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Magnificat plans event in Lincoln

LINCOLN (SNR) - Father Scott Courtney will be the speaker for Magnificat of Lincoln’s winter prayer meal on Saturday, Feb. 27 at Hillcrest Country Club, 9401 E. O St., Lincoln, at 9:30 a.m.

All are welcome to the morning of inspiration and fellowship, hearing Father Courtney’s witness to the Lord’s merciful love.

The ninth and youngest child of Mary Lu and the late Whitey Courtney, Father Courtney was ordained in 2000.  He has served in high schools and parishes, and is currently pastor at St. Anthony of Padua Parish in Steinauer and Sacred Heart in Burchard. 

Father Courtney said his greatest love is Jesus Christ present in His Word and the Blessed Sacrament. He strives to help people love Our Lord in His Divine Mercy and to love His Mother. 

Those interested in attending must pre-pay with registration by Feb. 22. Checks ($20 per adult; $10 per student) payable to Magnificat may be sent to Tina Colgan, 521 N 56 St., Lincoln, NE  68504. For more information, contact Magnificat coordinator Rhonda Litt at 402-489-3819 or 402-525-6396.

The primary purpose of Magnificat is to help Catholic women become more open to the Holy Spirit through a deeper commitment of their lives to Jesus. 

Magnificat of Lincoln, the Morningstar Chapter, is celebrating its 20th anniversary of service to the women of the Lincoln Diocese.  For more, visit  http://www.magnificat-ministry.net/about-us/what-is-magnificat/

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