Archive for October, 2016

Bishops to vote for USCCB president, vice president at general assembly

Bishops to vote for USCCB president, vice president at general assembly

| October 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

U.S. bishops are scheduled to elect the next president and vice president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops at their upcoming fall general assembly taking place Nov. 14-16 in Baltimore.

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Walls aren’t answer to people fleeing war, climate change, pope says

Walls aren’t answer to people fleeing war, climate change, pope says

| October 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Closing doors to immigrants and refugees is not the answer — in fact, it only helps encourage the crime of human trafficking, Pope Francis said.

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Pray to the finish line

Pray to the finish line

| October 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

The last stop for this year’s tumultuous presidential election season, which for so long seemed like a remote intangible, suddenly is within our sights.

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For expectant parents, miscarriage can be ‘loss of a dream’

For expectant parents, miscarriage can be ‘loss of a dream’

| October 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Immaculate Conception parishioners Kayla and Matt Boesch had planned to welcome their first baby this fall.

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Final resting place: Vatican releases instruction on burial, cremation

Final resting place: Vatican releases instruction on burial, cremation

| October 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Professing belief in the resurrection of the dead and affirming that the human body is an essential part of a person’s identity, the Catholic Church insists that the bodies of the deceased be treated with respect and laid to rest in a consecrated place.

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Blessed Contardo Ferrini (Oct. 27

Blessed Contardo Ferrini (Oct. 27

| October 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

From his father, a teacher in Milan, Italy, Contardo inherited a love of learning.

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Knights of Columbus urges U.S. Catholics to pray novena ahead of election

Knights of Columbus urges U.S. Catholics to pray novena ahead of election

| October 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Knights of Columbus is urging its members and other U.S. Catholics to pray a novena from Oct. 30 to Nov. 7, the eve of Election Day.

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Walk for Virtues in Tomahawk

Walk for Virtues in Tomahawk

| October 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

First graders Alexa Watson and Jack Reilly lead their classmates during the 11th annual Walk for Virtues, Sept. 22.

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Aid for hurricane victims welcome

Aid for hurricane victims welcome

| October 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Diocese of Superior’s office of stewardship has extended an invitation to parishes to take up a second collection to aid people and churches that have been impacted by Hurricane Matthew.

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Rice Lake school prepares for 10th annual Black and Gold Gala

Rice Lake school prepares for 10th annual Black and Gold Gala

| October 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, Nov. 5, St. Joseph Catholic School, Rice Lake will host its 10th annual Black and Gold Gala.

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