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Prayers for Jayme Closs

The family of 13-year-old Jayme Closs, abducted from her Barron home last month, is asking for prayers, said Patty Gerber, parish director for the Closs family’s parish cluster of St. Peter, Cameron; St. Boniface, Chetek; Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Strickland; and St. Joseph, Barron.

Teens go on retreat

Missionary of the Word Sr. Bernadette is pictured with chaperones and Somerset youth after a rosary walk at the Nov. 9-11 discipleship weekend retreat at Crosswoods Camp in Mason; 85 diocesan high school-aged leaders attended the retreat.

Madison bishop dead at 71

Diocese of Madison Bishop Robert C. Morlino, 71, died Saturday, Nov. 24, at approximately 9:15 p.m. at St. Mary’s Hospital, Madison. According to Catholic News Agency reports, he suffered a cardiac event during a test and did not recover.

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