Columnists/Angela Kessler
Updated: September 7th, 2012
True role models can be found in newest saints
ANGELA KESSLER, Chronicle Editor
Friday, 02 May 2014
Members of our family watch a lot of sports. Whether its the kids’ games, our favorite Detroit Tigers, college hoops or football, we are well aware of the impact athletes have on our children. These very public figures are prominent for both their good and bad actions. When he played in Detroit,...
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 ...
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 th...
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...