Honoring Bishop Paul S. Loverde

As the bishop celebrates his 50th anniversary as a priest, the Herald looks back on his years of ministry. More
Soren Johnson
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With a jubilee comes a celebration. Bishop Paul S. Loverde’s five decades of faithful service to spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ and His church call us to pause and reflect on the great … more
One spring day in 1976, Henrietta Van Der Molen woke in her suburb of Chicago to find herself a widow. Her husband of nearly 40 years was dead of a heart attack at the age of 59. What Henrietta … more
Let’s draw a line. A stark choice confronts every Catholic, every Sunday after Mass: to run, or to linger. Jesus Christ has, minutes before, entered our midst. Several moments of silence and … more
Unbelievably, gold leaves are already spilling over the edges of our gutters. A/C window units — now silent — have yet to be moved to the basement. The entire yard cries out for a deep clean. The … more
The riptide of images, soundbites, reports, misreports, clashes and traffic jams is now just hours away. This papal visit is no preseason scrimmage for the Catholic. This is prime time. St. Paul … more
As Pope Francis’ historic six-day apostolic visit nears, consider what you could say as he departs for the Vatican Sept. 27: “The papal visit raised my level of confidence as a Catholic. Doors … more
About the time the Planned Parenthood videos first started breaking, I was immersed in reading about one of my heroes, Alexandr Solzhenitsyn. Historian Michael Nicholson’s The Gulag Archipelago: A … more
The inexorable passage of time that any father faces is, well, humbling. Our children race through the days and years, and we wonder what sticks. But as anyone knows, we carry memories of our dads … more
Men repair stuff. I know — I’m resorting to stereotypes. But I don’t know any guys who find happiness by waking up day after day to a bunch of broken things. And yet, according to a friend … more
I was 4 years old, and not Catholic, when Karol Wojtyla was elected the 264th bishop of Rome. By the time I was 27 — and as he entered his final four years — the Lord would call me to the church. … more
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