If I would have been conceived 10 months later, I might not have been a "fisher of men." Jesus invites two sets of brothers today to follow him. They both come from fishing families and he invites them, "‘Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men,’" and "At once they left their nets and followed him."
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Recently a man came to me, asking for help. He carried some deep wounds, not physical wounds, but emotional wounds to his soul. What surprised me initially was that, while he was deeply wounded, he had not been severely traumatized either in childhood or adulthood.
» Mass and blessing of altar, St. Benedict the Moor Church, Omaha
The Omaha Catholic School Consortium is driving academic excellence and efficiently managing resources in several ways: Sharing expertise in maintenance, technology, faith-building – and teaching.
A five-school consortium created in Omaha five years ago continues to build a cost-effective community of faith, academic excellence and service – and the best is yet to come, school leaders said.
More than 200 people turned out to support Nebraskans United for Life at the organization’s Celebration of Life Annual Dinner Jan. 14 in Omaha.
Dance to live, big band music – take free dance lessons first if that helps – and provide scholarship money for band lessons for parochial elementary school students.
Attending recent parent-teacher conferences at St. Cecilia School in Omaha, the coordinator of Latino enrollment in the Catholic Schools Office said she was happy to see a family greeted in Spanish by one of the teachers.
Rehearsal for real life.
That’s how Jennifer Cimino – who studied music and theater and is involved in music ministry at Christ the King, St. Pius X and St. Frances Cabrini parishes in Omaha – describes the value of performing arts education in Catholic schools.