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June 9, 2005 Edition   •   Volume 135, No. 21   •   Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A.

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Two newly ordained priests for the Diocese of Madison -- Fr. Michael Radowicz, left, center, and Fr. Eric Sternberg -- pose for a photo with Bishop Robert C. Morlino. Also pictured are Fr. James Bartylla, vocation director; Deacon Todd Martin; and servers at the ordination Mass, including diocesan seminarians, men discerning a vocation to the priesthood, and friends of those being ordained. (Catholic Herald photo by Abigail Henderson)

Ordination to priesthood:
Bishop ordains two new priests to serve diocese

SAUK CITY -- The bells tolled at St. Aloysius Parish in Sauk City as the choir broke out into a joyful "Alleluia," marking the beginning of the ordination Mass on Friday, May 27.

With the ordination rites passed down for countless generations, Bishop Robert C. Morlino ordained two men as priests for the Diocese of Madison: Michael Radowicz and Eric Sternberg.

Expressing thanks

At the beginning of his homily, the bishop asked each ordinand to sit with his parents in the front pews.   Full story ...

Clergy changes: New assignments of priests in parishes throughout the Diocese of Madison effective noon, June 15, 2005 are listed here (5/5 edition). Also see the assignments for the two new priests ordained May 27.

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News & Features:

Priest appointments: Priests take new positions in parishes, offices; three priests retiring

Vacation guide: Special section

Bishops' meeting: Topics include clergy sex abuse norms, priestly formation

St. Patrick Parish, Janesville: Celebrates 155th anniversary


• Making a Difference
by Tony Magliano --
Child labor: Must end

• Looking Around
by Fr. William J. Byron -- A question:
For graduates to consider

• The Pope Speaks
by Pope Benedict XVI -- Canticle:
Christ takes on form of servant

• Your Family
by Monica and Bill Dodds --
Families: Some keys to happiness

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Kate Wiskus:
Named director of diocesan Office of Planning

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Kate Wiskus

MADISON -- Bishop Robert C. Morlino has announced that Mrs. Kate Wiskus has been named the Director of the Office of Planning for the Diocese of Madison.

She will serve as the lead person in the upcoming diocesan strategic planning effort.

Importance of planning

In commenting on the importance of strategic planning, Bishop Morlino said, "We must insure that we will use the generous resources provided us by the faithful to our best advantage. Planning for our future is a critical responsibility of the Bishop's. I must insure that the truth of our faith is passed on from generation to generation."

Bishop Morlino said, "Kate has proven herself time and again to be willing to take on the hard challenges that face the Church in the third millennium."   Full story ...

Leticia Frausto:
Hired as coordinator of Centro Guadalupano

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Leticia Frausto

MADISON -- Bishop Robert C. Morlino has announced that Leticia R. Frausto has been hired as coordinator of Centro Guadalupano, which provides services primarily to the Spanish-speaking at the Catholic Multicultural Center in Madison.

She replaces Romilia Schlueter, who has taken a position with HospiceCare in Madison.

"Leticia Frausto will be working with the team of Susanna Herro, Andy Russell, and Steve Maurice to identify where the Multicultural Center can make the biggest impact," said Kevin Phelan, chancellor.   Full story ...

Catholic Herald summer publication schedule

During the summer months, The Catholic Herald will continue to be published weekly except for four issues. Remaining issues to be skipped include: June 16, July 7, and Aug. 11. At right are deadlines for the issues prior to the weeks skipped:

Issue Weeks covered Deadline Issue skipped
June 9 third/fourth week of June June 1 June 16
June 30 first two weeks of July June 22 July 7
Aug. 4 first two weeks of Aug. July 27 Aug. 11

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