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  • Do you want to be a saint?

    In 1979, then Mother Teresa received the Nobel Peace Prize. Shortly thereafter, my mother in law printed off part of her acceptance speech, framed it and gave it to my family. Here is what it says: Each person’s mission is a mission of love…Begin in the place where you are with the people closest to […] The post Do you want to be a saint? appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse.

  • A Chronicle of Stewardship In Tanzania

    In 2014, St. John the Baptist Parish in Marshfield started on a journey of faith to partner with the Sisters of Our Lady Queen of Africa to build a much-needed convent in Mwanza, Tanzania. On the swift wings of the Holy Spirit, $113,000 were raised in 18 months, through donations of $2 to $20,000, from […] The post A Chronicle of Stewardship In Tanzania appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse.

  • Missionary Journey

    The multicolored Mission Rosary, created in 1951 by the national director for the Society for the Propagation of the Faith, recently named Venerable Servant of God Fulton J. Sheen, focuses our prayer on the Church and her ministry among the people of every continent. Each decade, strung with a different color bead, reminds us to […] The post Missionary Journey appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse.

  • Wisconsin native and Guatemalan martyr: Br. James Miller to be beatified

    Brother James “Santiago” Miller, FSC, will be beatified on December 7, 2019, in Huehuetenango, Guatemala. Pope Francis approved the beatification of Brother Miller on November 8, 2018, and declared he was killed “in hatred of the faith” in 1982 in Guatemala. Brother Miller, who was born in Ellis, Wis. east of Stevens Point in 1944, […] The post Wisconsin native and Guatemalan martyr: Br. James Miller to be beatified appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse.

  • St. John Bosco – A Role Model of Accompaniment

    In Turin, Italy, during the 1800s, children were the chief victims of the Industrial Revolution. There were hundreds of boys living on the street without care or supervision. To them, God sent a man with unfaltering Faith, a knack for storytelling, a heart full of laughter and an extraordinary love for children. God sent them […] The post St. John Bosco – A Role Model of Accompaniment appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse.