Columnists/Angela Kessler
Updated: September 7th, 2012
In celebration of the Catholic press
ANGELA KESSLER, Chronicle Editor
Friday, 07 February 2014
February is Catholic Press Month, a time we set aside to celebrate the contributions Catholic publications make in spreading the good news and truth of our faith. For nearly 80 years, the Catholic Chronicle has been one of hundreds of magazines and newspapers dedicated to sharing information that...
ANGELA KESSLER, Chronicle Editor
Friday, 01 November 2013
Our family was attending Mass not too long ago. After we all stood for the Gospel reading, my 13-year-old noticed something unusual. With his hands still folded, he turned to me and gave me a nudge with his elbow. When he had my attention, he silent...
ANGELA KESSLER, Chronicle Editor
Friday, 03 May 2013
This is the time of the year I tell my friends and family I’d rather be a landscaper than an editor. Nothing in nature is more beautiful to me than the light green of leaves just starting to burst from their spring buds, but before they are fully g...
ANGELA KESSLER, Chronicle Editor
Friday, 02 November 2012
Living in a so-called “battleground” state, we have been inundated with all things presidential politics for months now. I think I can speak for all of us by saying we are eager for all of the political advertising to cease. Whether it’s on te...
ANGELA KESSLER, Chronicle Editor
Friday, 05 October 2012
A few weeks ago, I found myself mentally gravitating toward thoughts of my grandmother, my mom’s mom. Pleasant thoughts of her kept invading my mind. I thought about the several summers in a row that just the two of us would spend a whole day toge...
ANGELA KESSLER, Chronicle Editor
Friday, 07 September 2012
A song from the soundtrack of the hit Broadway musical “Memphis” is playing as I sit down to write this month’s column. The refrain, set to a gospel music-style song, is “Oh Lord, Lord, Lord, ...
ANGELA KESSLER, Chronicle Editor
Friday, 03 August 2012
It was great to see so many of you at Exclaim! July 29. I am amazed at how much this program has grown in the short three years it has been staged at the Msgr. Schmit CYO Athletic Complex. For those ...
ANGELA KESSLER, Chronicle Editor
Friday, 01 June 2012
I arrive home after work to an empty house. One child is at baseball practice. Another is playing a baseball game. Dad is with him because he helps coach. The oldest is at rehearsal for a musical. Luc...
Angela Kessler
Friday, 04 May 2012
Years ago, I heard a speaker relate a story about how God constantly whispers to us, and it is up to us to listen for those whispers and act upon them. And if we don’t, He’ll get our attention ano...
ANGELA KESSLER, Chronicle Editor
Friday, 06 April 2012
Happy Easter! What a wonderful time of year. It has been so fun watching everything come into bloom so early this year while enjoying record-setting temperatures in March. With the sudden heat and th...