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Western Catechist Retreat

The Western Catechist Retreat is a one-day retreat for CCD, CYO and Catholic School teachers, especially those on the Western side of the Lincoln Diocese, to refresh and revitalize their relationship with Jesus and find fresh inspiration for teaching. This year Fr. Jay Buhman will be the retreat director and has entitled his talks "Teaching for Conversion." There will be adoration, confession, Mass and lunch provided.

For more information, please call 402-473-0615.

Catholic Coffee House

The Catholic Coffee House is a five-part annual series hosted by the Evangelization office in the fall and winter months.  The monthly event consists of a dynamic presentation by a guest speaker, Q and A, and some time to socialize.  There is no fee and no registration is required.

The theme for the 2016-2017 Catholic Coffee House is Catholic Perspectives on the Reformation

The dates, speakers, and talks are:

  • September 10: Msgr. Timothy Thorburn - "Historical Perspective" 
  • October 8: Bud Marr - "Contemporary Perspective"
  • November 12: Vern Steiner - "Dogmatic Perspective"
  • December 10: Bob Sullivan - "Apologetic Perspective"
  • January 12: Chad Steiner and Jake Mousel - "Ecumenical Perspective"

Each presentation will begin at 7pm at Gianna's Java & Gelato, 2241 O Street, Lincoln and run for about an hour and a half. After each presentation is complete, there will be a recording of it posted on this page.

For more information, please call 402-473-0615.

Conference and Healing Service

This conference and healing service will be offered and led by Dr. Mary Healy, S.T.D., who serves on the Pontifical Biblical Commission and is a professor at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit. The presentation is entitled: Healing: Bringing the Gift of God’s Mercy to the World. All are welcomed also for the 6 p.m. Vigil Mass and then to join Dr. Healy for a healing prayer service from 7-10 p.m.  There is no cost or registration required for the prayer service, only for the presentation.
  • Presentor: Dr. Mary Healy
  • Date: February 24, 2018
  • Time: 3:30 to 4:30 for the presentation and 7:00 to 10:00 for the healing service
  • Location: St. Thomas Aquinas Church/Newman Center, 320 N 16th St, Lincoln, NE 68508
  • Fee: $10 for the presentation and no cost for the healing service 
  • Registration: https://lincolndiocese.regfox.com/healing-presentation for the presentation and no registration needed for the healing service

For more information, please call 402-473-0615.

2018 Lenten Series

The theme for the 2018 Lenten Series is Personal Connections with the Saints. It is meant for all the lay faithful who are seeking a positive way to grow in their faith during the season of Lent. The series will be hosted at St. Teresa Church hall, in Lincoln from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm on Mondays from February 19 to March 19. The dates, speakers, and topics are:

Feb 19: Fr. Steven Mills – “St. Padre Pio: Teach Me About the Priesthood”

Feb 26: Nichole Barrett – “Bl. Stanly Rother: A Saint in the Family”

Mar 5: Fay Fayad – “St. Charbel: Holiness from Lebanon”

Mar 12: Fr. Ben Holdren – “St. Therese: My 'Big' Sister”

Mar 19: Fr. Eric Clark – “St. Faustina: Disciple, Mystical Spouse and Apostle of Divine Mercy”

Everyone is warmly invited to come to any of the conferences that fit your schedule!

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