Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer

NEW YORK  — “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer” (GVN) is a powerful dramatization of the Philadelphia police investigation and state prosecution that finally ended … Read More

Bad Times at the El Royale

NEW YORK  — Religion in general and Catholicism in particular are central to writer-director Drew Goddard’s intense, challenging drama “Bad Times at the El Royale” (Fox). While … Read More

A story of conversion

Clericalism, often defined as an attitude or conduct on the part of members of the clergy that embraces ambition, status and secrecy, has been in the news … Read More

Listening sessions


Bishop Ricken

Brothers and Sisters, Several weeks ago, as part of my action steps to accountability in response to the sexual abuse crisis in the church, I announced plans … Read More

Great wealth can become idolatry

In this week’s Gospel after the rich young man departs, Jesus says to the disciples, “How hard it is for those who have wealth to enter the … Read More

Sharing her life with those near death

NEENAH — Jane Fitzgerald starts her day with coffee and Christ. The morning hours are a time for her to do readings and her devotionals. “It centers … Read More

Playoffs a hit for Brewers chaplain

MILWAUKEE — Champagne corks popped in the visitor clubhouse on Sunday, Oct. 7, as the Milwaukee Brewers celebrated their sweep of the Colorado Rockies, advancing them to … Read More