A golden lesson from King Midas

“For where your treasure is, there also will your heart be” (Lk 12:34). This well-known quote comes from Jesus. You can find it in Matthew’s Gospel (right … Read More

Advent and the Nativity

It’s been a long-held belief that commercialism has crossed the line into the religious realm, especially during the Christmas season. One only needs to flip on a … Read More

Preparing for Advent

This Sunday, we enter a new church year with the First Sunday of Advent. It’s often hard to keep our focus on Advent, after all the Christmas … Read More

Take advantage of photo exhibit

A photo exhibit now available to parishes across the Diocese of Green Bay shines a light on a difficult topic, but one that people of color have … Read More

Reforming the prison system

Last week, Pope Francis met with about 50 people attending an international conference on the Catholic Church’s pastoral care of prisoners. During his talk to the group, … Read More

No cuts in free school lunches

Halloween night was a sweet success for many children around the country. Lots of candy was hauled in as part of the annual “trick-or-treat” tradition Oct. 31. … Read More

A lesson from Amazon synod

The recently concluded Synod of Bishops on the Amazon served not only to create a path for evangelization in the Amazonian region of South America. It also … Read More

Assisted suicide laws

The escalating costs of medical care can have devastating effects on families faced with the financial burden of paying for treatment. Even with medical insurance, Americans are … Read More

How do we greet the stranger?

Two years ago, I had the privilege of attending and reporting on a U.S. citizenship ceremony at the Brown County Courthouse. At this ceremony, 35 people from … Read More

Aiming for world free of disasters

Do you remember, as a child, when you first realized the world could be scary? For some, it was the Cold War, when “the bomb” taught children … Read More