Dead Theologians Society teaches lives of saints

Dead Theologians Society teaches lives of saints

It’s a Wednesday night in early May. A group of high schoolers are heading down to a church basement that is adorned with candles as its main source of light, with the surroundings having a catacombs-like ambiance.

 

Jefferson parish and school mourns death of graduate

Jefferson parish and school mourns death of graduate

The community of St. John the Baptist School in Jefferson is mourning the loss of recent graduate Makena Suzanne-Lynn Eighmy.

Blessed Sacrament School raises money to feed hungry

Blessed Sacrament School raises money to feed hungry

Brothers and sisters, parents and children, Big Buddies and Little Buddies -- they all raised money for the hungry at Madison's Blessed Sacrament School recently.

Edgewood in the Community

Edgewood in the Community

On a recent Wednesday, the entire Edgewood High School community -- including students, faculty and staff, and parents -- put down the books for a day of volunteering during the 20th annual Edgewood in the Community Day.

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Blessed Sacrament School raises money to feed hungry Print
Written by Kevin Wondrash   
Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 -- 12:00 AM

MADISON -- Brothers and sisters, parents and children, Big Buddies and Little Buddies -- they all raised money for the hungry at Madison's Blessed Sacrament School recently.

Students marched, jogged, and flat-out ran to raise money for various charitable causes related to hunger.

Annual Hunger March

Last year, the annual Hunger March raised more than $12,000 that was distributed to local, regional, and international organizations.

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Jefferson parish and school mourns death of graduate Print
Thursday, Sep. 19, 2019 -- 12:00 AM

JEFFERSON -- St. John the Baptist School eighth grade teacher Margie Schels admits "it was a rough week."

She explained, "A very dear student, who just graduated from St. John the Baptist School in June, died on the evening of September 3. Kena (Makena Suzanne-Lynn Eighmy) had battled leukemia for four years, and God decided he needed her at home," said Schels.

"It has been rough for adults and students alike, but we continue to be a loving community that supports one another through the toughest of times.

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Kindness Revolution starts in Waunakee Print
Written by Kevin Wondrash, Catholic Herald Staff   
Thursday, Sep. 19, 2019 -- 12:00 AM

WAUNAKEE -- "We are starting a Kindness Revolution, today," Principal Liz Goldman told the students of St. John the Baptist School in Waunakee.

The school held a Kindness Revolution pep rally on September 6 as part of the start to its school year.

The pep rally was attended by St. John students, along with some of their parents and other family members.

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Young people volunteer to clean cemetery Print
Written by Anna Mathie Lenshek, For the Catholic Herald   
Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019 -- 12:00 AM

MADISON -- A group of young people from St. Peter Parish in Ashton and St. Martin Parish in Martinsville recently dedicated one of their last summer Saturday mornings to honoring the faithful departed buried at Resurrection Cemetery in Madison.

The group, mostly confirmandi, met bright and early on the Saturday morning. After visiting the crypt of Bishop Robert C. Morlino and praying for him together, they proceeded to weed flower beds and trim back turf that was encroaching onto the in-ground grave markers in the cemetery's lawn crypt area.

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Thank you for your example/ Gracias por su ejemplo

Three years ago, I wrote my first column focused on Pope Francis' message to young people during his 2016 apostolic visit to Mexico.

"They tell us we are the hope for a better world. But who gives us hope?" a young woman asked the pope. He replied that the horrors of the world are no match for Jesus.

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