2011 - 2012 LEGISLATURE
March 12, 2012 - Introduced by Senators Zipperer, S. Fitzgerald, Lazich and
Vukmir, cosponsored by Representatives Strachota, Farrow, Jacque,
Marklein, Molepske Jr
and Ziegelbauer. Referred to Committee on Senate
SJR73,1,2 1Relating to: commending Timothy Michael Dolan on his elevation to the
SJR73,1,53 Whereas, Timothy Michael Dolan was ordained to the priesthood on June 19,
41976, and served as associate pastor at Immacolata Parish in Richmond Heights,
5Missouri; and
SJR73,1,76 Whereas, in 1987, Timothy Michael Dolan was appointed to a five-year term
7as secretary of the Apostolic Nunciature in Washington, D.C.; and
SJR73,1,108 Whereas, in 1992, Timothy Michael Dolan was appointed vice rector of
9Kenrick-Glennon Seminary, serving also as director of spiritual formation and
10professor of Church history; and
SJR73,1,1511 Whereas, in 1994, Timothy Michael Dolan was appointed rector of the
12Pontifical North American College in Rome where he served until June 2001, serving
13as a visiting professor of Church history at the Pontifical Gregorian University and
14as a faculty member in the Department of Ecumenical Theology at the Pontifical
15University of St. Thomas Aquinas; and
1Whereas, on June 19, 2001, the 25th anniversary of his ordination to the
2priesthood, Timothy Michael Dolan was named the Auxiliary Bishop of St. Louis by
3Pope John Paul II; and
SJR73,2,54 Whereas, Timothy Michael Dolan was named Archbishop of the Archdiocese of
5Milwaukee by Pope John Paul II on June 25, 2002; and
SJR73,2,76 Whereas, on February 23, 2009, Pope Benedict XVI appointed Timothy Michael
7Dolan as the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of New York; and
SJR73,2,98 Whereas, on February 18, 2012, Pope Benedict XVI elevated Timothy Michael
9Dolan to the dignity of Cardinal at St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City; and
SJR73,2,1110 Whereas, Timothy Michael Dolan has been recognized as a leader of Catholics
11throughout Wisconsin and the United States; now, therefore, be it
SJR73,2,15 12Resolved by the senate, the assembly concurring, That the legislature
13congratulates Timothy Michael Cardinal Dolan on the occasion of his elevation to the
14College of Cardinals, and thanks him for his years of service to the people of
15Wisconsin; and, be it further
SJR73,2,17 16Resolved, That the senate chief clerk shall deliver a copy of this resolution to
17Timothy Michael Cardinal Dolan.
SJR73,2,1818 (End)