Archbishop George J. Lucas will lead a two-hour, one-mile public Way of the Cross procession and meditation on Good Friday from St. Margaret Mary Church through nearby Memorial Park in Omaha.
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About 40 people gathered on the northeast corner of 76th and Dodge streets in Omaha March 19 for a "rosary rally" in support of traditional marriage.
Members of some parishes in the archdiocese already have heard their pastor or associate pastor will be leaving sometime around July 1. In many cases, they also know the name of the replacement.
A teacher, head of school and a development expert in the archdiocese are among 40 people chosen from around the country to serve on new advisory councils for the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA).
Archbishop George J. Lucas plans a two-week trip to China beginning March 30, visiting with people who have persevered in their faith for decades in the communist-controlled country and learning more about efforts there by the Missionary Society of St. Columban.
NORFOLK – About 170 people from more than a dozen towns gathered at Sacred Heart Parish’s hall in Norfolk March 3 – accepting an invitation from Archbishop George J. Lucas to parishioners across the archdiocese to attend listening sessions and contribute their ideas for pastoral priorities.
For young children, Holy Week liturgies might seem lengthy, testing attention spans and patience.
Our Lenten journey nears its climax as we enter into Holy Week. There is a lot to take in on this day: the opening reading, the blessing and procession of the Palm branches and the long Passion narrative.
In a deeply insightful book, "The Grace of Dying," Kathleen Dowling Singh shares insights she has gleaned as a health professional from being present to hundreds of people while they are dying.
The meetings are called listening sessions. And that’s been the case for Archbishop George J. Lucas at six meetings held over the last several weeks to gather input for pastoral planning efforts in the archdiocese.