Latest News from Archdiocese of Omaha

Nebraska’s Catholic dioceses come together for the first Nebraska Catholic Day of Giving on May 1
February 23, 2024 (OMAHA, NE) – Catholics throughout Nebraska will come together on May 1 to celebrate and support the state’s Catholic parishes, schools and ministries during the first Nebraska… Read More
Archdiocese of Omaha in compliance with U.S. bishops’ child protection policies  
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Archdiocese of Omaha in compliance with U.S. bishops’ child protection policies  December 14, 2023 (OMAHA, NE) – The Archdiocese of Omaha’s child protection policies and procedures comply… Read More
News Release: Archdiocese of Omaha mourns death of Rev. Stephen J. Gutgsell
Funeral Arrangements Sunday December 17, 2023 St. John the Baptist Church, 215 N. 13th St., Fort Calhoun 4:00 p.m.      Visitation 7:00 p.m.    Vigil and Rosary Monday December… Read More
News Release: Archdiocesan priest dies following invasion at rectory
Media Contact:Riley JohnsonDirector of Communications Archdiocese of Omaha FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 10, 2023 “The Archdiocese of Omaha is praying for Father Stephen Gutgsell, who was assaulted during an… Read More
Archbishop Lucas to lift dispensation from Sunday obligation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mar. 31, 2021 (Omaha, Neb.) – Archbishop George Lucas is lifting the Sunday and Holy Day dispensation the weekend of May 22-23 which means parishioners are once… Read More
Archdiocese of Omaha in compliance with child protection policies
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 38,623 children, clergy, educators and volunteers receive training March 24, 2021 (OMAHA, NE)—An on-site audit of the Archdiocese of Omaha’s child protection policies and procedures showed it… Read More
Archdiocese of Omaha Catholic Schools to reopen this fall
Contact: Vickie Kauffold Superintendent of Catholic Schools (402) 558-3100 ext. 2002 July 2, 2020 (OMAHA, NE) – Statement from Vickie Kauffold, Archdiocese of Omaha Superintendent of Schools: “Archdiocese of… Read More
Archbishop Lucas Statement on the Supreme Court Decision Regarding DACA
June 18, 2020 (Omaha, NE) – I applaud the U.S. Supreme Court decision that supports the human dignity of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients.  The decision keeps intact… Read More
Omahan named to national child protection board
June 12, 2020 (Omaha, NE) – The president of the United States’ Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has appointed Jim Bogner of Omaha to the National Review Board, a lay… Read More
Archbishop Lucas statement calls for peace and justice
“I encourage all people of good will to kneel humbly before God at this moment.” June 1, 2020 (Omaha, NE) – Ever since I saw the video of the violent… Read More
Statement from Archbishop Lucas on easing of state’s COVID-19 restrictions
A statement from Archbishop Lucas on the governor’s decision to ease the state’s COVID-19 restrictions, which includes a resumption of religious services: “I am grateful that soon we will be… Read More