Saturday, June 10, 2023
Mount Michael Abbot Theodore Wolff served in numerous ways
Abbot Theodore Wolff led the monks at Mount Michael Benedictine Abbey in Elkhorn from 1989 to 2007. But before and after those years, he served in many other ways during… Read More
Friday, May 26, 2023
Sister of Mercy Rosemary Floersch helped students in need
For most of her 70 years of religious life, Sister of Mercy Rosemary Floersch was a teacher and tutor. She was passionate about teaching but went well beyond that when… Read More
Friday, May 26, 2023
Sister Andrea Polt ministered for more than 50 years in East Africa
Sister Andrea Polt of the Missionary Benedictine Sisters grew up on a farm near Pierce, Nebraska, and spent 56 years serving in Tanzania, East Africa. She died May 19 at… Read More
Wednesday, April 05, 2023
Sister Mary Clare Manhart rejoiced in nursing, counseling
Decades of work as a nurse and counselor allowed Sister of Mercy Mary Clare Manhart to serve numerous people, to be the hands and heart of Jesus for them. “With… Read More
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Father Jerome Spenner challenged people to go deeper
Father Jerome Spenner loved to introduce people to God, but he wasn’t satisfied with just an introduction. For Father Spenner, the goal was always a love affair with the Lord.… Read More
Friday, February 24, 2023
Ministry was among the many loves of Servite Sister M. Suzanne Vandenheede
Sister M. Suzanne Vandenheede of the Servants of Mary had many loves, a longtime friend said. Sister Suzanne loved her family, her religious community, the educational opportunities she received –… Read More
Wednesday, February 08, 2023
Sister Catherine Thomas Dwyer was a talented teacher who loved her Irish heritage
Sister Catherine Thomas Dwyer – a Dominican Sister of Sinsinawa for 68 years – was a teacher and principal known for her sense of humor and love of her Irish… Read More
Monday, February 06, 2023
Omaha native Sister Mary Lee Hansen loved painting and photography
Sister Mary Lee Hansen, an Ursuline Sister of Louisville and Omaha native, was a teacher, communications director and administrative assistant throughout her more than 65 years of religious life. She… Read More
Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Former longest-serving priest in the archdiocese remembered as radiating holiness
Father Hugh Schwartz, once the longest-serving priest in the Archdiocese of Omaha, died last week after a brief illness. He was just seven days shy of turning 93. A huge… Read More
Friday, January 13, 2023
Father Parrinello had multiple gifts as a counselor
Father Frank Parrinello had the right parents, personality, education and training to make him a one-of-a-kind counselor and priest.  His parents – Joseph Parrinello and his late wife, Carole, of… Read More
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Benedictine Brother Mark Bern diligently maintained Mount Michael’s vehicles, property
During 61 years of religious life, Brother Mark Bern had a broad yet tangible effect on his community at Mount Michael Benedictine Abbey – caring for cars, wastewater, farmland, cattle,… Read More
Friday, January 06, 2023
Jesuit Father Eagan was known for his energy and enthusiasm
Jesuit Father Joseph F. Eagan is remembered by his community as someone who enjoyed life and encouraged others to do the same. Father Eagan loved to travel, had a keen… Read More
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