Pope Francis often speaks passionately about the longing of the priestly shepherd to be in the midst of his flock.
Knowing that he would be giving his own life that the world might live, Jesus gave to those he loved his Body and his Blood in the form of bread and wine.
ARCHBISHOP JEROME E. LISTECKI I love the saints, their influence on our daily lives and their faithfulness to Jesus and the Gospel. They continue to inspire us to lead lives as committed Catholics even though some have been dead for hundreds or thousands of years. Today, March 19, is the feast of St Joseph, Spouse […]
BISHOP JAMES T. SCHUERMAN Years ago, I worked as a missionary priest in our archdiocesan mission parish, La Sagrada Familia, in the Dominican Republic. At that time, our parish had a main village, Sabana Yegua, and about 25 outstations in the surrounding villages. As priests, we spent a lot of time on the road in […]
“Jesus wasn’t Killed by the Jews: Reflections for Christians in Lent,” a small, 128-page paperback was published by Orbis Press and released last month.
It is an annual celebration of the achievements of African Americans and a time of recognition of their central role in the history of our nation.
Catholic Schools Week gives us an opportunity to reflect on the great gift of Catholic education to the Church. Many of us are products of Catholic school.
January 24 is the Memorial of St. Francis de Sales. It is a special feast in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee because St. Francis de Sales is the patron of our seminary.
ARCHBISHOP JEROME E. LISTECKI I am becoming more and more aware that what I write in the Herald of Hope is not just the communication of my insights or reflections on any given topic delivered to subscribers, but a recorded historical document that will take its place in the archives and be food for some […]
HERALD OF HOPE ARCHBISHOP JEROME E. LISTECKI I’m a Midwesterner, no doubt, born and raised in Chicago. I am referred to by Wisconsinites as a “flat-lander.” But, like most Chicagoans, I did spend weeks, even months at various times, in Wisconsin, if only to verify that the land does rise and that there truly are […]