Michael Wentworth

Our Lady of Good Help, Pray for Us.

By Rev. Peter R. Stryker, CPM, Rector, Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help Growing up in Cincinnati, Ohio, I was blessed with two brothers and three sisters! And not long after I arrived to serve here at the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help, one of my sisters said to me: “I’ll bet Dad had […]

Gather The Children in This Wild Country…

By Joe Tremblay, Director of Adult Faith Formation, Green Bay Diocese,  jtremblay@gbdioce.org. In 1859, when the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to Adele in North East Wisconsin, times were tough. It wasn’t uncommon for pioneers to die from starvation and from the harsh, cold Wisconsin winters. One could say, without the least bit of exaggeration, that the basic […]

Thoughts of St. Joseph

By Rev. James Bernard Herring, O. Praem., JCD, Ph.D., St. Norbert Abbey I go back to my days in grade school at Gesu, St. Elizabeth and St. Benedict in Philadelphia. When going into the Church I was always drawn to the three altars at the end of the great aisle: the Tabernacle in the middle, our […]

IMPORTANT Logistical Information

Attention all Walk to Mary participants.  You need to read this information so you know what to do, where to go, and what to bring.  We recommend you print this out and use it as a handy reference. Pilgrim packets need to be picked up at Rock Garden Conference Center/Comfort Suites from noon until 8 […]

Trial Run Reveals Insights

By Pat Deprey, Walk to Mary – Event Director, pat.deprey@walktomary.com.   A couple of weekends ago, Gary Kozloski, one of the 3 organizers of the event and I walked the Walk to Mary route.  Well, I have to admit, Gary walked the whole route and I met him at the first “join in” point – […]

Walk to Mary Prayer

The following prayer was submitted to us by Rev. Francis Hoffman “Fr. Rocky”, Executive Director of Relevant Radio. Dear Father in heaven, just as the three Kings journeyed from the East to find Christ; just as Jesus, Mary and Joseph traveled by foot from Nazareth to the Temple in Jerusalem; just as Peter and James and John hiked up […]

The Queen of Heaven

The following is the first in a series written by Joe Tremblay, Director of Adult Faith Formation, Green Bay Diocese,  jtremblay@gbdioce.org. Not just a lady and not just a mother, but a queen! Wisconsin has bragging rights it has never capitalized on before. A real queen came to visit a young Wisconsin girl named Adele Brise in […]