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Post date: 04/19/2017
Laps and prayers … running in pairs and carrying a brick as a reminder of Simon the Cyrenean helping Christ carry the cross … These are among the activities students at St. Anthony School in Columbus are participating in as part of Saints on the Sprint, an effort combining faith and fitness. Ten minutes of each school day throughout the school...

Principal Betty Getzfred is handed the keys to a 2016 Dodge Minivan at Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School in Elgin. The school’s transportation committee recently purchased the van with help from money raised at the high school’s annual auction and the archdiocese’s Ignite the Faith capital campaign.
Post date: 04/19/2017
A 2016 Dodge Minivan recently pulled into the parking lot at Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School in Elgin, and the keys went to school officials. Proceeds from the school’s 2017 Evening with Friends Gala "wish item" auction were matched with funds from the Archdiocese of Omaha’s Ignite the Faith capital campaign to help the school’s...
Post date: 04/19/2017
Funding technology upgrades and an auction package that included a helicopter ride were among highlights of the 36th annual gala dinner and auction for Scotus Central Catholic Junior/Senior High School in Columbus. More than 500 guests raised more than $200,000 during the April 1 event, with $30,690 going to fund Lenovo computer tablets for...
Post date: 04/19/2017
Smashing last year’s record, Mercy High School in Omaha raised $18,000 during its Mission Week March 20-24 – and the money will go to building mud huts for refugee families in Nigeria, where an address is needed to enroll children in school. Fund-raising activities included a class Penny War – the sophomores won – a school dance and dodgeball...

Sacred Heart School academic specialist Dorothy Lanning, with her husband, Tom, get help from Sacred Heart sixth-grader Isaiah Hunter, in the white shirt, and fifth-grader Caleb Stallworth of Holy Name School at the 35th annual The Gathering fundraiser in La Vista. Money from the event helps the Christian Urban Education Service, which supports both Omaha schools and All Saints School, also in Omaha.
Post date: 04/19/2017
More than 970 people – a record crowd – got a good look at the Chicago Cubs’ World Series championship trophy as they helped raised more than $550,000 to support three inner-city schools in Omaha April 8 at the 35th annual The Gathering in La Vista. The money goes to the Christian Urban Education Service, which supports Sacred Heart, All Saints...
Post date: 04/19/2017
The Notre Dame Sisters in Omaha will hold their annual Czech-style Pork Dinner April 23 in Omaha from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Knights of Columbus councils at Mary Our Queen and St. Philip Neri parishes in Omaha sponsor the event, with Knights preparing and serving the food. Each year, the dinner raises about $12,000 for the sisters’ retirement fund....

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