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Diocese to send young adult delegation to Convocation

POW bracelet holds cherished memories for Verstegen

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Shawano preschoolers launch ‘Blessing Box’ project


POW bracelet holds cherished memories for Verstegen

Spring cleaning turns up bracelet, leads to successful search for Vietnam vet

KIMBERLY — A little bit of spring cleaning brought back some memories and a reminder of what military veterans have done for us. Kathy Verstegen, a member … Read More
Deacon Vidmar’s vocation was result of many seeds planted

‘That seed was growing as my faith started to grow,’ he says

OSHKOSH — When Paul Vidmar was ordained as a deacon on Saturday, May 13, it marked the culmination of many little seeds planted along the pathway of … Read More
TV reporter’s faith journey given boost thanks to spouse

Hornacek said that his conversion continues

ALLOUEZ — Robert Hornacek regularly asks questions as a reporter for WLUK FOX 11 News, but it was a question asked of him that led to his … Read More


Notre Dame students plan walkout during Pence’s commencement address

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — A student activist coalition at the University of Notre Dame that opposes Vice President Mike Pence as this year’s commencement speaker called for … Read More

Papal celebration of Corpus Christi moves to Sunday

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will celebrate the feast of the Body and Blood of Christ and the Corpus Christi procession on a Sunday — June 18 … Read More

Remains of priest exhumed, verified as part of beatification process

OKARCHE, Okla. — Early on the morning of May 10, the remains of Father Stanley F. Rother were exhumed from Holy Trinity Cemetery in Okarche and transported … 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