Bishop Kemme: Diocese is at a crossroads
Photo: Bishop Carl A. Kemme prepares to bless the Oil of Catechumens and consecrate the Sacred Chrism at the end of the Mass of the Chrism Tuesday in the Cathedral… Read More
Santa Margarita María abre su nueva Capilla de Adoración Eucarística
Foto: El Obispo Carl A. Kemme habla a los feligreses de Santa Margarita María durante la bendición de su nueva capilla de adoración el 19 de marzo (Advance foto) El… Read More
Sonogram leads to a decision for life
Photo: Talya and her daughter, Tezlyn, hold a printout of the baby’s first picture while the infant was in her mother’s womb. Seeing her unborn baby led to Talya’s decision… Read More
Woman joins church, brings in family
Picture: Cassia William’s prayers that her family embrace Catholicism have been answered. From left are Timothy and Hannah O’Farrell, her sister and brother-in-law; her parents Dana and David Williams; Cassia; and… Read More
Nation & World
Atlanta archbishop named new leader of Washington Archdiocese
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Pope Francis has named Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Atlanta as the new archbishop of Washington. The appointment was announced April 4 in Washington by Archbishop Christophe… Read More
Vet who spent time in POW camp with Father Kapaun visits diocese
A statue outside of St. John Nepomucene Church in Pilsen depicting Father Emil Kapaun assisting a wounded soldier was inspired by a story about the parish’s favorite son whose heroism… Read More
St. Margaret Mary Parish unveils adoration chapel
Father Ned Blick admits there was a friendly competition with his parochial vicar, Father Michael Brungardt, to see which of St. Margaret Mary Parish’s priests could sign up the most… Read More
Msgr. William Carr served the diocese for over 60 years
Father John Lanzrath shared a story Thursday, March 28, often told by Monsignor William Carr, that reflects his love of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. When Bill Carr was… Read More
Diocesan priests recall memories of Msgr. William Carr
Several priests of the diocese shared their thoughts and feelings about Msgr. Carr, after his passing. Fr. James Weldon said in an email that he always held Msgr. Carr in… Read More
Diocesan youth meet for annual DCYC
  By Audra Grabendike This past weekend 550 youth joined together at Doubletree by Hilton Hotel to attend the Diocesan Catholic Youth Conference (DCYC). It began early Saturday morning with… Read More
Catholic Advance
Prison ministry gets new chaplain
Fr. Robert Wachter’s ‘parishioners’ are behind locked doors, fences Self-driving cars can’t come soon enough for Father Robert Wachter. In January his odometer rolled up an additional 1,000 miles in… Read More