Migrant workers in Gillett offered food for body, soul

Hispanic young adults live their faith by example, invite peers to join them

Inaugural Walk for Vocations slated for Aug. 6 at UW-Green Bay

Mission trips open up new world | Your Catholic Neighbor: Heidi School

Maryknoll priest, Green Bay native, returns home to celebrate anniversary


Migrant workers in Gillett offered food for body, soul

Gillett, Suring Catholics provide ‘welcome picnic’ to more than 100 laborers

Alfonso Portillo, migrant recruiter at the Seneca Foods canning plant in Gillett, plays guitar during the July 21 welcome picnic for migrant workers at the plant. The picnic was held in the pavilion near housing that the company provides for the majority of the more than 130 migrant workers it employs during the canning season.  (Bob Zyskowski | For The Compass)

GILLETT — Alicia Garza gets to Mass whenever one is made available to the migrant workers at the Seneca Foods Corporation canning plant. Garza, who has been … Read More

Hispanic young adults live their faith by example, invite peers to join them

Peer evangelization is aim of ‘Jornadas’ youth group

Capuchin Fr. Glenn Gessner of St. Fidelis Friary in Appleton performs a song and dance for attendees during a Jornadas retreat at St. Therese School building in Appleton July 16. Fr. Gessner was on hand to administer the sacrament of reconciliation. (Brad Birkholz | For The Compass)

GREEN BAY — With so much technology and all the distractions in the modern world, faith seems to have taken its place on the backburner. This is … Read More

Inaugural Walk for Vocations slated for Aug. 6 at UW-Green Bay


GREEN BAY — Esto Vir, a Catholic men’s group based in Green Bay, will be hosting a Walk for Vocations on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Cofrin … Read More


Olympic pressure? Wrestler relies on faith to help him cope

Olympic wrestler Kyle Snyder speaks to students at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney, Md., Sept. 23, 2015. The former student is headed to Brazil to compete in the Summer Games. (CNS photo | courtesy Our Lady of Good Counsel High School)

WASHINGTON — Kyle Snyder’s knack for making history began during his junior year of high school, when he helped win the first-ever state championship for the wrestling … Read More

‘Make trouble’ by creating culture of respect, pope tells Cuban youths

Boys wait for Pope Francis' arrival at the Fr. Felix Varela Cultural Center in Havana Sept. 20, 2015. To help young Cubans who could not afford the trip to World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland, feel more connected to the international gathering in Europe, the pope sent a video message to Havana. (CNS photo | Tyler Orsburn)

VATICAN CITY — Fear nothing, break the chains that may bind you and bring hope to the world, Pope Francis told young people attending a special World … Read More

Pope pays tribute to Holocaust victims in silence, prayer

Pope Francis touches the death wall at the Auschwitz Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland, July 29. (CNS photo | Paul Haring)

OSWIECIM, Poland — Sitting with head bowed and eyes closed, Pope Francis paid silent tribute to the victims of one of the worst atrocities of the 20th … Read More

The Compass GPS Blog

Remembering Rick Evans

Jeff Kurowski | The Compass

This week I took a moment to page through issues of The Compass from 1997. I searched for the first story I covered with photographer Rick Evans. … Read More

Pokémon preaching?

Patricia Kasten | The Compass

Remember Pokémon? In the late 1990s, little yellow Pikachu character seemed to be everywhere. Even I, who knew next to nothing about the original video games, had … Read More

State champs

Jeff Kurowski | The Compass

Congratulations to all the spring sports teams and athletes who captured conference titles and earned trips to state. Three championship squads represented Catholic high schools from the … Read More