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Be intentional about silence during Mass, Pope Francis says

Be intentional about silence during Mass, Pope Francis says

Pope Francis said Wednesday that moments of silence in the Mass should be intentional times of prayer, recollection and communion with God, rather than being viewed as times to just be quiet or not speak.

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March for Life events planned across the US

March for Life events planned across the US

Forty-five years after the Supreme Court ruling that mandated legal abortion nationwide, hundreds of thousands are expected to attend rallies supporting the dignity of life, from conception to natural death.

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Minnesota woman ‘mother’ to Zambian children

Minnesota woman ‘mother’ to Zambian children

Carol McBrady has no biological children. Yet on the streets of Lusaka, the capital of Zambia, she is known as Mama Carol.

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Local News

Boost pro-life efforts with youth

Boost pro-life efforts with youth

This list of tips is edited from content provided by Laura Fenzl, the youth minister at Nativity of Our Lord, Rhinelander.

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Osceola Walk for Life

Osceola Walk for Life

Options for Women Tri-County, Osceola, held its annual Walk for Life on Sunday, Jan. 28.

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Discerning the priesthood: five questions for Isaiah Schick

Discerning the priesthood: five questions for Isaiah Schick

Isaiah Schick, 21, is a senior from Isanti, Minnesota, majoring in philosophy, theology and catechetics at the Franciscan University of Steubenville in Steubenville, Ohio.

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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

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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U.S. bishops kick off National Marriage Week

U.S. bishops kick off National Marriage Week

This year’s National Marriage Week USA kicks off on Wednesday, Feb. 7, and will continue until Feb. 14, St. Valentine’s Day.

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Why this man says abortion isn’t just a woman’s issue

Why this man says abortion isn’t just a woman’s issue

A man who lost his own child to abortion believes men have important things to say on the issue, and their voices need to be heard.

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My Ash Wednesday with Shakira

My Ash Wednesday with Shakira

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Clicking away at this column for the umpteenth time – kids have been sick on and off for a week; the only opening at the doctor’s office today is smack in the middle of nap time; I’m starting my own Lenten fast off with DayQuil – and Shakira has come to my rescue! Yes, I […]

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Eyes fixed on Jesus

Eyes fixed on Jesus

| February 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Phillips man ‘Canon on the Run’

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Stepping stones to Rosary Hill

Stepping stones to Rosary Hill

| February 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

By the age of 16, Mary Busse had recognized a pull to the Dominican order. She credits a providential email about a vocations pilgrimage, hosted by the Mater Redemptoris House of Formation, as the stepping stone from her home parish of Our Lady of Lourdes, Dobie, to Rosary Hill, the Motherhouse of the Hawthorne Dominicans.

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May tornado a test of faith

May tornado a test of faith

| January 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

When the May 16 tornado hit the tiny Rusk County village of Weyerhaeuser, Deacon Tom Fuhrmann and his wife, Sharon, were the only locals to lose everything.

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Soul food and spiritual combat

Soul food and spiritual combat

| January 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday, Jan. 17, in Rice Lake, more than 600 people gathered around a makeshift cooktop in St. Joseph’s School gymnasium to be fed – body and soul – by Fr. Leo Patalinghug.

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