Two commitments are necessary

Why was Thomas not with the other disciples when Jesus came to them on that first day of the week? The group had gathered out of fear … Read More

Invite Jesus to walk with you

While we are accustomed to hearing the Easter story as recorded in the Gospel of John there is a second option which may be read in the … Read More

Jesus faced his death with trust

The Gospel shows us Jesus in prayer the night before his death. “Father, if you are willing, take this cup away from me,” he says. “Still, not … Read More


NEW YORK (CNS) — Family life is exalted over egotistical self-reliance in “Shazam!” (Warner Bros.), director David F. Sandberg’s DC Comics-based origin story. Though there’s a warm … Read More

Gaining favor at the expense of others

The woman was caught “in the very act of committing adultery.” Did you ever wonder where the man involved was while all of this was going on? … Read More

Local chef encourages home cooking

DE PERE — Whether he is teaching a cooking class, preparing a meal for a group or filming his television show, Chef Ace Champion hopes that he … Read More


NEW YORK  — The sight of a cuddly baby elephant taking to the skies is clearly meant to send spirits soaring in “Dumbo” (Disney), director Tim Burton’s … Read More

All are invited to the party

Jesus begins the parable of the prodigal son by saying, “A father had two sons.” One quickly discovers that these two sons have quite different personalities. The … Read More