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Campus Ministry

The Lourdes campus ministry program, is known as T4:12 for its reference to the bible verse "Let no one have contempt for your youth, but set an example for those who believe, in speech, conduct, love, faith, and purity."

Lourdes is a T4:12 group is a campus wide ministry to engage our students and faculty toward active participation in their church, family, and society using prayer and service.  All high school students have the opportunity to be a part of T4:12 Campus Ministry.  They are actively involved in adoration, bible studies, nursing home visits, and NCECBVI friendship group. Through Campus Ministry we also offer service projects, confessions, masses in the school chapel, and religious speakers.

T4:12 Campus Ministry Activities Include

• Lectio Divina bible study on Sunday evenings
• Weekly Holy Hour
• Monthly Eucharistic Adoration
• Visits to our local nursing homes and students at the Nebraska Center for Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
• Service projects

T4:12 works to increase the faith life of the school and make love visible!

This past spring Bishop Conley put out a pastoral letter to our diocese called Love Made Visible. This letter specifically deals with a greater understanding and the importance of Eucharistic Adoration. Love Made Visible is our theme and our mission! God tells us through scripture that we were created out of love, made for love, and made to love. Moreover, St. John tells us that GOD IS LOVE. In fullness of time God shows us his love not by miracles and covenants but by sending us his only begotten Son VISIBLY in the flesh and “dwelling among us.”

Contact Fr. Ventre, Director of Campus Ministry, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information or to get involved!

T412 Lectio Divina  T412 at NCEVBI

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Extracurricular Activities

Lourdes offers many opportunities to participate in extracurricular activities such as Campus Ministry (T4:12), Student Council, Academic Decathlon, National Honor Society, Cheerleading, and Journalism. 

For more information contact the sponsors below:

  • Campus Ministry (T4:12), Mrs. Beth Box at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Student Council, Mrs. Kim Esser at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Academic Decathlon, Mrs. Tammy Partsch at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Honor Society, Mrs. Sheryl Allen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Cheerleading, Mrs. Lisa Whitten at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Journalism, Mrs. Tina Dia at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Athletics

Lourdes offers many opportunities to participate in sports.  We also co-op with Nebraska City Public School for the sports noted with an * below.  For more information contact Mr. Joe Tynon, Activities Director, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Football
  • Volleyball
  • Boys Basketball
  • Girls Basketball
  • Track
  • Softball*
  • Boys Tennis*
  • Girls Tennis*
  • Baseball*
  • Boys Soccer*
  • Girls Soccer*
  • Wrestling*
  • Cross Country*
  • Golf*.

Football 2016-2017

The 2016 football season was another successful one for the Knights. After beginning the season 2-2 against a tough non-district including games against D2 State Champion Sacred Heart (30-34), D1 Quarterfinalist East Butler (12-8), and D1 State Runner-Up Guardian Angels Central Catholic (16-22), the Knights finished the season by sweeping through the district. The Knights district title was the 2nd in a row. In the playoffs, the Knights beat 1st round opponent Clarkson-Leigh 52-8 before moving on to face Howells-Dodge. The Knights showed their resiliency as they battled back from a 22-0 deficit to beat Howells-Dodge 42-36. Advancing to the quarterfinals for the 1st time since 2006, the Knights competed well for three quarters before falling to Creighton 90-54 and finishing the season with a record of 8-3.


The Lourdes Central Catholic Football team members were seniors Colton Davis, Brock Hogeland, Mason Lee, Hayden Miller, Kaden Olson, Dylan Paap, and Ivan Valdovino. Juniors were Sam Baumert, Jack Funke, James Mason, Ben Miller, Tyler Mucha, Daniel Perdomo, and Thomas Ragland. Sophomores were Thomas Carpenter, Colter Fulton, Johnny Heng, and Christian Watkins. Freshman were Will Eppert, Damon Honeysuckle, Ethan Roberts, and Tyler Skikus. Head Coaches for the Knights were Clay Carlton and Adam Vogt, they were assisted by Matt Novak and Mike Kearney. Student Managers were Blake Miller, Joe Kearney, Michael Bequette, Aidan Aldana, Will Funke, and Brady Schnitzer.

Volleyball 2016-2017


Season Record 18-15
Seniors: Maggie Funke and Laura Box
Juniors: Anna Heng, Jill Briley, Joey Wigington, Kaseandra Martinez, Lety Rodriguez, Olivia Welch
Sophomores: Alivia Stuhr, Anna Gigstad, Heaven Winscot, Jacey Kreifels, Logan Bakula, Natalie Wright.
Freshmen: Addison DeFreece, Ainsley Esser, Elaina Madison, Ivye Meyer, Izzie Fedoris, Libby Baumert.

Records Broken:
Single Season Kills in a Season – Laura Box 359
Digs in a Season – Jacey Kreifels 438
Career 1st in Kills – Laura Box 877
3rd in Blocks – Laura Box 418
3rd in Assists – Maggie Funke 1,448

 

Boys Basketball 2016-2017

The 2016-17 Boys Basketball Season was another successful one for the Knights. The Knights were able to defend their 2015-16 Pioneer Conference Championship with another Pioneer Conference Championship. The Knights also qualified for the State Basketball Tournament for the 5th time in school history. During the State Tournament the Knights were able to claim the 2017 Class D1 State Championship and their second State Championship and second in school history. Lourdes Central Catholic become the fourth school in Class D1 State History to win back to back State Championships and the first to do so since 2003.

The Lourdes Central Catholic Boys Basketball team members were seniors Hayden Miller, Brock Hogeland, Dylan Paap, Emmanuel Encina-Garcia, Ivan Valdovino and Jack Bakula. Juniors were Sam Baumert, Ben Miller, Thomas Ragland, Quinten Vasa, Jack Funke, Brandon Fredrichs, Neilas Tamosiunas, and Daniel Perdomo. Sophomores were Colter Fulton, Andrew Aldana, and Thomas Carpenter. Freshman were Tanner Kochanowicz, Cade Lee, James Kearney, Colby Howard, Tyler Skikus, and Will Eppert. Head Coach for the Knights was Joe Tynon, and he was assisted by Adam Vogt, Brandon Glynn. Student Managers were William Welsh, Blake Miller, Will Funke, Aidan Aldana and Brady Schnitzer.

Girls Basketball 2016-2017

The 2016-17 girls’ basketball season will go down as one of the most successful in Lady Knight History. The Lady Knights won a school record 18 games while making it to the D1-1 District Championship for the first time since 2000. The Lady Knights led for the majority of that game before losing the lead late in the 4th quarter and finishing the season as D1-1 District Runner-Ups with a record of 18-8.

The Lourdes Central Catholic Girls Basketball team members were seniors Laura Box, Libby Fulton, and Maggie Funke. Juniors were Anna Heng and Olivia Welch. Sophomores were Macey Allgood and Jacey Kreifels. Freshman were Libby Baumert, Addie DeFreece, Elaina Madison, and Ivye Meyer. Head Coach for the Lady Knights was Clay Carlton, he was assisted by Matt Novak. Student Managers were Aspen Meyer, Sophia Fulton, Ella Welsh, Evie Madison, Abbie Sturm, Ella Ragland.

Accomplishments
18-8 (School Record for wins in a season)
LAA Tournament Runner-Up
Syracuse Holiday Tournament Runner-Up
Pioneer Conference – 4th Place
District Runner Up

Fine Arts

Lourdes offers many opportunities to participate in its Fine Arts Departments.  From Music to Art, Lourdes sets the standard with its talented directors and coaches.  Award winning One-Act plays and musicals, choir, band, art classes and Speech program are open to all students.  Please contact the school for more information.

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