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November 7, 2002 Edition   •   Volume 132, No. 41   •   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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The Catholic Herald awards:

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

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

photo of Lime Ridge quadruplets, their parents and volunteers

left arrowGary and Vikki Stingley, seated back left and center, of St. Boniface Parish in Lime Ridge are shown here with their four-month-old quadruplets and a few of the volunteers who help out. (Catholic Herald photo by Julianne Nornberg)

Counting blessings:
Family with quadruplets grateful for faith, community

LIME RIDGE -- Changing babies, feeding babies, playing with them, and rocking them to sleep - this is the life of a new parent, and for Vikki and Gary Stingley, it is all this times four.

In their house nestled among the rolling hills of the western part of the Diocese of Madison, the couple looks at each other and at their newly born quadruplets with such love and dedication.

This is what family is all about.

And it is faith in God that has seen them through, said Vikki.   Full Story ...

St. Coletta, Jefferson:
Bishop blesses renovated chapel

JEFFERSON -- "May all here today, and all those in days to come, who will celebrate your mysteries upon this altar be united at last in the holy city of your peace. Amen."

With these words Bishop William H. Bullock called down God's blessing upon the newly remodeled chapel of St. Coletta of Wisconsin. Anointing it with holy oils, he rededicated the altar, designed to comply with new liturgical guidelines, at a recent ceremony. It was the joyous culmination of a three-year project.

Renovation project

John Buscemi was the designer and liturgical consultant for the chapel. Steve Zwettler, St. Coletta director of mission effectiveness, chaired the committee which brought the project from the drawing board to the dedication ceremony.

The committee consisted of Bob Stearns, president and CEO; Andrea Speth, vice president of development; Fr. Tom Gillespie, chaplain; Sr. Johnice Flanagan, Sisters of St. Francis; Ted Hoffman, director of maintenance; and Andy Pohl, St. Coletta client.

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News & Features:

Revised norms: Key provisions left intact as bishops meet

Generation X:
Who are today's young adults?

U.S. bishops: Face heavy, diverse agenda at mid-November meeting


• Coming of Age
by Christopher Carstens --
When teens, parents disagree:
About religion

• Making a Difference
by Tony Magliano --
The bottom line on war: Taking a closer look at the just-war theory

• Your Family
by Monica and Bill Dodds --
Finding a family counselor

• Question Corner
by Fr. John Dietzen --
Godparents: Represent
and support community of faith

• The Pope Speaks
by Pope John Paul II --
God condemns human injustice:
Calls people to live a life
of holiness

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