Archbishop George J. Lucas reports on the archdiocese's financial health: "It is my privilege to present the financial report for the central administration of the Archdiocese of Omaha for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017. I remain grateful to... Read More

Jeremy and Chelsie Promes pose in Menominee after their Aug. 18 wedding. Photo by Angela and Tony Maibaum/Pivotal Photo
It’s brought order out of chaos, meaning to a life that had become dry and mechanical, and a closeness to Christ that Chelsie Promes could not have imagined.   It’s the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) – entry into full communion... Read More

Archbishop George J. Lucas celebrates Mass Jan. 30 with 15 priests at St. Mary Church in Norfolk during the inaugural all-rural Catholic school Mass for Catholic Schools Week. About 300 students from 21 schools and 19 towns attended the gathering, which included a mini-retreat.
NORFOLK – At the inaugural all-rural Catholic schools Mass celebrating Catholic Schools Week Jan. 30, the focus was on unity.   Michael Ashton, superintendent, emphasized it as he welcomed about 300 students from 21 schools and 19 towns,... Read More

Benedictine Sister Carol Jean VanDenHemel, foreground, Benedictine Brother August Schaefer, Connor Kerschinske, a St. John Paul II Newman Center parishioner, and Father Andrew Roza, associate pastor and archdiocesan vocations director, enjoy building relationships while building “settlements” with the Settlers of Catan board game Feb. 3 at the center near the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Photo by Elizabeth Wells/For the Catholic Voice
A promise of prayer, food and board games drew about two dozen students and young adults to a gathering with priests and members of consecrated life communities at the St. John Paul II Newman Center near the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO)... Read More

Jeremy and Chelsie Promes pose in Menominee after their Aug. 18 wedding. Photo by Angela and Tony Maibaum/Pivotal Photo

Archbishop George J. Lucas celebrates Mass Jan. 30 with 15 priests at St. Mary Church in Norfolk during the inaugural all-rural Catholic school Mass for Catholic Schools Week. About 300 students from 21 schools and 19 towns attended the gathering, which included a mini-retreat.

Benedictine Sister Carol Jean VanDenHemel, foreground, Benedictine Brother August Schaefer, Connor Kerschinske, a St. John Paul II Newman Center parishioner, and Father Andrew Roza, associate pastor and archdiocesan vocations director, enjoy building relationships while building “settlements” with the Settlers of Catan board game Feb. 3 at the center near the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Photo by Elizabeth Wells/For the Catholic Voice
Creating fertile ground for vocations will be a major theme of a Feb. 24 Lenten morning retreat at Christ the King Parish in Omaha.   And realizing the connection between nurturing vocations and living the ways of Christian discipleship, including encountering Jesus, learning about the church...
Providing a visible reminder – in the form of a small, cardboard box – for people to make sacrifices for the poor, the 43rd annual Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) Rice Bowl project is underway in parishes and schools throughout the archdiocese and around the country.    This year’s theme, “...

Eighth-grader Haley Hoffman leads her classmates onto the volleyball court to take on the teachers as part of Catholic Schools Week Jan. 28 to Feb. 3 at St. Wenceslaus School in Omaha. The teachers swept the Feb. 2 competition, but that didn’t quell the eighth-graders’ spirits. More Catholic Schools Week photos PAGE 24 and at catholicvoiceomaha.com.
Special Masses, prayers, lighthearted athletic competitions – sometimes pitting students against teachers – as well as Catholic trivia contests, service projects and other events highlighted Catholic Schools Week (CSW) Jan. 28 to Feb. 3 in the Archdiocese of Omaha.   Photos help tell the CSW...
The history and features of the Shroud of Turin – with a full-size replica of what many believe to be the burial cloth of Jesus – will be presented at two parishes in the coming weeks.   In one-hour presentations beginning at 7 p.m. Feb. 22 at St. Joseph Parish in Springfield and March 15 at...

                 

     

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