Catholic Social Services of Southern Nebraska (CSS, is excited to invite you for an evening of fellowship and hope at their 36th annual Celebration of Hope event on Saturday, March 11. The celebration will be held at the Embassy Suites located at 1040 P St. Social hour will begin at 4:30 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m.

This is an opportunity to gather for a wonderful meal and enjoy a program highlighting the work of CSS over the past year. The Heart of Christ award will be presented to Shirley Lang for her inspiring pro-life efforts over the years.

Proceeds from Celebration of Hope 2023 will benefit the work of CSS across southern Nebraska. Programs include counseling services, emergency cash assistance, food assistance, immigration legal assistance, refugee resettlement, and the St. Gianna Program for women and children escaping domestic violence.

The deadline to RSVP for the Celebration of Hope 2023 is Monday, March 6. To reserve your spot or to donate to the Celebration of Hope 2023, visit

Catholic Social Services of Southern Nebraska is the charitable arm of the Diocese of Lincoln, serving all people regardless of faith in the southern third of Nebraska. Their mission is to perform the Works of Mercy in response to the call of God. The goal of serving people is to serve them with dignity, to love people as best they can, and to meet their needs to the fullest. Connect, donate, or volunteer at