Catholic Life Articles

  • The Dregers’ story of sharing time, talent and treasure

    For Scott and Carrie Dreger of Custer, parishioners at St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish in Almond, service has always been a part of their lives. From their younger years, serving beside their families, to today, serving beside their children, the Dregers recognize and embrace their role of service as lay faithful within the Church. Scott and

  • Expressing Faith through service

    St. Therese of Lisieux is credited for once stating, “The world is thy ship and not thy home.” In the world we live in today, it’s good to remember this quote, where so much worldly noise can swiftly pull someone away from what is important. Karen Morehouse, of St. Therese Parish in Rothschild, is a

  • Finding Strength in the Stories of the Saints

    I see how the lives of the saints are not only stories but a witness to the beauty and power of our Faith. It’s not so much the “spiritual success” of the saints, but it’s knowing that they too struggled and looked to others for help when they faced difficulties. They remind me that having

  • Christian Life in the World – The True Marvel of the Universe

    “If you could be any of the Marvel Superheroes, which one would you be?” This is no fictitious question, but one discussed from time to time in the Carstens family. Answers differ among the kids (and their father), but front-runners include Captain America, Iron Man and Thor. (Groot, while likeable, is just too strange.) As

  • Walking on Water – Hana’s story of trust a world away from home

    Global Outreach Mid-Year Gathering. Picture this: You are living in a country you never imagined visiting and separated from your family during a global pandemic. Then, in an attempt to return home halfway across the world, you get stranded in another unfamiliar country and without a backup plan are refused clearance onto your final flight

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