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Statue of Our Lady visits diocese Print E-mail
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Written by Mary C. Uhler   
Thursday, Sep. 22, 2016 -- 12:00 AM

We living in the Diocese of Madison have a unique opportunity to view the world-famous International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima.

The statue will be visiting four cities in our diocese (see schedule) and will be displayed outside the Planned Parenthood clinic in Madison on Thursday, Sept. 29, at 3 p.m.

I did some research on this statue, and it has a remarkable story.

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St. Teresa inspires work today Print E-mail
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Written by Mary C. Uhler   
Thursday, Sep. 15, 2016 -- 12:00 AM

When we think of the work of St. Teresa (or Mother Teresa as we’ll always know her), we remember her helping the poor, sick, and homeless people in the slums of Calcutta.

But do we realize that there are poor and homeless people right in our own communities? It was shocking for me to read about poverty in our own state in a report issued by the Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of  Wisconsin-Madison.

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A dream becomes a reality Print E-mail
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Written by Mary C. Uhler   
Thursday, Sep. 08, 2016 -- 12:00 AM

Attending the Mass of Dedication of the new St. Cecilia Church in Wisconsin Dells was a very emotional experience for me and my husband.

As friends of St. Cecilia’s late pastor, Msgr. Felix Oehrlein, we were so happy to see his dream of a new church become a reality.

It was not just his dream, however. It was a dream shared by the two pastors who followed him, along with the parish staff, parishioners, and many friends of the parish.

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