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Dec 4 | 2017

Advent/Christmas Party

Praise God for a beautiful celebration of the start of Advent at our Annual Advent/Christmas Celebration in Monroe on Saturday, December 2! Over 500 people came together for Christmas carols, home made Christmas Cookies, Mass, and a delicious meal! People with disabilities, their loved ones, and...
Oct 17 | 2017

TV Mass Time Changed

Beginning this Sunday, November 5, the Apostolate for Persons with Disabilities – Diocese of Madison television Mass will be aired at 6:00 am on Channel 3 and Charter 9.  The Mass will also be aired on the TVW network (3.2 on air and Charter 14)...
Sep 11 | 2017

TV Mass available here

On Sunday morning, CBS required all of their network affiliates, including WISC-TV 3 in Madison, to air live coverage of Hurricaine Irma. The airing of the Apostolate TV Mass was pre-empted by this coverage. Please continue to pray for all people impacted by Hurricaines Harvey...
Guidelines For The Celebration Of The Sacraments With Persons With Disabilities
Jul 18 | 2017

Guidelines For The Celebration Of The Sacraments With Persons With Disabilities

The Guidelines for the Celebration of the Sacraments with Persons with Disabilities has been revised and republished by the USCCB! Familiarize yourself with this document. It is a great gift to have church leadership working to help people with disabilities be fully included in the...
Faith and Autism
Jul 14 | 2017

Faith and Autism

Apostolate staff, Dcn. Jim and Kellie O’Brien, attended a panel discussion on Faith Inclusion for People with Disabilities at the National Autism Conference. The Conference was hosted in Milwaukee on July 12, 2017. It is exciting to see that national organizations are recognizing and beginning...
Jun 29 | 2017

'Letting baby die' against the parents' wishes

Terminally ill baby Charlie Gard’s parents ‘utterly distraught’ after losing final appeal in European court – meaning their son’s life support WILL be switched of Read the Full Story Watch Video about Charlie made by his parents.
NCOD June Announcement 2017
Jun 23 | 2017

NCOD June Announcement 2017

Fr. Shawn Carey, a new President for the National Catholic Office for the Deaf, delivers an update from the Board of Directors on the Spring Election, the success of the previous Pastoral Week 2017 in Charlotte and the upcoming Pastoral Week 2018 in Seattle. https//www.youtube.com/watch?v=KA2JcrN6ato&feature=youtu.be...
Bishops Approve Revision of Guidelines for the Celebration of Sacraments with Persons with Disabilities
Jun 22 | 2017

Bishops Approve Revision of Guidelines for the Celebration of Sacraments with Persons with Disabilities

The National Catholic Partnership on Disability is pleased to announce the ratification of the Guidelines for the Celebration of the Sacraments with Persons with Disabilities, Revised Edition, (Guidelines) by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) at their semi-annual meeting held June 14 and...