Everything that’s good eventually gets scapegoated and crucified. How? By that curious, perverse dictate somehow innate within human life that assures that there’s always someone or something that must hunt down and lash out at what’s good.
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Many of the readings we reflect on in this Easter season are about the early church community. We can see the difference the Holy Spirit makes in the lives of the disciples and especially of the 12 apostles.
Among the 2 million people expected in September at Pope Francis’ papal Mass at the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia will be travelers from the Archdiocese of Omaha and the Diocese of Des Moines.
Marriage is a process, and all healthy marriages experience change and transition, according to an initiative from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops titled "For Your Marriage."
Monica Hain, a member of Sacred Heart Parish in Norfolk, sees God’s grace in her marriage.
For Katherine Capadano and Jacob Nordhues – who will be married May 9 at St. Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha – "marriage is more than a day, a piece of paper or an exchange of goods and services," Capadano said.
Whether preparing people for marriage, helping with life changes such as divorce, separation or death of a spouse, or organizing pro-life initiatives, the archdiocese’s Family Life Office is incorporating prayer, reflection and action under the acronym SOW-REAPP.
For more than a decade, parenting classes required by the archdiocese for couples bringing children into a marriage have been offered in large-group settings.
Five men from rural and urban areas of the archdiocese will be welcomed into the permanent diaconate May 2 at St. Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha.
School Sister of St. Francis Lee Agnes Hodapp of Fremont visits during Vocations Awareness Day at St. Benedict Center in Schuyler April 9 with sixth-graders Peighton Eisenmenger, left, of St.