Guest speaker: Neal Gremaud will speak today after the 5 p.m. Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 2110 S. 32nd Ave., and on Sunday after the noon Mass at St. Gerald Church, 9602 Q St. in Ralston. Gremaud shares Mother Mary’s messages at Miraculous Medal Shrine in Perryville, Missouri. All ar…

Once a month, Gretna’s St. Patrick Catholic Church’s basement transforms into a workshop for “Blanketeers.” They aren’t elves, but they work year-round to craft homemade gifts for children.

The Rev. Tom Fangman leads St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Elkhorn, whose members have rallied around the families of two young boys who died in separate incidents last summer. Soon the church’s $5.5 million activity center will bear the names of the two boys: The Aspen Seemann & Lane Graves Activity Center or the Aspen-Lane Center for short.