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Late bishop’s Little Black Book provides many with Lenten inspiration

Late bishop’s Little Black Book provides many with Lenten inspiration

Every year, Catholics look for ways to observe the 40 days of Lent.

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Even in dark times, never lose hope in God’s love, pope says

Even in dark times, never lose hope in God’s love, pope says

Christians must never lose hope and should remind themselves that God loves them even at their worst, Pope Francis said.

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Counteract vitriol by toning it down, talking less, listening more, pope says

Counteract vitriol by toning it down, talking less, listening more, pope says

Addressing the fear of immigrants, dissatisfaction with a “fluid economy” and the impatience and vitriol seen in politics and society, Pope Francis told Rome university students to practice a kind of “intellectual charity” that promotes dialogue and sees value in diversity.

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Local News

2017 Music Ministry Retreat and Workshop

2017 Music Ministry Retreat and Workshop

Musician and liturgical composer Rory Cooney led the Diocese of Superior’s 11th annual Music Ministry Retreat and Workshop Feb. 3-4 at Turtleback Conference Center, Rice Lake.

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Cathedral School earns new accreditation

Cathedral School earns new accreditation

Cathedral School, Superior, has earned an advanced accreditation, the first Catholic school in the diocese to do so.

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Nurture creativity at Marywood

Nurture creativity at Marywood

Retreats for writers, painters, icon-writers and others are on the 2017 calendar at Marywood Franciscan Spirituality Center, Arbor Vitae.

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Faith

Feb. 26: Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time Cycle A

Feb. 26: Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time Cycle A

Daily readings for Sunday, Feb. 26, to Saturday, March 4, 2017.

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Peter Damian (Feb. 21)

Peter Damian (Feb. 21)

Peter Damien is considered one of the great church reformers during a time of crisis.

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Valentine (Feb. 14)

Valentine (Feb. 14)

How Feb. 14 came to be celebrated as the feast for lovers is somewhat a mystery.

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Culture

Get Out

Get Out

Is the thriller “Get Out” as good as all get out? Well, not exactly.

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Late exorcist’s words lift the veil on the demonic, Satan

Late exorcist’s words lift the veil on the demonic, Satan

The world-renowned exorcist, Pauline Fr. Gabriele Amorth, who died this past September, has left his wisdom and experience in dealing with evil forces through this lucid and insightful compendium gleaned from interviews published in Credere magazine over the past few years.

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A Cure for Wellness

A Cure for Wellness

The Swiss spa that serves as the primary setting for the creepy, but otherwise pointless horror exercise “A Cure for Wellness” (Fox) operates, it seems, on the Hotel California plan.

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Other Recent Headlines

A life not striving

A life not striving

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Lenten confession: I rarely remember not to eat meat on Fridays.

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Scout award given to Gil de Lamadrid

Scout award given to Gil de Lamadrid

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Deacon Arthur Gil de Lamadrid, chairman of the Diocese of Superior Catholic Committee on Scouting, was awarded the Boy Scouts’ Bronze Pelican Award in recognition of his service.

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Catholic Schools Week continued

Catholic Schools Week continued

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

More photos of our diocesan schools celebrating Catholic Schools Week.

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Hayward hosts Koinonia retreat

Hayward hosts Koinonia retreat

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

A N.E.W. Koinonia retreat will be held at St. Joseph Parish, Hayward, on March 24-26.

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Bishop Barron talks satire, politics, ‘pelvic issues’

Bishop Barron talks satire, politics, ‘pelvic issues’

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Last week, I was interviewed in Los Angeles by Dave Rubin for his popular program “The Rubin Report”

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