Posts Tagged ‘Nebraska’

Boys Town founder Fr Flanagan’s cause goes to Rome Comments 0

Friday, June 26th, 2015

The cause for the sainthood of Fr Edward Flanagan, the priest who founded Boys Town, is heading for Rome. The Omaha Archdiocese in Nebraska closed the diocesan phase of the investigation with a June 18 Mass at St Cecilia’s Cathedral. The notary for the diocesan tribunal investigating the cause said he was struck by stories Read more

Revitalised liturgy key to reviving rundown parish Comments 0

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

A revitalised liturgy has been the key to reviving a rundown parish in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, which was impoverished with dwindling numbers until Father Damien Cook arrived. Now there is a vibrant Catholic culture, with liturgies celebrated both facing the people and facing the altar, Eucharistic adoration, a host of parish organisations, a music ministry, Read more