Finding ways to help youths and young adults better understand and embrace church teaching on human sexuality is the goal of an online survey that began Jan. 5 and ends Jan. 22.
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Pledges and donations to the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal during December pushed the total to more than 90 percent of its $3.35 million goal.
As of Jan. 4, pledges and donations totaled $3,034,426.
One of six districts of the Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) has voted to support a proposal backed by the state’s three bishops that would formalize the current practice of basing high school sports participation on students’ sex at birth.
District 6, covering the Panhandle into north-central Nebraska, voted 17-9 for the proposal Jan. 6, with one abstention.
For seminarian Bill Cremers of St. Anthony Parish in Columbus, the financial support for education provided by the archdiocese gives him and other seminarians the freedom to discern their vocations without worrying about how to make ends meet.
For the Catholic Church, momentous celebrations and challenging societal issues highlighted 2015.
A few days before Christmas I opened a marvelous gift. No fancy wrapping or ribbon, just a few clicks on my computer to chiesa.espressonline.it and the post, "Homilies of the Christmas Season."
As the Christmas season draws to a close, Father Ron Rolheiser – in a message that could be shared any time of year – provides a summary of what Christmas can mean for all of us. The Editor
COCKERILL-Robert C., 84. Funeral Mass Jan. 9 at St. Mary Church, Bellevue. Interment St. John Cemetery, Bellevue. Preceded in death by parents; brothers; sisters. Survived by wife, Charlene; nephew, Steve Cockerill; cousins; nieces; nephews. Memorials to the family.
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The baptism of Jesus by John in the waters of the Jordan marks the first public act of Jesus and inaugurates the "beginning" of his journey to the cross.
CROCKETT-Marlyn F., 84. Funeral Mass Jan. 9 at St. Vincent de Paul Church. Private family interment Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln. Preceded in death by husband, Thomas R. Crockett; children and spouses, Tom and Julie Crockett, and Tim and Mary Crockett; five grandchildren. Memorials to Brookestone Meadows.