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A beloved building is reborn! Print E-mail
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Written by Mary C. Uhler   
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 -- 12:00 AM

In 1995, many of us in the Diocese of Madison were very sad when Holy Name Seminary closed its doors.

The seminary had been a focal point for the diocese, with the building housing seminarians and many diocesan events. It was even the site of a pre-season training camp for the University of Wisconsin Badger football team for many years.

The seminary’s spire towered over the west side of Madison, a sign of the Church for all to see and hear as the seminary’s bells pealed every 15 minutes.

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Youth are sign of hope Print E-mail
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Written by Mary C. Uhler   
Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016 -- 12:00 AM

After he returned from World Youth Day held in Poland, Pope Francis said at his general audience at the Vatican that in a world traumatized by war, young people gathered for World Youth Day gave strong signs of hope and brotherhood.

World Youth Day was a “prophetic sign for Poland and Europe” and took on a “global dimension” in a world threatened by war, Pope Francis said.

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Novena encourages praying Rosary Print E-mail
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Written by Mary C. Uhler   
Thursday, Aug. 04, 2016 -- 12:00 AM

Early in my life, I learned the value of praying the Rosary from my parents, especially from my father.

During the day, I often noticed him fingering the Rosary beads he always carried in his pocket. He had such a devotion to the Rosary that we had it engraved on his tombstone.

The power of the Rosary was demonstrated during St. Dominic’s time in the 13th century and continues to be seen today. We have learned that not only will the Rosary bring peace to our personal life, but it is also a powerful tool that can bring peace to the entire world.

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