“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.
On March 25, at the Merciful Heart of Jesus Farm near Marshfield, founder Sr. Mary Veronica Fitch made her vows as a sister of the newly approved Franciscan Congregation of Divine Mercy.