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This license plate can help save lives Print E-mail
Editorial
Written by Mary C. Uhler   
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

On December 7, 2016, there was a quiet announcement that few people probably noticed. But it carried some significant news that can help save lives.

On that date, the Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles announced that Choose Life Wisconsin Inc. is now an authorized group for the purpose of requesting a specialty license plate.

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Thanks for help with Rosary Crusade Print E-mail
Letters to the editor
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

To the editor:

We want to thank the Catholic Herald for the publicity before our recent Rosary Crusade. We had a wonderful turn-out.

Our thanks go out to Fr. Peter Auer, who led the Rosary, including the Glorious Mysteries and Benediction afterwards; to the Fourth Knight Knights of Columbus Marie Assembly 1150 of Jefferson; and many others who helped with readings, songs, and setting up the chairs, including the ladies of the Council of Catholic Women, who provided the lunch.

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Hand-written letters stand out Print E-mail
Editorial
Written by Mary C. Uhler   
Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

In this era of emails and texting, hand-written letters still have a powerful — maybe even stronger — impact.

As work gets underway in Congress and state legislatures, citizens are often urged to contact their elected representatives on various issues.

Catholics Confront Global Poverty

Although some of us still like to send hand-written “snail mail” letters, I thought perhaps they might be considered obsolete. Not so, says advice given by Catholics Confront Global Poverty (CCGP), an initiative of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and Catholic Relief Services.

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