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September 5, 2002 Edition   •   Volume 132, No. 32   •   Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A.

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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.
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• Web edition: Award of Distinction, The Communicator Awards 2002 Print Media competition.

• Print edition: Award winner, Catholic Press Association 2002 awards competition.

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Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan gives an enthusiastic wave to those gathered outside the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist at the conclusion of his Mass of installation. (Sam Lucero photo)

Dolan installed 10th archbishop of Milwaukee

New archbishop invites Catholics to embark
on adventure in fidelity

MILWAUKEE -- With family, friends, high-ranking church officials and various community representatives looking on and lending their prayerful participation, Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan was installed Wednesday as the 10th shepherd of the Milwaukee Archdiocese.

Stretching the limits of St. John the Evangelist Cathedral's seating capacity, more than 1,000 attendees at the Aug. 28 invitation-only event applauded several times, prayed and sang with apparent reverence and smiled with Dolan who beamed with joy throughout the three and a half hour celebration.
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Bishop Bullock 'inspired' by new archbishop

MADISON -- Bishop William H. Bullock of Madison said the installation of Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan of Milwaukee "was truly an inspiration for us."

Bullock concelebrated the installation Mass on Aug. 28 along with Auxiliary Bishop George O. Wirz. Bullock praised Dolan's homily, "Archbishop Dolan focused his forthright comments in a way that made him truly credible to all who listened to him.   Full Story ...

Local volunteer:
Helped at Ground Zero

Wendy Damm, R.N., vice president of Columbus Community Hospital, spoke to both junior and senior high school youth of St. Joseph Parish in East Bristol recently about her experiences as a Red Cross volunteer at New York's Ground Zero, the site of the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center.

Damm, a member of St. Joseph Parish, has a long history of service as a Red Cross volunteer. She has traveled to various sites in the U.S. where assistance was desperately needed for both victims and their families. Damm has also gone to Haiti seven times to bring medical aid to the extremely poor population of the island and plans to return again this year.

Damm flew into the Newark, N.J., airport in December of 2001 and was taken to the 911 Service Center on Manhattan Island. She provided aid to victims and their families for three weeks.

Many victims received assistance at Red Cross Service Centers. The Service Center where Damm worked was a Jesuit monastery. While in New York she helped to clear people for essential services and counseled those suffering from mental health problems.   Full Story ...

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News & Features:

Migrant Ministry:
Serving and praying with those far from home

Reaching out:
Parish family shows support
for young mother's needs

Movies: Recent releases reviewed by Catholic Conference

'The Remembrance Project': Bells will toll for those who died


• The Bottom Line
by Antoinette Bosco --
Children of Sept. 11:
'Where words fail, music speaks'

• Our Turn
by Therese J. Borchard --
Awakened from slumber:
Lessons from last September

• Question Corner
by Fr. John Dietzen --
Question: Can a Catholic marry
a Mormon in the church?

• The Pope Speaks
by Pope John Paul II -- Psalm 83:
Hymn of mystic longing for God

• Coming of Age
by Christopher Carstens --
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