Catholic school students’ Lenten project raises $3,600 for homes in Haiti

Roman Missal calls Easter Vigil ‘mother of all vigils’ for a reason

Ministering to youth keeps her young | Your Catholic Neighbor: Diane Zirbel

Local priests reflect on sacrament of reconciliation

Appleton parish opens vacant school to Loaves & Fishes meal program

Sister used family members, students in her stations


Notre Dame Middle School students learn about forgiveness, mercy

Immaculée Ilibagiza, Rwanda genocide survivor, shares her story with students

DE PERE — When Immaculée Ilibagiza entered the Notre Dame Middle School Gym on April 13, the eighth grade students, seated in the bleachers, paused for a … Read More

New Safe Environment Department leaders continue protection of youth, others

ALLOUEZ —Since 2003, when Bishop Robert Banks appointed the late Sr. Mary Bride Grubbs as its first victim assistance coordinator, the Green Bay Diocese has offered a … Read More

Couple completes lay ministry program together

Bruce and Clare DuMontier among 15 laity to complete Emmaus program

APPLETON — They say the family that prays together, stays together. Bruce and Clare DuMontier are living proof that’s true. The Appleton couple, who have been married … Read More


Catholic chaplain accompanies anguished circus workers on final tour

WORCESTER, Mass. — The congregation, numbering about 50, gathered for their last Easter Mass together on the DCU Center’s arena floor. The chaplain, Father George “Jerry” Hogan, … Read More

In TED talk, pope urges people to make real connections

VATICAN CITY — While searching for a connection today often means looking for Wi-Fi, Pope Francis said real connections between people are the only hope for the … Read More

Pedaling priests to bike across Peoria Diocese seeking vocation prayers

PEORIA, Ill. — Being a priest has made Father Michael Pica, Father Adam Cesarek and Father Tom Otto so happy that they are preparing to share their … Read More

The Compass GPS Blog

‘A really big ham’

Patricia Kasten | The Compass

Part of this job’s charm is the chance to connect people who want to do good things for others.  Each year, The Compass runs listings of various … Read More

In anticipation of Easter joy

Patricia Kasten | The Compass

We’re half-way through Lent. Sunday, March 26, this year was Laetare Sunday – Rejoice Sunday. It’s the Sunday during Lent when you might see pink or rose … Read More

Basketball tourney tradition continues in Kaukauna

Jeff Kurowski | The Compass

KAUKAUNA — The 49th annual Holy Cross Men’s Basketball Tournament tips off March 24-26 and continues April 7-9 at Carl Giordana Gym, Holy Cross site, in Kaukauna. … Read More