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

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