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Under the radar: South Sudan needs media attention, immediate action

Under the radar: South Sudan needs media attention, immediate action

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis is first of all a shepherd who makes seeking out the lost and forgotten his top priority. But he also knows that wherever he goes, the cameras and news coverage will follow.

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Early reviews negative on Senate Republicans’ health care bill

Early reviews negative on Senate Republicans’ health care bill

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Initial reaction from religious leaders was negative to the Better Care Reconciliation Act, the Senate’s health care reform measure that was unveiled June 22 in “discussion draft” form by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky.

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Fatherhood and the sacredness of life

Fatherhood and the sacredness of life

| June 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The upcoming celebration of Father’s Day is a fitting time to examine the irony that in our current culture, fatherhood is rarely mentioned.

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Doors close at St. Anthony School, Park Falls

Doors close at St. Anthony School, Park Falls

| June 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Reorganization is planned for the 2017-18 year.

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Priest ordained as archdiocese battles military priest shortage

Priest ordained as archdiocese battles military priest shortage

| June 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese for the Military Services is celebrating the priestly ordination of a prospective U.S. Navy chaplain this past weekend. Fr. Samuel Schneider, 26, was ordained a priest on Sunday, June 4, in Superior. Fr. Schneider hopes eventually to serve on active duty in the U.S. Navy with endorsement and faculties from the AMS.

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Families work on badges together

Families work on badges together

| June 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Students in grades three through eight from St. Paul the Apostle Church, Catawba, received badges, pins and medals during Mass Sunday, May 21.

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Marywood celebrates 25 years

Marywood celebrates 25 years

| June 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

For 25 years, Marywood Franciscan Spirituality Center, Arbor Vitae, has offered classes, workshops and spiritual guidance in the Diocese of Superior.

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Focus on the Father

Focus on the Father

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The arrival of Father’s Day in contemporary society raises what can be a challenging issue for passing on the faith from one generation to the next. When a third of millennials don’t affiliate with any kind of religion — in effect forswearing any kind of family belief — while a quarter of the generation had parents who were divorced or separated, one has to wonder whether God the Father has become an inadvertent stumbling block in people’s spiritual development.

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Catholic leaders pray for London fire victims, offer assistance

Catholic leaders pray for London fire victims, offer assistance

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Catholic leaders in London offered prayers for victims of a fire in a 24-story apartment building.

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Federal authorities investigating shooting of congressman, others

Federal authorities investigating shooting of congressman, others

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Federal authorities are investigating a shooting that resulted in injuries for Catholic congressman and Republican Steve Scalise and others when a gunman opened fire on him and others during a June 14 practice for an annual congressional baseball game.

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