Honoring the parish’s patron saint two days before his feast day, members of St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Omaha Sept. 25 gathered 200 volunteers in the gym to assemble more than 40,000 meals for the needy.
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Just in time to celebrate St. Francis of Assisi’s feast day Oct. 4, a bronze statue depicting a Shiba Inu dog joined a statue of the saint on the grounds of St. Robert Bellarmine Parish in Omaha.
Members of St. Peter Parish’s St. Vincent de Paul Society partnered with Catholic Charities and Food Bank of the Heartland Sept. 21 to provide fresh produce, bakery and other items for the needy.
Fourth-graders use exercise balls instead of desk chairs at Archbishop Bergan Catholic School in Fremont, and teachers make it a point to give all students "movement breaks" between subjects.
Sacred Heart School graduate and former Harlem Globetrotter Les "Pee Wee" Harrison brought a civics lesson titled Every Kid Votes! to his alma mater Sept. 20 in Omaha.
William Kelly brought more than books, pictures and papers to his new job as principal at St. James/Seton School in Omaha.
He also brought an idea that had worked at his former school, Our Lady of Lourdes in Omaha – positive office referrals.
Using song and movement at St. Cecilia School in Omaha Sept. 19, Latina storyteller Olga Loya of San Jose, Calif., shared a few stories her Mexican father and grandmother would tell.
A group of young people helping the Christian Urban Education Service (CUES) support three inner-city Catholic schools in Omaha held an outdoor party Sept. 16 and raised more than $5,000 for one of the schools – All Saints School.
A University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) pro-life group will hold an event titled “Stand for Life: The Reality of Abortion” Oct. 11 at UNO’s Scott Conference Center in Omaha. Mavericks Students for Life (MSFL) will sponsor the free 5-7 p.m. gathering to bring a positive, pro-life message to the campus, said Mary Briganti, UNO student, MSFL president and member of St.
A former vice commander at Air Force Space Command, Major General Thomas Deppe, greets students at St. Bernadette School in Omaha during his visit to discuss his military career, Catholic faith and how science and math helped him succeed.