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Bishop Hying makes film debut in ‘Crux’

Bishop Donald J. Hying launched Ahava Productions’ first day of filming in May 2014, by asking, “Did you ever wonder how we got here?” “The moment I heard that, I ...

In memory of Archie: Parish to help in fight against heroin addiction

Musicians in Oconomowoc will “Enter the Season with Song,” on Sunday, but the joy of the season will be mingled with the sad reality of an epidemic sweeping Wisconsin ...

Immigration frustration: When doing everything right doesn't work

It was just after midnight on June 6, 2013, when Fr. Pat Heppe, the Archdiocese of Milwaukee’s vicar for clergy, was awoken by his ringing cell phone. Weeks after his ...

Priest, musician team up for parish mission, CD

“You have the ugliest toes I have ever seen in my life,” exclaimed 5-year-old Michael, after observing the sandaled feet of Fr. Domenic Roscioli at Festa Italiana. More ...

$1.2 million grant to fund iCenter at St. Francis Parish

On the north side of Milwaukee, just past downtown, is the St. Francis of Assisi Parish and the Adult Learning Center. To those who drive past the buildings, it may seem like ...

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As nuns face off against traffickers, priests asked to join the fight

As nuns face off against traffickers, priests asked to join the fight

VATICAN CITY –– Leaving their habits behind and disguised along with police in regular clothes, a small group of three or four nuns raid brothels in K...

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Kerry asks Vatican for help in relocating Guantanamo detainees

VATICAN CITY –– U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with his Vatican counterpart Dec. 15, and asked him to support the Obama administration's effor...

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Extra rooms needed for millions coming to Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — Thousands of people have already registered for next year's World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, according to the event's organiz...

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As Hagupit slows, flooding becomes concern in Philippines

As Hagupit slows, flooding becomes concern in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines — Tropical Storm Hagupit dumped heavy rain as it slunk its way to the Manila area Dec. 8, after passing across the northern half o...

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Court stays execution of Texas inmate argued to be too mentally ill

Court stays execution of Texas inmate argued to be too mentally ill

AUSTIN, Texas — The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Dec. 3 stayed the execution of Scott Louis Panetti to "fully consider the late arriving and comp...

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Bishop Hying makes film debut in ‘Crux’

Bishop Hying makes film debut in ‘Crux’

Bishop Donald J. Hying launched Ahava Productions’ first day of filming in May 2014, by asking, “Did you ever wonder how we got here?” “The moment I ...

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Cardinal Burke decries 'spiritual seasickness' in culture

Cardinal Burke decries 'spiritual seasickness' in culture

Christians today find themselves in a secularized society, warned Cardinal Raymond L. Burke in a keynote address to about 300 people Thursday, Dec. 4...

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In memory of Archie: Parish to help in fight against heroin addiction

In memory of Archie: Parish to help in fight against heroin addiction

Musicians in Oconomowoc will “Enter the Season with Song,” on Sunday, but the joy of the season will be mingled with the sad reality of an epidemic sw...

Read more

Immigration frustration: When doing everything right doesn't work

Immigration frustration: When doing everything right doesn't work

It was just after midnight on June 6, 2013, when Fr. Pat Heppe, the Archdiocese of Milwaukee’s vicar for clergy, was awoken by his ringing cell phone...

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It’s hard to say no to top SVdP fundraiser

It’s hard to say no to top SVdP fundraiser

It’s hard to say no to Leona Katorski. Just ask her dentist, the secretaries in her doctor’s office, area funeral home directors, women at the bakery ...

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Hot off the press! The December 2014 issue of Family!

November 27, 2014

Hot off the press! The December 2014 issue of Family!

Cuddle up next to to the fire with a cup of hot chocolate and flip through the latest issue of Catholic Herald Family. The Catholic Herald Family Staff wishes you and your family a Merry Christmas! ...

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  • Watch for Lord's coming this Advent - Scripture Reflections, Mary Matestic
  • Real church is more than a building - In Exile, Fr. Ronald Rolheiser
  • Weekly fish fries, Events, Kids' Page, Have You Heard?
  • Bishops' calendars
  • Obits