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Mass for Peace faith response to violence

Witness to the power of prayer was in evidence Wednesday night, Aug. 13, as nearly 600 people gathered for a concelebrated Mass for Peace at St. Francis of Assisi Church – ...

Sisters' ad campaign confronts human trafficking

ST. FRANCIS — Sixteen congregations of Catholic sisters have purchased advertising space on local buses in Wisconsin to raise awareness of the dangers of human trafficking ...

Churches open doors when streets are alive

The Riverwest neighborhood on Milwaukee’s east side has become a hipster hub for those interested in unknown musicians, craft beers, tattoo sleeves and unique facial hair. ...

Jesuit Retreat House in Oshkosh unveils additions

OSHKOSH — Jesuit Retreat House on Lake Winnebago celebrated a grand opening and dedication of its new wing for retreat guests, called the Manresa Residential Wing, and the ...

Holyland heritage, identity grow

MARYTOWN — The spire of Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary church towers above a forest of steel, electric-generating windmills surrounding this small community north of ...

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'See the Lord': Chinese American Catholic group helps needy see

'See the Lord': Chinese American Catholic group helps needy see

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Dr. Kelly Kao is no longer making a top salary as a Silicon Valley optometrist and researcher for Google Glass.In this undated p...

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Former nuncio dies in Vatican residence while awaiting sex abuse trial

Former nuncio dies in Vatican residence while awaiting sex abuse trial

VATICAN CITY — A Vatican official has ordered an autopsy on the body of former archbishop Jozef Wesolowski, who was found dead Aug. 28 in the Vatican ...

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Discovery of refugee bodies should awaken Europe, says Vienna cardinal

Discovery of refugee bodies should awaken Europe, says Vienna cardinal

VIENNA –– Austrian church leaders, reacting to the discovery of dozens of dead refugees on a truck near Vienna, said they hoped it would increase awar...

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New 'Catholic Values' stock fund comes in for scrutiny

WASHINGTON –– The Aug. 20 announcement of a new "Catholic Values Index" stock fund for investors who want their stock buys to hew to Catholic teaching...

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For Latinos, shared parishes offer chance to shape church's future

For Latinos, shared parishes offer chance to shape church's future

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. –– In September, Latino Catholics from the Smoky Mountain towns of western North Carolina will descend on downtown Charlotte for...

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Aug. 20 issue of paper may be late

Aug. 20 issue of paper may be late

Due to complications with our printer and the U.S. Postal Service, delivery of the Aug. 20 issue of the paper may be late. We are sorry for the inco...

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Mass for Peace faith response to violence

Mass for Peace faith response to violence

Witness to the power of prayer was in evidence Wednesday night, Aug. 13, as nearly 600 people gathered for a concelebrated Mass for Peace at St. Franc...

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Sisters' ad campaign confronts human trafficking

Sisters' ad campaign confronts human trafficking

ST. FRANCIS — Sixteen congregations of Catholic sisters have purchased advertising space on local buses in Wisconsin to raise awareness of the dangers...

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Churches open doors when streets are alive

Churches open doors when streets are alive

The Riverwest neighborhood on Milwaukee’s east side has become a hipster hub for those interested in unknown musicians, craft beers, tattoo sleeves an...

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José Vásquez named president of St. Anthony School

José Vásquez named president of St. Anthony School

MILWAUKEE — José Vásquez will succeed Zeus Rodriguez as president of St. Anthony School, the nation’s largest Catholic K-12 parental choice school, ef...

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This Week's Special Section

Summer reading with Mature Lifestyles!

July 23, 2015

Summer reading with Mature Lifestyles!

This latest issue of Mature Lifestyles celebrates the Daley Debutantes on their 60 anniversary, the Villa of St. Francis' 25 year service, has talk of "Small Town USA," and much more. This is a great ...

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Does misery have the last word? - Scripture Reflections, Fr. John Yockey
Do your best in the cicumstances - In Exile, Fr. Ronald Rolheiser
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