Catholic Higher Education
College Of St. Mary
College of Saint Mary is a Catholic university dedicated to the education of women in an environment that calls forth potential and fosters leadership. The college continues its affiliation with the Sisters of Mercy and is a vibrant part of the area community.
Founded in the Jesuit intellectual tradition, Creighton University was ranked number one among comprehensive Midwestern universities by U.S. News & World Report. Its nine different undergraduate, graduate and professional schools run the gamut from Arts & Sciences to Business, Law, Pharmacy and Health Professions, Nursing, Dentistry, and Medicine.
University Of Nebraska-Omaha
The St. John Paul II Newman Center community provides opportunities for students at the University of Nebraska-Omaha to become living witnesses of God’s love through spiritual, intellectual, and human formation, Christian fellowship, and a life rooted in the Sacraments and prayer.
Four FOCUS Missionaries serve full time as partners in evangelization on campus at UNO. These missionaries facilitate weekly Bible studies and invest in students through one-on-one mentorship. For more information about FOCUS (Fellowship of Catholic University Students), visit their website at www.focus.org.
Mass is offered daily at the Newman Center along with many other opportunities to grow in communion with God and one another. Check the website calendar for Mass times and other events.
Coordinator of College Apostolates
1221 S. 71st Street
Omaha NE 68106
Wayne State College
Wayne State College is a comprehensive institution of higher education dedicated to freedom of inquiry, excellence in teaching and learning, and regional service and development. Offering affordable undergraduate and graduate programs, the College prepares students for careers, advanced study, and civic involvement. The College is committed to faculty-staff-student interaction, public service, and diversity within a friendly and collegial campus community.
The Catholic Newman Community (WILDCATholic) is based at St. Mary’s Church in Wayne and is committed to helping students grow in their relationship with Jesus and the Church.
Learn more about Catholic life at Wayne State College.
Fr. Jeff Mollner or
St. Mary’s Church/WSC Catholic Newman
412 E. 8th St.
Wayne, NE 68787
When one thinks about seminary life one often conjures up images of a mysterious place far away from home. Nothing could be farther from the truth! The seminary is a vibrant community of men discerning their call to the priesthood. Imagine one hundred seminarians all seeking God’s will, praying in common, celebrating the Eucharist together every day, sharing many of the same joys and struggles, and each of them seeking the priesthood. This is the vital reality of seminary life. Learn more about seminary life.