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War veterans invited to find peace on 2020 ‘Warriors to Lourdes’ pilgrimage

Father Jeffrey Laible, spiritual director for Warriors to Lourdes, distributes Communion during Mass for English-speaking service members and their companions at the grotto in Lourdes, France, during the International Military Pilgrimage in May 2016. (Provided photo/Lt. Col. William Wong, M.D.)

Even though the war may be over, the battle continues for many who were scarred by combat. The Warriors to Lourdes pilgrimage offers a way to find peace, according to Father Jeffrey Laible, pastor of four Logan County Catholic parishes and spiritual director for the program. “It’s the opportunity to receive the gift of healing. […]

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Logan County Catholic Community Food Pantry now serving at new, larger site

Beth Fleshman, a volunteer at the Logan County Catholic Community Food Pantry in Lincoln, assists a guest with her selections at the pantry’s new location on June 27. The outreach serves more than 1,600 people annually and is supported by the county’s four Catholic parishes. (The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody)

LINCOLN — “Wow, this place is huge,” said the first guest to walk through the door of the newly built and blessed Logan County Catholic Community Food Pantry on June 27. She would find, as do the dozens of others who are assisted with their families’ food needs here every Wednesday, that the new facility’s […]

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Father, son in Lincoln among 163 in diocese baptized during Easter Vigil

After years of searching for answers, Matt Bidwell's journey of faith brought him to the font at Holy Family Church in Lincoln, where he was baptized by Father Jeffrey Laible at the Easter Vigil on April 15. His son Roman, who was baptized next, looks on at right. (The Catholic Post/Jennifer Willems)

LINCOLN — Matthew Bidwell finds it difficult to talk about himself, but there was no need for words after his baptism during the Easter Vigil at Holy Family Church last Saturday night. The smile on his face said it all. It soon communicated itself to his son Roman, who was the next to have holy […]

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