Tag Archive: #hope

How Pope Francis Views Advent’s Call to Hope

Posted on December 16, 2022
Advent is a “continuous call to hope,” says Pope Francis. It seems, then, that a key aim of this pre-Christmas season is to focus attention on hope’s immense importance for everyone. But why? Is hope a problem? Sure, it can [read more...]

Have Hope!

Posted on November 1, 2022
32nd Sunday Ordinary Time, Year C Before man was created, the world was created through different processes. No one talked about cataclysms or catastrophes because man did not yet exist. When God created man, feelings and emotions such as hope, [read more...]

Three Cs for Coping with Grief    

Posted on October 27, 2022
For those who are grieving, special days such as holidays and anniversaries associated with the deceased can be especially hard. Acknowledging the challenge of facing these days does not make a potentially difficult time any easier, but preparing for them [read more...]

Evening of Prayer & Hope After Abortion

Posted on March 12, 2022
St. Francis de Sales Church is hosting an “Evening of Prayer and Hope After Abortion” on April 5, 2022, from 7:00 – 8:15. Please join them for scripture-based prayer and meditation in a loving, peaceful and respectful atmosphere. All are welcome. Come [read more...]

Hope for Young Adults & the Future of our Church

Posted on July 14, 2021
At last weekend’s masses, Luke La Salvia introduced parishioners to the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) Program and discussed his role as a campus missionary at University of Wisconsin-Madison. FOCUS is a Catholic collegiate outreach program whose mission is [read more...]

Lost Child Pilgrimage, Via ZOOM

Posted on October 15, 2020
Men and women who have experienced and grieve the loss of a child are invited and encouraged to attend the Lost Child Pilgrimage — a sacred journey of loss, healing and hope — via a virtual ZOOM meeting, hosted by [read more...]