Earlier this summer, I had the privilege of helping out with the Diocese of Superior’s Extreme Faith Camp. Extreme Faith Camp is a weeklong summer camp full of fun and fellowship, as middle school-aged campers and their high school leaders grow deeper together in their relationship with Christ.
Each month, when considering the subject of our cover page, we try to select something that is meaningful and applicable to the lives of our readers.
In early June, six dear friends had the great and unique privilege of sharing a walking pilgrimage from Our Lady of Good Help in Champion to The National Basilica of Mary, Help of Christians at Holy Hill outside of Milwaukee.
In a recent statement from the National Catholic Bioethics Center on COVID-19 vaccines, we noted that the Catholic Church “neither requires nor forbids” the use of vaccines, but instead urges people to “form their consciences and to carefully discern the moral and prudential issues involved.”
The 2020-21 school year has been one for the history books. As we reflect on this past year, Psalm 46:1 comes to mind: “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” With God ever present in our schools, we were able to overcome so many obstacles.
I have the very happy responsibility today of congratulating the University of St. Thomas class of 2021! And also to express my pride in becoming today a member of your class.
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.