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Praying for the dead in November

October 26, 2021

Question I have heard that we should go to cemeteries and pray for those buried there during the month of November. Why? — Appleton Answer Visiting a cemetery and praying […]

The holy souls in purgatory

October 19, 2021

Question Who are the holy souls and why do we pray for them? — Green Bay  “In regards to purgatory and praying for the dead, do we know how long […]

Even adults have guardian angels

October 5, 2021

Question We had the feast of the Guardian Angels recently (Oct. 2). I remember that from childhood. Does it matter to adults? — Appleton Answer “Angel of God, my guardian […]

St. Michael’s sword on the map

September 14, 2021

Question What is the Sword of St. Michael and how does it relate to churches across Europe and the Middle East? — Denmark Answer This relates to a legend about […]

What is the Hour of Mercy?

September 8, 2021

Question “What is the Hour of Mercy?” — Green Bay Answer The Hour of Mercy corresponds to three o’clock in the afternoon, the exact time Jesus died on the cross […]

Getting parishes ready for back-to-school

August 11, 2021

Question My church has a blessing of backpacks for school. Are there other blessings for going back to school? Any suggestions? Answer It’s often hard to think about going back […]

How missionaries come to our diocese

July 28, 2021

What is the Missionary Cooperative Plan and what does it do? We are going to have a missionary at our church this weekend and I was wondering how this works. […]

When and where to sing patriotic songs

July 8, 2021

Question I notice that we often sing patriotic songs in church around national holidays, like the Fourth of July. Are there any suggestions or guidelines about which of these songs […]

When and where to sing patriotic songs

July 8, 2021

Question I notice that we often sing patriotic songs in church around national holidays, like the Fourth of July. Are there any suggestions or guidelines about which of these songs […]

When you have too much of a good thing

June 2, 2021

Question When my parents died, I found an abundance of old, blessed rosaries in their home. What is the proper way to dispose of them? I have many of my […]

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