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Letter: Reporting abuse

Letter: Reporting abuse

| February 29, 2016 | 3 Comments

Having the bishop or his representative discuss with the victim the pros and cons of filing a complaint is exactly why the Church is in such trouble.

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The shirt box

The shirt box

| Alyssa Bormes | February 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Treasures are funny. So are those little boxes that we keep them in. Usually, when someone finds our treasure chests, the “treasure” part might not be immediately recognizable. I have an old shirt box with scraps of paper, and it is full of gems — that is, they are gems to me: written gems.

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‘Woman, there is your son’: Entrustment on Calvary

‘Woman, there is your son’: Entrustment on Calvary

| Elizabeth Kelly | February 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

It is a well-known point that St. John Paul II claimed in “Mulieris Dignitatem” that “the moral and spiritual strength of a woman is joined to her awareness that God entrusts the human being to her in a special way.”

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Dealing with ‘twin sins’ of despair and presumption

Dealing with ‘twin sins’ of despair and presumption

| Father Michael Schmitz | February 29, 2016 | 2 Comments

Q. You’ve spoken about God’s love before and how it is important to know that God will never stop loving us. But my issue is that I teach young people who seem to think that, since God loves them, it doesn’t matter how they live.

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A question for Lent: Why are we faithful?

A question for Lent: Why are we faithful?

| Deacon Paul Strommer | February 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

We know it as the “parable of the Prodigal Son,” the story that possesses a remarkable quality: the ability to consistently produce new questions within us. What question will arise in us this Sunday?

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St. Kate’s president to take helm at Milwaukee college

St. Kate’s president to take helm at Milwaukee college

| February 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

After announcing last fall her plans to resign as president of St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Sister Andrea Lee has accepted the position as president of Alverno College in Milwaukee.

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Letters – February 18, 2016

Letters – February 18, 2016

| February 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Two things struck me from the Feb. 4 issue.

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Prayer can’t change nature, but it can change our hearts

Prayer can’t change nature, but it can change our hearts

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | February 18, 2016

The word “lent” means spring. For all those who have been praying for spring, our prayers have been answered! Except, this is not exactly the spring we wanted. The ground is still frozen and covered with snow. There are no leaves on the trees, no flowers, no warmth, and the wind howls with a biting sting.

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La oración no puede cambiar la naturaleza,  pero puede cambiar nuestros corazones

La oración no puede cambiar la naturaleza, pero puede cambiar nuestros corazones

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | February 18, 2016

La palabra “cuaresma” significa primavera. Para todos aquellos que han estado orando para que llegue la primavera, ¡nuestras oraciones han sido escuchadas!

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Digital Edition: February 18, 2016

Digital Edition: February 18, 2016

| February 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis in Mexico, CDH play tackles race, How to caucus, Widowhood ministry, 24 Hours for the Lord, Fifty years of retreats

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Bringing Christ to the caucus

Bringing Christ to the caucus

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | February 17, 2016 | 2 Comments

Venturing into the political realm today can be an unappealing prospect. Sometimes it seems that American politics appeals to our base fears and prejudices, while advancing only the special interests of a powerful few.

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