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Faith formation is their vocation

SHERWOOD — “Getting students involved and connected is a big deal to us. When students get connected to service work, their faith comes easier,” said Dave Goeser, … Read More

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Catholic-Lutheran dialogue

In the Gospel of John, we hear Jesus’ prayer for unity on the night before he died. In particular, he prayed, “so that they may all be … Read More

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Going up the mountain in church

Is your church located on a mountain? Or maybe a hill? Even if it isn’t outside your church, there is a mountain inside. The most important piece … Read More

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Cross honoring World War I soldiers deemed unconstitutional

WASHINGTON — A 40-foot-tall cross memorializing soldiers who died in World War I that sits at a busy intersection in the Washington suburb of Bladensburg, Maryland, is … Read More

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Remember the Gift of Prayer

The Living Rite column explores what you will see, hear, taste, touch or smell while at church this weekend. There is a bit of irony in this … Read More

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Whose image is on the coin?

“Then repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God.” It sounds so simple. The question is, how do we determine which … Read More

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The Snowman

NEW YORK — Though it presents itself as a complex, thinking person’s thriller, “The Snowman” (Universal), director Tomas Alfredson’s adaptation of Jo Nesbo’s best-selling crime novel, is … Read More

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Italian priest kidnapped in Nigeria freed

VATICAN CITY — Italian Father Maurizio Pallu, who was kidnapped by several gunmen in Nigeria and held captive for nearly a week, was freed Oct. 17. Father … Read More

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‘Apple Pie Ambassadors’ welcome new neighbors in Monona

MONONA, Wis. — “Hello, we’re from Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Monona. We understand that you recently moved into the area. We just wanted to welcome … Read More

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Bishops’ migration chairman asks for immigration permit extension

WASHINGTON — The head of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration said some migrants from Honduras and El Salvador cannot safely return to their home countries in … Read More

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