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Murder of Xaverian sisters touches Franklin community

The news that reached the Xaverian priests at Xavier Knoll in Franklin on Sunday, Sept. 7 and Monday, Sept. 8 was horrific, but not entirely surprising. Three Xaverian ...

Former full-time jock now ‘does retreats’

Like a lot of kids, Nate Friday dreamed of pitching in the World Series or starting at quarterback in the Super Bowl. “I was the prototypical athlete and that’s all I ...

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 ...

For MU president, Michael Lovell, faith comes first

Amy Lovell was asked to be part of the committee planning her husband, Michael Lovell’s inauguration as the 24th president of Marquette University.Marquette University ...

Technology can help you find 'the one'

He called his mom and told her the date was horrible and awkward. Kyle Krauss had spent more time talking with Mary Gracyalny’s friend than with Mary, whom he’d met on ...

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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...

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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. ...

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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 Oa...

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At wedding, pope says spouses make each other better men and women

At wedding, pope says spouses make each other better men and women

VATICAN CITY –– Presiding over the wedding of 20 couples in St. Peter's Basilica, Pope Francis celebrated marriage as the union of a man and woman pla...

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Christian leaders meet Obama, discuss concerns for Mideast minorities

Christian leaders meet Obama, discuss concerns for Mideast minorities

WASHINGTON –– Eight Eastern Christian leaders spent 40 minutes talking to President Barack Obama about the situation of Christians and other minoritie...

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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...

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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...

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Fulfilling mission will require time, talent, involvement

Throughout the Archdiocesan Synod preparation process and the synod itself, Randy Nohl regularly spoke about the “call to discipleship” and “mission.”...

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Archbishop calls upon faithful to ‘encounter Jesus, grow as disciples’ in synodal declaration

Archbishop calls upon faithful to ‘encounter Jesus, grow as disciples’ in synodal declaration

Catholics in southeastern Wisconsin who ask, “What’s going to become of our church?” received a 23-page answer Sunday, Sept. 14, when Archbishop Jerom...

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Mediation to resume Sept. 22

ST. FRANCIS – Two days of mediation between attorneys for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors and attorneys and representatives from the Arc...

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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 a many roads one can go down. Vocation could mean religious life and in this issue you'll read two stories about a priest and nun. But it could also ...

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