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Post date: 08/09/2019
Gina Troia, an incoming senior at Mercy High School in Omaha, was one of 20 students chosen nationally to attend The Sons and Daughters of Italy Foundation Student Summit in Washington, D.C., Aug. 1-4.   The summit offers students an opportunity to connect with peers from across the United States and learn about Italian culture and heritage...
Post date: 08/09/2019
  On July 8, USA Council of Serra International District Governor Bill Stull swore in new board members for the Serra Club of Omaha’s 2019-20 fiscal year.   The newly appointed members include: Sally O’Neill, president; Linda Antonelli, secretary; Tom Russell, treasurer; Margaret Quinn, vice president of vocations affirmation; Dan Wells,...
Post date: 08/09/2019
In light of recently announced rural parish groupings, Catholics from Norfolk and the surrounding area gathered together every Monday evening in July to pray a traveling rosary, which they called Tour de Maria.   The goal of the ministry was to unite the communities and connect members in prayer and fellowship, said Tour de Maria’s founder...
Post date: 08/09/2019
The Notre Dame Sisters shared news on the future of their mission and announced staff changes during a July 26 event entitled, “Mission Momentum,” hosted at their Omaha headquarters. During the event, the sisters announced that a grant from the Lilly Foundation funded an audit of the order’s fundraising and communication activities connected with...
Post date: 07/10/2019
Father Michael Voithofer, associate pastor at St. Gerald Parish in Ralston, beats out a throw to third base during the second inning of the I-80 Collar Series softball game between the priests of the Diocese of Lincoln and those of the Archdiocese of Omaha June 16 at Werner Park in Papillion. Lincoln’s big bats and deep bench proved too much for...
Post date: 07/10/2019
The Archdiocese of Omaha will be the first Catholic diocese in the world to sponsor a host site for the Global Leadership Summit, a two-day, faith-based leadership development teleconference broadcast throughout North America to an audience of more than 405,000 people.  The 25th annual summit will be held at Willow Creek Community Church in South...

Volunteers Emily Stutzman, left, and Isaac Ostdiek, right, members of St. Bonaventure Parish, and Abe Perault, of St. Isidore Parish, all in Columbus, prepare food for third-world families at a food packing event coordinated by Cross Catholic Outreach and the Columbian Squires at Scotus Central Catholic Junior/Senior High School June 15. COURTESY PHOTO
Post date: 07/10/2019
Approximately 175 volunteers from the Columbus area packed 40,000 meals in 90 minutes for hungry people in Central America and the Caribbean.  The June 15 event at Scotus Central Catholic Junior/Senior High School in Columbus was sponsored by Cross Catholic Outreach, a Catholic relief and development ministry, and a small group of Columbian...
Post date: 07/10/2019
Tom Venzor, executive director of the Nebraska Catholic Conference (NCC), speaks during a panel discussion on religious liberty at Christ the King Church in Omaha. He said the state should have a compelling interest, such as public safety, to justify interfering with actions based on sincerely held religious beliefs. The June 26 event focused on...
Post date: 07/10/2019
Archbishop George J. Lucas and Father Daniel Kampschneider, pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Omaha, join hundreds of parishioners June 16 for a ribbon cutting to open their new Parish Center. People then entered the center for a dedication ceremony and blessing by the archbishop, a celebration meal and self-guided tours. The two-story, 29...
Post date: 07/10/2019
A milestone in the development of the new Lannon Learning Commons at Creighton Preparatory School in Omaha was achieved June 11 as President Jesuit Father Tom Neitzke and his predecessor, Jesuit Father Tom Merkel, blessed three bells to be installed in the 116-foot tower under construction at the front of the complex.  The Lannon Learning Commons...

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