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The Compass earns 14 awards from Catholic Press Association

QUEBEC— The Compass received 14 awards from the Catholic Press Association, including first place for General Excellence, weekly diocesan newspapers with a circulation of 25,000 or less, … Read More

Catholic cemeteries damaged by June 14 storm

No estimates yet on damage to Neenah cemeteries

NEENAH – Cemetery officials spent Thursday morning, June 15, assessing the damage in two Catholic cemeteries after a violent storm swept through the Fox Valley Wednesday afternoon, … Read More

All eyes are on Holy Hill

Carmelites say U.S. Open may attract golf tournament guests to shrine

HOLY HILL — The eyes of the golf world are focused on Wisconsin this week as the 117th U.S. Open Championship is scheduled for June 15-18 at … Read More


Military says priest kidnapped in southern Philippines was seen alive

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine military said a Catholic priest abducted by terrorist gunmen in the southern Philippines was seen alive June 25, during a “humanitarian pause” … Read More

Bishops, Catholic groups worry about consequences of partial travel ban

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Migration said the country’s Catholic bishops are “deeply concerned” about the consequences of the … Read More

No church for old men: Cardinals called to be grandfathers, pope says

VATICAN LETTER — The Catholic Church is not a “gerontocracy” ruled by old men, 80-year-old Pope Francis said; “we aren’t old men, we are grandfathers.”   “We … 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