ROTH-Davianne M. SFO, 81. Funeral Mass Oct. 23 at Ss. Peter and Paul Church. Interment Omaha National Cemetery. Preceded in death by daughter, Mary Roth; grandsons, Douglas and Nicholas Roth. Survived by husband, Jay L. Roth Sr.; children, Jay L. Roth Jr.
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MASON-Victor J., 94. Funeral Mass Oct. 23 at 10 a.m. at St. Stanislaus Church. Interment Calvary Cemetery. Preceded in death by wife, Patricia Ann (Burnison) Mason; parents, Edward and Anna Mason; brothers, Richard, Eugene and Albion; sisters, Eleanor, Adeline Paulison, Delores Moulton and Bernadette Wilson.
In Matthew’s Gospel, we are told that some Pharisees propose a question in which they might trip up Jesus. If he answers their question in one way, he’d be exposed as a bad Jew, a fake. The other answer would portray him as subversive to the Roman authorities, an equally bad position.
When we pray our simple vocal prayers well, we begin to feel a tug toward something deeper, a more heartfelt conversation with God. We desire to address him in our own words, in a more personal and particular way.
Sinsinawa Dominican Sister Loretto Wolff, a native of Omaha whose 72 years of religious life took her away from Nebraska, died Oct. 3 in Sinsinawa, Wis. She was 94.
A native of Germany who served 27 years as a fundraiser, goodwill ambassador and cook at the Benedictine Mission House and Christ the King Priory in Schuyler died of a heart attack Sept. 20 while vacationing in Berlin.
School Sister of St. Francis Sister Marie Grosse-Rhode, a native of Dodge and longtime sacristan at Boys Town’s Immaculate Conception Chapel in Omaha, died Sept. 24 in Milwaukee. She was 95.
In my last column, I announced this year’s Respect Life Program theme: Be Not Afraid.
Hurricane Harvey stranded Father David Bergeron in his pickup the night it ripped through Houston. The 38-year-old priest had been visiting his brother and had to pull over on an overpass three miles from his home in the flood-ravaged southeast side.