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July 25, 2002 Edition   •   Volume 132, No. 27   •   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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Catholic Herald honors:
Received for online and print editions

MADISON -- Both the online and print editions of The Catholic Herald of the Diocese of Madison have recently received honors.

Leemark Communications announced that it has received an Award of Distinction for the Madison Catholic Herald Online Web site in The Communicator Awards 2002 Print Media competition.

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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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At left: Campers Aubrey Kampa of Appleton, left, and Sarah Gray of Nativity of Mary Parish, Janesville, clap their hands during Morning Praise and Prayer at Camp Gray. (Patrick Scullion photo)

Camp Gray: Encouraging environment at Catholic camp and retreat center

BARABOO -- "Come on! You can do it!"

Words of encouragement from a camper and counselor cheer on a young girl above who uses her hands and feet to climb to the top of a newly built wooden climbing wall.

A few yards down a path through the woods, young archers shout "Good job!" as a fellow camper successfully hits the "bull's eye" with his bow and arrow.   Full Story ...

Summer outing: Mass, water show in Dells Aug. 23
for handicapped, elderly

WISCONSIN DELLS -- The Apostolate to the Handicapped announces its 35th annual summer trip to Wisconsin Dells for the handicapped and elderly will be on Friday, Aug. 23.

As has been the case for the past 25 years, it will feature the Tommy Bartlett Water Show. The entire day will take place at the Tommy Bartlett Water Show site on Lake Delton in Wisconsin Dells.

There will be a concelebrated Mass at 11 a.m. with about 20 priests of the Diocese of Madison. This is under the direction of Fr. Kent Schmitt and Fr. Mike Klarer, with Msgr. Tom Campion, Apostolate director, principal celebrant and homilist.

Following the Mass, there will be a picnic lunch and then the world famous Tommy Bartlett Water Show. This year the water show is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the show's production. Tommy Bartlett, now deceased, was the founder. Tom Diehl is now the president of the corporation. The show provides good, wholesome family entertainment.

All handicapped and elderly persons are invited to this day, which is held in rain or shine. "It is one of our high points of the year, as we celebrate all of life in God's great outdoors," said Campion.   Full Story ...

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News & Features:

Pope's trip to Latin America:
Shows determination to celebrate

Diocesan Institute:
Summer gathering

Madison youth 'missionaries':
Learn much from trip to Montana


• Making a Difference
by Tony Magliano --
Lessons from visit to Russia:
We're fellow human beings,
not monsters

• The Bottom Line
by Antoinette Bosco --
Nuclear war: Renewed threat hangs over our heads

• The Human Side
by Fr. Eugene Hemrick --
Plenty of reminders:
We're still a nation under God

• Question Corner
by Fr. John Dietzen --
Marriage preparation:
Each diocese provides program

• The Pope Speaks
by Pope John Paul II -- Psalm 148:
Creation called upon to praise God

• Your Family
by Monica and Bill Dodds --
Tune-up: Keeping a marriage running smoothly and happily

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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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