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November 15, 2007 Edition   •   Volume 137, No. 42   •   Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A.

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Print edition: Award winner, Catholic Press Association, 2007 awards competition:

• First place for best single ad (black and white)

• Third place for best single ad (color);

2006 awards competition:

• First place for best editorial on a local issue

• First place for best news writing on a local/regional event

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Bella: Movie times through Nov. 29

-- Updated: 11/21/2007, 11:13 a.m. Central Time

Below is an update of showtimes in Madison for the movie Bella, through Thursday, Nov. 29, 2007, according to the Marcus Theatres Web site:

Wednesday, Nov. 21
and Thursday, Nov. 22:

Eastgate Cinemas: 3:00 p.m., 7:15 p.m.

Point Cinema: 12:30 p.m., 2:40 p.m., 4:50 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 9:10 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 23
through Sunday, Nov. 25:

Eastgate Cinemas: 10:15 a.m., 3:00 p.m., 7:15 p.m.

Point Cinema: 7:20 p.m., 9:30 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 26
through Thursday, Nov. 29:

Eastgate Cinemas: 3:00 p.m., 7:15 p.m.

Point Cinema: 7:20 p.m., 9:30 p.m.


Eastgate Cinemas -- 5202 High Crossing Blvd., Madison

Point Cinema -- 7825 Big Sky Dr., Madison

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• Question Corner
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Thanksgiving: Nov. 22, 2007

Adult Education: Dec. 6, 2007

Christmas Greetings/Senior Focus: Dec. 20, 2007

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All Saints: Starts work
on assisted living center

MADISON -- Despite the chilling wind, a crowd gathered November 6 to witness Bishop Robert C. Morlino bless the site where the new All Saints Assisted Living Center, the final step in the All Saints Neighborhood plan, will be built. Afterward, he and several other leaders in the project broke ground in a symbolic ceremony.

Before venturing outside for the groundbreaking, Brian Cain, president of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Madison; Joe Tisserand, a Catholic Charities board member; and Bishop Morlino made comments thanking many of the people who have contributed to this project and reflecting on the reasons behind the building of this community.

Catholic Charities began working with Horizon Development Group in 1996 on this senior housing community, which offers different levels of independence and need. The project began with the 144-unit All Saints Retirement center apartments, completed in 2004, followed by the Hillside Estates (multi-family condominiums) and Cottages (duplex-style homes).

The All Saints Assisted Living Center, expected to open in the summer of 2008, will provide 24-hour nurse access and direct care, medication assistance, life-enrichment activities, food service, housekeeping, and transportation services. It will be operated by ElderSpan Management, which Cain said will offer another level of "quality control."

The 43,000 square-foot building will include 40 units of assisted living and 18 units of memory care, which will have trained staff to address the needs of seniors with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia. The assisted living center is not a nursing home, but rather combines the need for independence with the need for assistance in a "home-like atmosphere."

The two-story building adds to the All Saints Neighborhood's concept of "aging in place" and the Catholic Charities' commitment to seniors and their families.

"All of us will be seniors some day," said Cain in his remarks before the groundbreaking on why Catholic Charities has created this community. "Seniors have done so much for us and the community, we should give something back to them."   Full story ...

The Truth Booth:
Provides a way to take the Word to the marketplace

When I think of the disciples, I am awed. With just the clothes on their backs they were to go forth and teach all nations.

Imagine them walking into a new village or town and heading for the market place. It would be natural. That's where people congregate. And then they began to speak the Word of God, teaching about God's mercy, love, forgiveness, and a new way of living.

And they were convincing! One reason they were convincing is that some were eyewitnesses to Jesus. Others were taught by eyewitnesses and so people wanted to hear their story.

Throughout the month of November, the Diocesan Office of Justice and Pastoral Outreach has its own eyewitness in the marketplace.

The witness is the incredible technology of 4-D ultrasound. The marketplace is a "Truth Booth" kiosk at West Towne Mall, near the Sears end. Taking the Truth and the Word into the marketplace is simply following in the footsteps of the early disciples.


The Truth Booth draws attention to the wonders of 4-D ultrasound. Many young families, who carried ultrasound pictures of their own pre-born children, have stopped to explain the images to their children.

With brochures and signs asking, "Ever wonder what's really going on in there?" people are invited to learn more about the developing child. In addition, woven throughout the brochure are the ways that the diocese and others are ready to assist women and their children.

The health and well-being of a mother and her child is greatly enhanced by knowing that maternity clothes, cribs, baby clothes, even emergency housing and ultrasounds (if medically indicated) are available.   Full story ...

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