Serrans host seminarian picnic
The annual summer picnic for seminarians, priests, Serrans and their families was held Aug. 1 at St. Columbkille Church in Papillion. More than 230 attended the liturgy and reception, where they met Archbishop George J. Lucas. A prayer group, organized by Marsha Wiesbeck at St. Columbkille, gave quilts to the young men entering the seminary. First year seminarians gathering with Archbishop Lucas, back row far right, and Father Paul Hoesing, director of vocations, third from left in the back row, are, back row from left to right, Jeremy Hans, Holy Family, St. Helena; Eliot Schwer, St. Margaret Mary, Omaha; Sam Jizba, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Omaha; and Dan Szalewski, St. Columbkille, Papillion. Seminarians in the front row include, from left, Tobias Letak, St. Stephen the Martyr, Omaha; Chaz Zurcher, St. Columbkille, Papillion; and Jacob Stein, St. Columbkille, Papillion. Courtesy photo.