adoration A grace-filled evening of praise, worship and adoration of the most Blessed Sacrament with worship leader, Danny Leger.  Sunday, March 8, 7:00pm – 8:00pm at Sacred Heart Church in downtown Norfolk.

Click here for Ablaze Flyer


Click here to view the Steubenville Conference 2015 flier for the Archdiocesan trip to the Steubenville North- Rochester Conference from July 10-12. Meetings and transportation will be coordinated in the Norfolk and Omaha areas. Adult leaders who would like to take a group of students, please contact Marilyn Kathol at to coordinate through the Norfolk hub or Jen Moser at to coordinate through Omaha.

Students in the Region 3 and the West Point area — if you are interested in attending this Steubenville conference with other students in the Archdiocese, contact Ms. Lisa at

The Archdiocese is currently working on getting the website updated and hope to open online registration very soon.  Parishes wishing to pay for a portion of the registration cost for their teens can contact Beth Carlson at to set up a scholarship code. Participants must enter this code at the beginning of their registration in order to receive a discounted rate.

The Archdiocese of Omaha, Office of Evangelization & Catechesis, in collaboration with the Vocations Office, is holding a new summer camp for boys entering 6th grade through 9th grade in the fall. Camp Virtus et Veritas will be held Sunday, July 26-Saturday, Augustboys summer camp 1 at Camp Kateri Tekakwitha in McCool Junction, NE. The cost for the camp is $350. The deadline to register is Monday, June 1 or until all available spots are filled.

The camp will focus on helping young men develop character, leadership, and virtue, as well as zeal to know Christ and embrace His plan for their lives. Camp activities include daily Mass, Eucharistic Adoration, Bible study, altar server training, respect for the U.S. flag, campfires, marching, an obstacle course, a mud slide, water sports, archery, and skits. Camp Virtus et Veritas is following in the footsteps of the successful Leadership Camp hosted by the Lincoln Diocese for the past 10 years.

Additional information and online registration are now available on the Archdiocesan website: For specific questions about the camp, please contact Toby Korensky, Camp Director, or Suzie Lewandowski, Camp Administrator, at or 402-915-0482. A flyer for the camp can be accessed at

Several leadership positions are also available for high school boys entering grades 10-12 and college men to assist with camp. For more information and to access the online application, please click here:

Finally, we encourage any young women looking for camp opportunities to consider Pro Sanctity’s Camp Fun & Faith held in Elkhorn, NE. For dates and information, please visit their website at:

ash wednesday

Check out this link for lesson plans for today, Ash Wednesday.

IMG_3838.JPG_croppedThe retreat is THIS WEEKEND!  Looking forward to a great time.  If you haven’t signed up yet….don’t delay another moment!

See previous post on Edge Retreat for registration forms.

Youth Serve

Posted: February 17, 2015 in YM Opportunities

youthYouth Serve is a three day experience for Catholic youth going into 8th & 9th grades, sponsored by the Archdiocese of Omaha.  Youth Serve offers quality time for prayer, learning, and service.  For more information click one of the following links:

YouthServe 2015 Flier

YouthServe2015 Coordinator Packet ^0 Parent Info

YouthServe2015 Registration

World Youth Day 2016

Posted: February 17, 2015 in YM Opportunities

Polish-Pilgrims-in-Rio-Confetti-300x205World Youth Day will be held in Krakow, Poland in 2016.  The Archdiocese of Omaha and the Pro Sanctity Movement is sponsoring a pilgrimage to Poland for WYD with 5 days in Rome, Italy.  Dates are July 24 – August 6, 2016.  Young adults ages 19-35 are invited to participate.   More information on the pilgrimage. 

An information meeting is planned for Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015 @ 7:30pm in the St. Gerald School Library, 7859 Lakeview St., Ralson, NE.  This meeting is for anyone interested in going on the pilgrimage.

For info about WYD, contact Jessi Kary ( or Katie Winkler (

World Youth Day Website.