First-grader Alonna Brazile holds a baby doll and classmate Rodrigo Munoz looks on as Father Craig Loecker, pastor of St. Leo the Great Parish in Omaha, prepares to pour water over the doll’s head as part of a lesson about baptism at St. Piux X/St.
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The Omaha Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women (OACCW) and its five deaneries are accepting scholarship applications from high school senior girls who are Catholic and plan to attend a public or private college or university.
Students at Nelson Mandela Elementary School in Omaha have expanded opportunities for reading, thanks to a donation of more than 2,000 books from College of Saint Mary students, staff and faculty.
Music in Catholic Schools is presenting three Christmas concerts Dec. 4.
Noting the courage and sacrifice of the nation’s veterans, fifth-grader Landry Lehan won the grand prize for St. Columbkille School’s Veterans Day essay contest in Papillion.
Encouraging fitness through disc golf, drumming, Pokemon Go and other creative avenues – in addition to traditional games such as field hockey, flag football and soccer – helped St. Margaret Mary teacher Sheri Cohen Vollmer win Nebraska Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year.
Rich Cupich remembers delivering newspapers on a route that was right next to the one held by his brother, Blase, as they grew up in Ss. Peter and Paul Parish in south Omaha.
COCKERILL-Steven M., 55. Funeral Mass Nov. 28 at St. Joseph Church, Springfield. Interment Fairview Cemetery. Preceded in death by father, Bill. Survived by wife, Barb; stepson, Kyle Eliker; two grandchildren; mother, Joyce; brother, Dave; family; friends. Memorials to the family.