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Pope Francis praises fatherhood Print
Seeing with Jesus' Eyes

On February 4, 2015, at Vatican City, Pope Francis stated, “Every family needs a father who shares in his family’s joy and pain, hands down wisdom to his children, and offers them firm guidance and love. Being a father is not easy. It takes lots of patience and grace.’’

A new idea for a missalette: Sing a New Song Print
Guest column
Abbot Marcel Rooney

Recently there has been published a missalette which embodies a rather new concept for popular participation at Holy Mass in our churches and chapels.

It is the missalette, Sing a New Song, published by A-R Editions, Inc. in Middleton, Wis. The composer of all the Antiphons and Responsories is myself, Abbot Marcel Rooney, OSB. The principles on which this new work is based are really four.

Finding balance in the busy summer months Print
Everyday Faith

Everyday Faith column by Julianne Nornberg

I'm a work-aholic.

It runs in my family, but it also just comes with the territory of being a mother.

There are always dishes to do, clothes to clean, mouths to feed, carpets to vacuum. Not to mention children to police, homework to help with, activities to run to.

The list never stops, so neither do I.

And my children notice.