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Would you die for your faith?

Would you die for your faith?

| May 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Would you be willing to die for your faith? It’s something I’ve thought about more recently as I’ve heard about modern-day martyrs.

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We follow one who wept

We follow one who wept

| April 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

In C.S. Lewis’s “The Four Loves,” we recall that, in addition to physical anguish, Jesus also experienced heartbreak.

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Jesus is risen! He has risen indeed!

Jesus is risen! He has risen indeed!

| April 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bishop Powers’ 2017 Easter message.

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Being a witness to faith in Wisconsin

Being a witness to faith in Wisconsin

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

As a Church, we react to human suffering and try to aid those in need. However, many in Wisconsin are not aware of a pervasive blight in our state that preys upon women, children, and men. It coerces and tricks individuals into performing uncompensated work often in degrading circumstances and with dangerous consequences. This scourge is human trafficking, and it is on the rise in Wisconsin and throughout our nation.

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To be in God’s hands

To be in God’s hands

| March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Like most Catholics, I planned for Lent. I had my list of suggested “give ups,” “to dos,” goals. I like to be in control. There are aspects of this personality trait that are positive, but essentially wanting control is often a futile endeavor.

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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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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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Churches must be sanctuaries for searchers

Churches must be sanctuaries for searchers

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Whenever we Christians have been at our best, we have opened our churches as sanctuaries to the poor and the endangered.

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Fear not!

Fear not!

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The recent presidential election unearthed a stratum of anxiety and fear that extends across the country like a vein of ore.

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Changing and changeless in 2017

Changing and changeless in 2017

| December 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

For one year, long ago, my four siblings and I were all in grade school at the same time.

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