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Name given at baptism gives sense of identity, belonging, pope says

Name given at baptism gives sense of identity, belonging, pope says

Naming a child is an important task for parents, because it gives children a sense of identity and belonging to their family and to God, Pope Francis said.

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A conversation about ‘Humanae Vitae’ may finally be possible

A conversation about ‘Humanae Vitae’ may finally be possible

Can one imagine a more difficult year for “Humanae Vitae” (“Of Human Life”) to be heard than 1968?

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Salvador’s Blessed Romero canonization probably in Rome in October

Salvador’s Blessed Romero canonization probably in Rome in October

During an April 11 homily in Washington, Salvadoran Archbishop Jose Luis Escobar Alas said the canonization of Blessed Oscar Romero will “probably” be in Rome and “probably” take place at end of October after a meeting of bishops.

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Local News

News briefs for April 19, 2018

News briefs for April 19, 2018

News briefs from the April 19, 2018 issue of the Superior Catholic Herald.

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Tomahawk student participates in Badger State Bee

Tomahawk student participates in Badger State Bee

Lydia, a fourth-grade student at St. Mary’s School in Tomahawk, traveled to Madison on March 24 to participate in the Badger State Spelling Bee.

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Rice Lake speller state’s best

Rice Lake speller state’s best

Abigail, an eighth-grade student at St. Joseph School and the daughter of Chip and Patty of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, took first place in spelling at the Wisconsin Knights of Columbus State Knowledge Contest.

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Faith

How does Jesus reveal the Father to us?

How does Jesus reveal the Father to us?

I was 19 when my cousin came to live with my family. He was just out of the Marines. He was not doing very well and was lost in many ways.

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May 14: Fifth Sunday of Easter

May 14: Fifth Sunday of Easter

Daily readings for Sunday, May 14, to Saturday, May 20, 2017.

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May 7: Fourth Sunday of Easter

May 7: Fourth Sunday of Easter

Daily readings for Sunday, May 7, to Saturday, May 13, 2017.

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Culture

Where do Ash Wednesday ashes come from?

Where do Ash Wednesday ashes come from?

“Remember you are dust and to dust you shall return.”

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March for Life, love

March for Life, love

After a Jan. 16 send-off with Bishop James P. Powers at the Cathedral of Christ the King, Superior, a group of students and chaperones from the Diocese of Superior set off on a pilgrimage to the March for Life.

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This Lent, revive your enthusiasm for the faith, Pope says

This Lent, revive your enthusiasm for the faith, Pope says

In his message for the upcoming Lenten season, Pope Francis urged people to renew their enthusiasm for the faith, using this season of prayer, fasting and almsgiving as an opportunity to stoke the flame of charity in their heart.

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‘Caring for Our Common Home’ in the Northwoods

‘Caring for Our Common Home’ in the Northwoods

| April 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Since the first Earth Day in 1970, the celebration has expanded to almost 200 countries bringing together more than 1 billion people, a number that rivals the estimated population of Catholics worldwide.

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Park Falls Knights give to religious education

Park Falls Knights give to religious education

| April 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Kathy Rominski, left, receives a check for $381.65, from John T. Bodoh Sr., Grand Knight of Knights of Columbus Council 2639 of Park Falls. Rominski is the director of religious education at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. The money was a result of volunteer donations from council members.

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Vocations Day held at UW-River Falls

Vocations Day held at UW-River Falls

| April 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Thursday, April 12, was the annual Vocations Day at the UW-River Falls St. Thomas More Newman Center. Deacon Tom Weiss, the director of campus ministry, said the purpose of the event is to promote discussion about any kind of vocation.

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With new document, pope shows holiness is for everyone, speakers say

With new document, pope shows holiness is for everyone, speakers say

| April 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis’ new document, “Gaudete et Exsultate,” shows that holiness is not an impossible task nor is it something to be pursued far removed from today’s world, said the papal vicar for the Diocese of Rome.

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Rhinelander parish celebrates renovation

Rhinelander parish celebrates renovation

| April 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

After planning and dreaming for well over a decade, members of Nativity of Our Lord Parish in Rhinelander are gathering in a completely renovated worship space

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