Kayla Johnson and Kayla Westberry, both students at Benedictine College, Atchison, Kansas, and from the Diocese of Superior, met each other going on a mission trip together to Lima, Peru through Benedictine College.
According to scholarship committee chairwoman Gail Grassel, the SDCCW’s scholarship program “exists to assist women of the diocese with their educational goals.” Recipients are Catholic women finishing their second year of advanced or continuing education.
Rich Curran, founder and executive director of Parish Success Group, led the 2018 Diocesan Stewardship Day workshop May 9 at Turtleback Conference Center in Rice Lake. With almost double the average number of participants, Curran presented on “Getting your Parish to Grow Again.”
For centuries, suicide was considered as an act of despair and despair itself was seen as the most grievous sin of all. In many religious circles, despair was seen as the most sinful of all acts and ultimately unforgivable.