Ways to find happiness in your home

One of the many blessings we have here in northeast Wisconsin is winter snow. I say it is a blessing because snow, unlike other weather elements, has … Read More

Ideas for a clean heart, fresh start in 2020

“Lose 10 pounds.” “Get more rest.” “Stop snacking late at night.” “Go to the gym three times every week.” “Pray more.” Like many of us, most of … Read More

The sounds of silence at our liturgies

I have been a priest for several years now and I have been privileged to say Mass in different parishes throughout our diocese and around the country. … Read More

How to have a ‘Mary’ Christmas

It can be difficult to enter into the silence and simplicity of Advent as the rush to prepare for Christmas often overwhelms us. There is so much, … Read More

Choose a saint for your team

Fall sports season is an especially busy time of year in our household. It really begins with summer and ends with the last of the games and … Read More

Living with anxiety: God never leaves us

During a tense meeting some years ago, I became conscious that my friend Kevin, who was sitting beside me, was experiencing a silent suffering. Ordinarily so jovial … Read More

Listening to Chopin at the tombs

Nothing focuses the mind more than visiting a graveyard. I find that as I have grown older, I feel more and more drawn to visiting cemeteries and … Read More

Couples are stronger when they are unified

Have you ever witnessed the following scenario in a household? Dear Daughter or Dear Son wants to do something and goes to one parent to get an … Read More