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

Of remnants and elm trees

I am convinced that in the lowest bowels of hell dwells an insect. This nefarious creature, called the elm bark beetle, has left destruction and sadness wherever … Read More

The link between physical, spiritual clutter

In homes across America, it seems many people are on a mission to de-clutter! Even with the typical uptick in January donations, thrift stores all across the … Read More

What can St. Valentine teach us about love?

It is fair to say that February has a very large red heart over it that basically overshadows the entire month. Even though St. Valentine’s Day is … Read More

A gift that speaks ‘home’ to many

It was a phone call that our diocesan Office of Evangelization would never forget. “I would like to talk to someone about coming back to the Catholic … Read More

The path of good intentions

From television programs to media posts, who can get away from the constant barrage of New Year’s resolutions? In fact, our culture has placed so much importance … Read More