A straight and narrow path: Jail worker, former inmate help others improve lives

For the gate is small and the way is narrow, Matthew said in his Gospel. Admonishing the sinner is a spiritual work of mercy meant to be a gentle way of helping a person correct wrong choices or behavior. That person, in turn, can then choose to make amends for what they have done and help others not to make the same mistakes they made.

A pilgrimage to Our Lady

Catholics from around the diocese, including Bishop Donald Kettler, traveled by bus to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse, Wisconsin, Aug. 20. The group toured the Shrine Church and the grounds before attending a Mass that Bishop Kettler concelebrated with a priest of the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate, who care […]

New Catholic educators express commitment to communities

The smell of freshly sharpened pencils wafts through school hallways across the diocese as administrators, teachers and staff prepare to welcome students. Soon they’ll be met with eager faces anticipating all things new — friends, knowledge, opportunities, even new teachers and administrators. “We are always excited to start a new school year,” said Linda Kaiser, […]