Pediatric Cancer Mass: Dec. 12, 7 p.m. at St. Margaret Mary Church, 6116 Dodge St., Omaha. All faiths are welcome. Prayers will be offered for children who are fighting, healing or have lost their battle. In honor of the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe, bring a brightly colored flower, white for children who have died. A dessert reception will follow. Sponsored by Lolo’s Angels Inc. If you would like to have a child honored please email email@example.com.
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Magnificat-Omaha: Dec. 3, 4:30-8 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish Center, 114th and Fort streets, Omaha. Speaker is Karen Dwyer. Theme from her book “The Advent of Jesus Christ – Journey with the People, Events and Prayers of Advent.” Cost $20. Reservations to magnificatomaha.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Omaha Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women (OACCW) fall meeting: Nov. 14, registration and executive board meeting at 9:30 a.m., board meeting 10 a.m., at St. John the Baptist Church, 201 N. 4th St., Petersburg. Hosted by women of the Rural Central Deanery, with light breakfast and Mass. Speaker will be Deacon John Starman. Bring any board books, underwear, socks or diapers for the service projects. Call RC Deanery Secretary Barb Tassemeier at 402-582-3216.
Just War and Catholic Tradition Lecture: Nov. 16, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Hixson-Lied Auditorium in the Harper Center on Creighton University campus. Speakers Father Kenneth Himes OFM PhD and Eli McCarthy PhD will discuss the future of just war and peacemaking in the Catholic tradition.
Omaha Urban Council of Catholic Women Meeting: Nov. 7, 9 a.m. registration, 9:30 a.m. meeting at Christ the King Parish Center, 654 S. 86th St., Omaha. Speaker is Dave Harvey, founder of Least of My Brethren. Bring a pair of crew socks, men’s large or women’s medium to donate.
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