Dog Days of Summer Roundup

A roundup?  It seems like it's been a while....  "Don't you want to take a leap of faith? Or become an old man, filled with regret, waiting to die alone!"

Sushi paired with spirituality in Green Bay diocesan event
The free event that pairs sushi tasting with faith-enriching fellowship is sponsored by the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay’s Department of New Evangelization.

“It’s very casual — a lot of laughter, a lot of smiles,” said Phil Lawson, coordinator for the department’s young adult ministry discipleship and formation.

Enrollment drop led to St. Peter the Fisherman K-8 school closure in Two Rivers
Reactions from parents are mixed, Reynebeau said. The school’s closing ends more than a century of Catholic education in Two Rivers.
Diocese of Green Bay Director of Communications Justine Lodel said Roncalli High School is working with SPTF to transport students from Two Rivers to the Manitowoc Catholic schools.
Bp. Callahan and La Crosse seminarians made pilgrimage to Briggsville Shrine
On Tuesday, Aug. 11, the feast day of St. Philomena, Bishop William P. Callahan of La Crosse will celebrate Mass in the church at 11 a.m. Seminarians from the Diocese of La Crosse will also be present. This feast day Mass is open to everyone.
(Shrine website)
Charlie Sykes interviews Archbishop Listecki on sex abuse scandal (audio)
"I consistently say this: we are a very different church than we were 20 years ago," Listecki says, "and that's largely because of the awareness of the issue."
JS Editorial Staff: Reasonable end to Arch. MKE bankruptcy

Chicago Tribune profiles the current seminarians of the Gary Diocese as they make their way to Catholic priesthood (part 1, part 2)

Cream City Catholic profiles Holy Trinity Parish in Milwaukee. 

And last but first, congrats to contributor Steve (and Laura) Karlen on the birth of their daughter!

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