Archive for July, 2017

A Prophetic Call to “Wake up the world”

A Prophetic Call to “Wake up the world”

| July 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

When I embarked on my “Laudato Si’” walking pilgrimage from Rome to Krakow last year, one of the highlights of the trip was Umbria in Italy.

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As Senate health care vote nears, will pro-life provisions be included?

As Senate health care vote nears, will pro-life provisions be included?

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

As the Senate prepares to vote later today to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, pro-life leaders are working to ensure pro-life language is included in the final version of the bill voted on.

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How a college mission trip inspired a coffee business

How a college mission trip inspired a coffee business

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

When Matt Hohler was in college in 2010, he was a reluctant Catholic – and not a coffee drinker.

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Pope, others pray as parents of Charlie Gard end legal struggle for help

Pope, others pray as parents of Charlie Gard end legal struggle for help

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis is praying for the parents of Charlie Gard after a U.S. doctor told them nothing could be done to help their son.

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Pro-life group welcomes court ruling to let U.S. doctor examine baby

Pro-life group welcomes court ruling to let U.S. doctor examine baby

| July 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

The national director of Priests for Life in New York welcomed a London court’s decision allowing a U.S. doctor to go to England to examine a 10-month-old terminally ill British infant at the center of a medical and ethical debate.

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Health care prescription? Regroup, cooperate, Catholic health leaders say

Health care prescription? Regroup, cooperate, Catholic health leaders say

| July 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

After efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act collapsed late July 17 in the U.S. Senate, Catholic health care leaders said they hope Congress will work together, in small steps, to fix flaws in the current legislation.

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On the road

On the road

| July 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

You can see the deepening of faith in the eyes. I was thinking that Sunday while chatting with Sr. Trish Erickson at the Carmelite monastery in Hudson. I interviewed Sr. Trish in 2015, before her first profession of vows; she will profess her final vows in April. Sr. Trish was a pleasure to speak with […]

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Jesus not only sows the seed, he’ll pull the thorns, Pope Francis says

Jesus not only sows the seed, he’ll pull the thorns, Pope Francis says

| July 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Sunday, Pope Francis said that in the parable of the seed and the sower Jesus invites us to reclaim the ‘soil’ of our hearts by bringing to him, in prayer and Confession, the stones and thorns in need of healing.

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Welcome to Our Parish – St. Francis, Red Cliff

Welcome to Our Parish – St. Francis, Red Cliff

| July 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

This week we feature St. Francis, Red Cliff.

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A word to those being confirmed

A word to those being confirmed

| July 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

One of the greatest privileges I have as a bishop is the opportunity to preside at the sacrament of Confirmation.

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