Evangelization

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  • Trading Security for service

    Sister Yvonne Hiess ponders her day as she sits at her teacher’s desk at St. Elizabeth School in Milwaukee. One woman’s call to the ministry of a lifetime Meet Yvonne Rosemary Hiess, An admittedly shy little girl growing up in Eau Claire County in the 1940s. Surrounded by her brothers and sisters, she attended a […] The post Trading Security for service appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. […]

  • A busy retirement helping others

    Sue Tienor isn’t your typical retired registered nurse.  As a member of Newman Catholic Parish in Eau Claire, Tienor leads a very active life. Born in Gillette, Wisc., she, along with four brothers, grew up in a faith-filled family. Living across the street from the Catholic church made it convenient for parish involvement to begin […] The post A busy retirement helping others appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. […]

  • How are sacraments personal encounters with the living God?

    Well into my adult life, I would say my prayers, but didn’t understand that I could have an actual experiential relationship with God. I never considered that Christ knew me and that I could come to know Him as a living, breathing person. Eventually, through the help of God’s grace, and with ongoing formation and […] The post How are sacraments personal encounters with the living God? appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. […]

  • Prayer – A profound work of mercy

    As director of the diocesan Lay Formation Institute, I’ve found a new way to begin our monthly formation weekends at St. Anthony’s Spirituality Center in Marathon. This new way has turned out to be an eye-opening path of mercy. It started simply. I routinely reserved the first 15 minutes prior to Friday evening class for […] The post Prayer – A profound work of mercy appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. […]

  • Leo Jacoby Faithful Servant

    Growing up in Greensburg, Pa., Leo Jacoby was the third of four children whose father was a philosophy professor at Seton Hill College, founded by the Sisters of Charity. His mother was a part-time teacher to homebound children and chiefly a homemaker. It was at Seton Hill that Leo, after graduating from Boston College with […] The post Leo Jacoby Faithful Servant appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. […]