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Java Jabber offers coffee, conversation to Holy Family parishioners

Green burial.Sr. Sally Ann Brickner, a Sister of St. Agnes, in white turtleneck, coordinator of justice, peace and ecology at Holy Family Community Parish in Fond du Lac, ...

What was once play is about to become real

This is the third in a series of articles introducing you to the six men scheduled to be ordained priests for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee this year. Ordination will be ...

Sister's artwork to be featured on Divine Mercy Sunday

In 1931, a young Polish nun saw visions that would touch the life and death of Pope John Paul II. Sr. Mary Luciana Kolasinski, a Milwaukee native, and member of the ...

Living Stations ‘Jesus’ carries cross of his own

The executioners stretched his arms. They held his hands and wrists against the wood and pressed the nails until they stabbed his flesh. Then, with one heavy hammer smash, ...

Passion for soccer; deeper passion for serving God, people

This is the second in a series of articles introducing you to the six men scheduled to be ordained priests for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee this year. Ordination will be ...

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Nation and World

Rome prepares for influx of pilgrims

VATICAN CITY — Just over a week before Pope Francis canonizes two of his predecessors in a ceremony in St. Peter's Square, Romans are bracing for the ...

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John XXIII, John Paul II changed the way church relates to other faiths

John XXIII, John Paul II changed the way church relates to other faiths

VATICAN CITY — Blesseds John XXIII and John Paul II left lasting marks on the way the Catholic Church understands other religions and the way it inter...

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Blessed John XXIII, valet often skirted papal protocol

VATICAN CITY — Blessed John XXIII struggled to shake off many formalities that came with the papacy and often conspired with his valet to sneak out of...

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Killings at Jewish community center mourned; Catholic woman among dead

Killings at Jewish community center mourned; Catholic woman among dead

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. –– Outpourings of grief and support came in response to the murder of three people at two Jewish-run facilities in the Kansas City...

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Health care must protect everyone, 'born and unborn,' say bishops

RICHMOND, Va.–– Virginia's two Catholic bishops have urged the state's lawmakers to enact health care reforms "that cover everyone and protect everyon...

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Judge, attorneys discuss disclosure statement

In a filled U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Wisconsin courtroom for a hearing on the approval of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee’s disclosure s...

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Synod will explore formation, Catholic identity link

Synod will explore formation, Catholic identity link

Editor’s note: Between now and the Archdiocesan Synod, June 7-8, the Catholic Herald will publish summaries, prepared by the Synod Preparatory Commiss...

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Easter Blessing of the Food tradition continues in archdiocese

I remember going to a South Side Milwaukee parish with (relatives) and a basket of our Easter eggs, Polish sausage, bread, butter and a few other item...

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Addressing evangelization, synod considers ‘intentional discipleship’

Addressing evangelization, synod considers ‘intentional discipleship’

Editor’s note: Between now and the Archdiocesan Synod, June 7-8, the Catholic Herald will publish summaries, prepared by the Synod Preparatory Commiss...

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Synod's focus on on diversity rooted in cultural realities

Synod's focus on on diversity rooted in cultural realities

Editor’s note: Between now and the Archdiocesan Synod, June 7-8, the Catholic Herald will publish summaries, prepared by the Synod Preparatory Commiss...

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This Week's Special Section

It's new for you! Catholic Family!

March 28, 2014

It's new for you! Catholic Family!

Today's children are more connected to the world than ever before, so how do you keep them safe? Parents offer their suggestions for online safety and more.  Catholic Church helping to create ki...

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