Bishop ordains six new priests
Thursday, Jul. 02, 2015 -- 12:00 AM
Ordinations 2015
The Diocese of Madison welcomes six new priests after Bishop Robert C. Morlino ordained the men to the priesthood on Friday, June 26, at St. Maria Goretti Church in Madison. Pictured from left are: Fr. Christopher Padilla, Fr. Gabriel Lopez-Betanzos, Fr. Tafadzwa Kushamba, Bishop Morlino, Fr. Scott Emerson, Fr. Chahm Gahng, and Fr. Christopher Gernetzke. For more on this year’s ordinations, see the July 16 issue of the Catholic Herald. (Catholic Herald photo/Kevin Wondrash)

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Encyclical: respect for human and environmental ecology
Written by Bishop Robert C. Morlino   
Thursday, Jul. 02, 2015 -- 12:00 AM

Dear Friends,

Around this time of year, things typically slow down in this space. Our Catholic Herald usually has a reduced schedule during the summer, and I always take a bit of a "summer recess" from writing these columns.

That being said, there’s been enough happening in the last two weeks to fill numerous columns, and so I feel compelled to write.

Two very major things happened this past Friday -- the ordination of six men to the priesthood for the diocese, and the Supreme Court’s disastrous decision redefining marriage.

Ground breaks on new Edgewood College residence hall
Written by Kevin Wondrash, Catholic Herald Staff   
Thursday, Jul. 02, 2015 -- 12:00 AM

MADISON -- Just several days after the end of another school year, Edgewood College looked to the future with the start of another building project.

As supporters and guests gathered on campus, Chair of the Board of Trustees Gary Schaefer welcomed everyone to what he called a "great occasion at Edgewood College."

On Thursday, May 28, ground was broken on what will be the college's newest residence hall.


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