How to melt hearts: The languages of love

After the recent blizzard in northeast Wisconsin, I was driving along the side streets marveling at the height of the snowbanks that piled up. With warm weather … Read More

‘If you see something, say something’

How many times have you heard people say, “You shouldn’t wear your religion on your sleeve” or “Faith should be kept private?” Many times, I am sure. … Read More

The church’s response to suicide

My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Most of the time, our mistakes in life are not permanent. We rely on this. It seems that no matter … Read More

‘Be still and know that I am God’

Editor’s note: During Lent The Compass is offering a series, “Ways to Jump-Start Your Faith.” Local columnists draw on their experiences to offer ways for everyday Catholics … Read More

Marriages and March Madness: Avoiding upsets

March Madness means two things in our home: back-to-back college basketball games that we enjoy watching as a family and the brackets we create that are either … Read More

How to combat guilt and shame this Lent

Editor’s note: During Lent The Compass is offering a series, “Ways to Jump Start Your Faith.” Local columnists draw on their experiences to offer ways for everyday … Read More

What’s sin got to do with it?

Three letters. Begins with the letter “s.” Often makes people very uncomfortable to talk about. Can you guess what I’m talking about? Yes, sin. An older gentleman … Read More

What impact is ‘stuff’ having on your life?

Editor’s note: During Lent The Compass is offering a series, “Ways to Jump Start Your Faith.” Local columnists draw on their experiences to offer ways for everyday … Read More

The Reign of God is upon us; do we believe it?

Editor’s note: During Lent The Compass is offering a series, “Ways to Jump Start Your Faith.” Local columnists draw on their experiences to offer ways for everyday … Read More

Lent invites us to a deep generosity

Editor’s note: During Lent The Compass is offering a series, “Ways to Jump Start Your Faith.” Local columnists draw on their experiences to offer ways for everyday … Read More