Tag Archives: D. Madison


At the blog Laetificat, run by a sharp gal in Madison (who comments here), there are some marvelous images juxtaposed.
First, pictures by kids from last Palm Sunday.  Go there for the back story.

Some of Matisse to this…

Oh my, is this … Continue reading

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A new/old model for Catholic health care? An interesting small clinic.

With all the interest in the global impact of the Catholic Church through the election of a new Pope, we need to remember the local impact of the work of good lay people, formed by the Catholic Church.
Here is a … Continue reading

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Annual appeal videos during Mass. Fr. Z posts an example. POLL ALERT!

This morning, before celebration of Low Mass in the Usus Antiquior, it fell to me to introduce a video from the Diocese of Madison about the Annual Catholic Appeal.
Since last night I ran into the Bishop, His Excellency Most Reverend … Continue reading

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Your Excellencies! Fathers! Plans for 28 February? Masses for the Pope? For the Election? Bells? Processions? Prayers?

To all bishops and priests out there….
Do you have any special plans for 28 February?  After?
His Holiness ceases to be Pope, Bishop of Rome, and becomes “Pontiff Emeritus” at exactly 20:00 Central European Time on 28 February.  Have you worked … Continue reading

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Bp. Morlino (D. Madison) – super sermon to converts about “moralistic therapeutic deism”

His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison, gave a super sermon to converts who will enter the Church at Easter.  It was for the Rite of Election on the First Sunday of Lent.
Here is a phrase that … Continue reading

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MADISON: 22-23 Feb – Men’s Retreat (with overnight accommodations)

There is going to be a men’s retreat at the pastoral center (“chancery” on my planet) of the Diocese of Madison. Click HERE.
Some details from the site…
Fortes in Fide
Annual Diocesan
Men’s Lenten Retreat
February 22-23, 2013
Bishop O’Connor Pastoral Center, Madison Wisconsin
Featuring Fr. … Continue reading

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The a-maze-ing Sinsinawa Dominicans

There is a Wisconsin blogger at Laetificat who, once she gets her teeth into something, she really chews on it.  For example, the other day I linked to her post about the movie/documentary screened at the motherhouse of the Sinsinawa Domincans … Continue reading

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“Band of Sisters” documentary about liberal women religious premiers

We start a new work week with some old fashioned dissent.
And I mean old.
Picture if you will the paradox of a visible but invisible group of women religious dissenters. Even as they stay in the public eye, because of one … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick… Altar by Altar

My friend Fr. Richard Heilman, pastor of St. Mary’s in Pine Bluff, WI, in the Diocese of Madison – where there reigneth Bp. Morlino – has made the move to the East.
After a process of catechesis, St. Mary’s has gone … Continue reading

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Collecting a Spiritual Bouquet for Bp. Morlino’s birthday – 1 day left

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UPDATE 21 Dec 20:09 GMT:
Right now: 146 contributors have prayed 435 rosaries, 217 chaplets of Divine Mercy, 99.41 hours of adoration, stations of the cross 99 times, and have had 134 Masses offered for Bishop Robert … Continue reading

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