More than 1,500 people – about 600 more than most weekends – attended Masses at Divine Mercy Parish in Schuyler April 22-23 as part of a Divine Mercy celebration that included a Eucharistic procession led by the Knights of Columbus, Latino music and dancing and installation of an important relic.
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While many parish senior ministry programs target the spiritual life, some also offer programs to address the physical wellbeing of seniors.
Eleven men were ordained to the permanent diaconate May 6 at St. Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha, with Archbishop George J. Lucas presiding at the 10 a.m. ceremony.
The men joined 10 others ordained April 29, making it the largest class since the ministry began in the archdiocese in 1973.
From Archbishop George J. Lucas leading a rosary and other prayers, to a traveling statue of Our Lady of Fatima and individual parish events, people in the Archdiocese of Omaha will have several opportunities to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Virgin Mary’s messages at Fatima.
Opening the doors of St. Cecilia Cathedral to the ritual knock of Lutheran Bishop Brian Maas, Archbishop George J. Lucas greeted him with an embrace.
Eighty-four-year-old Marius Baumert, a lifetime member of St. Aloysius Parish in Aloys, is putting his woodworking to good use – serving his family, church and community.
If Catholic Charities is looking for an endorsement for its assistance to immigrants who want to become U.S. citizens, the charitable arm of the archdiocese need only turn to Mercedes Aguilar and Arturo Adame.
Nearly a month still remains in this session of the state Legislature, but the Nebraska Catholic Conference (NCC) already has seen several victories for pro-life issues, health care, human dignity and religious freedom.
The May 1 Lutheran-Catholic service at St. Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha was held to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, but the title – Common Prayer – provides a more accurate summary of the event.
The Democratic National Committee’s chairman, Tom Perez, recently made a statement further demonstrating that the Democratic Party leadership is united to the advancement of the so-called right to abortion.