by Omar Gutiérrez Several years ago, I was told by a veteran Catholic observer of all things political that criticizing one candidate necessarily meant I was endorsing the other. He also said that writing in a candidate for president was a failure of my moral obligation to vote. More recently, I was told by several […]
by Omar Gutierrez Tweet The fact that there is a Catechism paragraph on the death penalty would make most Catholics think that understanding the Church’s teaching on the matter would be easy. It’s there in black and white—what’s not to understand? But the human mind is Olympic in its ability to twist and […]
Click below for the full photographic re-cap of this year’s I-80 Collar Series, courtesy of the Archdiocese of Omaha Vocations Office.
The Archdiocese of Omaha has begun a pastoral planning initiative that includes 10 West Omaha/suburban parishes and the possible option of a new school in the Gretna area. The idea is to build on current strengths, forecast growth and anticipate future challenges. The parishes in the study are: St. John the Evangelist-Valley, St. Patrick-Elkhorn, St. […]
April 8, 2016 (OMAHA, NE) – The Holy Father’s apostolic exhortation “The Joy of Love” (“Amoris Laetitia”) is his gift to the Church during this Jubilee of Mercy. It also highlights the gift of the Church’s understanding of marriage and family life for the world. Pope Francis displays a keen understanding of family life. With […]