In the heels of this summer’s Fortnight for Freedom, an Illinois federal court handed down a major victory for religious freedom in America. This is a story worth knowing about.
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Nicholas Owen was canonized 364 years after his death. Such is often the case with the Catholic Church, charged with curating a 3,000-year treasure trove of saints and stories, rovers and relics.
St. Bonaventure says, in his little treatise "Bringing Forth Christ," "Seek the company of good people. If you share their company, you will also share their virtue." With this thought in mind, we used to pay close attention to who our children’s friends were.
Those who live in Nebraska are sure to get their share of windy days. The spring winds can blow up storms, while summer’s hot winds dry things out and make it feel like a desert. In the winter, high winds with sleet or snow cause drifting, white outs and other dangerous situations.
Remember when everybody worried about a "population explosion" filling the world with too many people? In the 1970s, this fear drove campaigns to legalize abortion and pour billions of dollars into birth control programs.
Jesuit Father Joseph Bona, an Omaha native whose nearly 50 years of service centered on retreats and spiritual direction, died July 17 in Grand Coteau., La. He was 91.
Sister of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Patricia Ann Perko, whose 62 years of service included five years teaching at a former Omaha elementary school, died July 12 in Dubuque, Iowa. She was 82.
Sinsinawa Dominican Sister Anne Marie Mongoven, whose 70 years of religious life included teaching for two years at St. Cecilia School in Omaha, died Aug. 4 in Dubuque, Iowa. She was 89.
» Seminarian Pilgrimage, Mundelein, Ill.
UHER-Donna, 71. Funeral Mass July 29 at St. Wenceslaus Church, Dodge. Burial at St. Wenceslaus Cemetery, Dodge. Preceded in death by father, Wilfred; twin brothers, Terry and Todd.