Catholic Life Articles

  • Congratulations to Fathers Samuel McCarty, Joseph Richards, Levi Schmitt, and Daniel Williams – 2020 Ordination

    On June 27, 2020, Bishop William Patrick Callahan ordained Deacons Samuel McCarty, Joseph Richards, Levi Schmitt and Daniel Williams to the Priesthood of Jesus Christ. Father Samuel McCarty is appointed Associate Pastor of Queen of the Apostles Parish in Tomah, Father Joseph Richards is appointed Associate Pastor of St. Michael Parish and Church of the

  • Diaconate Ordination 2020

    On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at 10 a.m., Mr. Arturo Vigueras Estrada, Mr. Michael Kamrowski, Mr. Martin Kulak, Mr. John McDonnell, Mr. Gordon Ruplinger and Mr. Kurt Zakrzewski were ordained deacons for the Diocese of La Crosse by Bishop William Patrick Callahan at St. Joseph the Workman Cathedral in La Crosse. Deacon Arturo Vigueras will

  • Singing a song of Faith

    Sean and Paula Hanson love being part of a Catholic family Sean and Paula Hanson of Chippewa Falls have a story that is familiar to many cradle Catholics. Raised in the Faith, as young adults, both lost their connection with the Church. Their story has a happy ending—Sean and Paula rediscovered the beauty of Catholicism

  • 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

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