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July 18, 2002 Edition   •   Volume 132, No. 26   •   Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A.

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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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Julianne Nornberg

Catholic youth and young adults from all over the world are making a pilgrimage to Toronto, Canada, for the 17th World Youth Day July 23-28, 2002. Catholic Herald reporter, Julianne Nornberg, is traveling with and reporting on the Diocese of Madison group's pilgrimage. Regular updates from Catholic News Service and Nornberg will be posted on this Web site throughout the week.

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Young adults from the Diocese of Madison gather with Bishop William H. Bullock at a World Youth Day 2002 pre-pilgrimage event at the Bishop O'Connor Catholic Pastoral Center in Madison March 10. More than 100 pilgrims from the Diocese of Madison, including Bullock and Auxiliary Bishop George O. Wirz, will attend World Youth Day in Toronto, Canada, July 23-28. (Julianne Nornberg photo)

Diocese of Madison youth,
bishops to make pilgrimage

MADISON -- On Monday, July 22, more than 100 pilgrims from the Diocese of Madison will embark on a journey that will change their lives.

Traveling by bus, their destination is World Youth Day 2002 in Toronto, Canada, where they will join Bishop William H. Bullock, Auxiliary Bishop George O. Wirz, and hundreds of thousands of other Catholic youth and young adults (ages 16 to 35) from more than 170 countries.   Full Story ...

Papal awards:
Pope appoints monsignors

MADISON -- Two priests of the Diocese of Madison have been named as Chaplains of His Holiness with the title of Reverend Monsignor by Pope John Paul II.

Bishop William H. Bullock announced that Fr. Terrence L. Connors, pastor of St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Madison, and Fr. Douglas L. Dushack, pastor of St. James Parish, Madison, have been named monsignors.

Bullock will present the papal awards to the two priests at their parishes on a future date.

Msgr. Terrence L. Connors

Msgr. Terrence L. Connors, son of Rita and John Connors, was born Feb. 11, 1945 in Washington, D.C.

He attended Queen of Apostles High School, Madison, and St. Francis Seminary, Milwaukee.

Connors was ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Madison on May 23, 1975.

He served as associate pastor at the following parishes: St. James, Madison; St. Joseph, Fort Atkinson; St. Jude, Beloit; and St. Aloysius, Sauk City. He served as pastor of the following parishes: St. Mary, Bloomington; St. John, Patch Grove; and St. John the Baptist, Jefferson.
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Mausoleum project:
Blessed at Mt. Olivet Cemetery

Writing contest:
Students recognized from Diocese of Madison schools


• Looking Around
by Fr. William J. Byron --
Executive courage: Needed
in business and church

• Making a Difference
by Tony Magliano --
Out of shape:
Church must exercise spiritually

• Question Corner
by Fr. John Dietzen --
Questions: Programs for returning Catholics; church celibacy law

• The Pope Speaks
by Pope John Paul II --
Pope's audiences:
Psalm 93 prayer of faith, hope; canticle sings God's praises

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Catholic Herald summer publication schedule

During the summer months, The Catholic Herald will continue to be published weekly except for three issues. The issues to be skipped include: June 6, July 11, and
Aug. 8.

Individuals, parishes, and organizations should keep these dates in mind when sending information to be published. Some events should be publicized two weeks in advance.

Following are dates for the issues prior to the weeks skipped and the deadlines for those issues:

Issue Weeks covered Deadline Issue skipped
May 30 first two wks. of June May 22 June 6
July 4 first two wks. of July June 26 July 11
Aug. 1 first two wks. of Aug. July 24 Aug. 8

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