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'Indestructible faith' carried Cindy Lieb through bad times

When Fr. John Kern thinks of his dear friend Cindy Lieb, he thinks of the book, “Wounded Healer,” written in 1972 by Dutch priest Fr. Henri Nouwen.Cindy Lieb was healed ...

Old school new location for Notre Dame Primary

A new school year can mean new school supplies, new clothes, new teachers, but for children attending Notre Dame Primary School, this year means a new location and ...

Major renovations underway at St. Anthony

Hardhats are out in full force at St. Anthony on the Lake Parish, Pewaukee, where several additions, including a parish life center, parish activity center, gymnasium and ...

Robin Williams' death reignites questions about suicide

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — After 35 years of providing counseling and a Catholic outreach to families with a loved one who died by suicide, Fr. Charles Rubey has consulted on ...

Local family is heart of 'world's biggest family reunion'

In 1967, Pat and Jim Parks were like any other young couple, trying to juggle their careers and their family, which at that point included four small ...

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Faith, prayer sources of strength for slain U.S. journalist James Foley, his family

Faith, prayer sources of strength for slain U.S. journalist James Foley, his family

ROCHESTER, N.H. — In April 2013, the parents of slain U.S. journalist James Foley attended a prayer vigil at Marquette University in Milwaukee to pray...

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St. Louis archbishop urges prayers to calm chaos in streets

St. Louis archbishop urges prayers to calm chaos in streets

ST. LOUIS — Residents of Ferguson "are struggling to find peace in the chaos" that has followed the shooting death of an unarmed teen by a police offi...

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Pope asks prayers after great-nephews, their mother die in crash

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis asked people to join him in prayer Aug. 19 after he learned that two of his little great-nephews and their mother had died...

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Archbishop says workers, especially young adults, need decent jobs, pay

Archbishop says workers, especially young adults, need decent jobs, pay

WASHINGTON — In their 2014 Labor Day statement, the U.S. bishops denounced the fact young adults have "borne the brunt" of unemployment and underemplo...

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Pope meets and honors Korean laypeople, religious, disabled

Pope meets and honors Korean laypeople, religious, disabled

KKOTTONGNAE, South Korea — Pope Francis visited a set of Korean Catholic institutions exemplifying some of his highest priorities for the church, incl...

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Removing myths about purgatory

John B. Clote’s latest film, “Purgatory: The Forgotten Church,” tackles an area of doctrine which has become so uncomfortable for modern-day Catholics...

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Judge orders archdiocese to pay $1.35M in professional fees

Judge orders archdiocese to pay $1.35M in professional fees

For the first time in more than 17 months, professionals, including attorneys, involved in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorga...

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Judge OKs another attempt at mediation

Telling attorneys for both the creditors and the Archdiocese of Milwaukee that she remains “committed to my belief that this is the way to get this do...

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Former Jehovah's Witness on fire with Catholic faith

Former Jehovah's Witness on fire with Catholic faith

Flannery O’Connor once said, “You don’t join the Catholic Church, you become Catholic.David Augustine began his faith journey as a Jehovah’s Witness, ...

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Catholic Charities may house unaccompanied minors

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Catholic Charities USA have a longstanding relationship when it comes to natural disasters, accordi...

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Relax with the latest issue of Mature Lifestyles

July 25, 2014

Relax with the latest issue of Mature Lifestyles

For many the summer is a time to relax. Read stories of time in a garden, love of the family dog, snacks and many more. Missionary found second home in Taiwan Author's life, writing rooted in spirit...

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