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February 6, 2003 Edition   •   Volume 133, No. 5   •   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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The Catholic Herald awards:

• Web edition: Award of Distinction, The Communicator Awards 2002 Print Media competition.

• Print edition: Award winner, Catholic Press Association 2002 awards competition.

photo of St. Joseph School, Sinsinawa, students with their snowman

left arrow Father Snowman -- Seventh and eighth grade students from St. Joseph School, Sinsinawa, built and dressed up a snowman during the first "snowstorm" of the 2003 winter season. The special snowman was dedicated to Fr. Dave Timmerman, pastor, and Fr. Jim Bartylla, parochial vicar of the parish. (Catholic Herald photo by Fr. Jim Bartylla)

Article removed: Because of a licensing agreement with Catholic News Service, The Catholic Herald may archive CNS news stories for only 30 days. A CNS article has been removed from this site: Shuttle disaster: Nation, world mourns death of astronauts. A related story was published in the Feb. 6, 2003 print version of The Catholic Herald.

St. Ann Parish: Completes lower level construction at church

STOUGHTON -- On the weekend of Jan. 25 and 26, St. Ann Parish of Stoughton held a long awaited ribbon-cutting ceremony for its lower level.

The finished lower level is the completion of a construction project that included a newly built church completed in June of 1999.

The lower level includes three large classrooms and a multi-purpose room that will be used for six classrooms with dividers on Sunday and Wednesday night. Adjacent to the multi-purpose room is the new kitchen, which St. Ann Parish's own Peg Koch led the parish in designing and furnishing. The general contractor for the project was Vogel Bros. Construction Company of Madison.

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of Bush's State of the
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Catholic Schools Week:
Diocesan schools celebrate week with special events


• Making a Difference
by Tony Magliano --
After 30 years: March for Life not enough; we need action all year

• The Bottom Line
by Antoinette Bosco -- War for oil: Underlines need for alternatives

• Question Corner
by Fr. John Dietzen -- Holy Family: Were there more members than Jesus, Mary, and Joseph?

• The Pope Speaks
by Pope John Paul II --
Book of Wisdom canticle: Reminder that true wisdom comes from God

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