Mobile Food Pantry: May 10, 10 a.m. to noon at St. Peter Church, 2706 Leavenworth St., Omaha. North parking lot. Hosted by St. Peter Society of St. Vincent DePaul and Catholic Charities. No charge for groceries.
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OACCW Board Meeting: May 9, 9:30 a.m. registration and executive board meeting, 10 a.m. regular meeting at St. Rose of Lima Church, Genoa. Mass will be celebrated. Cost for lunch is $5. Call RSW Deanery President Deanna Reardon at 402-678-2567.
Eight priests marking special anniversaries were honored April 25 at the annual priest jubilee celebration at St. Patrick Church in Fremont.
ZOUCHA-Phyllis (Kuehner), 90. Funeral Mass April 24 at Christ the King Church. Interment Calvary Cemetery. Preceded in death by parents, Walter and Julia (Jelinek) Kuehner; husband, Adam Zoucha; sisters, Karlene Aldrup and Bobbette Schultz; brother, Walter Kuehner.
All Saints Catholic School May Crowning: May 5, 8:20 a.m. Mass at St. Francis Cabrini Church, 10th and William streets, 9 a.m. procession to May crowning at St. Joseph Church, 16th and Center streets, all in Omaha.
Creighton Model FertilityCare System: Introductory sessions, May 4, 18 and June 1 at Pope Paul VI Institute, 6901 Mercy Road, Omaha. Reservations to 402-392-0842.
More than 400 people came from across Nebraska and at least four other states to hear a message of forgiveness through the power of prayer during a March 24-25 retreat sponsored by Holy Family Parish in Lindsay.
Some trends are detected anecdotally, others are noted through solid numbers. Wedding and marriage trends are among them.
Take the age at which people marry.
Becoming Catholic seemed a natural outcome for Paula Parizek, even from her youth.
But it took the help of her husband, Andy, and two children to prompt her to finally join the church four years ago.
More than 30 percent of couples married in the archdiocese today are interfaith – either the bride or groom is non-Catholic. From a strong Catholic perspective, today’s marriage preparation programs address that special situation in several ways.