- 1890, Dixon takes shape as a railroad town, with many Irish Catholics.
- 1893, village of Dixon is incorporated and Bishop Richard Scannell purchases land, where a church is built.
- 1903, St. Anne Parish is established.
- 1908, another piece of land is deeded to the parish, a rectory and school are built.
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Jenny Bradley, preschool director and pre-kindergarten teacher at Holy Name School in Omaha, taught in public schools during the summer a couple of years early in her career.
It went fine, she said, but something was missing.
“The way I was raised, I prayed about everything. I couldn’t figure out how I would teach without using the word, ‘God,’” she said.
KROUPA-Mary Ellen, 93. Funeral Mass Sept. 10 at St. Gerald Church. Interment Calvary Cemetery. Preceded in death by husband, Rudy; brothers, Paul and John Mahoney; sister, Joan Cole.
Catholic Studies at the University of Mary in Bismarck, N.D., is an academic program to help college students integrate faith, learning and life.
Begun in 2010, the program aims to help students flourish intellectually, emotionally, spiritually and socially.
The Catholic Voice asked university faculty and administrators to describe the program and its benefits.