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Salesian priest recounts harrowing tale of his capture, liberation

Salesian priest recounts harrowing tale of his capture, liberation

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Salesian Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil was sitting in a room in an unknown location — one of several he had been relocated to during his 18-month imprisonment — when he received some unexpected news.

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Father Tom Uzhunnalil has been released, is headed to India

Father Tom Uzhunnalil has been released, is headed to India

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

After more than 18 months of questions and uncertainty regarding the fate of Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil following his abduction by militants in Yemen, the priest has finally been set free and is on his way home to India.

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Stories of Fr. Stanley Rother, from those who knew him

Stories of Fr. Stanley Rother, from those who knew him

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Unlikely. It’s a word often used to describe the story of Fr. Stanley Rother, an unlikely priest who came from an unlikely place in the middle of Oklahoma to take on an unlikely task and die an unlikely death, who is now on the unlikely path of becoming a canonized saint.

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Knights of Columbus raise $1.3 million for storm victims

Knights of Columbus raise $1.3 million for storm victims

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

As Knights of Columbus members volunteer to aid the victims of recent storms, the organization has also raised over $1.3 million to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.

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St. Croix Valley pregnancy center marks 30 years

St. Croix Valley pregnancy center marks 30 years

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Beginning Oct. 1, as many as 70,000 cars will pass by Options for Women in St. Croix Valley every day.

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Finalist keeps active and keeps the faith

Finalist keeps active and keeps the faith

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Delores Sova, a 2017 Pax Christi finalist from Holy Rosary in Medford, was honored, yet surprised, at her nomination.

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United in faith

United in faith

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Please know through this letter that you are in my thoughts as you celebrate an ecumenical service of unity in commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

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God’s Gift event set for Sept. 29-30

God’s Gift event set for Sept. 29-30

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Diocese of Superior conference celebrating the beauty and dignity of life is taking place Friday, Sept. 29, and Saturday, Sept. 30, in Superior.

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Announced end to DACA program is ‘reprehensible,’ U.S. bishops say

Announced end to DACA program is ‘reprehensible,’ U.S. bishops say

| September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Sept. 5 that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is “being rescinded” by President Donald Trump, leaving some 800,000 youth, brought illegally to the U.S. as minors, in peril of deportation and of losing permits that allow them to work.

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Special collection for hurricane relief

Special collection for hurricane relief

| September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

In response to the castrophic devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey, the Diocese of Superior is launching an emergency appeal to assist victims.

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