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Permanent Deacon Ordination 2016
The Diaconate Ordination of Mark A. Grunwald, Michael E. Horgan, Richard A. Letto, Michael J. Maher, Gregory J. Power and Donald C. Tully took place Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 10:30 am at St. Joseph the Workman Cathedral in La Crosse, WI.
Catholic Life Articles
Following a calling
Time, talent and treasure – gifts from God. We all have something in every one of these areas that we can draw on, gifts to not only help our parish, but also help others. Kathy Herfel, a parishioner at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in Mondovi, is a splendid example of stewarding her gifts. A […] The post Following a calling appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. […]
Maintain my Church
William (Bill) F. Crogan answers the call at St. Bridget Parish in Ettrick William (Bill) Crogan is the person one contacts when something needs to be fixed, maintained, modified or constructed at St. Bridget Parish in Ettrick. He would rather repair something than replace it with new. Bill adopted an attitude from his grandfather, […] The post Maintain my Church appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. […]
Working for the vocations of tomorrow
Since its founding in 1957, the Wisconsin Rapids Serra Club has had many remarkable members. Among them is 100-year-old Al Habel, who has generously given of his time, talent and treasure for the past 60 years. He has contributed countless hours during our fundraisers and meetings and, until recently, was the club historian. He dedicates […] The post Working for the vocations of tomorrow appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. […]
The Diocese of La Crosse celebrates the gift of Father Kyle and Father Barry to the priesthood On June 30 at 10 a.m., Deacon Kyle Laylan and Deacon Barry Saylor were ordained into the priesthood of Jesus Christ. The Cathedral of St. Joseph the Workman in La Crosse was filled with family, friends, classmates and […] The post Ordination 2018 appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. […]
Called to Renewal
Like many other men I know, I struggled for years to fill a void in my life. I was, at best, a slumbering Catholic. For most of the needs in my life, I had a ready source of fulfillment. When I experienced hunger, there was always a fridge full of food. When in need of […] The post Called to Renewal appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. […]