Catholic Life Articles

  • Cashton Cupboard and Closet – A community effort to be proud of

    Julie Haight fulfills her passion for retail by volunteering in the thrift store. Many of us are familiar with the adage made famous by the movie “Field of Dreams”: “If you build it, they will come.” Such outcomes aren’t confined to the movies. Through faith, hope and determination — along with an astounding community effort […]

  • …Tell the Good News

    Everyone is meant to evangelize … to share the good news of the Gospel. This means me. This means you. Being now in my 80th year of life and 62nd year of religious life, I no longer serve in the very active ministries of teaching, pastoral care and parish ministry, but there is no lessening […]

  • He hears you and He heals you

    Hmong parishioners from St. Anne Parish in Wausau share their struggles when converting from Animism to Catholicism Ga Xue Thao and Juapao Lor have been long-time members of St. Anne Parish in Wausau and are a part of the growing Hmong community in the area. Although they are strong witnesses to their faith, their journeys […]

  • It’s the way it’s gotta be

    Konrad Radaszewski and his mother, Cecelia, thank God even through tragedy Growing up as a farm kid in Almond, Konrad Radaszewski was always committed to his faith, even from an early age, and he took his beliefs very seriously, attending Mass every Sunday. He graduated high school as valedictorian of his class and went to […]

  • Through it all, God provides

    Mary Butrum from Sacred Heart/St. Patrick Parish in Eau Claire reflects on her life, with thanksgiving In the heart of a west-central Wisconsin town resides a transplant from New Orleans, La. Mary Butrum, from Sacred Heart/St. Patrick Parish in Eau Claire, came to live near her sister and brother in-law after her home was destroyed […]