More than 800 people gathered for a Hispanic "Congress of Mercy" July 30-31 in Omaha – a turnout that has organizers talking about another, similar event next year.
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A $445,800 grant from United Way of the Midlands will help Catholic Charities of Omaha serve the needy with food assistance and other services at two neighborhood centers.
The 25th annual Mercy High School "Driving for Excellence Golf Fest" broke school records for participation and money raised.
Researching, planning and cleaning up a city park were key elements for sixth-graders at St. Pius X/St. Leo School in Omaha who tied for first in their division in the creative problem-solving "Destination Imagination Global Finals" in Knoxville, Tenn.
While the Labor Day Weekend might be considered the final celebration of summer for many, the Sunday of that weekend is becoming a celebration of faith – family faith – at the Pro Sanctity Center north of Elkhorn.
Earlier in the summer I wrote about a pro-life dialogue training presented by a group called Justice for All (JFA).
In that column, I highlighted three essential skills fundamental to creating a dialogue on the issue of abortion:
We are three months from the election and in this and my next two columns, I’d like to tackle a few specific public policy issues about which the U.S. bishops speak in "Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship." The first of these is the issue of abortion.
It was a rough July, on a national scale, marked by division: shootings, protests, funerals, conventions.
In the famous story of David and Goliath, Goliath boasts to the young David that after he kills him, he will give his flesh "to the birds of the sky and beasts of the field." He conveys his profound disdain for David by speaking this way, deprecating even his corpse.
My local paper, the Washington Post, is best read for its sports and op-ed pages and its often-sensible editorials on foreign policy. Alas, the Post editorial board’s IQ drops well below the Mendoza Line when the subject is the Catholic Church.