When I saw this headline last Nov. 18 – "Judge who tossed ban will hear marriage suit" – I remember thinking, that can’t be right; what’s fair, impartial or objective about having a judge who is likely predisposed on the key, substantive issues of constitutionality decide another case, which involves essentially the same issues?
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For many years, the Diocesan Councils of Catholic Women from the three dioceses in Nebraska have sponsored a legislative day in Lincoln, working with the Nebraska Catholic Conference (NCC) on this annual event.
Eternity has more kinds of rooms than this world does. This is a thought inside the head of Marilynne Robinson’s fictional character, Lila, in Robinson’s recent novel. Lila has reason to think that way, that is, to think outside the box of conventional religious piety, because her story is not one that fits piety of any kind.
A coat of arms – a tradition of heraldry used in the church to identify clergy and their dioceses – tells a lot about its bearer.
"Remain in me."
Bishop Joseph G. Hanefeldt of Grand Island chose for his motto those words from Christ, found in St. John’s Gospel.
At least eight archdiocesan priests have been appointed bishops over the years, and four have led the Diocese of Grand Island, including Bishop Joseph G. Hanefeldt, ordained and installed March 19, and his predecessor, Bishop William J. Dendinger.
People can walk and pray the Stations of the Cross on Good Friday at a cemetery designed after the stations – Calvary Cemetery in Omaha.
Every year Barb Ehlers tries to attend at least some of the services offered in the week leading up to Easter at her parish, St. Mary in Leigh.
About 150 people from eight states are expected in Omaha April 10-12 for the 69th annual Central States District Senior Conference of the Knights of Peter Claver and Knights of Peter Claver Ladies Auxiliary.
It marks an important beginning.
From rental assistance to legal aid, dental care and canned food, St. Pius X Parish’s first Neighborhood Outreach event offered a six-hour, one-stop shop for low-income residents in neighborhoods surrounding the Omaha parish.