Luncheon by women's group

COLUMBUS -- The Columbus Christian Women’s Connection invites all area women to a luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at The Sanctuary at 1C Church, 30th Avenue and 22nd Street.

Mike Oglevie will provide music and guest speaker Kris Roberts from Brandon, South Dakota, will share her story about having a passion for bowling. Lisa Rosendahl will also provide information about CASA.

Cost of the event is $10 per person, with reservations due by Sunday. Cancellations are required.

For more information, reservations or cancellations, call 402-564-2965 or 402-564-4036.

Oktoberfest dinner at church

COLUMBUS -- St. John’s Lutheran Church, 39452 205th Ave., will host an Oktoberfest German dinner from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday. Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m.

The menu includes traditional German food, including bratwurst, eisbein, German meatballs, potato salad and desserts. Cost is $12 for adults, $5 for children ages 5-10 and free for kids 4 and younger. Tickets are available at the door, or call 402-910-1653 for advance tickets. Takeout will also be available by calling 402-285-0335. Proceeds will support various church and school projects.

For more information, call Pastor Brad Birtell at 402-285-0498.

Fall market at St. Luke’s

COLUMBUS -- St. Luke’s United Church of Christ, 1072 21st Ave., will hold a fall market from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 2.

Chili, chicken noodle soup, desserts, sandwiches and beverages will be served.

Retreat takes look at prayer

SCHUYLER -- Personality and Prayer, a retreat scheduled for Oct. 28–29 at St. Benedict Center, will explore how different personalities affect prayer.

There is not only one right way to pray. During this retreat, discover the best ways for you to connect to God through prayer. The retreat begins at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 28 and ends after lunch on Oct. 29.

For more information or to register, visit

Rosary honors Lady of Fatima

COLUMBUS -- In honor of the 100th anniversary of the last apparition of Our Lady of Fatima, all are invited to join in praying the rosary at noon Saturday at the statue of Mary outside St. Bonaventure Catholic Church.

Bring a rosary and chair or blanket. Children are welcome to attend.

For more information, call Joyce at 402-564-1803.

Retreat for women at center

SCHUYLER -- You are Enough! A Retreat for Women is scheduled for Oct. 21-22 at St. Benedict Center with Mary Guynan, Tonya LeGrande and Vicki Pribil.

This retreat is for women of all ages, and will include presentations, prayer, guided meditation, shared reflection, opportunity for the Sacrament of Reconciliation, Adoration and Mass. The retreat begins at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 21 and ends after lunch on Oct. 22.

Register by calling 402-352-8819 or visiting

Rosary rallies celebrate miracle

GENOA -- Two rosary rallies commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun at Fatima will be held in Monroe and Genoa at noon Saturday.

The Monroe rally will begin with registration at 11:30 a.m. at 314 Gerrard Ave. In Genoa the rally will be held in the parking lot of St. Rose of Lima Church. Following the rosary in Genoa, “The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima” will be shown at St. Rose Community Center. These rallies are among the 20,000 rallies held concurrently.

For more information, call Mary at 402-495-2535 or Virgie at 402-948-0035.

Rosary Crusade in Schuyler

SCHUYLER -- A Public Square Rosary Crusade will be held 11:30 a.m. Saturday at North Park in Schuyler in honor of the Fatima centennial, 1917-2017.

Prayers will be offered for peace and other intentions.

Rosary Crusade in Platte Center

PLATTE CENTER -- The 2017 Public Square Rosary Crusade will be held at noon Saturday at the St. Joseph Church parking lot.

In the historic year of the Fatima centennial (1917-2017), we ask God to save America through the Rosary of His Most Holy Mother.

For more information, contact Fr. Walter or Merline at 402-246-2255.

Retreat features missionary

SCHUYLER -- From Here to Hope: Our Mission of Mercy is a one-day retreat scheduled for Saturday at St. Benedict Center with Fr. Joseph Nassal, a Missionary of the Precious Blood from Liberty, Missouri.

This retreat will explore in both practical and prophetic ways how to live God’s tender mercy in our everyday lives. The program fee is $30. Lunch will be available at the center for $10.50.

Register by calling 402-352-8819 or visiting


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