Pentecost people: Earth, wind and fire

When you hear the words “earth, wind and fire” you might think of a certain musical group from the 1970s that has sold over 90 million records … Read More

The godfather and the metal detector

Author’s note: You will note that beginning this month I have asked that the title of this column be changed to “By the Rivers of Babylon.” This … Read More

Inviting Christ into abortion debate

Under the leadership of Bishop David Ricken, our mission in the Diocese of Green Bay is to foster households and communities of discipleship that discover, follow, worship … Read More

In the eye of a hurricane of grace

It was like being in the eye of a hurricane of grace. That was how I best remember my first Mass as a priest. Things were rather … Read More

Couples should develop their listening skills

Spring fever has crept into northeast Wisconsin and the longer and warmer days have made everything seem a little brighter. Spring and love seem to go hand-in-hand … Read More

When the end is just the beginning

“The end is just the beginning.” — T.S. Eliot Have you ever been so engrossed in a book or a movie that the ending sneaks up on … Read More

With God in our lives, we can change

I have a particular affinity for small towns. I find them to be charming, intimate and real. They say that “small is beautiful” and I have found … Read More