Lisa Kochanowski

Freelance Writer

Lisa Kochanowski has been contributing to professional newspapers for over 20 years, including news articles, feature pieces and photography. She is a proud Catholic wife and the mother of two teenage sons. Storytelling is her passion.

Flag football game offers life-changing impact at St. Augustine Parish Default Thumbnail
Local

Flag football game offers life-changing impact at St. Augustine Parish

By Lisa Kochanowski SOUTH BEND — It started as a small Nerf ball tradition pulled from Deacon Mel Tardy’s trunk after youth ministry classes and has become a life-changing tradition […]

Catholic Charities Christmas programs support seniors and families in need Default Thumbnail
Local

Catholic Charities Christmas programs support seniors and families in need

By Lisa Kochanowski SOUTH BEND — “An 11-year-old girl with a birthday just before Christmas had never celebrated with a party or gifts due to her family’s financial situation. Thanks […]

Stations of the Cross bring reflection to school children on Christ’s Passion Default Thumbnail
Local

Stations of the Cross bring reflection to school children on Christ’s Passion

By Lisa Kochanowski During the Lenten season, Catholics of all ages will be spending the 40 days reflecting on the sacrifice of Jesus Christ. One of the ways that communities […]

Holy Cross priests have special devotion to Stations of the Cross Default Thumbnail
Local

Holy Cross priests have special devotion to Stations of the Cross

‘Hail the Cross, our only hope’ By Lisa Kochanowski SOUTH BEND — The cross is an integral part of the Priests of Holy Cross communities’ spirituality. The motto of the […]

Bishop Rhoades celebrates 50th anniversary of Windmoor Study Center Default Thumbnail
Local

Bishop Rhoades celebrates 50th anniversary of Windmoor Study Center

By Lisa Kochanowski SOUTH BEND — Over 50 people of varying ages turned out for the 50th anniversary celebration of Windmoor Study Center recently with a Mass of thanksgiving celebrated […]

St. Adalbert hosts successful monthly parent night discussions Default Thumbnail
Local

St. Adalbert hosts successful monthly parent night discussions

By Lisa Kochanowski SOUTH BEND — St. Adalbert School is taking an active approach to bringing parents into the school by hosting monthly parent meetings that provide dinner, child care […]