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See also past columns and past letters by Bishop Donald J. Hying.

From the Bishop
Priest Appointments 5-30-2020 Print
Appointments
Saturday, May. 30, 2020 -- 12:00 AM

Msgr. James Bartylla, Vicar General, announces the following priest appointments made by Most Reverend Donald J. Hying, Bishop of Madison, effective as stated below:

• Rev. Fr. Samuel Hakeem, OP, to promoter of vocations of the Dominican Friars of the Province of St. Albert the Great, Chicago, per canon 682 §2, effective July 1, 2020, from parochial vicar, Blessed Sacrament Parish, Madison.

• Rev. Fr. Ronald Kreul, OP, to parochial vicar, Blessed Sacrament Parish, Madison, per canon 545, effective July 1, 2020, after presentation of the candidate, per canon 682 §1, by Rev. Fr. James Marchionda, OP, Prior Provincial of the Dominican Friars of the Province of St. Albert the Great, to Most Reverend Donald J. Hying, Bishop of Madison, from Parochial Administrator, Saint Rita Parish, Cottage Grove, Minnesota.

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Mission to evangelize world is more urgent Print
Bishop Hying's Column
Written by Bishop Donald J. Hying   
Thursday, May. 28, 2020 -- 12:00 AM

Note: Bishop Donald J. Hying is serializing his Pastoral Letter on the new Evangelization Initiative being launched in the Diocese of Madison. This is the first part of that letter.

Jesus Christ died for you. For you, the person receiving these words, God -- the Eternal Creator -- became a human being, entered into the messiness of humanity, lived, worked, loved, and prayed with those around him, and at the end of a young life, was unjustly condemned, cruelly tortured, and died as a criminal on a cross.

He did it for you.

Stop, even just for a second, and actually consider that.

You've likely heard it before -- maybe even a hundred or a thousand times -- but reconsider it; try to internalize it anew.

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Bishop Donald J. Hying schedule Print
Bishop's schedule
Thursday, May. 28, 2020 -- 12:00 AM

Thursday, May 28, 2020, 7 a.m.: Live Relevant Radio Interview, 1240 AM and 97.3 FM in the Madison area

Presbyteral Council Meeting

Sunday, May 31, 2020, 4:30 p.m.: Pentecost Evening of Prayer, St. Christopher Parish, Verona (will be livestreamed)

 
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