Archdiocese of Milwaukee

Video Blog: What is Prayer?

For many, prayer plays a huge role in their lives. But what exactly IS prayer? And why is it so important? Bishop Don offers us some great insight into the power of prayer, and the many different ways we can benefit from it. Based upon the Catechism of the Catholic Church (2559).

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Surgical Services at the new Ripon Medical Center

A meditation room and healing gardens will be located near Surgical Services at the new Ripon Medical Center. Outpatient and inpatient surgical procedures will be offered in this area on the hospital’s first floor. The area will feature a total of 11 pre- and post-op rooms; three surgical suites; and an endoscopic procedure room.   [...]

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Breast cancer awareness: What are BRCA 1 and BRCA 2?

The BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 genes are human caretaker genes that produce proteins, called breast cancer type 1 and breast cancer type 2 susceptibility proteins. They are responsible for repairing DNA. The BRCA 1 gene repairs breaks in strands of DNA, whose helix formation is continuously being broken from damage. Sometimes one or both [...]

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Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day

Written by: Tiffany Wiese, Agnesian HealthCare Domestic Violence Program Coordinator This Wednesday, October 9, is National HealthCares About Domestic Violence Day. This day aims to reach members of the healthcare community to educate them on the importance of screening for abuse in the healthcare setting. It also helps bring awareness to the long-term physical and emotional [...]

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Lobby at the new Ripon Medical Center

The new lobby at Ripon Medical Center features an open concept to help patients and families easily locate the services or programs they are seeking. A gift shop will be off the lobby for conveniences, and a fireplace will provide a healing environment for those coming to the hospital. Journeys: a health resource center will [...]

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Domestic Violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month October is National Domestic Violence Awareness month. Domestic violence is behavior perpetrated by one intimate partner that creates an environment of terror for the other partner and includes, but is not limited to, physical, sexual, emotional, psychological and economic abuse as well as threats and destructiveness directed at the [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Apple & Cream Cheese Roll-ups

Ingredients Filling: 1 cup dried apples, chopped 1/3 cup thawed apple juice concentrate, undiluted 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon Dash of ground nutmeg 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup (2 ounces) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese 1 large egg Pastry: 12 sheets frozen phyllo dough, thawed Cooking spray 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs, divided 1/4 cup sugar, divided Topping: [...]

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