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Morality dictates Hubertus haunted house's closing, bishop says

A popular Hubertus haunted house will close its doors this year after the Archdiocese of Milwaukee requested the attraction be discontinued due to depictions of “evil ...

Mount Mary hosts prayerful homecoming

Mount Mary University alumnae, students, faculty and friends converged on the campus Oct. 6 through Oct. 10 to celebrate Homecoming 2014. While most colleges celebrate ...

DSHA basketball standout chooses Notre Dame

Arike Ogunbowale wore her Divine Savior Holy Angels uniform skirt with a Team USA women’s basketball warm-up windbreaker buttoned all the way to the top.In an Oct. 24 ...

Fiesta for St. Francis

More than 300 children, from Lumen Christi Parish, Mequon, and several south side parishes, joined together Oct. 4 to celebrate a St. Francis Faith Fiesta at St. Vincent de ...

Sunny schools' walk

The contingent from St. Katharine Drexel School, Beaver Dam, awaits the start of the walk. As of Oct. 28, the event had raised more than $336,000, with Christ King, ...

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Bishop says Ebola makes Liberians feel 'God has forsaken us again'

Bishop says Ebola makes Liberians feel 'God has forsaken us again'

CAPE TOWN, South Africa –– A Liberian bishop unable to attend the Synod of Bishops on the family has urged his fellow bishops to use their influence t...

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Faith, kindness of slain U.S. journalist recalled at memorial Mass

Faith, kindness of slain U.S. journalist recalled at memorial Mass

ROCHESTER, N.H. –– Close to 1,000 of slain journalist James Foley's closest friends and family gathered at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church in Roche...

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Family synod’s dynamics recalled the Second Vatican Council

VATICAN CITY –– Even before the start of the Oct. 5-19 Synod of Bishops on the family, observers were likening it to the Second Vatican Council of 196...

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Texas nurse with Ebola supported by prayers from her home parish

Texas nurse with Ebola supported by prayers from her home parish

DALLAS — During an Oct. 13 Mass at Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Fort Worth, the pastor, Father Jim Khoi asked for prayers for Nina Pham, a Dallas nurs...

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Families of missing Mexican students cling to faith as search continues

Families of missing Mexican students cling to faith as search continues

TIXTLA, Mexico — Families of 43 students who "disappeared" in Guerrero state spend their time praying at the teacher training college the students att...

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Story of St. Camillus told on stage

Story of St. Camillus told on stage

Nearly two years ago, the Catholic Herald published a story about a play, “The Life and Times of Fr. Mark Brandl,” which Jim Santilli – long involved ...

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Area Catholic hospitals prepare for Ebola

Following the recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in West African countries, and subsequent cases in the U.S., local Catholic hospitals are ensuring he...

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'Time to apply the law,' bankruptcy judge tells attorneys

'Time to apply the law,' bankruptcy judge tells attorneys

In spite of the pleadings of Attorney Jeffrey Anderson, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Susan V. Kelley ruled Wednesday, Oct. 22, that the Milwaukee Archdiocese...

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Former DRE charged with child porn possession

A 53-year-old Plymouth resident and former employee at St. John the Baptist Parish, Plymouth, was recently charged by Sheboygan County authorities on ...

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Ruling doesn't change Catholic teaching on marriage, says WCC

WASHINGTON — In spite of the Oct. 6 Supreme Court decision to decline review of lower court appeals involving state bans on same-sex marriage, the Wis...

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The latest issue of Mature Lifestyles

October 16, 2014

The latest issue of Mature Lifestyles

Crafts are front and center in the latest issue of Mature Lifestyles. Other stories include each generation's approach to life, service, hobbies, charity and so much more. Click here to read it all...

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