Archbishop Lucas attends two meetings to hear feedback on the impact of the archdiocese’s pastoral vision.
Living out the pastoral vision of the Archdiocese of Omaha – “One church: encountering Jesus, equipping disciples, and living mercy” – was the focus of two recent meetings involving Archbishop George J. Lucas and members of his flock. On Oct. 5,... Read More

A table of Alpha participants gather for a meal at St. Gerald Parish in Ralston. Leading the table’s faith discussion is LuAnn Anglo (seated at left, at the rear table) who has been trained in faith mentorship through the archdiocese. SUSAN SZALEWSKI/STAFF
Joe Buck, 23, had been watching his friends leave the church “with reckless abandon” and decided to do something about it. He took training on how to evangelize, which began with ratcheting up his own prayer life. That increased fervor made his... Read More

These are promotional materials for the docudrama “Love and Mercy: Faustina” and the documentary “The Divine Plan: Reagan, John Paul II and the End of the Cold War.” Each movie will be shown in Omaha-area theaters for one night only, on Oct. 28 and Nov. 6 respectively.
Two inspirational films, each showcasing different Polish saints, will have one-night-only showings in the Omaha area and other select locations across the United States in the next three weeks. “Love and Mercy: Faustina” is a docudrama about St.... Read More

Participants in last year’s walking rosary pray near the Rachel Mourning Statue at St. Mary Magdalene Cemetery in Omaha. The rosary service will be held at the cemetery again this year on All Saints Day, Nov. 1, and is among several prayer opportunities provided by Catholic Cemeteries to remember the souls of those who have died. CATHOLIC CEMETERIES
Catholic Cemeteries is offering special services to honor the deceased on All Saints Day, Nov. 1, and All Souls Day, Nov. 2. On Nov. 1 people are invited to pray, walk and sing together during a 6 p.m. walking rosary service at St. Mary Magdalene... Read More

Patrick Castle, founder of the pro-life LIFE Runners organization, carries a crucifix in the Vigil for Life rosary procession on Sept. 14, the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. With him are Alyssa Gahl, left, and Janice Todd. All are members of St. Matthew Parish in Bellevue. Participants in the rosary procession walked and prayed from St. Mary Church in Bellevue to a nearby abortion clinic and back to the church. Archbishop George J. Lucas led the prayers. SUSAN SZALEWSKI/STAFF
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops designates October as Respect Life Month every year. That appellation gives rise to the Catholic Voice’s annual Respect Life coverage in our first issue of the month. The theme this year is “Christ Our Hope:... Read More

Judy Mansisidor, a parishioner at both St. Mary Parish in Bellevue and Our Lady of Peace Parish at Offutt Air Force Base, leads a Sept. 14 rosary procession with an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the unborn. The procession, from St. Mary Church to the nearby Bellevue abortion clinic, was part of the archdiocese’s annual Vigil for Life. SUSAN SZALEWSKI/STAFF
Angi Castle and Prissila Burgos often witness the cross. As sidewalk counselors with a regular Saturday morning shift outside a Bellevue abortion clinic, they see a lot of pain and suffering. They encounter women and families in difficult situations... Read More

Archbishop Lucas attends two meetings to hear feedback on the impact of the archdiocese’s pastoral vision.

A table of Alpha participants gather for a meal at St. Gerald Parish in Ralston. Leading the table’s faith discussion is LuAnn Anglo (seated at left, at the rear table) who has been trained in faith mentorship through the archdiocese. SUSAN SZALEWSKI/STAFF

These are promotional materials for the docudrama “Love and Mercy: Faustina” and the documentary “The Divine Plan: Reagan, John Paul II and the End of the Cold War.” Each movie will be shown in Omaha-area theaters for one night only, on Oct. 28 and Nov. 6 respectively.

Participants in last year’s walking rosary pray near the Rachel Mourning Statue at St. Mary Magdalene Cemetery in Omaha. The rosary service will be held at the cemetery again this year on All Saints Day, Nov. 1, and is among several prayer opportunities provided by Catholic Cemeteries to remember the souls of those who have died. CATHOLIC CEMETERIES

Patrick Castle, founder of the pro-life LIFE Runners organization, carries a crucifix in the Vigil for Life rosary procession on Sept. 14, the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. With him are Alyssa Gahl, left, and Janice Todd. All are members of St. Matthew Parish in Bellevue. Participants in the rosary procession walked and prayed from St. Mary Church in Bellevue to a nearby abortion clinic and back to the church. Archbishop George J. Lucas led the prayers. SUSAN SZALEWSKI/STAFF

Judy Mansisidor, a parishioner at both St. Mary Parish in Bellevue and Our Lady of Peace Parish at Offutt Air Force Base, leads a Sept. 14 rosary procession with an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the unborn. The procession, from St. Mary Church to the nearby Bellevue abortion clinic, was part of the archdiocese’s annual Vigil for Life. SUSAN SZALEWSKI/STAFF
Pornography – sexual predators – sexting – enticement to substance abuse or violence – cyberbullying. Children and teens today face a barrage of online pitfalls most adults never dreamed of when they were younger. How can parents protect their children on the internet while still showing trust and...
Zachary Tucker, an archdiocesan seminarian, promises obedience during his Oct. 3 ordination to the transitional diaconate in Rome. He was among 31 seminarians from the Pontifical North American College ordained in the Basilica of St. Peter at the Vatican. Bishop Robert P. Deeley of Portland, Maine...
It’s time for kids to get out their art supplies and start thinking about how to depict the story of Jesus’ birth as the Catholic Voice’s ninth annual Colors of Christmas contest gets underway. This year the contest invites students from kindergarten through sixth grade to create images of the...
Pope Francis has declared October as Extraordinary Missionary Month. With the declaration, the pope is calling new attention to an ancient obligation of the church: to witness to the world the salvation of Christ. Not all Catholics can be missionaries abroad. But Pope Francis has urged Catholics to...

                 

     

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