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Pewaukee school ‘saved to serve’

Every summer, beachgoers pack the Pewaukee Lake beach on Wisconsin Avenue. They go for a swim, soak up some sun Students in Kellie Schenk’s K3 and K4 classroom at Queen of ...

From gangs to God: In Ciudad Juarez, youth have hopes for papal visit

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico ––Esteban Alanis, 23, once ran with a local gang known as "Los Parqueros," which would accost people for their cash and cellphones in a ...

Ziplining next for 83-year-old ‘daredevil’

Jumping out of a plane at age 80 was no sweat for fearless thrill seeker Wanda Marsh, now 83 and a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, St. Francis. Wanda Marsh, 83, a ...

Formation, academic success foundation for Seton Catholic Schools

Last summer, when Kathleen Cepelka, superintendent of Archdiocese of Milwaukee schools, and Don Drees, president of Seton Catholic Schools, brought together at the Cousins ...

Lourdes ministry helps Franklin man cope with grief

Pilgrims from across the globe come to the Catholic shrine at Lourdes, France, seeking God’s help through the intercession of Mary in the healing waters of the spring – ...

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Surge in Zika virus rekindles abortion debate in Brazil

SAO PAULO –– The president of the Brazilian bishops' conference criticized a proposal by the U.N. Human Rights Commission that countries allow abortio...

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From gangs to God: In Ciudad Juarez, youth have hopes for papal visit

From gangs to God: In Ciudad Juarez, youth have hopes for papal visit

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico ––Esteban Alanis, 23, once ran with a local gang known as "Los Parqueros," which would accost people for their cash and cellphon...

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New Catholic-Muslim dialogue formed; Chicago archbishop named co-chair

WASHINGTON –– The U.S. bishops' Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs announced Feb. 8 that it is launching a new National Catholic-Musli...

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Wisconsin priest to become USCCB associate general secretary

WASHINGTON –– Msgr. Jeffrey D. Burrill, a priest of the Diocese of La Crosse, Wisconsin, will become associate general secretary of the U.S. Conferenc...

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Archbishop Gomez calls Latinos to build pro-life culture, not political coalition

Archbishop Gomez calls Latinos to build pro-life culture, not political coalition

SANTA ANA, Calif. ––Saying the future of the pro-life movement is "cultural not political," Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles called upon Cathol...

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Pewaukee school ‘saved to serve’

Pewaukee school ‘saved to serve’

Every summer, beachgoers pack the Pewaukee Lake beach on Wisconsin Avenue. They go for a swim, soak up some sun Students in Kellie Schenk’s K3 and K4 ...

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It’s all about Sunday Mass

It’s all about Sunday Mass

“Direct our primary attention and strategic efforts to the weekend so that the music, message, and ministries form a high-impact, integrated evangeliz...

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Formation, academic success foundation for Seton Catholic Schools

Formation, academic success foundation for Seton Catholic Schools

Last summer, when Kathleen Cepelka, superintendent of Archdiocese of Milwaukee schools, and Don Drees, president of Seton Catholic Schools, brought to...

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Kewaskum parishes to build parish center

Kewaskum parishes to build parish center

KEWASKUM — “It’s happening. It’s really happening. It’s a great thing for the Village of Kewaskum and the entire Archdiocese of Milwaukee,” said Joel ...

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Tasty treks introduce guests to ‘City of Steeples’

Tasty treks introduce guests to ‘City of Steeples’

Theresa Nemetz, founder of Milwaukee Food and City Tours, has made it a mission to share the riches of Milwaukee history and culture, offering a varie...

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February 2016 Family issue looks at Catholic education

January 29, 2016

February 2016 Family issue looks at Catholic education

This issue of Catholic Herald Family shows some of the benefits of a Catholic education. Catholic education is something to celebrate Ruby slippers, army boots - teachers wear both Make Lent a genu...

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