Students in Ashton learn about mercy and prayer

Students in Ashton learn about mercy and prayer

Students at St. Peter School in Ashton recently had an opportunity to learn about the importance of prayer and mercy.

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.

 

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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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Young women invited to see a day in the life of a Sister Print E-mail
Thursday, May. 12, 2016 -- 12:00 AM

MONONA -- Immaculate Heart of Mary Convent, 4905 Schofield St., Monona, is hosting a "Day in the Life of the Sisters of Mary, Morning Star" for young women ages 12 to 18, on Saturday, May 28, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

There will be time for prayer, Bible study, crafts, and other fun activities. Lunch is included.

RSVP by Wednesday, May 25, by calling 608-224-0251 or emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 
 

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My family didn't eat out a lot when I was growing up. And when we did, we rarely ate at chain restaurants.

One of these instances occurred on the day of my high school graduation. There are no words to describe how hot it felt that day. I'm sure wearing a heavy black gown made the heat even more unbearable.

After receiving my diploma, we ate at Chili's. I ordered an iced tea and drank it in one gulp. I did the same for a second glass as well. After that, I was given a pitcher to fill my glass as needed.

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