‘Diversity is not an accident’

March 29, 2022

During college, I served a journalism internship at the Uintah Basin Standard, a small newspaper in Roosevelt, Utah. In addition to the usual reporter’s tasks, I helped deliver bundles of […]

Hope and prayer for Ukrainians

March 22, 2022

We have all watched on television or social media the atrocities taking place in Ukraine in the days since Vladamir Putin declared war on that country Feb. 24. Innocent civilians, […]

Hints of spring and Easter

March 15, 2022

There are three times in the liturgies of Lent when the somber nature of the season breaks into joy and glory, hinting at Easter to come. The first is the […]

Standing up to bullies

March 8, 2022

Bully tactics are not the same now as they were when many of us were in school. We didn’t have cell phones or social media to add to the pain, […]

The Rite of Election

March 8, 2022

The Diocese of Green Bay held the Rite of Election March 6, the first Sunday of Lent, at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral in Green Bay. Bishop David Ricken presided at […]

Pray for an end to war

March 6, 2022

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine last Thursday, Feb. 24, stunned the civilized world and left most of us wondering what is next. In the first five days of Vladamir Putin’s unprovoked […]

Time to gear up for Lent

February 23, 2022

Journalists, including those in the Catholic press, spend a lot of time traveling to report on events. Here in the Diocese of Green Bay, this includes covering stories taking place […]

The colors of Lent: from pure white to black

February 22, 2022

We are used to one color during Lent, but if we look closely enough the season will remind us of several colors for spiritual reflection. As we enter the season […]

Bring up a stool

February 15, 2022

My first full-time job was in a retail store. One of my fellow employees was pregnant and approaching the end of her nine months. All of us took turns helping […]

Bubbles and cabin fever

February 8, 2022

It’s the time of year for cabin fever.  Christmas is past and Lent (with its promise of Easter) is weeks away. Football season has ended — not as Packer fans […]

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