Doves representing the Holy Spirit are displayed in St. Columbkille School, the work of about 300 confirmation candidates during a day of reflection Sept. 24 at St. Columbkille Parish in Papillion.
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Students, faculty and staff form the number “50” at Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School Sept. 19 to help celebrate the school’s 50thth anniversary. Photo by Deacon John Starman.
John Knievel, a member of Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School’s first graduating class in 1968, places the first shovel of dirt Sept. 19 on a time capsule commemorating the Elgin school’s 50th anniversary.
Respect Life Sunday … Respect Life Month … Respect Life. For many Catholics and others involved in pro-life efforts, Respect Life emphasizes in another way efforts to end abortion. And why wouldn’t those folks respond in that way?
Recently, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, archbishop of New York and chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Committee on Pro-Life Activities, announced the 2016-2017 theme for the Respect Life program: "Moved by Mercy."
Recently I had occasion to do some research into the signers of the Constitution. In doing so, I confirmed what I had remembered from school – that there were two Catholics who had signed the Constitution.
When two 20-somethings slung a wire across rooftops in Boston, they were hoping to hear each other’s voices transmitted across that line. It worked, and they did, but in the process, they also picked up a far more exotic sound: powerful radio waves emitted from the sun.
St. Benedict Center, three miles north of Schuyler: Call 402-352-8819, email firstname.lastname@example.org or register online at stbenedictcenter.com. Rooms and meals are extra.
- Nativity Scenes Display: Nov. 27-Dec. 18 and Jan. 2-5, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nativity scenes from around the world. No charge.
You’d think presidential candidates would have learned that shooting from the lip in front of deep-pocket donors is asking for trouble. Mitt Romney’s ill-advised comment about the "47 percent" of us who are "dependent on government" helped sink his candidacy in an otherwise winnable election.