An institute devoted to the spiritual formation of seminarians and priests has a strong role to play in the new evangelization, Washington Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl said July 20 at the Institute for Priestly Formation (IPF) in Omaha.
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Catholic Charities of Omaha, the community of Spalding just outside the western edge of the archdiocese and the Catholic school in that town are teaming up to help improve the lives of low-income families and reverse the declining populations faced by many small towns.
A long history and ongoing vitality.
Janice Whitley of Omaha, left, helps Tammy Barry of Papillion prepare meals Aug. 1 at Holy Family Parish’s daily lunch program for the needy in Omaha. The two women are members of Omaha’s Wild Clown-dum club, which for a third straight year included making and serving the lunches part of its National Clown Week celebrations.
Pope Francis June 23 greets the president of Serra International’s U.S. council, Greg Schwietz of St. Leo the Great Parish in Omaha, at the lay apostolate’s 75th international convention in Rome.
It has a new Facebook page, a beefed up music program, and food that, according to camp director Toby Korensky, "just keeps getting better."
Seeing a family in Uganda making enough money with help from Catholic Relief Services (CRS) to send their children to school, and over several years build a larger, more comfortable house.
Three Omaha-area students are beginning their freshman year at Catholic high schools with $1,000 scholarships as winners of the annual St. John Paul II essay contest run by the Polish Heritage Society of Nebraska.
Helmets lined with sensors to monitor the force of impact will be part of Creighton Preparatory School’s fall football campaign, an effort made possible by an $80,000 gift from Creighton Prep graduate James O’Brien and his wife, Barbara.
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