Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Sister Rose remembered for her IT acumen and helpful nature
An early adopter of computer technology, Sister of Mercy Rose Schoolcraft was known for her prompt and gracious assistance to members of her community who needed help with their computers,… Read More
Friday, September 15, 2023
Deacon Overkamp spent his life serving others
Deacon Robert “Jerry” J. Overkamp was a servant – for his country, Church and family, his son said. In his “first career,” Deacon Overkamp served in the Air Force for… Read More
Wednesday, August 09, 2023
Sister Mary Jo Hrnchir remembered for her legacy of service
Notre Dame Sister Mary Jo Hrnchir was known for her compassionate nature and commitment to serving others. During her 61 years of religious life, Sister Mary Jo worked in the… Read More
Monday, August 07, 2023
Mark Dahir embodied Heart Ministry Center’s motto, Dignity for All
Mark Dahir, chief executive officer of the Heart Ministry Center, inspired others “to do the right thing.” Dahir died August 3 in Omaha. He was 48. “While Mark’s tragic passing… Read More
Monday, June 19, 2023
Deacon Patrick Gross served his country, the community and those in need
Deacon Patrick Gross of St. Mary Parish in Wayne had a lifelong passion for helping others, especially the elderly and the sick. Throughout his life, Deacon Gross, who was ordained… Read More
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
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