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Bishop Robert C. Morlino Schedule Print E-mail
Bishop's schedule
Thursday, May. 05, 2016 -- 12:00 AM

Thursday, May 5, 2016: Catholic Diocese of Madison Foundation Board Meeting, Bishop O’Connor Catholic Center, Madison

Thursday, May 5, 2016, 7 p.m.: Celebrate Pontifical Mass at the Throne for the Solemnity for the Ascension of Our Lord in the Extraordinary Form, St. Mary Church, Pine Bluff

Friday, May 6, 2016, 6 p.m.: Attend St. Paul University Catholic Center Spring “Wine Fest”, Concourse Hotel, Madison

Saturday, May 7, 2016, 7 p.m.: Celebrate Regional Confirmation, St. Mary Church, Platteville

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 11 a.m.: Preside and Preach at Stational Mass, St. Patrick Church, Madison

Wednesday, May 11, 2016: Staff Catechesis, Bishop O’Connor Catholic Center, Madison

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 7 p.m.: Celebrate Regional Confirmation, Holy Mother of Consolation Church, Oregon

 
Appointments (April 30-May 1, 2016) Print E-mail
Appointments
Sunday, May. 01, 2016 -- 10:26 AM

Msgr. James Bartylla, Vicar General, announces the following priest appointments made by Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison, effective Saturday, June 18, 2016, and announced at weekend Masses of Saturday and Sunday, April 30 and May 1, 2016.

• Rev. Fr. Andrew McAlpin, OP, to pastor, Blessed Sacrament Parish, Madison, per canon 522, for a term of six years with the possibility of renewal, after presentation of the candidate, per canon 682, §1, by Rev. Fr. James Marchionda, OP, Prior Provincial of the Dominican Friars of the Province of St. Albert the Great, to Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison, from Vocations Director, Dominican Friars of the Province of St. Albert the Great.

• Rev. Fr. Simon Felix Michalski, OP, return to parochial vicar, Blessed Sacrament Parish, Madison, per canon 545, from parochial administrator, Blessed Sacrament Parish, Madison.

 

 
God holds us in His hands at all times Print E-mail
Bishop's Column
Thursday, Apr. 21, 2016 -- 12:00 AM
This column is the bishop’s communication with the faithful of the Diocese of Madison. Any wider circulation reaches beyond the intention of the bishop.

Dear Friends,

The readings of this past weekend speak a much-needed word of consolation, hope, and joy to each of us, in the here and now.

I don’t know about each of you (though I’ve heard from a number of you), but in my opinion there are a good number of reasons for concern in our times, and there’s good reason to wonder where things are going -- especially in terms of our national political scene.

But in such moments of uncertainty, the followers of Jesus Christ have always been able to consider the ultimate realities and to reflect back upon readings like those of this past weekend.

In the first place, we can consider the context of Paul and Barnabas (Acts 13:14, 43-52) as they have begun to go out and preach the Good News far and wide.

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