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April 2018

Catholic Charities to host April 18 mobile food pantry in Omaha

Catholic Charities will host a free mobile food pantry April 18 for refugees in Omaha. Fresh fruit and vegetables, bread, rice, pasta and juice will be available at Yates Elementary School, which serves students from refugee camps and countries around the world, including Somalia, Burma, Sudan, Nepal, Saudi Arabia, Guatemala and Mexico.

JAEKE-James K.

JAEKE-James K., 82. Funeral Mass April 9 at St. Leo the Great Church. Private interment Calvary Cemetery. Survived by sons, James J. Jaeke and Patrick M. Jaeke; daughter, Ann M. Jaeke (Brian Passow); nine grandchildren; mother of his children, Elaine Jaeke-Hodge; daughters-in-law, Sandy Jaeke and Debra Jaeke; sister, Beverly Mittermeier. Memorials to the church.  

Samantha Lonergan holds a stethoscope to a boy’s chest as part of a general examination of his health. That kind of work was a staple of Lonergan’s five-month service trip to New Delhi, India. COURTESY PHOTO

Roncalli Catholic graduate shares mission experience

For five months Samantha Lonergan traded warm showers and flushing toilets for the opportunity to serve people in New Delhi, India. 

Shelly Gray strums the guitar as background music March 17 for people leaving a funeral at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Omaha. PHOTO BY LISA SPELLMAN FOR THE CATHOLIC VOICE

Parishioner strikes chord in music, other ministries

“You have the voice of an angel, thank you for singing today,” a parishioner called out as he left the sanctuary at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Omaha after a recent funeral.
Shelly Gray, who was getting ready to put her guitar away, smiled in his direction.


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