The myth of neutrality

By Pastor David Buchs, Concordia Evangelical Lutheran Church, Fair Haven However zealous you may be about your convictions in private, most of us prefer to avoid confrontation. We prefer to keep our beliefs to ourselves. In real life, that is. Social media is another matter for another discussion. In real life, we tend to keep…

St. Wendelin’s students celebrate reading inside and outside of school

Reading at St. Wendelin’s School is “exciting” both inside the school waiting for dismissal and outside of school enjoying one of God’s beautiful days. National Library Week (April 4-10) was just celebrated last week. St. Wendelin’s staff and students would like to thank all librarians, especially their own Mrs. Fischer, for a wonderful job they…

Pandemic hardships can’t stop Holy Cross Catholic School

Raised more than $9,000 and achieved a new fundraising record Is it possible for Holy Cross Catholic School to conduct successful fundraising campaign in the middle of a pandemic, when many Catholic churches are closed and door-to-door fundraising methods aren’t available? The answer is a resounding, “Yes!” Students, faculty, and families were able to raise…

St. Wendelin’s students pray the Stations of the Cross

Every Friday during Lent, the students and staff of St. Wendelin’s School are in the church pews respectfully praying the Stations of the Cross. Those present walk that lonely path with Christ in their hearts remembering His final earthly days. The Stations of the Cross are followed by a silent lunch when students reflect on…

St. Wendelin’s top readers

Congratulations to our class leaders for the “I Love to Read” reading challenge: Oliver, Andrew, Elizabeth, Trinity, and Alex. Together they read for 5,985 minutes. They each received a $10 Barnes and Noble gift card. The class that averaged the highest minutes was our K/1 class. They each chose a book from the Scholastic book…

Thinking again about education

Sunday, April 18, 10:30-11:30 a.m. By Pastor David Buchs, Concordia Evangelical Lutheran Church, Fairhaven http://www.concordialcms.com The last year has given many parents the occasion to look at the education of their children with fresh eyes. They’ve had to react to changes, and consider options and be involved in ways that have never been on the…

‘Halfway to Someday,’ by Layla Dorine

Novel explores shared grief and PTSD By Michael Tidemann So what happens when two PTSD victims converge in a lonely cabin during a Colorado blizzard? That’s the setup for “Halfway to Someday,” a psychologically engaging novel by Osage, Iowa, author Layla Dorine. Rocker Jesse Winters, who suffers from the aftereffects of a past relationship from…

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