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Ten priests to celebrate jubilee

By Lisa Schulte
The Catholic Voice

Archbishop Elden Francis Curtiss and priests of the Archdiocese of Omaha will gather April 5 to recognize 10 priests who are celebrating their 25th and 50th anniversaries this year.

The 2005 Priests' Jubilee Celebration will begin with Mass at 5 p.m. at St. Patrick Church in Fremont. A dinner will follow at 6:30 p.m.

Bishop William J. Dendinger of Grand Island will be the homilist.

Priests marking their 50th anniversary are:

Father Paul Begley, retired archdiocesan priest in residence at St. Bridget Parish in Omaha.

Father John McCaslin, retired archdiocesan priest.

Father Thomas O'Brien, retired archdiocesan priest in residence at St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Omaha.

Father Robert Schmitz, retired archdiocesan priest.

Father Robert Smith, retired archdiocesan priest.

Father William Doran, SJ, assistant to the president at Creighton Prep in Omaha.

Those observing 25 years are:

Father David Reeson, wing chaplain for the 39th Air Base Wing at Incirlik AB in Turkey.

Father Richard Reiser, servant minister for archdiocesan priests in residence at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Omaha.

Father Richard Whiteing, pastor at St. Patrick Parish in Jackson and St. Mary Parish in Hubbard.

Father Roger Kalscheuer, SJ, administrator at St. Philip Neri Parish in Omaha.

The April 15 issue of The Catholic Voice will feature biographical sketches on each jubilarian.

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