By Joanne Flemming
Sometimes when parishes are overwhelmed with the challenges of linkages, mergers or capital campaigns, they need spiritual renewal.
"There is a need to focus back on who we are," said Dcn. Peter Reinl, Appleton. "Folks want to focus on spirituality; they really want to focus on their heart."
One way to do that is through a parish mission, Dcn. Reinl said. That is why he and Jane Angha, faith formation director at St. Bernard Parish, Appleton, organized "New Eyes, New Hearts," a ministry of the Bridge-Between Retreat Center Inc., Denmark.
Dcn. Reinl said he and Angha chose to affiliate with the Bridge-Between because "we like their holistic approach to faith, spirituality, their focus on creation, their focus on authenticity and genuineness." Full story ...
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Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik --
Bridging the Gap: And that's the way it is...
Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
for September 24, 2006: The 'both/and' factor holds more truth
Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
for September 24, 2006: The discipleship way of life is clear
Editorial -- Wrong target
Changes in the design of churches are almost as old
as the Catholic Church itself
Editorial -- Hard to learn the language
Whether it's English or something else
Eye on the Capitol --
Wisconsin Catholic Conference provides resources for voters
Foundations of Faith -- One church of God, existing in three tenses of 'us'
Present, past and future share the same work
Saint of the Day -- Irish monk had long travels
Legend says Finnbarr even visited heaven to be ordained
Stewardship: A Way of Life -- Faithful Citizenship 2006 (First in a Series)
Catholics are called to political responsibility by participating in public life
Calendar of events
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