Madison Catholic Herald
Revolution of Love series planned in diocese Print
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Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009 -- 12:00 AM

WAUNAKEE -- Youth are continually bombarded with messages of love and happiness. What is true love? How do we live it out? What are the guidelines the Church offers to assist us in reaching our full potential and navigating the sexualized culture we live in?

Three upcoming workshops on John Paul II's Theology of the Body (TOB) will explore the truth of love and chastity.

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Multicultural Center expands meal program to five days a week Print
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Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009 -- 12:00 AM

MADISON — The Catholic Multicultural Center (CMC) of Madison now under the leadership of Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish, recently closed due to diocesan wide budget concerns and then reopened, is now expanding its services.

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Two from diocese ordained to transitional diaconate at Vatican Print
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Written by Mary C. Uhler   
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009 -- 12:00 AM

ROME — Almost 90 people from the Diocese of Madison travelled to Rome for the ordination of two diocesan seminarians: David Carrano and Greg Ihm.

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Mass, listening sessions for farming community Print
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Written by Kat Wagner, Catholic Herald Staff   
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009 -- 12:00 AM

 

Bishop Morlino blessing implements

 

Bishop Robert C. Morlino blesses some farm equipment brought by a farmer from Cuba City following the Rural Life Mass at Immaculate Conception Church in Truman October 20. The bishop blessed two ponies, five tractors, and other farm equipment — including a “drive-by” blessing of a manure treatment system — outside the church. (Catholic Herald photo

TRUMAN — People filled the pews at Immaculate Conception Church for the third annual Rural Life Mass held by the Diocese of Madison. Many also brought their farm equipment and a few animals to be blessed by Bishop Robert C. Morlino afterwards.

The Mass drew young and old from around Truman and the Diocese of Madison. Thirteen priests from throughout the diocese concelebrated the Mass on October 20.

After the Mass and blessing, the majority of the congregation gathered downstairs in the specially decorated social hall for a reception held by the Altar Society at Immaculate Conception Parish.

The parish had been cleaning and getting ready and planning since they heard about Truman hosting the event, said Irma Kliebenstein. “We wanted it to be festive, but family oriented.”

 

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Edgewood serves its community Print
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Written by Kat Wagner   
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009 -- 12:00 AM

MADISON -- For the 10th year, students, teachers, and parents at Edgewood High School (EHS) ventured out together into the community to do acts of service.

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