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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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Scientists, farmers, theologians discuss agriculture as ‘noble vocation’

Scientists, farmers, theologians discuss agriculture as ‘noble vocation’

The story was about a duck — a friendly duck that had been spending time in a man’s yard, and now the man was feeding it.

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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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Local News

News briefs for May 17, 2019

News briefs for May 17, 2019

News briefs in the May 17, 2018 issue of the Superior Catholic Herald.

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Bishop Powers goes on the air

Bishop Powers goes on the air

Bishop James P. Powers and Bishop Paul D. Sirba were at a small station set up at the Duluth Chancery for the Real Presence Radio studio the morning of May 11 for the Catholic radio station’s Spring Live Drive.

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Special recognitions at Diocesan Stewardship Day

Special recognitions at Diocesan Stewardship Day

As a finale to the Stewardship Day conference, the 2018 Spirit of Stewardship Award for the diocese was presented to Alan Lingen.

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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

Why did we forget how to date? New documentary aims to find out

Why did we forget how to date? New documentary aims to find out

t was about 10 or so years ago when Kerry Cronin, a professor at Boston College, noticed something was up with the way her young students were dating – or, rather, not dating.

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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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Other Recent Headlines

Michelle Wolf and the throwaway culture

Michelle Wolf and the throwaway culture

| May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

At the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, Michelle Wolf, who I’m told is a comedian, regaled the black-tie and sequin-gowned crowd with her “jokes.”

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‘God’s Plan for Me’ Kindergarten quilt project

‘God’s Plan for Me’ Kindergarten quilt project

| May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Teachers are pictured with the kindergarten class of St. Joseph School in Rice Lake with their annual quilt.

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515 years of service celebrated

515 years of service celebrated

| May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Eight sisters in the Diocese of Superior are celebrating jubilees this year.

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Updates on NET team members from the Diocese of Superior

Updates on NET team members from the Diocese of Superior

| May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Comments from the NET team members about the past year.

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Knights of Columbus give to Marywood

Knights of Columbus give to Marywood

| May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Father Dodge Knights of Columbus Council 7827 raised $500 for the Marywood Spirituality Center in Arbor Vitae at their March pancake breakfast held at Holy Family Catholic Church in Woodruff.

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