Do you hear what I hear?

      Now that Advent is coming to a close, I wanted to call your attention to our recently completed series on Advent hymns. This four-part … Read More

Homemade memories of Mary

Memories make the holidays, and the Advent season. Last Sunday, Dec. 4, I spoke at a Christmas Tea at First United Presbyterian Church in De Pere, Wis. … Read More

Local holiday book published

Quick! What were the names of the Three Wise Men? How long did it take for them to travel to Bethlehem? Where did they go after they … Read More

Praying the rosary with Scriptures

Over the past weekend, Oct.8 and 9, the Vatican celebrated Mary with prayers, Masses, a concert, a prayer vigil and a procession. The celebrations coincided with the … Read More

Mass in the woods

You only have a few more weekends left. If you would like to attend Mass at a classic “garage chapel,” the Chapel in the Woods near Caldron … Read More

Remembering Rick Evans

This week I took a moment to page through issues of The Compass from 1997. I searched for the first story I covered with photographer Rick Evans. … Read More

Pokémon preaching?

Remember Pokémon? In the late 1990s, little yellow Pikachu character seemed to be everywhere. Even I, who knew next to nothing about the original video games, had … Read More

State champs

Congratulations to all the spring sports teams and athletes who captured conference titles and earned trips to state. Three championship squads represented Catholic high schools from the … Read More