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Knights cooking Sunday meal

COLUMBUS -- The St. Isidore Knights of Columbus will host a French toast and pancake breakfast from 7:30-11 a.m. Sunday in the cafeteria.

They will also serve scrambled eggs, sausage, fruit and drinks. Tickets for the all-you-can-eat meal are $7 for adults and $3 for kids, payable at the door. Proceeds from the breakfast will support the council’s charitable programs. The Columbus community is invited.

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 Oct. 14 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.

Women’s group hosting luncheon

COLUMBUS -- Peace Lutheran Women’s Missionary League will host a salad luncheon from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 12 at the church, 2720 28th St.

Cost is $7 per guest. Profits will support the Peace Youth Mission Fund and “Raising the Roof” church fund.

Church holding harvest supper

LEIGH — St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 11937 415th St., rural Leigh, is holding its annual harvest supper from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 8.

The menu includes turkey and pork loin, dressing, potatoes, gravy, green beans, salads and dessert. Cost is $9 for adults, $5 for children ages 5-12 and free for children younger than 5. Carry-out available for an extra 50 cents.

For more information, call 402-487-2551.

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 Oct. 14.

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.

Retreat for married couples

SCHUYLER -- The Foundational Intimacy: Eucharist as a Model for Marriage is a retreat scheduled for Saturday and Sunday at St. Benedict Center with EWTN and Spirit Catholic Radio presenters Jim and Maureen Otremba from Minnesota.

In this retreat, married couples are invited to explore parts of the liturgy including gathering, repentance, breaking open the word and partaking of the very body and blood of Christ. The weekend will include talks, personal and couple reflection time, Mass and Reconciliation.

For more information, call 402-352-8819 or visit

Women's Guild salad luncheon

COLUMBUS -- Peace Lutheran LWML/Women’s Guild will host a salad luncheon from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 12 at Peace Lutheran Church, 2720 28th St.

Cost is $7 per guest. The luncheon is open to the public.

Rosary Crusade in Platte Center

PLATTE CENTER -- The 2017 Public Square Rosary Crusade will be held at noon Oct. 14 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.

Church celebrates 25th anniversary

STROMSBURG -- Living Word Church Int’l., 120 E. Third St. in Stromsburg, is celebrating its 25th anniversary during the month of October with special guest speakers.

Services will include 7:30 p.m. today and 10 a.m. Sunday with Pastor Mike Ploen from St. Louis. Pastor Mitch Stroda will be sharing at 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The rest of the month will be Sunday services at 10 a.m. with Pastor Joe Rystrom from Southeast Asia on Oct. 8, Julaine Christensen of Papillion on Oct. 15, Pastor Shane Ogle of Detroit on Oct. 21-22, and local Pastor Mike Ulffers on Oct. 29.

For more information, visit

Retreat features missionary

SCHUYLER -- From Here to Hope: Our Mission of Mercy is a one-day retreat scheduled for Oct. 14 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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