Bishop James P. Powers welcomed students to one of the four Bishop’s Masses held annually during Catholic Schools Week. On Friday, Feb. 2, a Mass was offered at St. Francis de Sales in Spooner with Catholic school students from Rice Lake, Ladysmith and Reserve also attending.
Fr. Adam Laski shaved his head and beard after students at St. Joseph, Rice Lake, raised more than $6,100 for Fr. Dennis Mullen’s Adoption Initiative.
On Jan. 27, 10 elementary and middle school robot teams from the St. Joseph School, Rice Lake, robotics club, Spartan Robotics, competed at an elementary/middle school combined VEX IQ tournament hosted by Whitehall Middle School.
What a joy it was to travel with our teens to D.C. for the March this year. We had not taken a group since 2020. With the Dobbs Supreme Court Decision allowing states the freedom to legislate for life, finding local ways to advocate for life is more important than ever.
In an age when even one's most intimate thoughts and feelings can become fodder for social media, Lent is a time to cast aside appearances and to find God at work in the depths of the heart, Pope Francis said.
If you’re giving up sweets for Lent, you may not be happy to learn that this year Ash Wednesday falls on Valentine’s Day. But while the day typically marked by heart-shaped candies, Hallmark cards, and giant teddy bears may seem antithetical to the beginning of Lent, a closer look at St. Valentine reveals a much deeper love story.
Lent is a time of conversion and penance that the Catholic Church offers to believers to prepare for and live the Easter triduum — the mystery of the passion, death, and resurrection of Jesus.
Catholic priests are increasingly confronted with solitude and secularism, so they need support and encouragement from their parishes, the church as a whole and one another, said the prefect of the Vatican Dicastery for the Clergy.
Having parents visit occasionally for lunch is a treat [...]