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In the Heartland With Bishop Pates: The Father Jim Kiernan Initiative

by Bishop Pates | June, 24, 2019

Just before the late Father Jim Kiernan died, he was preparing to push for all parishes, schools and institutions in our diocese to pay a living wage. His nephew & Father Dave Polich carried on with the effort and this month Bishop announced "The Father Jim Kiernan Initiative: Guiding Principals on Compensation."

In the Heartland With Bishop Pates: Sunday Worship is the Center of Family Faith Life

June, 7, 2019

In some communities, the Sunday Mass is the highlight of the week with Mass, a hot breakfast afterward, fun for the kids and a real sense of community.

Let's Get Psyched! Here Comes a Breath of Fresh Air

by Randy Kiel | June, 7, 2019

To breathe words of forgiveness on someone, now that's a breath of fresh air!