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October 9, 2003 Edition   •   Volume 133, No. 37   •   Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A.

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Breaking News ...
Bishop David Zubik appointed Bishop
of Green Bay
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Bishop David Zubik

GREEN BAY -- Auxiliary Bishop David Zubik of Pittsburgh was named by Pope John Paul as the 11th Bishop of the Green Bay Diocese, succeeding Bishop Robert Banks. Bishop Banks, who has served nearly 13 years in Green Bay, had submitted his resignation last Feb. 26 when he turned 75, the mandatory retirement age for bishops.

Bishop Zubik, who will be installed on Dec. 12, has been vicar general and general secretary of the Pittsburgh Diocese since 1996.

He was born Sept. 4, 1949, in Sewickley, Pa., to Stanley and Susan (Raskosky) Zubik. He attended St. Stanislaus Elementary School and St. Veronica High School, both in Ambridge, Pa., before entering St. Paul Seminary, Pittsburgh.

He received an undergraduate degree at Duquesne University in 1971 and earned a degree in theology at St. Mary Seminary and University in Baltimore.

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• Related article: Statement of Bishop Morlino Regarding Bishop Zubik

Rosary March: Young and old join procession at cathedral

photo of recent Rosary March around the block at St. Raphael Cathedral in Madison

Older adults as well as children take part in the recent Rosary March around the block at St. Raphael Cathedral in Madison. Shown here is Tony Cina, Madison, and two of his daughters. (Catholic Herald photo by Julianne Nornberg)

MADISON -- On Respect Life Sunday, Oct. 5, people from throughout the Diocese of Madison gathered for the 52nd semi-annual Rosary March at St. Raphael Cathedral here.

Praying the Joyful, Sorrowful, and Luminous Mysteries of the rosary, participants processed twice around the block behind a statue of the Blessed Mother. They paused and turned toward the abortion clinic across the street from the cathedral while praying the Sorrowful Mysteries.

Year of the Rosary

"Many of the faithful who attend these Rosary Marches have done so almost every year," said Richard Blaney, coordinator. He said the Rosary March is especially important this year, which is the Year of the Rosary proclaimed by Pope John Paul II.

The theme of the march was "That the Year of the Rosary spread devotion to Our Lady through our meditation on all the mysteries of the rosary."   Full story ...

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Special section:
Retirement Living

Pope's health:
Prompts media speculation

Freedom riders:
Take immigration cause to halls
of Congress

Respect life series:
Assisted suicide


• Question Corner
by Fr. John Dietzen --
Questions: Animals in heaven; securing prayers after death

• The Pope Speaks
by Pope John Paul II --
Canticle: Christ gives light to
and guides his people

• Word to Life: Readings for the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

• Spirituality for Today
by Fr. John Catoir --
Secret: Of sanctity and happiness

• The Human Side
by Fr. Eugene Hemrick --
Celibacy: Understanding this gift

• The Bottom Line
by Antoinette Bosco --
United Nations: Deserves respect

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Sharing culture:
Vietnamese dinner, cultural night

MADISON -- Egg rolls and fried rice, chicken curry and spicy beef were among the tasty offerings at a recent Vietnamese dinner and cultural night held at the Diocese of Madison's Catholic Multicultural Center here.

The meal, prepared by the Madison Vietnamese Community Association, was offered as a part of the St. Martin House community meal program, which usually serves approximately 140 free meals in one evening.

On this particular evening, nearly 240 guests gathered to enjoy the authentic Vietnamese food. It had been prepared by a dozen members of the Madison Vietnamese Community Association, according to Thuy Pham-Remmele, who helped coordinate the efforts.

"It's good to see the community enjoying the food," she said. "It's worth the effort."

Those preparing the food included people such as Xuong Tuong and Chin Tran, who worked in the St. Martin House kitchen since 5:30 p.m. the night before. St. Martin House provided the meat and vegetables, while the Vietnamese community supplied specialty items such as egg rolls.

Helping to serve the meal were students from the Madison Area Technical College (MATC) Asian Club.

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