‘We’re more than a school . . . we’re family’

‘We’re more than a school . . . we’re family’

"We are truly a family here at St. John’s School" is proclaimed on the website for St. John the Evangelist School in Spring Green

 

Saint Wax Museum in Waunakee

Saint Wax Museum in Waunakee

 

On Friday, Feb. 28, fourth grade students at St. John the Baptist School presented their Saint Wax Museum.

 

 

Students in Cuba City perform play about Venerable Father Mazzuchelli

Students in Cuba City perform play about Venerable Father Mazzuchelli

Venerable Fr. Samuel Mazzuchelli died on February 23, 1864. In recognition of the 150th anniversary of his death, the students of St. Rose of Lima Catholic School in Cuba City presented the play Medicine for Wildcat on Wednesday, Feb. 26, at St. Rose Church.

Providing hope for families in the Philippines

Providing hope for families in the Philippines

 

As a part of a local wellness campaign, "Read. Run. Reach," All Saints Catholic School (ASCS) in Berlin is partnering with an organization called "Threads of Hope" in an effort to provide hope for families at risk and in need in the Philippines and for children and their families in our own community who may need medical assistance.

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Year of Faith logoFrom October 2012 through November 2013, Catholics around the world are celebrating the Year of Faith. This year we focus on learning more about our faith, our Church, and how we can become closer to God, and about how we can share that faith with other people.

Do you want to learn more about being Catholic?

  • Madison Diocese on YouTube: Watch videos made by the Diocese of Madison that explain what this year is all about
  • Madison Catholic Youth blog: Read articles posted by youth like you from here in the Diocese of Madison
  • VCat: an awesome site by the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston with videos specifically to help youth and young adults learn more about their faith.
  • annusfidei.va: Video (including live coverage of papal events) and more information from the Vatican
 
St. Dennis student to dance in world championships in London Print E-mail
Written by Kevin Wondrash, Catholic Herald Staff   
Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014 -- 12:00 AM

MADISON -- On Friday, April 11, 13-year-old Bridget Thompson and her family will be leaving for London as the seventh grader from St. Dennis School in Madison gets ready to take part in the World Championships of Irish Dance.

Bridget earned her spot in the championships at the 2013 Mid-America Oireachtas (pronounced "oh-rock-toose") competition in Grand Rapids, Mich., this past December. She placed 15th out of more than 130 girls.

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St. Ambrose Academy offers three pro-life scholarships Print E-mail
Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014 -- 12:00 AM

MADISON -- Three pro-life volunteers in need of financial assistance will be awarded partial scholarships to study at St. Ambrose Academy this fall, the school announced.

In his first encyclical, Evangelli Gaudium, Pope Francis observed that the "defense of unborn life is closely linked to the defense of each and every other human right. It involves the conviction that a human being is always sacred and inviolable, in any situation and at every stage of development."

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Students in Cuba City perform play about Venerable Father Mazzuchelli Print E-mail
Thursday, Apr. 03, 2014 -- 12:00 AM

CUBA CITY -- Venerable Fr. Samuel Mazzuchelli died on February 23, 1864.

In recognition of the 150th anniversary of his death, the students of St. Rose of Lima Catholic School in Cuba City presented the play Medicine for Wildcat on Wednesday, Feb. 26, at St. Rose Church.

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