|The Catholic Herald
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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Partnership: Sharing our cultures
MADISON -- Thirteen members of a delegation from the Diocese of Navrongo-Bolgatanga in Ghana visited the Diocese of Madison from September 22 until October 5.
A cultural exchange: Delegates, host parishes share views
MADISON -- Those participating in the Global Solidarity Partnership delegation visit felt the visit was beneficial for all involved.
Generally the delegation members were very impressed by the hospitality, said Fr. Moses Akebule, administrator of Sacred Heart Cathedral in Bolgatanga and coordinator of the partnership program in Ghana. "We really enjoyed the visit." Full story ...
Participating in the Global Solidarity Partnership between the two dioceses, the delegates were hosted by 18 parishes in the Diocese of Madison.
In 2002, the partnership between these two dioceses began when a delegation of seven members from the Diocese of Madison visited northern Ghana. When the second delegation from the Diocese of Madison traveled to the Diocese of Navrongo-Bolgatanga in January 2004, the signing of the partnership agreement made the partnership formal. Full story ...
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Retirement Living: Special section
Synod: Focuses on better understanding, celebration
Over 1,500 youth: Drawn to youth rally at Holy Hill
Pregnancy Helpline: Help
for women in crisis pregnancies
by Fr. John Dietzen --
Questions: Sanctuary lamp history; correcting a past mistake
The Pope Speaks
by Pope Benedict XVI --
Psalm 135: Visions show true and false faith
Making a Difference
by Tony Magliano -- Respect for life:
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Respect Life: Sept. 29 to Oct. 27, 2005
Senior Focus: Oct. 20, 2005
All Souls Day -- Grief and Hospice: Oct. 27, 2005
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To speak at St. Thérèse
of Lisieux lecture series
MADISON -- Mother Mary Assumpta Long, co-founder and prioress general of the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist in Ann Arbor, Mich., will be speaking at the Bishop O'Connor Catholic Pastoral Center in Madison as a part of the St. Thérèse of Lisieux lecture series Thursday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m.
Mother Assumpta holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Peabody College, a master's degree in religious studies from Providence College, and a licentiate in sacred theology from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas. Full story ...
New reporter hired
MADISON -- Kathleen "Kat" Bushman is a new reporter who joined the Catholic Herald staff October 3.
A 2004 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Bushman has a bachelor's degree in genetics and life science communications. A member of St. Paul's University Catholic Center in Madison, she interned there after graduation, working as a receptionist and helping out in various ways, including coordinating marriage preparation. Full story ...
World Youth Day 2005: A joy-filled experience
World Youth Day was a joyous, faith-filled experience. Over 1,100,000 young people joined the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, for his closing Mass on Sunday, Aug. 21, at Marienfeld. The crowds were overflowing and larger than estimated.
Young people yearn for the truth - the truth only the Church can give. Watching these young people literally run after the Holy Father was a profound experience. This Vicar of Christ draws youth in a manner greater than any rock star or performer. Literally, young people would see the Holy Father from the sidewalk as his "popemobile" passed by on the street, and they would run after the car. Young people would be in tears chasing after him. Full story ...