Standing outside Our Lady of Lourdes Church last school year are members of the parish school’s 2017-18 student government. They are, from left, Claire Hern, now a freshman at Marian High School in Omaha; sixth-graders Lucas Post and Abigail Cady; seventh-grader Kaylee Campos; fifth-grader Shania Alvarez-Hurtado; eighth-graders Zane Kazor and Grace Prucha; and now-freshmen Lexi Gewinner of Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School in Bellevue and Simon Baber of Creighton Preparatory School in Omaha.
Jenny and Matt Peters faced the fearsome realities of a child’s cancer diagnosis – twice, each time with a different child. Through all of their challenges, the prayers, meals and other support from the people of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Omaha... Read More

Art teacher Rebekah Menzel of St. Mary School in Bellevue enjoys the music with Zeb Crider, of St. Mary Parish in Bellevue, while national evangelist and singer Steve Angrisano performs at a teacher and parish catechist rally Oct. 23 in West Point. DELORES MEISTER
About 100 Catholic school teachers and parish catechists gathered in West Point Oct. 22 for a faith rally with nationally known Catholic singer and storyteller Steve Angrisano. Sponsored by the Catholic Schools Office, it was an opportunity to... Read More
Rosie Brokke, left, a sophomore at Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School in Bellevue, helps fire up sixth-graders gathered Oct. 26 for the archdiocese’s annual Vocations Awareness Day at Gross Catholic. Assisting Brokke are classmate Rachel Culhane,... Read More

Ann O’Connor, president of Roncalli Catholic High School in Omaha, visits at the school Oct. 25 with seniors Jaida Williams, center, and McKenna Murcek. Joe Ruff/Staff
V.J. and Angela Skutt Catholic High School in west Omaha, Roncalli Catholic in the north and Daniel J. Gross Catholic in Bellevue in the south. Those three archdiocesan high schools form a triangle of Catholic faith and academics in the Omaha area.... Read More
Voters in Legislative District 16, which includes Washington, Cuming and Burt counties, have a clear choice Nov. 6 when it comes to abortion, immigration, Medicaid expansion and school funding. But neither candidate for the legislative seat, Ben... Read More

Father Frank Jindra, pastor of Ss. Peter and Paul Parish in Omaha, stands Oct. 15 beside a poster in front of the church with Andrew Bauer, principal of the parish school. The pastoral council put up the poster – which is signed by parishioners – in the midst of the worldwide clergy sexual abuse crisis, to show support for all priests and prayers for those priests who have fallen. Joe Ruff/Staff
By MIKE MAY Catholic Voice In the midst of the sexual abuse scandal rocking the Catholic Church, an archdiocesan prayer apostolate is encouraging people around the archdiocese and worldwide to “Pray for our Priests.” Organized nine years ago, Maria... Read More

Standing outside Our Lady of Lourdes Church last school year are members of the parish school’s 2017-18 student government. They are, from left, Claire Hern, now a freshman at Marian High School in Omaha; sixth-graders Lucas Post and Abigail Cady; seventh-grader Kaylee Campos; fifth-grader Shania Alvarez-Hurtado; eighth-graders Zane Kazor and Grace Prucha; and now-freshmen Lexi Gewinner of Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School in Bellevue and Simon Baber of Creighton Preparatory School in Omaha.

Art teacher Rebekah Menzel of St. Mary School in Bellevue enjoys the music with Zeb Crider, of St. Mary Parish in Bellevue, while national evangelist and singer Steve Angrisano performs at a teacher and parish catechist rally Oct. 23 in West Point. DELORES MEISTER

Ann O’Connor, president of Roncalli Catholic High School in Omaha, visits at the school Oct. 25 with seniors Jaida Williams, center, and McKenna Murcek. Joe Ruff/Staff

Father Frank Jindra, pastor of Ss. Peter and Paul Parish in Omaha, stands Oct. 15 beside a poster in front of the church with Andrew Bauer, principal of the parish school. The pastoral council put up the poster – which is signed by parishioners – in the midst of the worldwide clergy sexual abuse crisis, to show support for all priests and prayers for those priests who have fallen. Joe Ruff/Staff
Six people were honored Oct. 24 for their support and service to Creighton Preparatory School in Omaha at the annual Loyola Dinner of Honor and Distinction. Jesuit Father Tom Merkel, president of the all-boys school from 2003 to 2012 and currently assistant vice president for university relations...
A priest of the archdiocese has resigned due to past allegations of significant boundary violations with young adults and minors and Archbishop George J. Lucas’ promise to hold clergy to a higher standard of behavior in response to the worldwide clergy sexual abuse scandal. Since 2016, Father...

Ann O’Connor, president of Roncalli Catholic High School in Omaha, visits at the school Oct. 25 with seniors Jaida Williams, center, and McKenna Murcek. Joe Ruff/Staff
V.J. and Angela Skutt Catholic High School in west Omaha, Roncalli Catholic in the north and Daniel J. Gross Catholic in Bellevue in the south. Those three archdiocesan high schools form a triangle of Catholic faith and academics in the Omaha area. And school officials, stakeholders and archdiocese...
Voters in Legislative District 16, which includes Washington, Cuming and Burt counties, have a clear choice Nov. 6 when it comes to abortion, immigration, Medicaid expansion and school funding. But neither candidate for the legislative seat, Ben Hansen nor Chuck Hassebrook, brings a consistent...

                 

     

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