HUBSCHMAN-Adeline M. (Simodynes), 102. Funeral Mass Jan. 26 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church. Interment Calvary Cemetery. Preceded in death by husband, Joseph J. Hubschman; great-grandson, Tyler Alitz. Survived by daughter and son-in-law, Mary Alyce and Richard Nelson; son and daughter-in-law, James J.
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HARVEY-Thomas Lee, 70. Funeral Mass Jan. 24 at St. Leo the Great Church. Interment Houston Memorial Garden, Houston. Preceded in death by son, Tor L. Harvey; sister, Linda Reed.
The announcement last week of Msgr. Joseph Hanefeldt’s appointment as the next bishop of the Diocese of Grand Island might have surprised his mother (see story Page 28), but not many of those who know him.
Emily Gieselman, 9, a member of Christ the King Parish in Omaha, surveys her "Colors of Christmas" artwork Jan. 10 at the Cathedral Cultural Center near St. Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha. As overall winner in the Catholic Voice competition, the artwork is on display until Jan. 30 at the archdiocese’s chancery.
On Jan. 22, we memorialized the 42nd anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s abortion rulings in Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton. In these companion cases, the court effectively legalized abortion during all nine months of pregnancy for virtually any reason.
A Stephen Center cafeteria volunteer for 31 years, Fran Held, 91, is surprised Jan. 9 when the homeless shelter’s new dining hall is named in her honor. Shelter CEO Del Bomberger, also pictured, helped orchestrate the surprise for Held, including unveiling a 30-foot-long neon sign.
On a recent Tuesday morning at St. Joan of Arc School in Omaha, Rita Bystrek listened to fourth-grader Sebastian Peters read in the library from a book about tornadoes.
Andrew Fink and Lydia Treves, both fourth-graders at St. Philip Neri School in Omaha, said they normally pray every day, especially at bedtime.
Beatriz Arellanes is grateful for the Catholic education her children received when her family moved to Omaha from Mexico five years ago.