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Catholic Life Articles

  • 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.

  • TANZANIA: A MISSION OF CHANGE

    A story of Relational Solidarity This international relationship began for St. John the Baptist with the Sisters of Our Lady Queen of Africa in 2014 and in less than 2 years more than $100,000 was raised to fund the building of a new convent in Mwanza, Tanzania. (Those involved are convinced of God’s provision.) In The post TANZANIA: A MISSION OF CHANGE appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse.

  • 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.

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