Menu

St. Francis Borgia breaks ground on education, activity center

On Aug. 10 – groundbreaking day — Fr. Tom Eichenberger, pastor of St. Francis Borgia Parish, Cedarburg, donned a hard hat, climbed aboard an earth mover and ceremoniously ...

Teen's Girl Scout project a potential lifesaver

Lauren Engelking, a freshman at Catholic Memorial High School, Waukesha, and member of Holy Apostles Parish, New Berlin, holds a manikin used to teach fellow parishioners how ...

Syrian refugees' reactions mixed to airstrikes against Islamic State

AMMAN, Jordan –– Ask Syrian refugees sheltering in neighboring Jordan about the advent of U.S.-led strikes against Islamic State militants in their homeland, and the ...

Unborn, aging population will remain focus for Weininger

Heather Weininger keeps a photo of her twin daughters on her desk in the Wisconsin Right to Life office. It’s a grainy, black-and-white image on photo paper preserved under ...

From ‘rough and tumble’ kid to religious life

The greatest slide tackler in the history of the Waukesha South High School girls soccer program, according to head coach Peter Byrne, was Sr. Teresa Pandl. Sr. Teresa plays ...

Prev Next

Nation and World

Pope: Greed, throwaway culture fuel 'hidden euthanasia' of elderly

Pope: Greed, throwaway culture fuel 'hidden euthanasia' of elderly

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis warned against the abandonment and neglect of the elderly, calling it a "hidden euthanasia" rooted in today's "poisonous" ...

Read more

Nigerian archbishop seeks inquiry into multimillion-dollar arms deal

LAGOS, Nigeria –– The president of the Nigerian bishops' conference has called for an investigation into an alleged multimillion-dollar arms deal and ...

Read more

Even years later, path teens took from El Salvador still troubles them

SILVER SPRING –– Henry and Karen Castellanos Escalante were in danger in their own neighborhood.    Gang members "were following me eve...

Read more

Bishop Cupich named to succeed Cardinal George as Chicago archbishop

Bishop Cupich named to succeed Cardinal George as Chicago archbishop

CHICAGO –– The Archdiocese of Chicago now knows who will succeed Cardinal Francis E. George.    Pope Francis has named Bishop Blase J. ...

Read more

Baseball player leaves behind success on diamond to follow God's call

Baseball player leaves behind success on diamond to follow God's call

OAKLAND — Bishop Michael C. Barber was able to do what general manager Billy Beane could not: Call Grant Desme to Oakland.Former Oakland A's player Gr...

Read more

Local

WRTL director Barbara Lyons grateful for 'privilege' to touch thousands of lives

WRTL director Barbara Lyons grateful for 'privilege' to touch thousands of lives

A decade after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 in Roe vs. Wade, the decision allowing abortion on demand, Barbara Lyons felt defeated – defeated...

Read more

Ladies of Charity gather in Milwaukee

Members of the Ladies of Charity, founded by St. Vincent de Paul in 1617, held their 14th national assembly in Milwaukee this month, spending four day...

Read more

No resolution from mediation

A second attempt at mediation of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee’s Chapter 11 reorganization came to a conclusion Tuesday morning, Sept. 23, with parties...

Read more

PR professional dedicated to charitable causes dies

PR professional dedicated to charitable causes dies

He was a force in the quest to eradicate hunger and homelessness in the Milwaukee area, and volunteered for numerous charitable foundations. Deeply Ca...

Read more

15 to receive Vatican II Awards Sept. 23

MILWAUKEE — The Archdiocese of Milwaukee will recognize 15 people for their contributions to the archdiocese with the Archbishop’s Annual Vatican II A...

Read more

This Week's Special Section

Vocations and marriage in the latest issue of myFaith

September 18, 2014

Vocations and marriage in the latest issue of myFaith

When it comes to finding your own "vocation" there are many roads one can go down. Vocation could mean religious life and in this issue you'll read stories about a priest and nun. But it could also me...

Read more

Only In Print

  • Lent puts life back into perspective - Scripture Reflections, Fr. Joseph J. Juknialis
  • Justice makes strong case for raising minimum wage - Eye on the Capitol, John Huebscher
  • Weekly fish fries, Events, Kids' Page, Have You Heard?
  • Bishops' calendars