From what we know in the Scripture, Mary was a very ordinary young woman – probably between 12 and 14 years of age when she gave birth to Jesus. We get the impression that her family was not particularly noteworthy. Very likely, she was an illiterate peasant girl. Her credentials were slim.
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Musicians shine during Advent and Christmas – including those from St. Cecilia Cathedral Choir; a combined chorus of the Benedictines of Mount Michael Abbey and Poor Sisters of St.
Retired Father Tim Lange always has used his talent and passion for music to benefit the church.
Imagine a close friend confiding she plans to have an abortion.
Two pro-life events next month are creating excitement among young people in the archdiocese.
Every Christmas for the last eight years – nearly as long as they have lived in the area – Rachel Madej and her family have paid a special visit to the St. Benedict Center near Schuyler.
A Fremont native and graduate of Mount Michael Benedictine High School near Elkhorn will be the next president of Creighton University in Omaha.
After Blase J. Cupich’s ordination to the priesthood in 1975, he was named associate pastor of St. Margaret Mary Parish in Omaha. Now, St. Margaret Mary Church will be the site for a celebration Mass to mark his appointment as archbishop of Chicago.
» Taping with Bishop Richard Pates, Spirit Catholic Radio studio, Omaha