Taking care of the poor, serving those on the margins of society, helping others – it’s no surprise the church says all of that is important … very important.
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Reaching out to ethnic groups, hiring staff, streamlining costs and inviting families to events are just a few of many strategies Catholic schools are using to increase enrollment.
Last fall, Mary Hunt joined a new Catholic grandparents group – even though her first grandchild had yet to be born.
About 700 people – including many well-wishers from the Archdiocese of Omaha and more than two dozen bishops, archbishops and abbots – packed the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Grand Island for the March 19 ordination and installation of Bishop-designate Joseph G.
After moving 17 times around the world in more than 30 years as a chaplain with the U.S. Air Force, Bishop William J. Dendinger found a permanent home while leading the Diocese of Grand Island for the past decade.
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Eighth-grader Gorretty Ofafa tries her hand at bowlin
Fourth-grade religious education students at St. Margaret Mary Parish in Omaha held a fundraising dinner of pizza and cookies March 4 that served more than 100 religious education catechists, students and their parents and raised more than $600 for Omaha-based Educate Uganda.
An authority on challenges to religious liberty will speak at a luncheon March 23 at Gorat’s Steak House in Omaha hosted by the Omaha chapter of the Thomas More Society, a group of Catholic attorneys who volunteer to work on pro-life and other faith-related issues.