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Catholic schools do a great job! Print E-mail
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Written by Mary C. Uhler   
Thursday, May. 17, 2018 -- 12:00 AM

It’s that time of year when we celebrate graduations in schools around the country. This week’s Catholic Herald includes our annual Catholic school graduation section. We invite Catholic schools in the Diocese of Madison to send information about their graduation ceremonies.

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Following in St. Isidore’s footsteps Print E-mail
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Written by Mary C. Uhler   
Thursday, May. 10, 2018 -- 12:00 AM

When I was growing up, I spent many weeks during the summer on my grandmother’s farm. I have good memories of those days spent outside in the fresh air, experiencing farm life.

My father, who was a teacher, helped out on the farm during the summer. I was able to help in small ways, too, such as gathering eggs in the hen house and pulling weeks in the garden.

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Let’s restore courtesy and civility Print E-mail
Editorial
Written by Mary C. Uhler   
Thursday, May. 03, 2018 -- 12:00 AM

Last year, I wrote an “Editor’s View” entitled “Where have courtesy and civility gone?”

I lamented the fact that lack of courtesy seems to be escalating in our country. I mentioned the fact that people rarely opened doors for my mother-in-law who used a walker.

This still seems to happen. There are a few nice people who will hold doors for persons with canes, walkers, or wheelchairs. But many people just ignore these disabled and elderly persons and only pay attention to themselves.

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