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Jenny Bradley, preschool director and pre-kindergarten teacher at Holy Name School in Omaha, taught in public schools during the summer a couple of years early in her career.
It went fine, she said, but something was missing.
“The way I was raised, I prayed about everything. I couldn’t figure out how I would teach without using the word, ‘God,’” she said.
Priests read archbishop’s letter to parishioners at all Masses in light of clergy sexual abuse scandal
Acknowledging revelations in recent weeks of clergy sexual abuse and failures to take action against that abuse in the Catholic Church, Archbishop George J. Lucas asked all priests at the Aug. 25-26 weekend Masses to read the following letter to parishioners:
Dear Brothers and Sisters Christ,
Answering the Lord’s call to religious life can lead a person to a distant land, or sometimes mere blocks from one’s childhood home.
Either way, religious sisters and brothers celebrating jubilees this year agree on the importance of being obedient and open to going where one is needed – and that the results can be rewarding.
The Catholic faithful and all people of faith were invited to pause in their homes, schools and workplaces at 10 a.m. Aug. 14 to join Nebraska’s three Catholic bishops in prayer during the execution of convicted murderer Cary Dean Moore.