to service has been an important part of student life for 50 years at Mary Our Queen School.
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Who wouldn’t like something that starts with a nap?
And that is just one possible – perhaps even unexpected – benefit of a retreat, or time spent with heart and mind focused on God, said Father Damian Zuerlein, pastor of St. Columbkille Parish in Papillion.
In preparation for Thanksgiving, the Catholic Voice asked eight readers to reflect on what they are grateful for this year.
After a 45-year career that spanned the military, education and finally service as director of Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Omaha, Deacon Bill Hill said it is time to slow down.
He will retire at age 65 from Catholic Cemeteries effective June 1.
Cecilia Cohen, a junior at Mercy High School, bends under the weight of a box full of frozen food given her by classmate Meagan Austin at the Omaha school Nov. 11, distribution day for frozen pizzas, pies, cookie dough and other goods sold to boost the school’s negotiated tuition program.
St. Patrick School fifth-grader Caleigh Copenhaver shares her display on St. Zita of Italy with Alexis Beller, a parent of five students at the Elkhorn school. The fifth-grade students dressed up as saints and presented the information Oct. 30 at the school’s fifth-annual Saint "Wax" Museum.
About 300 people enjoyed tea with chicken salad on a croissant and apple scones with clotted cream Nov. 2, as they helped raise more than $18,000 for Roncalli Catholic High School at the Omaha school’s 14th Annual High Tea.
Joe Sargent, a sixth-grader at Ss. Peter and Paul School and a member of Boy Scout Troop 76 based at Holy Cross Parish, both in Omaha, decided he wanted to do something for military personnel serving overseas.
Tehillah Alphonso, a junior at Marian High School in Omaha, will sing at Carnegie Hall in New York in February as part of an international Honors Choir.