The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary will begin offering perpetual adoration of the Blessed Sacrament May 31, the same day it celebrates its 200th anniversary.
Catholics at the Capitol, the biennial event connecting Wisconsin Catholics to their state lawmakers in Madison, went virtual this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Whatever energy we don’t transform, we will transmit. That’s a phrase I first heard from Richard Rohr, and it names a central challenge for all mature adults. Here’s its Christian expression.
“Catholic Home Mission funding has provided a great gift to the diocese,” affirms Chris Newkirk, one of the diocese’s Chancery employees who leads and facilitates many of the benefitting programs.
Dr. Brooks Gibbs, a social psychologist who speaks on emotional resilience, bullying and related topics, will be coming to Rice Lake Thursday, May 6, to give a presentation on strategies for raising emotionally strong kids.
The Wisconsin State Council Knights of Columbus’ Helping People with Intellectual Disabilities program distributed $12,500 for diocesan special education grants to the bishops of Wisconsin.
As a Lenten project, 12 parishioners from St. Therese of Lisieux, Phillips; St. Paul the Apostle, Catawba; and St. John the Baptist, Prentice, decided to consecrate themselves to Jesus through Mary by participating in Fr. Michael Gaitley’s “33 Days to Morning Glory” retreat, led by Roni Tobias and Annamarie Novak.
The Eucharistic Missionaries of St. Therese, who are living at the rectory at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Chetek, are pictured with Bishop James P. Powers and Fr. Bala Policetty.