Among bills likely to be discussed at the March 21 "Catholics at the Capitol" event in Lincoln is a proposal to authorize Nebraska cities and villages to add sexual orientation and gender identification to local non-discrimination laws, and add those categories to state employment law.
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Catholics can learn about key bills before the Nebraska Legislature and make their voices heard in the political process March 21 in Lincoln during the third annual "Catholics at the Capitol."
Sometimes, Lent might be honored simply by folding a pile of family laundry before bedtime – while bringing meditations about Mary, Jesus and Joseph to the task.
It was just a $1 bill, but the gift from "Anthony" helps the 40 Days for Life campaign, which offers a Lenten opportunity each year to pray in community for an end to abortion, an organizer said.
Nationally-known Catholic author and syndicated columnist George Weigel will be the inaugural speaker in a St. John Paul II lecture series at the Newman Center in Omaha bearing the saint’s name.
The superintendent of schools in the archdiocese, Patrick Slattery, is leaving his post on June 30 for a leadership role in a Baltimore-based network of 13 Catholic high schools in five states.
Beginning July 10, Slattery will serve as executive director of Xaverian Brothers Sponsored Schools in Maryland, Kentucky, Massachusetts, New York and Connecticut.
Accepting a national award and giving a presentation on marketing Catholic schools.
Those will be among the highlights for archdiocesan officials April 18-20 at the National Catholic Educational Association’s (NCEA) 2017 Convention & Expo in St. Louis.
» Mass, Christians Encounter Christ retreat, Archdiocesan Retreat and Conference Center, Omaha
More than 350 soon-to-be-Catholics will gather March 5 at St. Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha for the annual Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion with Archbishop George J. Lucas.