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Evangelization in Catholic schools Print
Editorial
Written by Mary C. Uhler, Catholic Herald Staff   
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 -- 12:00 AM

One of the best gifts I have received in my life was an education in Catholic schools.

I was fortunate to attend Blessed Sacrament Elementary School and Aquinas High School, both in La Crosse, Wis.

Those 12 years of Catholic education made a great impact on my life. I didn’t realize it at the time, but I was being evangelized.

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Witnesses for life give women a real choice Print
Editorial
Written by Mary C. Uhler, Catholic Herald Staff   
Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 -- 12:00 AM

Each week, I receive reports from Madison’s Vigil for Life about the efforts of witnesses for life who stand and pray on the sidewalk outside of the Planned Parenthood abortion clinic at 3706 Orin Rd. in Madison.

It should be noted that the Women’s Care Center is located right across the street from the Planned Parenthood clinic. Women's Care Center provides free, confidential counseling, support, and education to women facing unplanned pregnancies.

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Remembering Rabbi Swarsensky's example Print
Editorial
Written by Mary C. Uhler, Catholic Herald Staff   
Thursday, Jan. 09, 2020 -- 12:00 AM

As I’ve been hearing about the recent incidents of violence fueled by anti-Semitism in our country, I remembered the life and example of the late Rabbi Manfred Swarsensky.

I had the privilege of meeting the smiling, soft-spoken rabbi a number of times, primarily when he served as Chair of Jewish Learning while teaching at Edgewood College in Madison. He was a friend and colleague of the late Sr. Marie Stephen Regis, OP, a Dominican Sister who served on the faculty at Edgewood College.

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