Knights sponsor poster contest
These fourth- and fifth-grade students in the family faith formation program at St. Therese of Lisieux Church in Phillips participated in the Knights of Columbus Council #2963 Christmas poster contest.
Diocesan giving continues for Ukraine
Beginning March 2, 2022, the Diocese of Superior kicked off a special collection to provide humanitarian relief and pastoral support during the war in Ukraine as an initiative of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Appreciation luncheon for Dcn. Roger Cadotte
Dcn. Roger Cadotte (front row, second from left) is surrounded by fellow deacons and priests at the appreciation luncheon hosted by the Catholic Communities of the Bayfield Peninsula honoring his service to the cluster as parish life coordinator.
Psychology and spirituality: Healing in Lent
The bright sun and the sunset forest white dove and the holy cross of Jesus Christ symbolize death and [...]
St. Joseph seventh-grader wins national award
The Veterans of Foreign Wars has announced that Leighton Peters, a seventh-grade student from St. Joseph Catholic Church, Rice Lake, has been named the national first-place winner and recipient of a $5,000 award in its 2022-23 Patriot’s Pen essay contest.
‘Joyful servants’ created at Music Ministry Workshop
Presenters Kate Cuddy, left, and Bonnie Faber, right, interact with the audience during the Diocese of Superior’s 2023 Music Ministry Workshop and Retreat.
Pope issues updated ‘Vos Estis’ text for handling abuse cases
Pope Francis has updated the procedures for investigating allegations of sexual abuse or the cover up of abuse, specifying that the leaders of Vatican-recognized international Catholic lay associations and movements have the same responsibilities over their members that a bishop has over the priests of his diocese.
Papal message to focus on people’s right not to migrate
Reflecting on people's right to remain in their country of origin, share in the common good and live in dignity will be the focus of Pope Francis' next message for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees.
Lost innocence and rediscovering love
The biblical story of Saul is one of the great tragedies in all of literature. Saul’s story makes Hamlet look like a Disney character. Hamlet, at least, had good reasons for the bitterness that beset him. Saul, given what he started with, should have fared better – much better.
Lent and the Eucharist: Hungry in the wilderness
This is the second in a series of National Eucharistic Revival articles provided by the Diocese of Superior. God willing, Dcn. Schick will be ordained to the diocesan priesthood in May.
Lenten penance and the synodal journey
The Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke all recount the episode of the Transfiguration of Jesus.
A lesson from the Misfit
More than a half-century ago, Flannery O’Connor wrote a short story, “A Good Man is Hard to Find.” One of the main characters in the story is an elderly woman who is a difficult, stubborn and not a particularly happy person.
The symbolism of ashes
Feb. 22 is Ash Wednesday, and for those who can, finding an Ash Wednesday service is a great way to mark the start of Lent. The ritual of receiving ashes on the forehead dates to the Middle Ages but contains symbolism rooted in the Old Testament, when ashes signified mourning, mortality and penance.