Appleton’s St. Joseph Parish celebrates 150th anniversary: See photos on Flickr

New parish boundaries announced

Two Rivers youth draw Stations of Cross, hold Lenten exhibit

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Tapestries serve as Stations of the Cross at Holy Cross Church in Bay Settlement


Love of photography, nature provides means to support Catholic missionaries

Mary Ozarowicz creates greeting cards to benefit Living Waters International

COOPERSTOWN — Mary Ozarowicz has an eye for capturing nature scenes with her Nikon D80 digital camera. Whether it’s butterflies around her garden in Maribel, sunrises and … Read More

Compass sponsors Wisconsin Shrine Pilgrimage

Bishop Ricken to lead pilgrimage to three Marian shrines Oct. 26-28

ALLOUEZ — Bishop David Ricken will lead a three-day “Wisconsin Shrine Pilgrimage” to approved Marian shrines. This year’s pilgrimage — featuring stops at the Basilica of the … Read More

Mixed media Stations of the Cross offer unique presentation of Passion

Editor’s note: Part six of our seven-part Lenten series on the Stations of the Cross features the stations inside Nativity of Our Lord Church in Green Bay. … Read More


Congo’s bishops give up on peace mediation

KINSHASA, Congo — Catholic bishops in Congo have abandoned attempts to arrange a government-opposition power-sharing agreement, amid rising violence. Archbishop Marcel Utembi Tapa of Kisangani, the bishops’ … Read More

Homeboy Industries founder to receive Notre Dame’s Laetare Medal

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — Jesuit Father Greg Boyle, who started a social enterprise in Los Angeles to help young people avert a life of gangs, drug abuse … Read More

Global peace, security demand an end to nuclear weapons, pope tells U.N.

VATICAN CITY — Today’s threats to global peace and security must be countered through dialogue and development, not nuclear weapons, Pope Francis told the United Nations. “How … Read More

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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

Tourney time in high school hoops

Jeff Kurowski | The Compass

WIAA regional play for girls’ basketball has opened and the boys’ follow with regional play next week. One girls’ team and one boys’ squad from Catholic high … Read More