Annual Assumption Mass celebrated in Champion | See photos on Flickr

Shawano parish celebrates 150th anniversary | See photos on Flickr

Coffee sales help monks blend mission, marketing

Catholic Charities helps make adoption possible for birth and adoptive parents

Shawano’s Sacred Heart Parish will mark 150th anniversary Aug. 12

Landscaping talents benefit her parish | Your Catholic Neighbor: Donna Umnus


Coffee sales help monks blend mission, marketing

Humble Habits coffee project replaces popular bake sales as means to support ministry

ST. NAZIANZ — For more than three years, Fr. Moses Wright’s baking skills helped support Holy Resurrection Monastery’s mission of prayer and hospitality. But the popularity of … Read More

Desire to serve in missions leads Oneida native to Ghana

Sr. Claudette Burkel has ministered to prisoners for more than 30 years

HOWARD — Sr. Claudette Burkel was a fourth-grader at St. Joseph School in Oneida when she first considered being a missionary sister. “We had a missionary club … Read More

Shawano’s Sacred Heart Parish will mark 150th anniversary Aug. 12

Bishop David Ricken to join community for anniversary Mass, dinner

SHAWANO — After Mass one July weekday morning, Jackie Kohlin walked over to a table in the gathering space at Sacred Heart Church to check out the … Read More


Book collects John Paul II’s notes from 41 years of spiritual retreats

“In God’s Hands: The Spiritual Diaries of Pope St. John Paul II” by Pope St. John Paul II. HarperCollins (New York, 2017). 482 pp., $34.99. St. John … Read More

Polish archbishop thinks Vatican will recognize Medjugorje apparitions

WARSAW, Poland — A Polish archbishop who inspected Bosnia-Herzegovina’s Medjugorje shrine for the pope predicted the Vatican will soon recognize its Marian apparitions. “The Congregation for the … Read More

Eclipse thrills, inspires viewers to admire the precision of creation

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. — Science teacher Jane Irwin isn’t often left without words, but the total solar eclipse left her in a quiet reflective mood. “Awesome. God’s amazing” … Read More

The Compass GPS Blog

St. Norbert professor to lead solar eclipse activities

Jeff Kurowski | The Compass

If you are interested in the solar eclipse, St. Norbert College released the following information about  activities offered on Monday: Michael Olson, assistant professor of physics at … Read More

‘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