The recently cleaned corpus of the crucifix at St. Boniface Church cemetery in Chetek is part of a life project of Peter Wise, a parish member and Boy Scout.
Drawing on traditions surrounding the centuries-old celebration of Michaelmas – the Sept. 29 feast day of the archangels, St. Michael, St. Gabriel and St. Raphael – children in Rice Lake gathered for outdoor activities.
The clustered parishes of St. Peter in Cameron, St. Boniface in Chetek, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Strickland and St. Joseph in Barron have participated in shoebox gift packing for 11 years, sending more than 10,000 boxes, along with messages of God’s love, to children in need.
The Pontifical College Josephinum seminary in Columbus, Ohio, is pleased to announce that the recipient of its 2021 Jessing Alumnus of the Year Award is Fr. Dennis Mullen, a retired priest of the Diocese of Superior and an alumnus of the Ordination Class of 1970.
From mission trips in Guatemala and Jamaica to countless volunteer roles and a recent profession with a secular Franciscan fraternity, Anita Milbrath lives to serve God and others.
The nomination essay for 2021 Pax Christi Award winner Esther Sykora reads like a litany of virtues: Not concerned about material goods; focused on others, especially the overlooked; lives a modest life with eyes set on the life to come; acts out her faith in service; diligent, modest, reliable and a quiet leader; a role model for all.