Catholic Life Articles

  • The Brother James Miller Day A Life’s Mission Educating the Poor

    Remembering Blessed Brother James Miller The place is a boarding school, De La Salle House, in Huehuetenango, a city in west-central Guatemala on the southern slopes of the Cuchumatanes Mountains. These highest mountains in the country are far away, 2,700 miles, from Ellis, Wis., where Blessed Brother James Miller, FSC, grew up. Huehuetenango means “Place The post The Brother James Miller Day A Life’s Mission Educating the Poor appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse.

  • “Michelle, this changed my life!”

    So said Jordan Sorenson, a University of Wisconsin—Stevens Point (UWSP) student, to Michelle Shulfer, her instructor in the School of Health Care Professions, last February. Together with more than 500 volunteers from the university and the surrounding community, they had just finished packing nearly 117,000 meals for starving children around the world. The seeds had The post “Michelle, this changed my life!” appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse.

  • Christifideles Laici: Who Are the Lay Faithful?

    Candles, christening gowns and photos are often what we recall when thinking about the sacrament of baptism. Unless we were received into the Church at an older age, most of us have no recall of the actual event. But it is this ritual that is so very important for it is the sacrament that makes The post Christifideles Laici: Who Are the Lay Faithful? appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse.

  • Pro-Life in 2020

    We see a landscape of lights and shadows As Catholics who cherish God’s gift of life from conception to natural death, how do we assess the times in which we live, and what are we called to do? There are positive signs, and these are well summarized by David Bereit, who, in 2004, co-founded the The post Pro-Life in 2020 appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse.

  • Special Olympics is for Special People

    “Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” This is the oath that is proudly recited at the beginning of each Special Olympics event by these special athletes and speaks volumes for their determination and character. Kaylee Hintz is the daughter of Jake and Angela Hintz, members of The post Special Olympics is for Special People appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse.

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