Father Daniel Kampschneider, pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Omaha, plans to remind people that the church walks with them in all phases of life – from birth to death – and the funeral liturgy is an important part of the journey. "I want... Read More
There’s something a little special about this year’s "Colors of Christmas" art contest. As in past years, the overall winner of the contest for kindergarten through sixth-graders will be featured on the front page of the newspaper’s Christmas... Read More
(Last of a three-part series on Election 2014) Those looking for the Nebraska Catholic Conference (NCC) Election 2014 Voter’s Guide will need to turn to their computers instead of turning pages of the Catholic Voice. The guide, which traditionally... Read More

Sue Burtwistle, a member of St. John the Baptist Parish in rural Holt County, holds her Gospel of Life Award Oct. 3 in Lincoln with Archbishop George J. Lucas. Burtwistle is one of three women given the award this year for their pro-life work in the Archdiocese of Omaha and the Lincoln and Grand Island dioceses.
For more than 15 years Sue Burtwistle has made pro-life events poignant and memorable at St. John the Baptist Parish in rural Holt County. Those efforts earned her the Gospel of Life Award Oct. 3, at a banquet and conference in Lincoln sponsored by... Read More

Don and Nancy Coufal walk along a road near their feedlot Oct. 7. The Coufals said they and their family rely on God’s good graces each day as they work the land and raise their cattle. Photo by Kevin Gall for the Catholic Voice.
The day starts in earnest with that first hit of fresh air and a rush of thoughts – what a beautiful day it is, praise God, what needs to be done and who needs to do it … "We’re pretty busy," said Don Coufal, who with his sons, Brent and Derek – and... Read More

Sue Burtwistle, a member of St. John the Baptist Parish in rural Holt County, holds her Gospel of Life Award Oct. 3 in Lincoln with Archbishop George J. Lucas. Burtwistle is one of three women given the award this year for their pro-life work in the Archdiocese of Omaha and the Lincoln and Grand Island dioceses.

Don and Nancy Coufal walk along a road near their feedlot Oct. 7. The Coufals said they and their family rely on God’s good graces each day as they work the land and raise their cattle. Photo by Kevin Gall for the Catholic Voice.
      An Omaha man is alleging a religious order priest sexually abused him 30 years ago when he was a minor, the Archdiocese of Omaha said Oct. 31.       The religious order – New Jersey-based Order of Augustinian Recollects – is investigating the claim and the archdiocese is serving as liaison...
      People across the archdiocese can pray in a special way this year for vocations to the priesthood, diaconate and consecrated life.       Nov. 2-8 is National Vocations Week, and parishes are hosting exposition and adoration of the Eucharist and Benediction services using a monstrance for...
It’s an alternative to Black Friday shopping and an opportunity to purchase Christmas gifts for loved ones while helping artisans and farmers from around the globe. Necklaces, earrings and bracelets will be available Nov. 22 and Nov. 23 at the U.S. headquarters of the Missionary Society of St....
In his book about saints, Omar Gutiérrez, manager of the archdiocese’s Office of Missions and Justice, brings to life the hard work – amid temptations and challenges – of responding to Christ’s call for social justice. "Things like the temptation to make a quick buck, how to deal with the laws of...
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