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Bishop O'Connor Center prepares for changes Print E-mail
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Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 -- 12:00 AM

MADISON -- While not officially a done deal yet, the redevelopment plans for the Bishop O’Connor Center (BOC) in Madison are inching closer to reality.

This month, many items, including furniture and other items from the BOC, were given away to parishes, schools, and other organizations in the diocesan area.

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Ladies of Divine Mercy hold inaugural event Print E-mail
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Written by Cathy Lins, Catholic Herald Correspondent   
Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 -- 12:00 AM

PINE BLUFF -- It was the inaugural event for the Ladies of Divine Mercy on January 9 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Pine Bluff.

Ladies of Divine Mercy is an apostolate for Catholic women’s faith formation with monthly Adoration, confession, learning about the faith, and fellowship.

They will be meeting every second Friday of the month from January to May.

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White Mass set for February 3 Print E-mail
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Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 -- 12:00 AM

MADISON -- Bishop Robert C. Morlino will celebrate the annual White Mass for healthcare workers at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 3 -- the feast of St. Blaise -- at Holy Redeemer Church in Madison.

Members of the Madison Guild of the Catholic Medical Association (CMA) will be attending the Mass with the bishop, asking God's blessing upon doctors, nurses, caregivers, and patients under the patronage of St. Luke.

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Illuminating the Word: St. John’s Bible pilgrimage Print E-mail
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Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 -- 12:00 AM

MADISON -- Original art pieces from the St. John’s Illuminated Bible are now on exhibit at the Chazen Art Museum on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Commissioned by St. John's Abbey in Collegeville, Minn., the St. John's Bible is the first handwritten and illustrated Bible to be commissioned in over 500 years. It is a beautiful work of art featuring 160 artworks or "illuminations." Those who have already visited the exhibit recommend it very highly.

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