Dolores Wieser of St. Isidore Parish in Columbus is among relatives proud of Father Stanley Rother of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, declared this month a martyr for the faith – the first martyr born in the United States.
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Victorian-era monuments, traditional Italian-American style markers and the unmarked graves of numerous Irish-Americans are just some of the points of interest at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Omaha.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) moved its administrative offices Dec. 1 into Catholic Charities’ Juan Diego Center in Omaha, providing additional opportunities for the two organizations to coordinate help for the needy.
Father David Reeson was a little surprised at the 4 p.m. Christmas Eve Mass last year as nearly 1,000 people sat – and stood – in St. Columbkille Church in Papillion.
Acceptance through faith.
It’s what helps Jim Fisher meet the challenges of a debilitating genetic condition and, instead of despairing, reach out to help others who also face challenges.
A long-running Christmas Eve tradition is expected to pack St. Mary Magdalene Church in downtown Omaha once again.
The singing group Mulberry Lane will give a free, one-hour concert of Christmas music before midnight Mass.
Editors’ note: With Christmas a time of family celebrations, the Catholic Voice asked the 15 foreign-born priests serving the archdiocese how they celebrate Christmas so far from their homelands. Several shared some of their experiences.
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Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, archbishop of Chicago and the first native of Nebraska elevated to cardinal, will lead a vespers service and greet well-wishers Dec. 30 at 7 p.m. at St. Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha.
Three teams of about a dozen or more people each are beginning the groundwork for the Archdiocese of Omaha’s pastoral vision and priority plan – dedicated to determining what the archdiocese offers and laying out new ideas in the areas of evangelization and living God’s mercy, plus creating a culture of unity.