The following message was delivered Aug. 9 at the Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist during “Love in Action,” a gathering of prayer that love is the response to the recent shootings in Gilroy, El Paso and Dayton. The tragic loss of lives in Gilroy, California; El Paso, Texas; and Dayton, Ohio, confront us with […]
BISHOP JAMES T. SCHUERMAN A few weeks ago, a college seminarian was telling me about the classes he had been taking since entering the seminary. In the course of the conversation, he mentioned that in one of his courses, the professor assigned the book, The Confessions of St. Augustine. I was very interested to hear […]
BISHOP JEFFREY R. HAINES For a number of years, when the annual downtown Bastille Days Festival rolled around, the Cathedral Parish of Saint John the Evangelist mostly shut down. Oh, there still was the celebration of the Eucharist on Saturday evening and on Sunday morning, but the massive influx of crowds accompanied by the issues […]
BISHOP JAMES T. SCHUERMAN St. Benedict, whose memorial we celebrate July 11, was born in the year 480 in the Umbrian town of Nursia or Norcia. As a young man, he went to Rome to be educated. Appalled by the moral corruption he encountered in the life of the city, he decided to seek a […]
ARCHBISHOP JEROME E. LISTECKI Recently, I was doing a taping for my weekly Relevant Radio Show with co-host Bob Benes. The topic for our program was an interview with two priests ordained for just over a year. Fathers Will Arnold (Christ King) and Aaron Laskiewicz (St. Dominic) they were invited to share their thoughts on priesthood […]
The Sunday after Pentecost is the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity — it is a celebration of the great mystery of God in our lives.
Now we have entered an era where infanticide is promoted by political leaders, the mask has been totally removed and the horror of abortion is disclosed. The truth is made known that a hidden holocaust has been perpetrated on the American public and the protection of life, in the land of the free and the brave, is not assured.
Bishop John Martin Henni may not recognize the Archdiocese of Milwaukee today but he would understand and support the Church that celebrates and comforts those who call upon the Lord and profess their trust in Jesus Christ during times of joy and sorrow.
One of the primary reasons for the type of respect accorded in this statement is our belief in the doctrine of the Resurrection of the Body.
We realize God’s love and mercy through His Son. May God grant you a Blessed Easter.