Flat Rock Irregulars

The Irregulars Maggi, David, Shirley, Ed, Gary Don and Stu, played at the Espresso Shop following the St. Patrick’s Day parade on Saturday, March 11, 2017. We had a great day. The day started out icy and cold but most entries showed and we had a parade. The crowd of parade watchers was light but… Continue reading Flat Rock Irregulars

I have A New Position

On Friday I completed the first week of my new position as the Coordinator for North Platte Citizen Advocacy. While I know I have much to learn I feel the energy and excitement of beginning something completely new. On Friday, I met other coordinators from across Nebraska. I appreciated their warm welcome and the insights… Continue reading I have A New Position

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A New Journey Begins

Today was my last day serving in the position of Director of Religious Education for the Diocese of Grand Island. I enjoyed these 30 years ministering with the people of the diocese. I appreciated the opportunity to share the light of faith in Western Nebraska. I remember the first tumble weed I encountered on interstate… Continue reading A New Journey Begins

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Honored by Sadlier

During the 2013 NCCL meeting in Cleveland I received the 2013 F. Sadlier Dinger Award. I received the award as part of the Sadlier dinner. Each year the William H. Sadlier publishing company puts on a dinner for those attending NCCL’s annual meeting. The award is give following the awardee’s introduction by the cadre of… Continue reading Honored by Sadlier

Going to a Husker Game

Imo, Ben, some of Ben’s friends and I went to the Husker’s football game on Saturday against Minnesota. This game wasn’t a nail biter like some of the recent games — Huskers won 38 – 14. The Huskers played well on both sides of the ball. The experience of being at the game was just… Continue reading Going to a Husker Game

NCCL Distinguished Service Award

NCCL by Dr. Cheryl J. Fournier At the 76th annual meeting of the National Conference for Catechetical Leadership held in San Diego, Don Kurre, Director of the Office of Religious Education in the Diocese of Grand Island, Nebraska was honored with the Distinguished Service Award.  The award is intended to recognize and applaud the good… Continue reading NCCL Distinguished Service Award

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Monday, April 24, 2012, Imo, Jessica, George, John and I attended a Kansas City Royals’ baseball game. That game was the first professional baseball game Imo ever attended.  We had great seats down the third base line just 9 rows from the field. The Royals were amid a 10 game home losing streak, which they… Continue reading Take Me Out to the Ball Game

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