We Feel Helpless, Our Faith blog post by Archbishop Listecki. "Like the disciples, we feel helpless in the face of such vast problems. What can we do since we possess so little? We can turn over what little we possess to Jesus so that He can multiply our gifts."
At the Seminary
Pallium Golf Outing "our eleventh annual Pallium Scholarship Benefit the most successful ever!"
In the Milwaukee Catholic Herald
Judge OKs another attempt at mediation, by Brian T. Olszewski. "She [Judge Susan V. Kelley ] was referring to her 2012 attempt to have retired U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Randall Newsome mediate the case."
Judge orders archdiocese to pay $1.35M in professional fees, by Brian T. Olszewski. "According to figures provided by the archdiocese’s finance office, as of July 31, the total amount of fees filed in the Chapter 11 proceedings are $15.1 million. Of that amount, $8.9 million has been paid."
The Law of Karma, by Ron Rolheiser, OMI, or as the Herald headlines it, "Jesus no stranger to the idea of 'karma'".
Around the Parishes and Schools
Major renovations underway at St. Anthony, by Ricardo Torres, Milwaukee Catholic Herald. (That's St. Anthony on the Lake Church, Pewaukee) "several additions, including a parish life center, parish activity center, gymnasium and upgrades to the school are underway. ... $6.4 million has been budgeted for the project..."
Old school new location for Notre Dame Primary, by Tracy Rusch, Milwaukee Catholic Herald. "Notre Dame Schools, a Catholic co-educational, dual-language immersion primary school and fifth-through eighth-grade all-girls college preparatory school, announced in a press release June 5 that it purchased the former Grace Hmong Alliance Church on South Layton Boulevard for the expansion of its primary school."
P.S. Get Out Of The Boat: A Recap of Bishop Hying's Homily at Roses For Our Lady, by John Bender, Go Forward Make Noise
P.S. At No Spin Homilies, Father Dan Volkert's for the 19th Sunday in Ordinary time
The Week Ahead:
Liturgy for Peace and Justice, Sunday, August 17th 9:30 am, "...Milwaukee Irish Fest is pleased to welcome Bishop Richard B. Higgins, the Vicar for Veterans Affairs at the Archdiocese for Military Services USA, as the celebrant" (via Milwaukee Catholic Herald)