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Catholic Life Articles

  • 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

  • From the Heart

    Jake & Emily focus on service before profit in business Jake and Emily Bowe of Onalaska understand the importance of serving others, following Christ’s message in the New Testament. His command is something they carry out every day in the two restaurants they own. Jake has worked in Culver’s Restaurants since he was 14. “It’s

  • The Holy Spirit Our Greatest Hidden Friend

    When we call somebody a friend, we usually have someone in mind we know rather well, and with whom we enjoy spending time. We know this person would walk with us through a difficulty or assist us with solving a problem. Actually, our “greatest friend” is God the Holy Spirit. How do we know this?

  • The Co-responsibility of the Lay Faithful in the Church as Mission

    Proclaiming and living the Gospel Did you know you have a personal invitation from God: to love, to be loved and to live in solidarity? We respond to this invitation by proclaiming and living the Gospel message (evangelization). Christifideles Laici states that the purpose of “evangelization is formation of mature ecclesial communities” and to give

  • Obtaining the Divine Mercy Sunday (April 19) indulgence this year

    Even though public Masses continue to be cancelled, Divine Mercy Sunday can still be celebrated in the home, and its plenary indulgence still received. The Second Sunday of Easter, or Divine Mercy Sunday, falls on April 19 in 2020. The day focusses the Church’s attention to the pardon won by Christ and the forgiveness of

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