Walking through a hilly grove of oak trees near the Platte River, TD Ameritrade founder Joe Ricketts shared his vision for 930 acres of land he bought in 2014.
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The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius – the basis of retreats beginning next summer at The Cloisters on the Platte – offer a unique, sometimes life changing approach to prayer designed to draw people closer to Christ and make decisions based on God’s will.
Totus Tuus, a weeklong summer catechism program for elementary to high school students run by the Office of Vocations, is all about spreading the faith and having fun.
It’s also about family.
Even with much work already done, helping hands remain extended after storms tore through southeastern Nebraska June 16.
Preaching, hearing confessions, presiding at weddings, serving the elderly.
Those are among the activities Father Richard Whiteing, pastor of St. Peter Parish in Fullerton and St. Peter Parish in Carks, said he will miss in retirement.
The Prophet Isaiah tells us that God’s word never returns to him void. God says, "Let there be light." And there is light. He says, "Let the water under the sky be gathered into a single basin, so that the dry land may appear." And so it happens.
Charity is about being good-hearted, but justice is about something more. Individual sympathy is good and virtuous, but it doesn’t necessarily change the social, economic and political structures that unfairly victimize some people and unduly privilege others.
An Aug. 12 Servants of the Heart of the Father conference in Columbus will center on the spirituality of service and the benefits of people focusing on helping others.
During the first of two June visits to his hometown, Cardinal Blase J. Cupich of Chicago praised school choice as one way to battle poverty.
“The Holy Spirit in the Writings of St. Francis”: July 29, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at New Cassel Retirement Center, 900 N. 90th St., Omaha. Presented by Father Steven McMichael OFM Conv. Cost $20. Includes lunch. Pre-register to Christine Mehser at firstname.lastname@example.org or 402-734-0560.