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April 2017

Pi Day

Kindergartner Scarlett Murcek holds up one of three pies students enjoyed at Holy Name School in Omaha to celebrate "Pi Day" March 14. The day honors the mathematical constant Pi, an infinite number that begins with the digits 3.14 – which explains the annual date for the celebration.

Helping the homeless

Third-grader Josie Piernicky places her personally-designed prayer card into a lunch bag for the homeless at Mary Our Queen School in Omaha, followed by classmates Carter Persing, Amelia Daubendiek, Roch Vigneri and Charlie Rasgorshek.

Eighth-grader Emma Gunn of Lewis & Clark Middle School in Omaha makes sandwiches March 15 with her mother, Heather, and father, Dan, as part of St. Margaret Mary Parish’s religious education Family Mission Night in Omaha.

Second-graders Rita Harr, left, and Dylan Heimes, and first-grader Gussie Harr of Harrison School in Omaha make crosses as part of St. Margaret Mary Parish’s religious education program. In the background, parish catechist Marilyn Hansen prepares to lend a hand during the March 15 Family Mission Night.

Giving, praying in Lenten season

Emma Gunn and her parents helped make sandwiches for the needy March 15, even as 75 other religious education students and 75 parents learned about Catholic Relief Services’ Rice Bowl initiative and took time for prayer and crafts at St. Margaret Mary Parish’s Family Mission Night in Omaha.


Third-grader Mason Collier helps KETV Channel 7 meteorologist Bill Randby explain tornadoes and other spring weather at St. Margaret Mary School in Omaha.


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