Edgewood band collaborates with composer

Edgewood band collaborates with composer

The Edgewood High School Band recently got to perform a piece of music very personal to them.

Evansville scout wins conservation award

Evansville scout wins conservation award

Eagle Scout Isaiah Janisch, a member of Boy Scout Troop 514 in Evansville, was awarded the William T. Hornaday Silver Medal for Distinguished Service to Natural Resource Conservation.

Diocesan youth make pilgrimage to Poland

Diocesan youth make pilgrimage to Poland

In the first week of August, Pope Francis will meet hundreds of thousands of young people, including nearly 140 from Madison, in Krakow, Poland, to teach the young about the mercy of Christ in this Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy.

 

Totus Tuus helps children grow in faith

Totus Tuus helps children grow in faith

Incredible as it may seem, in just one week, children in the Diocese of Madison got to experience Mass, prayer, and Bible study, along with games, songs, snacks, and even live theater.

 

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Written by Kevin Wondrash, Catholic Herald Staff   
Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016 -- 12:00 AM

ASHTON -- Incredible as it may seem, in just one week, children in the Diocese of Madison got to experience Mass, prayer, and Bible study, along with games, songs, snacks, and even live theater.

That's what a normal week at Totus Tuus is like.

Totus Tuus is a summer Catholic youth program dedicated to sharing the Gospel and promoting the Catholic faith through evangelization, catechesis, Christian witness, and Eucharistic worship.

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Diocesan youth make pilgrimage to Poland Print E-mail
Written by Joan Carey, For the Catholic Herald   
Thursday, Jul. 28, 2016 -- 12:00 AM

In the first week of August, Pope Francis will meet hundreds of thousands of young people, including nearly 140 from Madison, in Krakow, Poland, to teach the young about the mercy of Christ in this Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy.

This year's World Youth Day theme is: "Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy" (Mt 5:7).

Youth from diocese

The youth of Madison are travelling in primarily two groups: one from St. Paul University Catholic Center in Madison, led by Fr. Eric Nielsen, and the other led by Fr. Brian Dulli.

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Evansville scout wins conservation award Print E-mail
Thursday, Jun. 16, 2016 -- 12:00 AM

MADISON -- Culminating years of conservation work, Eagle Scout Isaiah Janisch, a member of Boy Scout Troop 514 in Evansville, was awarded the William T. Hornaday Silver Medal for Distinguished Service to Natural Resource Conservation, Boy Scouting's highest award for conservation.

In a ceremony on May 14 at the UW Arboretum Visitor Center, Janisch was recognized and honored for his multi-year volunteer and conservation activities.

Projects and achievements

To earn the Hornaday Silver Medal, Janisch earned 14 conservation-related merit badges and organized and led five service projects, each in a different area of conservation, over a three-year period.

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Edgewood band collaborates with composer Print E-mail
Written by Kevin Wondrash, Catholic Herald Staff   
Thursday, May. 26, 2016 -- 12:00 AM

MADISON -- The Edgewood High School Band recently got to perform a piece of music very personal to them.

At the school's band concert on May 4, one of the performed selections was called "Snapshots" -- which was a commissioned work composed by Dr. Jack Stamp, with a large amount of input from the Edgewood band members.

Stamp is currently adjunct professor of music at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, where he teaches conducting.

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