Evangelization

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  • A beacon of hope during the Great Depression

    Florence Weigel stands at the altar of her home parish of nearly 60 years, Sacred Heart of Marshfield, where she currently serves as the sacristan. The building of Marshfield’s Sacred Heart Parish and the living faith of sacristan Florence Weigel During a time when daily life was about deprivation and sacrifice, a baby girl named […] The post A beacon of hope during the Great Depression appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. […]

  • Finding God in the United States

    “The youth shouldn’t just believe in God but believe that God believes in them, too,” says Monica. Monica Tzitzun ministers to the Hispanic community in Abbotsford As a child in Mexico, Monica Tzitzun attended daily Mass with her family. Religious holidays were huge celebrations, and life revolved around the church. When Monica and her husband […] The post Finding God in the United States appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. […]

  • 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. […]