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Post date: 05/04/2016
Aging well in the light of God’s grace is made easier when family members take their loved one’s best interests to heart, even when that means making tough decisions about where that person will live. "Everyone ages," said Mary Eileen Andreasen, director of adult faith formation at St. Wenceslaus Parish in Omaha, whose background includes a master...

Patrick, left, Devin and Sean Moylan at work April 26 at Moylan Kropp in Omaha. Photo by Lisa Maxson/For the Catholic Voice. Below, Susan Moylan and her late husband John. Photo by Colleen Dustin Photography.
Post date: 05/04/2016
Faith carried Susan Moylan through a 38-year marriage, raising three boys, supporting her husband’s financial planning business and watching her sons buy into that firm as partners after his death from cancer four years ago. "John worked diligently to build the business and serve his clients, and I supported him in his profession by keeping the...

Photo by Jodie Kilton/Nebraska Journal-Leader
Post date: 05/04/2016
Resting easy in retirement is not on the hearts and minds of many seniors across the archdiocese – and the Catholic Voice found five representative couples who continue to give to their families, parishes and communities. These stories and photos take a look at seniors preparing the altar for Mass, mowing and maintaining the parish cemetery,...
Post date: 05/04/2016
Retirement and estate planning are a matter of getting a financial house in order. And seniors and others who know their financial situation can make everything easier, from deciding on retirement and estate vehicles to ensuring an estate will be properly distributed after death. The process includes legal decisions and documents. Omaha attorney...

John Meuret, second from left, is keeping J.E. Meuret Grain Co. in Brunswick in the family, with his son, Pat, far left, grandson, John, son, Jim, and other family members.
Post date: 05/04/2016
Joseph Edward Meuret purchased a grain elevator in Brunswick in 1923 and ran it until his death 24 years later – leaving his wife, Katie, with four boys and two girls and many challenges and questions. But there was no question about the business. The oldest boys – sophomores in high school, 16-year-old Lee and 15-year-old John – stepped up to...
Post date: 05/04/2016
Seniors bring a lot to the table: Faith, hard work, experience and expertise, love and service. Click here to read stories from this Senior Living Emphasis Issue on topics including: Seniors’ gifts and some of their challenges with legal and other decisions that impact finances and giving to the church. Seniors and their families deciding what...

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