- Oct 26, 2020
Ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential election, a publication mailed to Catholic homes around Wisconsin is seeking to influence the vote of readers.
Catholic dioceses across the state are lifting the Sunday dispensation which means parishioners are once again obligated to attend Mass.
Cassie Everts and her husband, Aaron, suffered through five “Good Fridays,” losing five children by miscarriage. Each loss caused her to wonder where God was in her life, she said, yet the torment eventually gave way to healing.
A website purporting to be Catholic is featuring stories and other information from around Wisconsin. The website is part of a network that uses content from diocesan newspapers — including stories from The Compass diocesan newspaper of Green Bay — without permission.
There’s only one place Catholics can listen to a priest sing Disney tunes in falsetto, enjoy daily commentary on the taste and squeakiness of cheese curds and learn a lesson or two about faith or church teachings. It’s “Staycation 2020,” the Shawano Catholic community’s response to social distancing and stay-at-home restrictions.
Due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19, Bishop David L. Ricken of Green Bay has ordered that all perpetual adoration chapels in the diocese be closed, and all public eucharistic adoration be suspended. This prohibition goes into effect at midnight March 20.