Inspiring parish musicians to “perceive the body and blood of Christ as an integral part of their lived experience and the experience of those around them” is the goal of the Diocese of Superior’s 2022 Music Ministry Retreat & Workshop, said Paul Birch, director of the Office of Worship.
The U.S. Catholic Church’s three-year eucharistic revival just getting underway “is not a program but a movement” that is an invitation to the faithful from God to go on mission and be compelling witnesses of our faith, said Tim Glemkowski, the executive director of the National Eucharistic Congress.
Bishop James P. Powers concelebrated Pentecost Mass with Fr. Dean Buttrick, liaison for the diocesan Charismatic Renewal committee, and numerous other priests and deacons at St. Joseph Church in Rice Lake on Sunday, June 5.
Sr. Claudine Balio, who has taught for more than 50 years in Chicago, Indiana and Rice Lake, will be shifting from her current duties as middle school language arts teacher to teaching middle school religion and leading the school’s spiritual activities.