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Scammed no more!

Scammed no more!

| September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

The time I spend to write this column was supposed to have been spent with a friend whom I have not seen in years.

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Helping neighbors

Helping neighbors

| September 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Following the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, children’s television icon Fred Rogers shared this insight from his mother: “Always look for the helpers.”

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Surge in voter turnout needs to continue

Surge in voter turnout needs to continue

| July 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Independence Day, I saw many in the Badger State wearing red, white, and blue. Like some of you, I “liked” statements on social media asserting national pride and joined in singing patriotic songs at Mass.

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The Catholic mosaic and public discourse

The Catholic mosaic and public discourse

| March 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Recently, I was asked to write an opinion piece for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on what seems to be an emergence of anti-Catholic prejudice.

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A first: Photographing priestly, episcopal ordination

A first: Photographing priestly, episcopal ordination

| March 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Twenty-five years after covering priest’s ordination, I photograph his episcoapal ordination.

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There are two golden rules; these days we are heeding the wrong one

There are two golden rules; these days we are heeding the wrong one

| November 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

When he spoke to Congress last month, Pope Francis quietly urged his listeners to heed the Golden Rule of “doing unto others as you would have them do unto you.”

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WCC supports diverting family planning funding away from Planned Parenthood

WCC supports diverting family planning funding away from Planned Parenthood

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Barbara Sella Wisconsin Catholic Conference On September 2, the Wisconsin Catholic Conference testified in favor of reforming how Title X of the federal Public Health Service Act funds are disbursed in Wisconsin at a public hearing of the Assembly Committee on Health. Federal Title X funds are used to provide family planning and related preventive […]

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Parenting 101 – as exemplified by Ss. Joachim and Anne

Parenting 101 – as exemplified by Ss. Joachim and Anne

| July 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Valuable lessons from the Blessed Mother’s parents.

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Perinatal Hospice: Encountering and comforting infants and families

Perinatal Hospice: Encountering and comforting infants and families

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Legislative hearings are valuable means of educating the public. During a June 2 hearing in the State Capitol for the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (companion bills Senate Bill 179 and Assembly Bill 237), those present learned about a little-known but invaluable program known as perinatal hospice.

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We’ve been here before: Marriage and the ‘Room of Tears’

We’ve been here before: Marriage and the ‘Room of Tears’

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Last week, I had the privilege of spending four hours in the Sistine Chapel with my Word on Fire team.

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