Jane Marie Bradish is a member of the School Sisters of St. Francis based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her ministry has been in secondary education; currently she teaches theology and is the academic programmer for a large, urban, multicultural high school. She recently received the Project ADAM Karen Smith Award from Children's Hospital of Wisconsin for implementing comprehensive CPR-AED (cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator) programs for the school community. 


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Plan D: Louie and Wall-E

When multiple plans for a hands-on reconciliation service at our high school focusing on right relationships — and the planet — were thwarted by weather, we found a way.

Holy Week confuses me

For me, Holy Week seems to be a lifelong learning experience, and that learning curve gets steeper some years and levels off other years.

It's the morning after a mass shooting: What do we do now?

Milwaukee has been shaken to its core. I'm sure I am not the only one who didn't sleep, and I have no personal connection to Molson Coors. Every siren startled me and helicopters hovered long into the night.

Ho ho humbug! My re-discovery of Christmas

Don't get me wrong, I'm no Grinch. I just haven't figured out how to make Christmas "work for me." A couple of seemingly random events are changing that.