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An open letter to graduates

May 17, 2022

Dear Graduates, Congratulations on your graduation! This is a beautiful and deeply gratifying moment in your lives and in the lives of your loved ones as, indeed, it should be. […]

Parents can pray to God to guide their graduates

May 17, 2022

In the year 1906, the song “Pomp and Circumstance” was first played at Yale University at a graduation ceremony during which they honored the composer, Edward Elgar, with an honorary […]

Helping those who help most vulnerable

May 10, 2022

As leaders of the Office of Pro-Life for the Diocese of Green Bay, one of the great privileges we have is getting to know the wonderful individuals and organizations who […]

Living the Acts of the Apostles today

May 10, 2022

“I’m afraid to share my faith with people, in case they think I’m judging them,” my friend Janine said. “It just seems really complicated.”  How many of us have thought […]

Family mysteries lost and found

May 4, 2022

Much of life is rather mysterious. I recently found myself rummaging around an old mahogany desk in my family home. It is the kind of desk one stores old documents […]

The foundations of a good, healthy relationship

April 12, 2022

Recently, I was given the tall task and challenge of presenting dating advice to a group of teenagers. This was a lot of fun because it is naturally a subject […]

Repentance brings freedom to say yes to so much more

April 5, 2022

Editor’s note: The following is part of a Lenten series on the topic of repentance. Lent is an ideal time to draw closer to God, turn away from sin and, […]

EGO: Edging God out and finding peace

April 5, 2022

The last few years have been unsettling ones. With the recent news of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, it was yet another confirmation of a world plagued by power, ego […]

Lampshades, past and present

March 29, 2022

Across the street from my grade school was a rather unique store which sold lampshades. I remember playing kickball at recess and seeing ancient people coming and going from the […]

Let us make this day our ‘day one’ to repent

March 29, 2022

Editor’s note: The following is part of a Lenten series on the topic of repentance. Lent is an ideal time to draw closer to God, turn away from sin and, […]

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