Bill Silk, the registrar at Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School in Bellevue and a volunteer at school athletic events for 32 years, compiles statistics in the teachers’ lounge after a home varsity football game. DAVID GOUGER/STAFF
Arriving long before game time and staying after the final whistle sounds, Bill Silk and Mike Piernicky are mainstays at Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School sporting events. Both 65, Silk keeps statistics at the Bellevue school’s football and... Read More

Mary Dulac, foreground, a spiritual mom with the Institute for Priestly Formation’s summer program for seminarians, talks July 23 with seminarian Andrew Natali of the Diocese of Green Bay, Wis., for whom she had been praying, during Friends Night at Creighton University in Omaha. At right is spiritual mom Kate Brennan and the seminarian she prayed for, Tyler Hiles of the Diocese of La Crosse, Wis. DAVID GOUGER/STAFF.
They had never met before, but they were far from being strangers. So seminarian Andrew Natali smiled broadly when he spotted Mary Dulac and her 6-month-old son, Louis, in a Creighton University ballroom in Omaha. And the two adults hugged and... Read More

A bus full of students and adults, including Benedictine Father Daniel Lenz, right, of Mount Michael Abbey near Elkhorn, leave Christ the King Church in Omaha for a July 18-20 archdiocesan youth conference at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan. The conference drew 375 teens and adults. FATHER DAMIEN WEE FOR CATHOLIC VOICE
Logan Spencer traveled about 370 miles from O’Neill to Atchison, Kan., for a "Sacred Encounter," a weekend archdiocesan youth conference that drew 375 teens and adults. The July 18-20 Benedictine College Youth Conference gave him a chance "to get... Read More

Sitting in the choir loft at Holy Cross Parish in Omaha, Father Ron Wasikowski reads passages he wrote for “Windows of Grace,” a parish book designed to lead people in prayer by meditating on the church’s stained-glass windows. The pastor of St. Matthew the Evangelist Parish in Bellevue, Father Wasikowski brought to the project a love and knowledge of art, particularly how religious art can be used to help deepen people’s faith. JOHN BOSCO/STAFF
Each of 39 related stained-glass windows at Holy Cross Parish in Omaha tells a story. Through red reflecting passion, blood and power, blue highlighting spiritual love, truth and heaven and symbols representing the Eucharist, the windows reflect God... Read More

Archbishop George J. Lucas stands next to his letter of appointment to the Archdiocese of Omaha, a papal bull signed by now-retired Pope Benedict XVI. The lead seal at bottom came with the letter and bears on one side the pope’s name and on the other an image of Ss. Peter and Paul. JOHN BOSCO/STAFF.
A large letter in calligraphy, matted and framed, has a prominent place on a wall in Archbishop George J. Lucas’ office, just steps away from his desk. It is the letter in Latin from now-retired Pope Benedict XVI, appointing the archbishop five... Read More

Bill Silk, the registrar at Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School in Bellevue and a volunteer at school athletic events for 32 years, compiles statistics in the teachers’ lounge after a home varsity football game. DAVID GOUGER/STAFF

Mary Dulac, foreground, a spiritual mom with the Institute for Priestly Formation’s summer program for seminarians, talks July 23 with seminarian Andrew Natali of the Diocese of Green Bay, Wis., for whom she had been praying, during Friends Night at Creighton University in Omaha. At right is spiritual mom Kate Brennan and the seminarian she prayed for, Tyler Hiles of the Diocese of La Crosse, Wis. DAVID GOUGER/STAFF.

A bus full of students and adults, including Benedictine Father Daniel Lenz, right, of Mount Michael Abbey near Elkhorn, leave Christ the King Church in Omaha for a July 18-20 archdiocesan youth conference at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan. The conference drew 375 teens and adults. FATHER DAMIEN WEE FOR CATHOLIC VOICE

Sitting in the choir loft at Holy Cross Parish in Omaha, Father Ron Wasikowski reads passages he wrote for “Windows of Grace,” a parish book designed to lead people in prayer by meditating on the church’s stained-glass windows. The pastor of St. Matthew the Evangelist Parish in Bellevue, Father Wasikowski brought to the project a love and knowledge of art, particularly how religious art can be used to help deepen people’s faith. JOHN BOSCO/STAFF

Archbishop George J. Lucas stands next to his letter of appointment to the Archdiocese of Omaha, a papal bull signed by now-retired Pope Benedict XVI. The lead seal at bottom came with the letter and bears on one side the pope’s name and on the other an image of Ss. Peter and Paul. JOHN BOSCO/STAFF.
      Deacon Carl Perrin – who served Divine Mercy Parish in Schuyler and was a fourth-degree member of the Knights of Columbus – died Aug. 18 at his home in Schuyler after an eight-year battle with cancer. He was 82.       His funeral Mass was Aug. 25 at Divine Mercy’s St. Mary Church, with Father...
      Msgr. James Gilg, who helped found V.J. and Angela Skutt Catholic High School in Omaha, served as superintendent of Catholic schools for seven years and most recently organized and led a new consortium of five elementary schools in Omaha, is retiring at the end of the school year.      ...

A bus full of students and adults, including Benedictine Father Daniel Lenz, right, of Mount Michael Abbey near Elkhorn, leave Christ the King Church in Omaha for a July 18-20 archdiocesan youth conference at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan. The conference drew 375 teens and adults. FATHER DAMIEN WEE FOR CATHOLIC VOICE
Logan Spencer traveled about 370 miles from O’Neill to Atchison, Kan., for a "Sacred Encounter," a weekend archdiocesan youth conference that drew 375 teens and adults. The July 18-20 Benedictine College Youth Conference gave him a chance "to get away for a while and be with Christ," said Spencer,...
Challenging men to "get real with God" and understand how much he wants to be part of their lives, comedian Jonnie W. told nearly 250 men at the fifth-annual Heartland Catholic Men’s Conference that in today’s broken world it is more important than ever to persevere in faith. "Your value as a man...
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