Increases in unemployment, under-employment and immigration are driving up the need for food assistance through the St. Vincent de Paul Society’s Simon House in Columbus.
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Jesuit Father John P. Schlegel, who served as Creighton University’s 23rd president from 2000 to 2011, died Nov. 15 in Omaha, less than a year after being diagnosed with inoperable pancreatic cancer. He was 72.
The colors are softer, more muted, the lines more rounded. Tabs lead people to various ministries, organized to be more accessible for those with questions or needing help, and a clear statement of faith is at the center of the Archdiocese of Omaha’s new website, inviting Catholics to share that faith with those around them.
The U.S. bishops’ annual Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) collection is scheduled in parishes across the country and throughout the archdiocese at weekend Masses Nov. 21 and 22.
It is a call to bring Jesus’ mercy to families and friends, neighbors and co-workers.
Catholic elementary and high school students have been busy this fall preparing for several musical performances, including a free concert by the St. Cecilia Cathedral choir and the Archdiocesan Youth choir Nov. 22 at the cathedral in Omaha.
Many people add devotions to their routines during the Advent season that go beyond Sunday Mass: the sacrament of reconciliation, daily Mass, prayer time in the morning or evening.
Red, white and blue hearts fashioned from construction paper and "thank you" notes decorated with stars; paper American flags with the words, "God Bless America!" in crayon.
Before relatives and friends arrive to share a meal or the family even gathers to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on TV, Kelly and Damien Anderson and their children head to church for Mass to thank God for the gifts in their lives.
More than 140 people honored police, firefighters and emergency medical technicians in the Bellevue area at a second annual Blue Coat Awards banquet Nov. 14 at Knights of Columbus Columban Council 6192’s hall in Bellevue.