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Year of Mercy affirmed dignity, sacredness of human life, pope says

Year of Mercy affirmed dignity, sacredness of human life, pope says

| November 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Visiting young women rescued from forced prostitution and meeting with a mother inconsolable over the loss of one of her

Pope extends special Year of Mercy provisions on confession

Pope extends special Year of Mercy provisions on confession

| November 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Acknowledging and sharing God's mercy is a permanent part of the Christian life, so initiatives undertaken during the special Year

Choir at Washington basilica marks 50th anniversary with special concert

Choir at Washington basilica marks 50th anniversary with special concert

| November 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

The "power and beauty of music" in the context of the Mass "leads to the deepening and awakening of faith,"

U.S. bishops are trying to figure out how to deal with postelection animus

U.S. bishops are trying to figure out how to deal with postelection animus

| November 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Like many others, the U.S. Catholic bishops are trying to figure out how to deal with a president-elect who's different

Advent day of reflection

Advent day of reflection

| November 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Catholics seeking an enriching Advent retreat can attend one of two Advent Days of Reflection hosted by the Diocese of

Welcome to our parish – Our Lady of the Lake, Ashland

Welcome to our parish – Our Lady of the Lake, Ashland

| November 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

This week we feature Our Lady of the Lake, Ashland.

Veterans honored

Veterans honored

| November 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

ABOVE: Allison Seybold’s kindergarten students wave their flags to “You’re a Grand Old Flag,” Thursday, Nov. 10, during the all-school

What the church teaches about burial, cremation

What the church teaches about burial, cremation

| November 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Vatican statement emphasizes respect for bodies, ashes.

Answers on how to handle ashes following cremation

Answers on how to handle ashes following cremation

| November 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

In 1963, the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issued an instruction permitting cremation as long as it

Viewing sacred relics

Viewing sacred relics

| November 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Students from St. Francis Xavier Catholic School, Merrill, had a personal viewing of the exposition of sacred relics hosted by