Posts filed under Life & Love

A trip to Holy Hill with my goddaughters and their brother

Immaculate Heart Homeschoolers Father Mazzuchelli Field Trip

Saint Augustine’s in New Diggings is a restored pioneer church in a former lead mining boom town. It was built by Father Samuel Mazzuchelli. This was the first stop on today’s field trip for the Immaculate Heart Homeschoolers, a local Madison, WI-area group. It was my pleasure to get to go with them.    … (read more)

The next, and likely even more aggressive, wave of persecution

Bishop Morlino says: It is unclear exactly what the Supreme Court decisions will legally mean in our country. The fact remains that marriage means something, and this something is from God and cannot be changed by us, our laws, or by our courts. The truth of marriage is an absolute, with which we have no… (read more)

Father Rick Heilman 25th Ordination Anniversary

The malice of the psychologists

I’ve talked many times on my blog about my volunteer job with the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul homeless program Vinnie’s Lockers. The people who come to us have all manner of troubles and ailments. Some are obvious, some non obvious. “William” first joined a couple years ago, with an unavoidably obvious one. He… (read more)

Precious and Loveable

Some months back I saw a video (above) that showed one African-American woman’s sad and astonishing internalization of racism and specifically of the Planned Parenthood style of eugenics and of reducing the welfare rolls. The woman was at a rally supporting reelection of the first black President of the United States, when she made a… (read more)

Bishop Swain speaks out after Catholic insurance co. adds contraceptive coverage

Monastic gifts, for the Camp Gray Benefit Dinner

Apparently, various groups are putting together gift baskets to raise funds at the annual Benefit Dinner for our diocese’s great Catholic summer camp, Camp Gray. The Cathedral Parish young adults were asked to do one, and I thought of a theme I would enjoy and volunteered to put it together: things from monasteries, which make… (read more)

The Child Who Never Was

Cathedral Parish videos–new and beautiful

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