Donors to the new shrines of St. Faustina Kowalska and St. Maximilian Kolbe at St. Stanislaus Church in Omaha gather March 30 to examine the finished work. From left are Kathy Bogus; Father William Sanderson, pastor; Amanda Placzek and Mary Ann Pawlusiak, a representative of the Polish Home in Omaha. The shrine will be dedicated after an April 11 Mass concluding the parish’s Lenten mission.
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“‘Woman, where are they? Has no one condemned you?’ She replied, ‘No one, sir.’ Then Jesus said, ‘Neither do I condemn you. Go, (and) from now on do not sin any more.’” – Jn 8:10-11
Five seniors at Marian High School in Omaha received National Merit Scholarship honors, with three being named finalists.
Amirtha Arun, Abigail McGill and Mary Watson are among 15,000 students nationwide vying for more than 7,500 National Merit college scholarships.
Two Catholic business leaders who live their faith at work were honored by the Catholic Professional & Business Club (CPBC) at the group’s fourth annual Leading with Faith Award luncheon March 14.
Christian meditation is a matter of prayerfully pondering the truths of the faith, applying them to one’s life, then entering into a conversation with God based on one’s pondering.
In meditation, we use our minds and our hearts to draw closer to God. Saints and spiritual theologians generally speak of three levels of meditation.
I probably shouldn’t admit this in front of my grandchildren, but I am a fan of McDonald’s fish sandwiches. When I was a young lawyer in San Francisco, my firm’s office was right across Market Street from a McDonald’s, and every day for a year, I had two fish sandwiches and a chocolate shake for lunch. I am ashamed. But I still like them.
A vacant school building in South Omaha has found new a purpose and new identity serving Hispanic Catholics.
The building, formerly St. Mary School, which closed in 2005, and which housed St. Peter Claver Cristo Rey High School from 2007 to 2011, is now Centro Pastoral Tepeyac (or Tepeyac Pastoral Center, named after the site of the apparitions of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico).
On April 4 we remembered St. Isidore of Seville, bishop, doctor of the church and, among other things, patron of the internet.
Servant of Mary Sister Justina Tsoku, whose 64 years of religious life included 34 years of service in Omaha, died March 15 in Omaha. She was 90.
A funeral Mass was held March 18 at Our Lady of Sorrows Chapel at the order’s motherhouse in Omaha, with interment in the motherhouse cemetery.