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A Churchyard Harvest Festival on Sept. 21 will help honor two holy men who inspired the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Omaha.
The festival is one of several events during September, which the charity designates as St. Vincent de Paul Awareness Month, celebrating feast days of its founder, Blessed Frédéric Ozanam, and its namesake, St. Vincent de Paul.
Creighton University’s justice and peace studies program will host a free talk on “Catholicism and Racism” Sept. 24, 7-9 p.m. at the university’s Hixson-Lied Auditorium in Omaha.
CUES Young Professionals will offer an evening of music, food and beer Oct. 11 to benefit Sacred Heart, All Saints and Holy Name schools in Omaha. The group’s annual fundraiser, CUES-A-PALOOZA, will be 6:30-10:30 p.m. at Scriptown Brewing Company, 3922 Farnam St., in Omaha’s Blackstone area.
Spirit Catholic Radio in Omaha will present its Catholic Answers Conference 2019 Nov. 2 at the Embassy Suites La Vista Conference Center, 12520 Westport Parkway in La Vista, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Titled “Together on a Journey to Sainthood,” the conference will feature current and former Catholic Answers speakers Trent Horn, Tim Staples, Cy Kellett, Dr. Ray Guarendi and Matt Fradd.
Catholic school students are encouraged to think creatively about ways to serve their communities and explain those ideas on video.
This year’s contest, renamed “Shine a Light in the Community,” began Sept. 16 and runs through Oct. 14. It is open to all students in the 71 schools of the archdiocese.
Registration is underway for the 2020 March for Life pilgrimage to Washington, D.C., Jan. 21-26.
Each year, high school students, along with clergy, religious and others from the archdiocese, join hundreds of thousands of pro-life supporters to march in support of the unborn. This year’s march, the 47th annual event, is set for Jan. 24.
In the Gospel passage from Luke this Sunday, the Lord gives us the Parable of the Dishonest Steward, ending with: “You cannot serve both God and mammon.”
Among all the questions people ask regarding prayer, there is one that has probably been on each of our lips at some point: “Why doesn’t God answer my prayer?”