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The Catholic Herald is the official newspaper of the Diocese of Madison. Its purpose is to inform and educate people of the Diocese through communications that proclaim Gospel values, report the news, and comment on issues as they pertain to the mission of the Catholic Church, which is to bring all in Jesus Christ to the Father. |
Middle School Rally:
Road to heaven requires trust in God
MADISON -- No matter what is happening in your life, God knows, and he has the answers for you.
Approximately 550 middle school students from all over the Diocese of Madison heard this message when they gathered at the Bishop O'Connor Catholic Pastoral Center Feb. 24 for a youth rally sponsored by the Office of Religious Education and Camp Gray.
Sending the message was keynote speaker Kerry O'Connell, associate director in the Youth Ministry Office for the Archdiocese of Newark, N.J.
"No matter what is going on in your life, God always wants you to use your gifts," said O'Connell. Full Story ...
Spring day for handicapped: April 13
MONROE -- The Apostolate to the Handicapped announces its spring day for the handicapped to be held on Saturday, April 13, at the Monroe Senior High School.
All handicapped, elderly invited
All handicapped and elderly persons are especially invited to this event. "Light the Fire Within -- Celebrating 35 Years" is the theme of this day for the handicapped. Having begun in 1967, the Apostolate to the Handicapped will celebrate its 35th birthday.
Bishop George O. Wirz will be the principal celebrant and homilist for the 11 a.m. Mass. He will be joined by other priests concelebrating the Mass.
Fr. Kent Schmitt will lead the liturgical planning assisted by Fr. Michael Klarer and Fr. Bill Seipp. Television Mass commentators and acolytes will read and serve the Mass.
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|News & Features:
Retirement living section:
Presbyteral Council: Approves upgraded salaries/benefits
for diocesan priests
At United Nations:
Vatican calls for worldwide ban
on human cloning
Coming of Age by Amy Welborn --
During Lent: Discovering what praying is really about
by Fr. John Dietzen -- Questions:
Covering crosses and statues; non-Catholics at Mass
The Pope Speaks
by Pope John Paul II --
Christian prayer: Means sharing
all of life's joys, sorrows with God
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