What if Nebraska’s hospitals become overwhelmed? Dr. Steve Doran explains the state's new crisis standards of care

Watch
SEE ALL
More than Watchmen Count on Daybreak
Highlights from ArchOmaha Unite
2019 Blue Mass
At 6:30 each Tuesday morning, a group of teenage guys gathers in a small chapel for the Liturgy of the Hours. They attend a Catholic school, but no one compels them to show up before class (and often before sunrise) to recite the Church's ancient prayers.
On June 8, 2019, thousands gathered in downtown Omaha to celebrate unity on the feast of Pentecost. Ordinary Catholics from across the archdiocese shared their unique witness stories on stage, and Archbishop George J. Lucas led attendees in praying for a new outpouring of the Holy Spirit.
Archbishop Lucas celebrated the annual Blue Mass on Oct. 1, 2019 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church and imparted a special blessing on all the men and women who serve our community as first responders.

Up Next

Highlights from ArchOmaha Unite
2019 Blue Mass
<iframe src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/353448135?dnt=1&amp;app_id=122963" width="500" height="281" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; fullscreen" allowfullscreen title="ArchOmaha Unite re-cap"></iframe>
<iframe src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/364833533?dnt=1&amp;app_id=122963" width="500" height="281" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; fullscreen" allowfullscreen title="2019 Blue Mass"></iframe>

Latest News

from across the Archdiocese of Omaha

During Advent we await Jesus as Emmanuel, Light of the World
Calendar year 2020 might seem an endless period of struggle, with the deadly and worrisome coronavirus pandemic, months of civil unrest and a tumultuous presidential election in the United States. But… Read More
Demand climbing at area food pantries due to pandemic
Food pantries around the archdiocese are experiencing a significant increase in demand this year as the coronavirus takes its toll on many people’s incomes, resulting in an increase in food… Read More
2020: Despite the challenges, still much to be thankful for
A worldwide pandemic – a contentious political season – civil unrest. 2020 has been a year filled with negativity, stress and fear. But amidst the turmoil, God’s blessings accrue to… Read More
Pandemic poses challenges to the dying and their loved ones
Photos of Mary Alice Wardian show her surrounded by different assortments of her eight children, 21 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She enjoyed being surrounded by family, her children said, and they… Read More
St. Wenceslaus’ youth ministry gets creative during pandemic
Program profits from Archbishop’s Annual Appeal Five years ago Landon Vacanti had just started at a new school and didn’t have many friends. He said he played a lot of… Read More
Merged Catholic school expands learning opportunities
At the rounding of a bend into the hamlet of Bow Valley, Nebraska, the spire of Ss. Peter and Paul Church rises to meet the sky. Nearby on a gentle… Read More
Pastoral minister ordained a Jesuit deacon
A man ministering to college students in Omaha is one step closer to the priesthood. Archbishop George J. Lucas ordained Jeffrey Sullivan, S.J., a transitional deacon for the Society of… Read More

Archbishop Lucas

THE SHEPHERD'S VOICE

The Shepherd's Voice is the podcast and column of Most Rev. George J. Lucas, Archbishop of Omaha since 2009.

LATEST COLUMNS

Learn to grow in Faith

FORMATION

DISCOVER