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Bishop’s Appeal spreads ‘Light of Christ’ across northeast Wisconsin

GREEN BAY — If you want to grow in your faith life, spread the love of Christ to a new generation, help educate children in Catholic schools and...
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Churches, groups offer free Easter meals, egg hunts

ALLOUEZ — Easter is about life and hope — and sharing that life and hope with others. These signs of hope include free Easter meals in the area,...
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Appleton couple’s service runs the gamut

APPLETON — As the youngest of nine children in her family, Jill Lallensack can remember being a youngster and tagging along with her electrician dad, Norman Kneip, when...
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Soup follows Stations in Two Rivers

TWO RIVERS — A steaming bowl of soup can bring a sense of comfort to the body as well as the soul. It does just that at St....
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Everyone must take part in politics for the common good, pope says

VATICAN CITY — Everyone must engage in politics, which is simply what it means to take part constructively in the life of a nation or society, Pope Francis...
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Chorale to present tribute concert

DE PERE — Current and alumni members of the Dudley Birder Chorale will honor the late Dudley Birder’s memory and musical legacy in the community at a special...

Cabey to share journey home to the Catholic Church

APPLETON — Maximus Cabey says he feels like a prodigal son who is back where he belongs. And, thanks to the wisdom gained from the twists and turns...

Van Asten is grateful for life-changing faith experience

Cindy Van Asten has been a member of St. Nicholas Parish, Freedom, for 29 years. She served on the parish council, assisted with Lifeteen and taught religious education....

McAllister embraces stewardship opportunities

In her position as communications and technology coordinator at Resurrection Parish, Allouez, Katie McAllister’s responsibilities range from livestreaming to software support and training. The variety of the work...

Siegel takes ‘hands-on’ approach as business manager

Steve Siegel became the business manager at St. Mary and St. John parishes, Menasha, in 2012, following 25 years working for Bergstrom Automotive. Siegel grew up as a...

Faith helps guide couple’s family and farm lives

Phil and Laura Finger, members of St. Mary Parish, Peshtigo, were married in 2008. They own and operate Finger Family Farm, which has been in Phil’s family for...

Nation & World

The "Cosmic Cliffs" of the Carina Nebula are seen in an image released by NASA July 12, 2022. The "cliffs" are divided horizontally by an undulating line between a cloudscape forming a nebula along the bottom portion and a comparatively clear upper portion. The image is from data provided by NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, a revolutionary apparatus designed to peer through the cosmos to the dawn of the universe. Speckled across both portions is a starfield, showing innumerable stars of many sizes. (OSV News photo/NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI, Webb ERO Production Team, Handout via Reuters)

Newly discovered ancient galaxies put spotlight on ‘Big Bang Theory,’ God’s act of creation

Wiktoria Ulma poses for a picture with one of their children. Józef and Wiktoria Ulma secretly gave shelter to eight Jews for almost two years in German-occupied Poland, hiding them from the murderous Nazi regime during the Second World War. The Ulmas are on the path to beatification with the Vatican declaring them martyrs Dec. 17, 2022. The Nazis killed the family and the Jews they were sheltering early in the morning March 24, 1944, right before Easter. (OSV NEWS photo/courtesy  Polish Institute of National Remembrance)

Polish family murdered by Nazis along with Jews they sheltered recalled on Holocaust Remembrance Day; family’s martyrdom paves way for beatification

A family is pictured in a file photo praying the rosary in their Phoenix home. Catholic experts are expressing concern after a recent Pew Research Center survey found that only 35% of U.S. Catholic parents say that it is extremely or very important to them that their children grow up to hold similar religious beliefs. (OSV News photo/CNS file, J.D. Long-Garcia, The Catholic Sun)

Pew: Only 1 in 3 Catholic parents say it’s ‘very important’ children share parents’ religious beliefs

Kansas City Chief superfans pictured Feb. 2, 2023, are Sisters Mary Laura Huddleston, Marie Noel Bruch, Mary Jo McDonald, Sue Retherford, Paula Rose Jauernig, Dorothy Henscheid, Delia Lawless, Gloria Solomo and Rosalie Curtin. Standing, from left, are: Sisters Ruth Reischman, Genitha Regan, Mary Lex Smith, Maureen Kehoe and Marie Michael Mollis. They are all Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, Kan. (OSV News photo/Jay Soldner, The Leaven)

Sisters of Charity give whole new meaning to what makes for a ‘faithful fan’

LA’s ‘peacemaker’ Bishop David O’Connell found shot and killed in his own home

A young earthquake survivor cries outside her destroyed home in Jandaris, Syria, Feb. 7, 2023. A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked areas of Turkey and Syria early Feb. 6, toppling hundreds of buildings and killing thousands. (OSV News photo/Khalil Ashawi, Reuters)

Shock, despair and mourning in Aleppo amid ‘terror’ of the earthquake, local bishops say

Greek Orthodox Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco and Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone of San Francisco pray at a Jan 20, 2022, vespers service during the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity at St. Pius Catholic Church in Redwood, Calif. The two religious leaders planned to lead a Jan. 23, 2023, vespers service at the same Catholic Church to mark the 2023 Week of Prayer. (CNS photo/Dennis Callahan, Archdiocese San Francisco)

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity takes on ‘even greater significance’ in 2023

A suspected victim of human trafficking is seen in this illustration photo.

Ahead of the big game, Catholics look to tackle human trafficking


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