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Editorial
Written by Mary Uhler   
Thursday, Mar. 26, 2015 -- 12:00 AM

As we prepare to begin Holy Week, our thoughts and prayers turn to what happened in Jerusalem during Our Lord’s passion, death, and resurrection.

We will be reliving the events of that week during the liturgies of Holy Week in our churches. It is a special time for us as Christians, and hopefully we will attend as many services as we can.

Reliving Holy Week

During Holy Week, we may envision what happened in Jerusalem: Jesus’ triumphal arrival with palms waving, his last supper with his apostles, his suffering and death on a cross. We may see these events as part of history, viewing them almost with a sense of nostalgia.

However, our faith makes us realize that these events are not only in the past. We reenact them every year — and every day of our lives — as we journey with Jesus in the triumphs, crosses, deaths, and resurrections we face.

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Call for people to act with justice Print E-mail
Editorial
Written by Mary Uhler   
Thursday, Mar. 19, 2015 -- 12:00 AM

People in the Madison area have been coping with the death of a biracial young man by a white police officer on March 6.

The fatal shooting of Tony Robinson, age 19, by Madison police officer Matt Kenny is indeed a tragedy.

As state law now stipulates, the incident is being investigated by the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

Members of Robinson’s family have called upon the community to remain calm and allow the investigation to proceed.

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Pray the Rosary daily for world peace Print E-mail
Letters to the editor
Thursday, Mar. 12, 2015 -- 12:00 AM

To the editor:

There was a write-up in the Dubuque Telegraph Herald about the kidnapping and rescue of the mother of Fr. Paul Arinze. I was overjoyed when I heard of her rescue.

Even more awesome was the fact that she distracted herself by praying the Rosary on her fingers all through this frightening ordeal. What a powerful weapon is Mary’s Rosary, and how she shows her care for those who pray her Rosary faithfully!

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