ROME – Thousands of permanent deacons – including Deacon Jim Keating, director of the Archdiocese of Omaha’s permanent diaconate program – began their Year of Mercy celebration by cutting straight to the heart of what it means to be a deacon and how the ministry impacts their families.
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The Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy will hold special memories for members of the Cathedral Choir of St. Cecilia Parish in Omaha.
Young people in the archdiocese will travel near and far this summer to ignite their faith and experience the unity of the wider Catholic community.
"Witnesses to Freedom" is the theme for the fifth annual Fortnight for Freedom June 21 to July 4, and parishes across the archdiocese are invited to participate through films, prayer services, speakers and other events.
Priests will step up to the plate again this year on Father’s Day to promote vocations, pitting archdiocesan clergy against brother priests from the Diocese of Lincoln in a slow-pitch softball game.
High school students – those entering ninth grade through graduating seniors – are invited to a weekend rally of faith and fun in Omaha June 17-19.
The Sisters of Mercy in Omaha are encouraging citizens and politicians at all levels to work together to welcome refugees from other lands.
People at 31 parishes in the Archdiocese of Omaha will see new pastors at the altar as 22 priests assume their new assignments, most of them effective July 1, according to the official listing of assignments released this month by the archdiocese.