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1 Strive to make all schools welcoming to the disabled September 5, 2019 vanessa hensey
2 Speak up for public morality; teach virtues July 25, 2019 Elizabeth Durack
3 How Church views the use of cremation June 13, 2019 Richard Braun
4 Parishes could help immigration relief by sponsoring a family May 30, 2019 Pat Crabtree
5 Comment on ID cards, driver’s licenses, and juvenile justice system May 30, 2019 Jack T. Nehmer
6 Media should use the term pro-life instead of anti-abortion May 30, 2019 Sr. Rosalia Bauer, FSPA, RN
7 Climate change threatens U.S. national security May 9, 2019 Bruce Krawisz, M.D.
8 Publishing letter legitimizes 'nonsense' April 11, 2019 Emily Meyer
9 Sex education led to sex trafficking April 4, 2019 Donald F. Hudzinski
10 Important Wisconsin Supreme Court election to be held on April 2 March 28, 2019 Rose Van Susteren
11 Encourages people to see the powerful movie Unplanned March 21, 2019 Meg Bohler
12 Praying the 'Divine Mercy Chaplet' in the presence of the dying March 14, 2019 Kenneth R. Studinski
13 Bishops' positions on public policy issues must be thoughtful and informed March 7, 2019 James M. Roherty
14 Eucharistic ministers evangelize by bringing Communion to nursing homes February 28, 2019 Adolf Schimpf
15 National Council of Catholic Women saddened by abortion legislation February 28, 2019 Mary E. Stewart Blogoslawski
16 What makes Catholic education such a ‘gift’ February 14, 2019 St. John the Baptist Catholic School, Jefferson, Class of 2019
17 Continue to make voices heard for unborn babies February 7, 2019 Greg Chesmore
18 Appreciates bishop's efforts to build a culture of life January 24, 2019 Greg Wagner
19 Abortion is the leading cause of death worldwide in 2018 January 17, 2019 Sr. Rosalia Bauer, FSPA
20 Bishop Morlino’s tribute section in paper speaks beautifully to a life well-lived December 27, 2018 Lucy Parisi
21 Urge Congress to take action on climate change December 20, 2018 Laura Green
22 Prepare for the second coming of Jesus December 20, 2018 Paul Richgels
23 Americans must remember our founding beliefs November 15, 2018 Bill Dagnon
24 The real truth is to keep your focus on Jesus November 1, 2018 Paul Richgels
25 Appreciates coverage of St. Dennis Church renovation October 25, 2018 Monica Simpson
26 New era in teaching on personal atonement October 18, 2018 Patrick Carey
27 Pray for underground bishops in China October 11, 2018 Denise Schroeckenthaler
28 Use of death penalty does not follow Christ’s teaching October 4, 2018 Kenneth R. Studinski
29 We should treat immigrants with dignity and respect October 4, 2018 Laura Green
30 Thank you to all the good priests who are our unsung heroes September 27, 2018 Dale Lawinger
31 What we need in Church is transparency and total accountability September 20, 2018 Maribeth DeRocher
32 Prayers need to be heading our daily 'to do’ list September 20, 2018 Judy Booth
33 Dealing with scandal within the Church September 13, 2018 Richard A. Rogers
34 Bi-partisan options available on climate change September 13, 2018 Ryan O'Connor
35 Expressing appreciation for All Saints Neighborhood dedicated staff, volunteers September 13, 2018 Jackson Fonder, David Griffin
36 Extraordinary men September 6, 2018 John F. Uhler
37 Bishop Morlino has set a great example for us to continue pro-life work August 23, 2018 Jeanne Breunig
38 Refugee policy violates U.S. and international law July 12, 2018 Alice J. Hessenauer
39 Unjust, inhumane laws should be changed June 28, 2018 Kara O'Connor
40 Killings grow out of a society which turns its back on God March 8, 2018 Name withheld
41 Breakdown of family, social media to blame March 1, 2018 Larry Wipperfurth
42 Love animals more than our own offspring? January 25, 2018 Lynn Scullion
43 Consider donation to the BSP free clinic January 11, 2018 Kathy Wehrle
44 Minimum requirements mentioned, but go beyond December 21, 2017 Dr. John P. Joy
45 Don’t publish letters promoting violence December 21, 2017 George Thompson
46 Faith practice, good works do not need to be in competition December 14, 2017 Elizabeth Durack
47 Do our part to live Laudato Si’ December 7, 2017 Trudi Jenny
48 Ban assault rifles for civilians December 7, 2017 Wm. T. (Bill) Wambach
49 More to being ‘practicing Catholic’ December 7, 2017 Kenneth R. Studinski
50 Problem does not lie with guns but the human beings who use them November 30, 2017 Chuck Kuecker
51 What divides us is more than unites us November 23, 2017 Karen Wasserburger
52 Thanks for participating in crusade November 23, 2017 Christie Worden and Bee Fiebiger
53 Read the Bible for signs of the end of our age October 26, 2017 Paul Richgels
54 Health care should be considered a right October 12, 2017 Sr. Toni Harris, OP
55 Health care bill was developed behind closed doors September 28, 2017 Bill Dagnon
56 Address root causes of worsening extreme weather September 14, 2017 Ryan O'Connor
57 Thoughts on Mass before and after Vatican II September 7, 2017 Tom Roberts
58 Hopes Church will continue to offer Mass in both rites August 17, 2017 Peggy Rakow
59 Commentary strays from Matthew 5-7 August 3, 2017 Tom Roberts
60 Liked commentary on America’s societal ills August 3, 2017 Roderick A. Baker
61 Found article about truth ‘refreshing’ August 3, 2017 Bruce A. Boyd
62 Bishop Barron’s comments on Luther found ‘confusing, disturbing’ July 27, 2017 Jan Mailloux
63 Praise for St. Ambrose graduation speech July 13, 2017 Shirley A. Steinke
64 Our Lady has shown us what to do to save ourselves June 29, 2017 Virginia Schmitt
65 Thanks for support of fish fries, especially Good Friday dinner May 11, 2017 Randy Gracyalny
66 Support bipartisan effort addressing climate change April 27, 2017 Steve Coleman
67 We must respond to assaults in Syria April 13, 2017 Jean Tretow-Schmitz
68 April 4 election important to kids March 30, 2017 S.R. Quinones
69 Liked article about hormone disruptors March 23, 2017 Kenneth R. Studinski
70 No objection to putting hold on immigration until we regain control March 16, 2017 John Feyen
71 Consider taking off coat when attending Mass March 16, 2017 Sue Lloyd
72 Catholics’ response to immigration and other political issues March 2, 2017 anonymous
73 Witnessing on behalf of those who have no voice February 23, 2017 Sr. Rosalia Bauer, FSPA
74 Repentant persons can reveal Lord’s mercy February 16, 2017 Elizabeth Durack
75 We must have health care for all Americans February 2, 2017 Bill Dagnon
76 Put people first, then environment January 26, 2017 Jane Tarrell
77 Thanks for help with Rosary Crusade January 19, 2017 Bee Fiebiger
78 Support scientists in protecting our planet’s health December 15, 2016 Bill Dagnon
79 Future for persons with disabilities looks brighter December 1, 2016 Peggy Rakow
80 Father Pavone’s actions showed disrespect for right to life November 17, 2016 Bill Cross
81 Bishop gives good review of candidates November 10, 2016 Judy Booth
82 One candidate stands up for life and religious liberty November 3, 2016 Timothy Rookey
83 One candidate is best prepared for presidency November 3, 2016 Gregory L. Sheehy, M.D.
84 Voters should consider abortion issue in choosing candidates October 27, 2016 Nick and Kay Ringelstetter
85 Philosophers did not set out to undermine religion October 6, 2016 Tom Roberts
86 We need to spend more time with God September 29, 2016 Rick McKellar
87 Thanks for coverage of Holy Name Heights and seminary September 1, 2016 Ross and Lucy Parisi
88 Gun proponents offer similar arguments as abortion lobby August 4, 2016 Monica Simpson
89 Right to bear arms rooted in Constitution; abortion is not August 4, 2016 Jane Tarrell
90 Stop long-term solitary confinement in Wisconsin August 4, 2016 Bernadette Maurice
91 Taking away guns not way to solve problems July 28, 2016 Colin O'Keefe
92 We need God back in our lives, not gun laws July 28, 2016 Ryan Lipska
93 Don’t take guns away from law-abiding citizens July 14, 2016 Larry Wipperfurth
94 Paper should have given more space to article on St. Mary Magdalene feast day June 30, 2016 Bill Wambach
95 Council of Toulouse was a local council addressing problem of Albigensian heretics April 21, 2016 Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
96 Catholic virtues offer solution for politicians March 31, 2016 Tom Roberts
97 Koran talks about world submitted to Islam March 31, 2016 Sandy La Clair
98 Life is precarious for many people today March 24, 2016 Paul Milenkovic
99 If Latin Mass is restored, all Catholics should learn Latin March 17, 2016 Tom Roberts
100 United States has right to sovereign borders March 10, 2016 Paul Richgels
101 Prefers use of Novus Ordo Mass February 25, 2016 M.A. Rakow
102 Please keep the print edition of paper February 25, 2016 Mary Ewers-Hiner
103 Taxpayer action needed on body parts bill February 18, 2016 Paul Lembrich
104 More people should sign petition to abolish mandate February 18, 2016 Elaine H. Shaw
105 God created all of us as his children February 4, 2016 Dave Kuhle
106 Thanks for blankets February 4, 2016 Briana Freye
107 All people are children of the same God? January 28, 2016 Paul Richgels
108 Never felt less than welcome at St. Paul’s January 28, 2016 Kurt and Nancy Kaczmarek
109 Knife control vs. gun control legislation January 21, 2016 Greg Wagner
110 Penalties for harming animals, but not people January 21, 2016 Lynn Scullion
111 Young people know value of human life January 14, 2016 Jane Tarrell
112 Set apartments aside for homeless veterans? January 14, 2016 Rosalie Migas
113 Why play on Sundays? Because we have to December 31, 2015 Michael Schultz
114 Follow pope’s example in caring for creation December 31, 2015 Bill Dagnon
115 People gave warmth to St. Paul’s building December 31, 2015 Dick Ginkowski
116 Ted Kennedy should not be held up as example December 24, 2015 Maribeth DeRocher
117 Preaching about sin can be loving and kind December 24, 2015 Peggy Rakow
118 Priests should preach about sin, Confession December 17, 2015 Dale Lawinger
119 Most traumatic event was birth control pill December 17, 2015 Dan Naber
120 Give Sunday back to all families December 3, 2015 Mike and Stacey Sanders
121 There is evidence that climate change is fiction November 26, 2015 Ronald Curio
122 St. Maria Goretti is saint for all to emulate October 29, 2015 Peggy Rakow
123 How about spending more time with Jesus? October 22, 2015 Dodie Weberpal
124 Climate change is a moral issue October 22, 2015 Terry Hansen
125 Contact state legislators to support pro-life bills September 24, 2015 Millie Bennett
126 State scientists support ban on use of human fetal tissue in research in Wisconsin September 24, 2015 Six scientists
127 Expose horrors of selling aborted baby organs July 23, 2015 Colleen Sonderberg
128 Improve social, physical environment, says pope July 23, 2015 Fr. Donald Lange
129 Pope ties ecological justice to social justice July 2, 2015 Laura Green
130 Will we answer pope’s call to action? July 2, 2015 Trudi Jenny
131 Judging who should live June 18, 2015 Jane Tarrell
132 Posture for Communion June 18, 2015 Tom Roberts
133 Sisters’ cooperation with Vatican hopeful sign April 30, 2015 Elizabeth Durack
134 Faithful Christians bear crosses today April 16, 2015 Patrick Hardyman
135 Become an organ donor to save lives April 16, 2015 Rick Lofgren
136 Pray the Rosary daily for world peace April 2, 2015 Anonymous
137 Take steps to engage in healing, growth April 2, 2015 Kathy Wehrle
138 Pray the Rosary daily for world peace March 12, 2015 Virginia Schmitt
139 Thanks for touching tribute to Audrey February 5, 2015 monica simpson
140 Thanks to those who helped save lives January 29, 2015 Lynn Scullion
141 What will you do for preborn babies? January 15, 2015 Sr. Rosalia Bauer, FSPA
142 Thanks for work of volunteers who erected Nativity display at State Capitol January 8, 2015 Sr. Rosalia Bauer, FSPA
143 How a Catholic should live is the key issue December 25, 2014 Tom Roberts
144 Document on Religious is ‘sugar-coated’ December 25, 2014 Elizabeth Durack
145 How about a ‘Dairy State March for Life’? December 18, 2014 Paul Lemrich
146 Concerns about use of GMO crops December 18, 2014 Cara Westmark
147 Concerned about talk of decreasing world population December 11, 2014 Greg Wagner
148 Time to de-fund Planned Parenthood in Wisconsin December 4, 2014 Leslie Johnson
149 Help sponsor Nativity scene at State Capitol November 27, 2014 Geralyn Ketterman
150 Some may need to shop on Thanksgiving November 27, 2014 Geraldine Moser
151 Wide variation in ‘brain death’ criteria in U.S. November 20, 2014 Donna Larkosh
152 Veterans grateful to be able to visit war memorials November 13, 2014 Jack Rogan
153 Story of three young organists is inspiring November 13, 2014 Francis J. Radisky
154 Pro-lifers fight for unborn and all human life October 30, 2014 Jane Tarrell
155 Vote to uphold sanctity of all human life October 30, 2014 Greg Wagner
156 'Whatever you do to the least of my people, that you do unto me' October 30, 2014 Vincent Metcalf
157 God is a family of three eternal persons in Trinity October 23, 2014 Joseph Fogerty
158 We the people DO have a voice in protecting all life October 9, 2014 Trudi Jenny
159 Some things to consider when voting in November October 2, 2014 Richard Kilian
160 Primaries usually reserved for members of parties September 18, 2014 John "Doc" Casey
161 Thanks for articles on Schoenstatt Movement September 18, 2014 Barbara Brochtrup
162 Honor our Jewish roots July 24, 2014 Michael Murphy
163 Knowing difference between just and unjust laws July 17, 2014 Trudi Jenny
164 Responding to call to protect God's creation June 19, 2014 Trudi Jenny
165 It’s soil, not dirt June 5, 2014 Emmett Schulte
166 We need voter ID law June 5, 2014 Ken Huber
167 Consider offering support and prayer for retired priests May 15, 2014 Fr. Don Lange
168 Why observing Divine Mercy Sunday is so special May 8, 2014 Kenneth R. Studinski
169 Coverage of abortions under Affordable Care Act May 8, 2014 Stephen Wright
170 Pray that rights to life, liberty, and happiness will survive April 24, 2014 Vince Metcalf
171 Brain injuries represent ‘silent epidemic’ in U.S. March 27, 2014 Brenda Brown
172 Father Doyle’s advice on marriage outside Church ignores canonical issues February 13, 2014 Paul M. Matenaer
173 Health care law helps those with pre-existing conditions February 6, 2014 Kathy Wehrle
174 Marking 150th anniversary of Venerable Father Mazzuchelli’s death January 30, 2014 Fr. Don Lange
175 Decide to do what you can to defend unborn babies January 23, 2014 Sr. Rosalia Bauer
176 Scripture inspires us to save unborn babies January 23, 2014 Lynn Scullion
177 Abortion as ‘health care’ and conscience rights January 16, 2014 Jane Tarrell
178 We are becoming ‘slaves’ of ‘Big Government’ December 26, 2013 Vince Metcalf, Montello
179 Encourage Democratic Party to end support of abortion December 26, 2013 From a couple in Markesan on the side of life
180 Thanks for donations for Jeremy Meinholz benefit December 5, 2013 Roger Frey
181 Thanks for publishing conference testimony on mascot legislation November 21, 2013 Tom and Theresa Sobieski
182 Thanks for publishing conference testimony on mascot legislation November 21, 2013 Tom and Theresa Sobieski
183 Thanks to all those who have helped at Camp Gray November 7, 2013 Ann M. Schirmer
184 Personhood campaign seeks to extend protection to preborn children October 31, 2013 Peggy Hamill
185 Thanks Monroe community for supporting program on dangers of drinking, driving October 24, 2013 Tracey Pederson
186 Politicians and Pentagon have committed country to wars around the world October 24, 2013 Eugene Hruby
187 New Evangelization reaches out to inactive Catholics October 17, 2013 Fr. Don Lange
188 Interview with Pope Francis offers much for reflection October 10, 2013 Stephen Wright
189 Be voice of the voiceless; participate in 40 Days for Life September 26, 2013 Sr. Rosalia Bauer
190 Abortion is THE issue; over 50 million lives lost August 22, 2013 Jane Tarrell
191 Babies in wombs still not free, says Dr. Alveda King July 18, 2013 Donna Larkosh
192 Blessed John Paul II was model witness to Christ July 18, 2013 Paul Kokoski
193 Concerned about detailed content included in paper July 18, 2013 Monica Simpson
194 Justice prevails in Gosnell verdict, but what about babies killed in womb? May 23, 2013 Barbara Lyons
195 God forgives servers and others who make mistakes May 23, 2013 Hal Joyce
196 Concerned about powers of the U.S. Supreme Court May 23, 2013 Patrick Hardyman
197 We don’t need more laws, but tougher enforcement of gun laws we now have May 2, 2013 Larry Wipperfurth
198 Suggests a discussion group about Pope Francis March 21, 2013 Jeanne Breunig
199 Holy Wisdom Monastery is not in communion with the Catholic Church March 14, 2013 Elizabeth Durack
200 People in Wisconsin should have to pay back taxes March 14, 2013 Anne Nahn
201 HHS mandates provide children with services without parental notification February 28, 2013 Jeanne Breunig
202 Bringing back Communion rails is not the answer February 14, 2013 Jan Becwar
203 Popes talk about new approaches to the economy January 31, 2013 William Dagnon
204 Socialism has resulted in poverty, repression, death January 31, 2013 B.L. Johnson
205 Nation grieves for 20 lost, but how about 55 million? January 31, 2013 Alexandra Hamar
206 America’s problems occur when Constitution ignored January 31, 2013 John R. Smith
207 Mourning and celebrating the life of Nellie Gray January 24, 2013 Sr. Rosalia Bauer
208 Continue to pray for legal protection of unborn children January 24, 2013 Jeanne Breunig
209 More attention should be paid to aborted babies January 17, 2013 Jane Tarrell
210 Keeping a promise to God upon receiving papal award January 17, 2013 Maureen Arcand
211 Respect for Mary’s name January 17, 2013 Fr. Don Lange
212 What is there to celebrate about Vatican II? December 13, 2012 D. Scheifel
213 An addendum to your good editorial on the Rosary December 13, 2012 Eugene Hruby
214 Catholics must be vigilant to protect religious freedom December 6, 2012 Wayne Hunt
215 Why we attend Mass, in defense of Sister Joan December 6, 2012 Bill and Joy Exner
216 We should always vote December 6, 2012 Carl Endres
217 Catholic leadership is faced with a daunting task November 29, 2012 Paul Stauffacher
218 Democratic Party sold out to support abortion rights November 29, 2012 Paul Schulz
219 The Mass is not about us but for us, a gift from God November 22, 2012 Tyler J. W. Dickinson
220 Thanks for Dr. Gorman’s column on Church music November 15, 2012 Carolyn Heidemann
221 Vatican II documents give Gregorian chant first place among liturgical music November 15, 2012 Ben Yanke
222 Appreciates music column November 8, 2012 M. Susan Hundt-Bergan
223 Thanks for festival support November 8, 2012 Jennifer Blau
224 Consider ‘intrinsic evil’ of abortion in voting November 1, 2012 Patrick Hardyman
225 We must vote when consequences are so great November 1, 2012 Deacon Jack Fernan
226 Vote for culture of life cannot be a mistake November 1, 2012 Jane Tarrell
227 Vote for culture of life cannot be a mistake November 1, 2012 Jane Tarrell
228 An ‘ordinary Catholic’ who loves Church music November 1, 2012 Paul Krogman
229 A ‘low-brow’ who likes folk-style music November 1, 2012 Bill T. Wambach
230 Church gives guidance on how to choose a candidate October 25, 2012 Jeff Davis
231 Misguided values should not control our lives October 25, 2012 Dan Berns
232 Defining principles guide our choices in voting October 25, 2012 Kathy Wehrle
233 Church gives directives about liturgical music October 25, 2012 Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
234 God has gifted us with many, varied types of music October 25, 2012 Peggy Rakow
235 Election will decide future October 18, 2012 Timothy Rookey
236 Sing with joy before God October 18, 2012 Adam Lewandowski
237 Support mission efforts October 18, 2012 John F. Uhler
238 Fostering vocations October 11, 2012 Fr. Donald Lange
239 Article found ambiguous October 11, 2012 Bill and Joy Exner
240 Thoughts on church music October 11, 2012 Chris Thomas
241 To confused Catholic voters: What would Jesus do? September 20, 2012 Dorene Shuda
242 Attending Mass on vacation enhances appreciation for Cathedral Parish music August 9, 2012 Syte Reitz
243 Continue efforts to protect life and defend marriage July 19, 2012 Patrick Hardyman
244 Quote Scripture correctly on issue of homosexuality May 31, 2012 Paul Richgels
245 Appreciates CCHD help to fight rural poverty May 24, 2012 Mary Williams
246 Women, youth deserve protection from chemicals May 17, 2012 Laurie Favreau
247 Urge legislators to maintain funding for food stamps May 17, 2012 Laura Green
248 Catholics are being stymied by ‘defenders of choice’ April 5, 2012 Joseph B. Johnson
249 Thanks for outpouring of support for new hospital April 5, 2012 Mike Sanders and Tracey Pederson
250 Pilgrimage was truly an experience of love and unity March 29, 2012 Mercedes Pozo
251 Helping the regime change might be better in Syria March 22, 2012 Philip J.F. Schumacher
252 Consider investments, how they impact community March 22, 2012 Kathy Wehrle
253 Mandate should be seen as attack on religious liberty March 15, 2012 Greg Wagner
254 Suggests writer should consult catechism rather than party talking points March 8, 2012 C.J. Kruchten
255 Insurance mandate is clear violation of the Constitution March 1, 2012 Florian Zalewski
256 Church, not government, commanded to feed hungry March 1, 2012 Paul Richgels
257 Think about what it means to be true disciple of Christ February 23, 2012 Patrick Hardyman
258 Candidate’s comments did not demean those in need February 23, 2012 Paul Vitucci
259 God and truth matter most February 23, 2012 Hal and Marge Joyce
260 Letter writer answers pope’s call for public moral witness February 16, 2012 Mary and Dick Wilkinson
261 We must protect religious freedom and live our faith February 16, 2012 Jeanne Breunig
262 Senate bill gives consumers choice to buy raw milk February 16, 2012 William Neu
263 Appreciates information on administration’s mandate attacking religious freedom February 9, 2012 Paul Stauffacher
264 We should not demean people using food stamps February 9, 2012 John Murphy
265 Let us pray for preservation of gift of religious freedom February 2, 2012 Mark John Francis Scott
266 Millions spent on churches could help poor people February 2, 2012 Dan Hack
267 Right of conscience not protected in health care act January 26, 2012 Jane Tarrell
268 Pro-life witness helped lead to closing of abortion mill January 26, 2012 Charlene Tolmie
269 Work for unity with other churches, deeper conversion January 19, 2012 Fr. Don Lange
270 Elevation of Archbishop Dolan is great honor January 19, 2012 J.W. Rock
271 Keep Christmas in our hearts every day of the year January 12, 2012 Ted Kaminski
272 PLW concurs with cardinal on ‘contraceptive mentality’ December 22, 2011 Peggy Hamill
273 Thanks to cardinal, bishop for speaking the truth December 22, 2011 Jeanne Breunig
274 Thank you! December 15, 2011 St. Cecilia Parish & Staff
275 Amendment would protect all pre-born babies December 15, 2011 Laura Karlen
276 Facts about guns are difficult to ignore December 15, 2011 Gregory L. Sheehy M.D.
277 Personhood amendment promotes helpful discussion December 8, 2011 David Stiennon
278 Political parties differ in their responses to issues December 8, 2011 Ronald Engerman
279 Thanks for moving tributes to Msgr. Felix Oehrlein December 8, 2011 Dorene Shuda
280 There is no conflict between faith and science November 3, 2011 Mark Midbon
281 Stop exposing people to cancer-causing chemicals November 3, 2011 Laura Green
282 Thanks bishop for complete definition of beauty November 3, 2011 Bernie Lynch
283 Retired priest appreciates article about happy priests October 27, 2011 Fr. Don Lange
284 Thanks for generous support for Hoeben family benefit October 20, 2011 Family and Friends of Jeff and Rebecca Hoeben in the Diocese of La Crosse
285 Do abortion doctors think about hearts they stop? October 20, 2011 Charles J. Sippel
286 Film showing on Oct. 23 in Boscobel provides ‘inside look’ at abortion providers October 20, 2011 Donna Larkosh
287 Blame deficit on stimulus, bail-outs, health care September 29, 2011 Jane Tarrell
288 Former Planned Parenthood worker inspires action September 1, 2011 Sr. Rosalie Bauer
289 Brides of yesteryear should be applauded for modest wedding dress styles August 25, 2011 Marilyn Zipsie
290 Father Mazzuchelli had deep impact on our state August 25, 2011 Fr. Don Lange
291 Stop complaining and thank God for all he has given us August 18, 2011 Frank Zawlocki
292 Church shouldn’t compromise with Chinese government July 28, 2011 Paul Kokoski
293 Things you don’t hear on news July 28, 2011 Jane Tarrell
294 Congratulations to editor, staff July 28, 2011 Jack Rogan
295 We must stand up against efforts to weaken morality July 21, 2011 Patrick Hardyman
296 Suggests more instruction on Catholic social teaching June 23, 2011 Bill Dagnon
297 Thanks people of diocese for response to retirement appeal June 23, 2011 Sr. Janice Bader, CPPS
298 Degrading of white male on TV is wrong June 9, 2011 Martha Bausch
299 Stick to religion June 9, 2011 Dave Osborne
300 Teachers have been doing more than their share to help economy May 26, 2011 Theresa Krusko
301 Majority of taxes in U.S. are paid by the wealthy May 26, 2011 Patsy Kozlowski
302 Defund Planned Parenthood and protect preborn babies May 19, 2011 Sr. Rosalie Bauer
303 Social justice is clearly explained by Father Sirico May 19, 2011 Bob Penzkover
304 Erosion of labor laws leads to stagnating wages May 19, 2011 Jerome Joyce
305 Planned Parenthood is largest abortion provider May 12, 2011 Marie Gestrich
306 Appreciates article about the importance of PBS May 12, 2011 Carrie Bach
307 American society has been redistributing wealth from the poor to the rich April 27, 2011 Bill Dagnon, Baraboo
308 Article was an insult to gun owners who are law-abiding and qualified to carry guns April 21, 2011 Ryan Lipska
309 In time of crisis, there must be peace and discourse April 21, 2011 Deacon Jack Fernan
310 Public broadcasting does not deserve public support April 21, 2011 Ryan Lipska
311 Humanity of unborn babies April 21, 2011 Charles J. Sippel
312 Other Knights of Columbus councils formed since 2000 March 31, 2011 Dick Rydecki
313 Catholic War Veterans of USA look for new members March 24, 2011 James Finkel
314 Hardline politics doesn’t work, may affect charities March 24, 2011 Beatrice Peyer
315 Guest column offered fair and balanced contribution March 10, 2011 John Ronzani
316 Disappointed that author undermined sanctity of labor March 10, 2011 Mark Herman
317 The paradox of democracy March 10, 2011 John Knox
318 Compare government view of unborn babies to slavery March 3, 2011 Charles J. Sippel
319 Workers’ voice is at stake, could destroy patient care March 1, 2011 Rory McCluskey
320 Church needs to reach out with love to teenagers February 10, 2011 Jordan Bartholf
321 Christ spelled out in detail commandment to love February 10, 2011 Joseph Fogerty
322 Thanks for article on alumni who teach at Catholic school February 10, 2011 Sue St. Louis
323 Jesus came not to bring new laws, but to fulfill old laws February 3, 2011 Dave Kuhle
324 No cause is more important than affirming right to life January 27, 2011 Patrick Hardyman
325 Tell elected representatives to protect unborn citizens January 27, 2011 Jane Tarrell
326 Showing appreciation to parish music ministers January 20, 2011 Music minister
327 Society grieves loss of over 53 million children January 20, 2011 Barbara L. Lyons
328 Empty playgrounds reminder of children lost by abortion January 20, 2011 Sr. Rosalie Bauer and Mr. Clare J. Landry
329 Thanks from the family of Msgr. Thomas Campion January 20, 2011 Family of Msgr. Thomas Campion
330 Through his priesthood, Bishop Wirz touched many December 23, 2010 Mary Therese Gallagher
331 Parishioners at St. Bernard’s enjoyed his sense of humor December 23, 2010 Ann and Larry Esser
332 We were blessed to have him in our lives December 23, 2010 Caroll and Monica Brattlie
333 Diocese of Madison is in full compliance with charter to protect children November 25, 2010 Cheryl Splinter
334 Plans for student center seem more than is necessary November 18, 2010 Kathy Wehrle
335 Tony Magliano confuses some Church teaching with progressive opinions November 11, 2010 Michael Robiolio
336 President, university have poor records on abortion November 4, 2010 Colleen Schultz
337 Jesus is with us in the Catholic Church November 4, 2010 Peggy Rakow
338 Apply faith to voting October 28, 2010 Jim Holden
339 Life begins at conception October 28, 2010 Charles and Magdalene Sippel
340 Candidate takes wrong stand October 28, 2010 Barbara L. Lyons
341 Protest high interest rates October 28, 2010 John Murphy
342 Tone of articles doesn’t reflect Christ-centered view October 21, 2010 Mary Lynett
343 Voters can take action to protect human life October 21, 2010 Bill and Joy Exner
344 Should consider Japanese mindset during World War II October 21, 2010 Robert Schelble
345 Allowing tax cuts to expire could be devastating October 21, 2010 Jesse Kuenzi
346 Cannot justify ending war by targeting non-combatants October 14, 2010 James Tumpach
347 Teaching condemns indiscriminate acts of war October 14, 2010 Christopher Seyfert
348 Bishop Morlino connects with youth, defends values October 14, 2010 Greg Chesmore
349 Deal with immigrants by enforcing labor laws October 7, 2010 Jerome Joyce
350 Appreciated article on importance of farm safety October 7, 2010 Fr. Don Lange
351 United States forced to use atomic bombs in war October 7, 2010 Ray McCool
352 Islamic religious freedom not being suppressed: But building a mosque near ground zero is not appropriate September 30, 2010 Steve Maurice
353 Islam is not a religion that can tolerate other religions September 30, 2010 Dave Kuhle
354 Support adult stem cell research, not embryonic September 23, 2010 Sr. Rosalia Bauer, FSPA
355 Creation stems from God’s nature of three persons September 23, 2010 Joseph Fogerty
356 Bishop Bullock expresses gratitude for 30th anniversary celebration September 16, 2010 Most Reverend William H. Bullock
357 Dropping bombs was seen as necessary to end the war September 16, 2010 Don Skarda
358 Article lacked information of use to senior citizens with hearing impairment August 12, 2010 Peggy Rakow
359 Partial-birth abortion debate reveals senator’s views August 12, 2010 Barbara L. Lyons
360 Catholic Church should address immigration issues August 12, 2010 Jane Tarrell
361 Candidate’s record shows extreme views on abortion August 12, 2010 Phil Bartel
362 Concerned about federal government spending July 22, 2010 Jesse Kuenzi
363 Prayer for 2010 graduates July 22, 2010 Laurie Favreau
364 Status of unborn children is key civil rights problem July 22, 2010 Fr. Frank Pavone
365 Sister should have been excommunicated July 15, 2010 Kenneth R. Studinski
366 Thanks for cards, wishes July 1, 2010 Mrs. Pamela Liegel, Spring Green
367 Congratulations on awards July 1, 2010 Mark Miller, Madison
368 Why is Latin returning to the Mass? June 17, 2010 Al Hiebing, Cross Plains
369 Catholic Herald calls him back for second, third time May 27, 2010 Dick Berning, Sinsinawa
370 University of Wisconsin and Meriter should stop plans to offer late-term abortions May 13, 2010 Deacon Jack Fernan, Monona
371 Pope John XXIII should be considered for sainthood May 6, 2010 John Murphy, Madison
372 Speak out, defend Church, and draw others to Christ April 22, 2010 Laurie Favreau, Janesville
373 Wonderful celebration of Divine Mercy Sunday at St. Aloysius, Sauk City April 22, 2010 Leif Arvidson, Reedsburg
374 Parents: beware of public school sex ed programs April 15, 2010 Alicia Connolly-Lohr, Sun Prairie
375 Fatima visionary predicted suffering of Holy Father April 15, 2010 Paul Kokoski, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
376 Press should publicize failures of the Church April 8, 2010 Pat Kippert, Sun Prairie
377 Encouraging to see faith of doctor in his column April 8, 2010 Francis Paliekara, Fond du Lac
378 ‘Ultimate solution’ today is aimed at elderly, infirm April 7, 2010 Jacek M. Cianciara, Madison
379 Later Saturday evening Masses better for farmers April 1, 2010 Elmer Heldstell, Brodhead
380 Urge bishops to take action against association April 1, 2010 Charles and Magdalene Sippel, Waterloo
381 Both forms of the Mass are beautiful ways to worship March 18, 2010 Janet McKellar, Waunakee
382 Modern liturgy is gift from Holy Spirit, joyful experience March 18, 2010 Bob Crawford, Sun Prairie
383 Urge representatives to vote against Senate bill March 11, 2010 Barbara L. Lyons, Milwaukee
384 Latin was introduced as a vernacular language March 4, 2010 Charles J. Sippel, Waterloo
385 Preserve some Latin words but offer Mass in vernacular February 25, 2010 Frank J. Gilardi, Ph.D., Madison
386 Popes, bishops, Vatican approve changes in liturgy February 25, 2010 Sr. Anne Marie Mongoven, O.P., Madison
387 Thanks for Latin Mass article February 25, 2010 Clyde and Carol Nelson, Middleton
388 Tridentine Masses gaining popularity in Madison area February 18, 2010 Jacek M. Cianciara, Madison
389 Law encourages children to become sexually active February 18, 2010 David Kuhle, Hazel Green
390 Pro-life message is about conversion of hearts February 18, 2010 Jeanne Breunig, Middleton
391 Abortion decisions violate intentions of founders February 11, 2010 Patrick Hardyman, Blanchardville
392 Doctors are not God February 11, 2010 Laurie Favreau, Janesville
393 Senate version of health care bill expands taxpayer funding of abortion January 28, 2010 Barbara Lyons, Milwaukee
394 Catholics should not turn their backs on the Truth January 21, 2010 Deacon John (Jack) Fernan, Monona
395 Court ruled in Roe vs. Wade like in Dred Scott decision January 21, 2010 Charles and Magdalene Sippel, Waterloo
396 What are you doing to help ‘high risk’ babies killed by abortion? January 14, 2010 Sr. Rosalia Bauer, Beloit
397 Government involvement in health care open to debate December 31, 2009 Emily Seyfert, Cross Plains
398 Teacher appreciated participating in contest December 24, 2009 Carol Szymanki, Baraboo
399 Don’t be duped by term ‘reproductive choice’ December 24, 2009 Charles Sippel, Waterloo
400 Action needed to stop proposed sex education bill December 17, 2009 Glenn Grothman, State Senator
401 Scientific studies prove authenticity of shroud December 17, 2009 Judy Winter, Platteville
402 ‘Neutral’ not good enough December 10, 2009 Ellen Timmerman, Cuba City
403 Citizens with disabilities need our advocacy December 10, 2009 Janet Atkinson, Portage
404 Preserve freedom of religion December 10, 2009 Laurie Favreau, Janesville
405 Focusing on the priesthood December 10, 2009 Fr. Don Lange, Hazel Green
406 There are still concerns about health care reform November 26, 2009 Jerry Cigelske, Cambria
407 Take a stand for life and God-centered medicine November 26, 2009 Patrick Hardyman, Blanchardville
408 Nurse comments on ectopic pregnancy November 19, 2009 Patti Wetzel, RN, Watertown
409 Abortion should not be counted as ‘health care’ October 29, 2009 Jim Holden, Watertown
410 Brother Dutton did more to help Father Damien October 29, 2009 Robert Darling, Beloit
411 Let your legislators know how you feel about health care reform measures October 22, 2009 Susan Armacost, Milwaukee
412 Praying Rosary helps us imitate Mary, do God's will October 22, 2009 Fr. Don Lange, Hazel Green
413 Need health care coverage, but not tax-funded abortions October 15, 2009 Kathleen Williams, Monona
414 Teachers are role models and should be appreciated September 17, 2009 Fr. Don Lange, Sinsinawa
415 Scrap current health care reform, do something else September 17, 2009 Beverly Moran, Corinth, N.Y.
416 Renewed interest in pro-life public witness, prayer September 3, 2009 Peggy Hamill, Milwaukee
417 We should pass meaningful health care reform August 27, 2009 Anne E. Nahn, Middleton
418 Plan should not include tax dollars for abortions August 27, 2009 James Pawlak, West Allis
419 Governor, legislature failed to pass responsible budget August 27, 2009 Jeffrey Gibbons, Albany
420 Pro-life work needs backing of clergy of all faiths August 27, 2009 Charles and Magdalene Sippel, Waterloo
421 Seniors share memories with students going back to school August 20, 2009 Residents at St. Elizabeth Manor in Footville
422 Support amendment excluding abortion from health care reform bills August 20, 2009 Barbara L. Lyons, Milwaukee
423 Archbishop right on nuclear weapons August 13, 2009 Trudi Jenny, Madison
424 End-of-life options should be offered August 13, 2009 Bill Dagnon, Baraboo
425 We cannot compromise with moral evil of abortion July 30, 2009 Patrick Hardyman, Blanchardville
426 Center is beacon reaching throughout community July 30, 2009 Craig R. Vance, Madison
427 Likes Fr. Dietzen’s article about ‘authentic’ Catholics July 16, 2009 Ben Weisse, Madison
428 Look at method of saints to fund Multicultural Center June 25, 2009 Tim Huegerich, Madison
429 Praise for parish response June 25, 2009 Kathy Pazak, McFarland
430 Fund established for children June 25, 2009 Barb Spruill, Middleton
431 Follow-up on Lacey’s Law June 11, 2009 Steve Meinel, Schofield
432 Thank you from St. Vincent’s June 11, 2009 Ralph Middlecamp, Madison
433 Obama likely planning pro-abortion health care reform legislation June 11, 2009 Susan Armacost, Milwaukee
434 Obama should not be invited to speak at a Catholic university May 28, 2009 Bill and Joy Exner, St. Mary Parish, Pine Bluff
435 On abortion issue, Church is right and president is wrong May 28, 2009 Mary and Dick Wilkinson, Markesan
436 Catholicism has fallen into heresy May 28, 2009 Charles Sippel, Waterloo
437 Stem-cell reversal shows culture’s devaluing of life May 21, 2009 Jim Dearing, Middleton
438 Year for Priests opportunity for thanks, encouragement May 14, 2009 Fr. Don Lange, Madison
439 Differences revealed inside, outside of Madison church May 14, 2009 Todd Burud, Verona
440 Continue to exert pressure against late-term abortions April 30, 2009 Peggy Hamill, Brookfield
441 We could abolish AIDS, if we really wanted to do it April 30, 2009 Paul Kokoski, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
442 Thanks for information April 16, 2009 Richard B. Hamilton, Madison
443 Article made a difference April 16, 2009 Alice Jenson, Madison
444 Bishop’s ‘uncompromising Catholic presence’ praised April 9, 2009 Dorene Shuda, Jefferson
445 President could speak, but don’t give him a degree April 9, 2009 Lloyd Berning, Sinsinawa
446 Stop taxpayer funding of abortions April 2, 2009 Barbara L. Lyons, Milwaukee
447 No cures from embryonic stem-cell research April 2, 2009 Charles Sippel, Waterloo
448 Questions about Justice Department decision April 2, 2009 Eulalia Ruetten, Madison
449 Vote for values in races on April 7 April 2, 2009 Ellen Timmerman, Cuba City
450 Send postcards to president to protect conscience rights March 19, 2009 Mary M. Hefferan, Janesville
451 Thanks for food contribution from Catholic schools March 12, 2009 Ralph Middlecamp, Madison Society of St. Vincent de Paul
452 Remember the words of Pope John Paul II on life March 12, 2009 Patrick Hardyman, Blanchardville
453 U.S. and allies met Just War requirements in Iraq March 5, 2009 Dennis Ganser, Hartford
454 ‘Definitely Not Abortion’ Club March 5, 2009 George W. Sande, Cambridge
455 Government funding wrong March 5, 2009 Charles Sippel, Waterloo
456 Thirteen-year-old girl opposes abortion decision February 26, 2009 Leah Tews, Verona
457 Catholics voted for president who supported abortion February 26, 2009 Paul Kramer, Madison
458 Those who backed Iraq war now castigating priest February 26, 2009 Jerome Joyce, Madison
459 Be informed about facts about abortion, FOCA February 19, 2009 Miriam Williams, Beloit
460 Ask people to make feelings known about lost lives February 19, 2009 Dick Rydecki, Oregon
461 Don’t use tax and tuition money to fund abortions February 19, 2009 James Pawlak, West Allis
462 Keep praying and working for the Culture of Life February 19, 2009 Jeanne Breunig, Middleton
463 Catholics had facts, voted for pro-abortion politicians February 12, 2009 Betty J. Bauer, Lancaster
464 Freedom of choice should extend to unborn children February 12, 2009 Dorothy Reed, Platteville
465 Church needs to provide more education on life issues February 12, 2009 Marianne Gernetzke, Belleville
466 Soldiers in Iraq enhancing dignity of Iraqi people February 12, 2009 Ron Faust, Cross Plains
467 Democrats’ control in state won’t result in ‘good policy’ February 12, 2009 David Kuhle, Hazel Green
468 Pro-lifers must stand up and let their voices be heard February 12, 2009 Mary Lou Chesmore, Milton
469 Freedom of religion includes separation of atheism, state February 12, 2009 John Francis Scott, Madison
470 Likes vocation article February 12, 2009 Fr. Robert Buholzer, Stoughton
471 Abortions could provide eggs for research February 5, 2009 Jeanne Breunig, Middleton
472 Protest cards are good, but take best action by voting February 5, 2009 Robert A. Zibert, Beloit
473 We should support U.S. troops serving in Iraq February 5, 2009 Bryce Bellinder, Prairie du Sac
474 Catholics should call for end to current conflicts February 5, 2009 Marian Fredal, Madison
475 U.S. armed forces are fighting the ‘good war’ February 5, 2009 Donald R. Murphy, Madison
476 Priest makes excellent case against intervention in Iraq January 29, 2009 Fr. Stephen J. Umhoefer, Pastor
477 Concerns about militarism and treatment of prisoners January 29, 2009 Fr. David Wanish, Pastor
478 Write to oppose abortions at Madison Surgery Center January 22, 2009 Alissa Hirscher, Madison
479 Help stop UW Hospital late-term abortions January 22, 2009 Barbara L. Lyons, MIlwaukee
480 Stance of Catholics on war considered a pro-life issue January 22, 2009 Sr. Marie Louise Seckar, O.P., Madison
481 Must keep law opposing same-sex marriage January 22, 2009 Patrick Hardyman, Blanchardville
482 Some points well-taken, but ignores threats of terrorism January 22, 2009 Fr. Tony Schumacher, Madison
483 Forming good conscience and doctrine of just war January 22, 2009 Daniel J. Guilfoil, Monona
484 Agree with priest on not supporting the military January 15, 2009 John Murphy, Madison
485 Other ways besides force to promote justice, peace January 15, 2009 Sr. Maureen McDonnell, O.P., Madison
486 Comments on Catholics in military off the mark January 8, 2009 Tom Darcy, CDR, USNR (Ret), Fitchburg
487 Thanks for timely articles, especially Fr. Dietzen’s January 8, 2009 Eileen Chvala, Madison
488 Congress and citizens facing critical life issues in 2009 January 8, 2009 Charles J. Sippel, Waterloo
489 Members of Armed Forces preserve freedoms we enjoy January 8, 2009 Art Clark, Janesville
490 Economic problems today not as bad as previous times December 25, 2008 Gregory Krohm, Madison
491 Catholics should not participate in U.S. military at this time December 25, 2008 Fr. Jim Murphy, Portage
492 New nativity is beautiful gift December 11, 2008 Theresa Bernstein, Brodhead
493 Ask Our Lady to intercede for our failing culture December 11, 2008 Mark Kimble, Madison
494 We must work to end ‘slaughter of the innocents’ December 4, 2008 Deacon Jack Fernan, Madison
495 Stopping FOCA is of utmost importance to our nation November 27, 2008 Barbara L. Lyons, Milwaukee
496 Paper should not publish congratulations to Obama November 27, 2008 Sheila Manghera, Sun Prairie
497 Lay faithful should promote ‘Cardinal Parishes’ November 26, 2008 Patrick S. Hirzel, Battle Creek, Mich.
498 Government should have less hand in health care November 20, 2008 Yvette Piette, Madison
499 Bishop can’t compromise on Church teachings November 20, 2008 Charles Sippel, Waterloo
500 Congratulatory words not appropriate with Obama November 20, 2008 Jim and Pattie Troha, Madison
501 Questions for Congress about the economy November 20, 2008 Charles Lackovich, Marshall
502 There is still time to protest Freedom of Choice Act November 20, 2008 Diane Judson, Monona
503 Knights’ mission vital today November 6, 2008 Sir James A. Marples, KHS, Longview, Texas
504 All Catholics must follow basic tenets of the Church November 6, 2008 Pauline Wergin, South Beloit, Ill.
505 Bishops should dialogue with people they serve November 5, 2008 Wayne Sigelko, Madison
506 Barack Obama is opposed to teachings of the Church October 23, 2008 Timothy Rookey, Middleton
507 Difference between lives lost in abortion and war October 23, 2008 Jill Yanke, Cottage Grove
508 Obama said he would sign Freedom of Choice Act October 16, 2008 Nick and Kay Ringelstetter, Prairie du Sac
509 Obama has liberal record October 16, 2008 Pat Hawthorne, Janesville
510 Kmiec’s claims about Obama not supported by his record October 9, 2008 Jim Gross, Ft. Atkinson
511 It will take courage to reverse abortion, like it did for slavery October 9, 2008 Mark Malsam, Parker, Colo.
512 ‘Respecting Life’ should include lives lost in wars October 9, 2008 Ron Lins, Blue Mounds
513 Candidates must recognize personhood of unborn child October 2, 2008 Pat Hardyman, Blanchardville
514 Try a different strategy to make abortion rare October 2, 2008 Bill Checovich, Madison
515 Liked story on Michael Clancy, notes mistake October 2, 2008 Nancy Leonovicz, Madison
 

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