Candidates, political parties, political action committees and organizations flooded television, radio, newspapers and social media with advertising the past two weeks in the run-up to the Nov. 8 General Election.
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Msgr. Francis Kubart, a native of Atkinson and strong supporter of Catholic education who served 67 years as a priest, died Oct. 30. He was 92.
Two women – two mothers – met and without a word, shared an embrace and many tears.
Their bond was the death of a child. But their stories were much different.
The Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy – a year to experience and extend God’s mercy.
And that was the case for many people around the Archdiocese of Omaha, including three people the Catholic Voice spoke with about their efforts to experience the Year of Mercy.
Working and playing with others, learning that it’s OK to make mistakes – God’s love and forgiveness remain – and meeting new people.
More than 1,500 people from seven states came together Oct. 29 to become more effective evangelists through a conference titled "How to Share the Faith."
The daylong event, at Creighton University in Omaha, was sponsored by Omaha-based Spirit Catholic Radio.
A veteran of the Iraq war shared a traumatic experience with me. His squad’s Humvee had hit an improvised explosive device. They started taking on gunfire as they were exiting the burning vehicle.
In 2011, a book by a young writer, Bieke Vandekerckhove, won the award as the Spiritual Book of the Year in her native Belgium.
Since this issue is four days before the Nov. 8 General Election, some commentary on that key component of our democratic process might be expected.
As we approach Nov. 8, the societal and political fate of many issues will rest in the hands of voters. These issues rest in our hands on a daily basis through the ways we conduct ourselves. But, the issues take on a particularly solemn and moral character when we cast our votes.