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January 29, 2004 Edition   •   Volume 134, No. 4   •   Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A.

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Camp Gray 101:
Take some time to measure your Camp Gray IQ

photo of Fr. Paul Arinze listening to two Camp Gray campers

Fr. Paul Arinze listens to two Trailblazer campers at Camp Gray describe their cabin gift that each cabin group gives during the bringing up of the Offertory gifts.

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Are you a Camp Gray expert or novice? Ever find yourself wondering how much you know about this incredible asset of our diocese? Haven't we all!

Find out definitively with the first ever Camp Gray Awareness Self-Assessment (or CGASA). We here at the Camp Gray Trivia Department have been working tirelessly to develop a test that accurately measures your knowledge and love of Camp Gray.

So without further ado, get those sharpened number two pencils ready, and begin!

1. Camp Gray is best described as:

A) a Catholic summer camp and retreat center located between Baraboo and the Wisconsin Dells.

B) a safe place where children feel free to be themselves, have fun, and learn more about their faith.

C) a little slice of heaven on earth.

D) All of the above

2. Which of the following items are true?

A) At Camp Gray, campers have the opportunity to do fun, new activities like canoeing, tower climbing, and horseback riding.

B) Camp Gray is a great place to meet new friends.

C) There are still spaces available at camp for this summer.

D) All of the above   Full story ...

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News & Features:

Gather on anniversary of Roe

Reconciliation concert:
Pope urges all faiths to find peace

'Locks of Love': Michigan students donate hair to help others


• Question Corner
by Fr. John Dietzen --
Questions: Church teaching
on cremation; pope's skullcap

• The Pope Speaks
by Pope John Paul II --
Christian unity:
Need for peacemaking

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Lecture: Fr. Hehir to speak on Catholic social teaching, ministry

MADISON -- Fr. J. Bryan Hehir, president of Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of Boston and former president of Catholic Charities U.S.A., will deliver the next address in the St. Thérèse of Lisieux Lecture Series on Thursday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. at the Bishop O'Connor Catholic Pastoral Center in Madison.

The title of Father Hehir's lecture is "Catholic Social Teaching and Social Ministry: A Time of Challenge and Change."

Regarded as one of the leading Catholic experts on the theory of just war, Father Hehir was educated at St. John's Seminary in Boston and ordained in 1966. From 1973 to 1992 he served the National Conference of Catholic Bishops (NCCB) as counselor to social policy, director of the Office of International Affairs, and secretary of the Department of Social Development and World Peace. He was a major contributor to the bishops' 1982 pastoral letter on nuclear weapons.   Full story ...

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