People across the archdiocese are helping – and still more can be done – to send 29 St. Cecilia Choir members to Rome as part of the closing Mass of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy.
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As they watched two of their daughters get married this year at St. Stephen the Martyr Church in Omaha, Ron and Corene Faltin said events of 30 years ago came to mind.
Two groups will take over most of the work at Catholic Charities’ 93-bed, adult substance abuse and mental health treatment facility in Omaha, under an agreement approved Oct. 12 by Region 6, a regional board for behavioral health services.
Growing numbers of Latino families are choosing Catholic schools for their children.
ZELENY-Mildred M., 83. Graveside service Oct. 22 at Calvary Cemetery. Preceded in death by husband, John Zeleny. Survived by son, Michael Swartzell, Gainesville, Mo.; daughter-in-law, Rosemary Swartzell; two granddaughters; three great-grandchildren.
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From April through September, 11 people met seven days with Archbishop George J. Lucas, prayerfully studying and discussing comments gathered in eight listening sessions across the archdiocese to help fashion a pastoral vision and priority plan.
A pro-life group’s challenge regarding student clubs prompted a policy change at Gretna High School designed to create greater equity.
About 120 people joined a prayerful, pro-life rally near an abortion clinic in Bellevue Oct. 16, including representatives with the national 40 Days for Life organization on a tour of all 50 states.
At least three Omaha-area parishes are offering Fair Trade sales next month, helping farmers and artisans in developing countries earn a living.
A former seminarian who also served as a legislative aide and legal researcher for the Nebraska attorney general has been hired as general counsel and policy analyst for the Nebraska Catholic Conference (NCC).