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Second graders at St. Boniface School in Elgin recently gave rock solid treatment to their school’s theme, “Crusaders Rock.” They painted rocks to reflect that theme, which stands for “Respect Others, Own Your Actions, Care for Everyone, Know God’s Way.” The students, with the guidance of their teacher, Kelli Tisthammer, found rocks, painted them and hid them around the school grounds for others to find and hide in a new place.
Post date: 10/03/2019
Post date: 10/03/2019
More than 130 people were on hand as Marian High School in Omaha honored six people with service and leadership awards at its Esprit de Corps Awards Banquet Sept. 5 at Happy Hollow Club in Omaha. Mary Ann Luby Kilgore, a 1974 graduate, was named Alumna of the Year. The retired attorney served on the Marian Board of Directors for six years, and on...
Post date: 10/03/2019
The archdiocese honored eight educators at the 42nd Annual Archbishop’s Dinner for Education Sept. 12 at Embassy Suites in La Vista. About 1,000 people attended the dinner, which also raised money for the Children’s Scholarship Fund of Omaha for scholarships for students of low-income families. The honorees: Administrators of the year – Mike...
Post date: 10/03/2019
Two Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Omaha – St. Wenceslaus in Omaha and Mount Michael Benedictine in Elkhorn – have been named Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education. They were among six Nebraska schools given the honor this year and the only private schools among the six. St. Wenceslaus and Mount Michael were given the...

Archbishop George J. Lucas joins students from Mount Michael Benedictine School near Elkhorn for a photo following a September Mandation Mass at the school at which they were mandated as extraordinary ministers of holy Communion. From left are Jackson Heller, Logan Whitcomb, John Schroll, Archbishop Lucas, Parker Hottovy, Sam Wooten, Matt Collins, Christian Fletcher and Henry Gnann. COURTESY PHOTO
Post date: 09/20/2019
Post date: 09/20/2019
A Churchyard Harvest Festival on Sept. 21 will help honor two holy men who inspired the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Omaha. The festival is one of several events during September, which the charity designates as St. Vincent de Paul Awareness Month, celebrating feast days of its founder, Blessed Frédéric Ozanam, and its namesake, St. Vincent...
Post date: 09/20/2019
Creighton University’s justice and peace studies program will host a free talk on “Catholicism and Racism” Sept. 24, 7-9 p.m. at the university’s Hixson-Lied Auditorium in Omaha. Bishop Shelton J. Fabre, of Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana, and chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism, is one of the featured...
Post date: 09/20/2019
CUES Young Professionals will offer an evening of music, food and beer Oct. 11 to benefit Sacred Heart, All Saints and Holy Name schools in Omaha. The group’s annual fundraiser, CUES-A-PALOOZA, will be 6:30-10:30 p.m. at Scriptown Brewing Company, 3922 Farnam St., in Omaha’s Blackstone area. Admission is $30 in advance or $35 at the door and...
Post date: 09/20/2019
Spirit Catholic Radio in Omaha will present its Catholic Answers Conference 2019 Nov. 2 at the Embassy Suites La Vista Conference Center, 12520 Westport Parkway in La Vista, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Titled “Together on a Journey to Sainthood,” the conference will feature current and former Catholic Answers speakers Trent Horn, Tim Staples, Cy Kellett...
Post date: 09/20/2019
Catholic school students are encouraged to think creatively about ways to serve their communities and explain those ideas on video. This year’s contest, renamed “Shine a Light in the Community,” began Sept. 16 and runs through Oct. 14. It is open to all students in the 71 schools of the archdiocese. The winner, who will be announced in late...

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