Archbishops Annual Appeal

This week kicks off the Archbishops Annual Appeal.  The Annual Appeal connects “us” to the larger story of faith and mission that we are all called to share as members of the universal Church. Please use this time to reflect on the gifts we have received, pray about how God wants us to use those gifts. Click the link below and listen to the stories of your Catholic brothers and sisters in the Omaha area. English Version: https://vimeo.com/181244184 …

92nd Santa Lucia Italian Festival Family Tradition Continues

Our Santa Lucia statue is carried from St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church to the Santa Lucia Italian Festival’s procession through downtown Omaha. Previous Next BRENDAN SULLIVAN/THE WORLD-HERALD Jim Caniglia watches the procession. The red and yellow flag is the flag of Sicily. Sunday concluded the four-day festival. View all 4 images in gallery. POSTED: MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2016 12:00 AM |UPDATED: 10:29 AM, MON JUN 13, 2016. By Maria Fagerland / World-Herald staff writer Members of Omaha’s …

Serving the afflicted and homless

SERVING THE AFFLICTED AND THE HOMELESS Thu, 06/09/2016 FATHER DAMIAN ZUERLEIN Reflections on the Works of Mercy I saw him in the entryway to the church a couple minutes before Mass, looking through the assorted papers that surrounded the pile of bulletins. He looked like the stereotypical homeless person who would soon be asking parishioners for money, but instead of asking for money he wandered up the aisle during the penitential rite and sat in the third …

Bells Ready To Ring

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Cabrini Parish Center Coming Soon

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Burgeoning 10th Street Corridor

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A LOTTA MEATBALLS

SUN APR 17, 2016. By Erin Grace / World-Herald columnist Photography by: MEGAN FARMER/THE WORLD-HERALD Today, following the 11 a.m. Mass at St. Frances Cabrini, the downtown-area parish will host a time-honored event: The Spaghetti Dinner. It is a massive feast that has taken weeks to prepare, ungodly quantities of ingredients and lots of volunteers. It will feed several thousand Omahans who will line up for takeout or will dine in, with table service and volunteer wait …

Repairs will let St. Frances Cabrini’s 150-year-old bells chime once more, to parishioners’ delight

March 19, 2016 By Michael O’Connor / World-Herald staff writer Helen Butera grew up four blocks from St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church and remembers the mighty sound of the parish bells. The church’s four bronze bells rang at weddings, tolled at funerals, clanged at noon and pealed before Masses and to signal milestones such as the end of World War II. “It was powerful,” said Butera, who turns 99 this month, “like God was calling out to …