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WCC supports diverting family planning funding away from Planned Parenthood

WCC supports diverting family planning funding away from Planned Parenthood

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Barbara Sella Wisconsin Catholic Conference On September 2, the Wisconsin Catholic Conference testified in favor of reforming how Title X of the federal Public Health Service Act funds are disbursed in Wisconsin at a public hearing of the Assembly Committee on Health. Federal Title X funds are used to provide family planning and related preventive […]

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Parenting 101 – as exemplified by Ss. Joachim and Anne

Parenting 101 – as exemplified by Ss. Joachim and Anne

| July 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Valuable lessons from the Blessed Mother’s parents.

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Perinatal Hospice: Encountering and comforting infants and families

Perinatal Hospice: Encountering and comforting infants and families

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Legislative hearings are valuable means of educating the public. During a June 2 hearing in the State Capitol for the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (companion bills Senate Bill 179 and Assembly Bill 237), those present learned about a little-known but invaluable program known as perinatal hospice.

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We’ve been here before: Marriage and the ‘Room of Tears’

We’ve been here before: Marriage and the ‘Room of Tears’

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Last week, I had the privilege of spending four hours in the Sistine Chapel with my Word on Fire team.

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Encyclical Letter “Laudato Si'” of the Holy Father Francis, On Care for Our Common Home

Encyclical Letter “Laudato Si'” of the Holy Father Francis, On Care for Our Common Home

| June 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

1. “LAUDATO SI’, mi’ Signore” – “Praise be to you, my Lord”. In the words of this beautiful canticle, Saint Francis of Assisi reminds us that our common home is like a sister with whom we share our life and a beautiful mother who opens her arms to embrace us.

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Minimum wage is our recognition of the dignity of all who work

Minimum wage is our recognition of the dignity of all who work

| May 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

We often hear it said that having a job gives people dignity.

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Be a people filled with faith, hope, love

Be a people filled with faith, hope, love

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Easter message from the Diocesan Administrator.

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WCC legislative day features human riches of the church and state

WCC legislative day features human riches of the church and state

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

One of the strengths of the WCC’s Catholics at the Capitol event is the menu of breakout sessions we offer on a range of public policy topics.

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Confession for what ails us

Confession for what ails us

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recently, I went with my family and our grandson Jack for his first confession. It was a happy affair. Children at age 7 or 8 are unique in that they are awkward and not at all self-conscious about confession.

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Letting love in during Lent

Letting love in during Lent

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

My love goes out to all of you this holy season of Lent. Now that I am an old man, I see more clearly that love is the only thing that really matters in life.

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