Author Archives: Joe Bollig

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Come back to me

It wasn't the most unusual question Msgr. Michael Mullen had ever heard in the confessional, but it was one of the funniest.
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Is it any wonder?

The rest of the state is starting to discover what members of St. Mary Parish in St. Benedict have known for years: Their church is a wonder.
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Putting a priority on marriage

When the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Marriage and Family Life met here, they were a little like Moses and the wandering Israelites: They knew where they were headed — but they didn’t have a map.
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Like a rock

There was a time at St. Patrick Parish, in rural Atchison County, when half the parish didn’t speak to the other.