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Bishop Coyne to address ‘Digital Discipleship’

Shipping container project nets 18 tons of donated goods for missions

Relevant Radio to merge with Immaculate Heart Radio; new network will reach 133 million

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Bishop Coyne to address ‘Digital Discipleship’

Leadership Convocation to be held Oct. 27

Bishop Christopher J. Coyne of Burlington, Vt., addresses Catholic media in St. Louis June 2. Bishop Coyne, chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Communications, will discuss “Digital Discipleship” at the Oct. 27 Leadership Convocation. (CNS photo | Lisa Johnston, St. Louis Review)

ALLOUEZ — What does it take to be a disciple? That’s what the keynote speakers and several workshops for the 10th annual Leadership Convocation for the Green … Read More

Shipping container project nets 18 tons of donated goods for missions

Volunteers living spirit of World Mission Sunday

Bishop David Ricken leads a blessing ceremony Sept. 14 for a 40-foot shipping container that will be transported to the Dominican Republic and Haiti. The shipping container, as well as a school bus, are expected to arrive at their destination by Jan. 1, 2017. (Sarah Bradford | Special To The Compass)NEWTON — Jim Fitzgerald certainly isn’t seeking out tasks to keep him busy. After all, as a farmer he stays plenty busy all year long, especially during … Read More
Relevant Radio to merge with Immaculate Heart Radio; new network will reach 133 million


GREEN BAY — Relevant Radio, based in Green Bay, and Immaculate Heart Radio, headquartered in Loomis, Calif., have announced their intentions to merge. According to a press … Read More


Papal summer residence opens to the public for the first time

Postcards showing Pope Francis are seen outside the papal villa at Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Oct. 21. Private areas of the papal villa are now open to the public. Although many popes over the centuries have spent their summers at Castel Gandolfo, Pope Francis has chosen to remain in Rome. (CNS photo | Paul Haring)

CASTEL GANDOLFO, Italy — Pope Francis is throwing open the doors to the papal apartment — including the bedroom where popes have slept — in the Apostolic … Read More

U.S. Hispanics give big margins to Clinton, Democrats in new Pew poll

A sign in English and Spanish is seen as people wait to vote in 2012 outside a polling place in Kissimmee, Fla. A Pew Research Center poll released Oct. 10 shows Hispanic Americans give nearly a 5-1 edge to Democrats over Republicans as the party they feel is more concerned for them. (CNS photo | Scott A. Miller, Reuters)

WASHINGTON — Hispanic Americans give a nearly 5-to-1 edge to Democrats over Republicans as the party more concerned for them in a Pew Research Center poll released … Read More

Shipment heads to Haiti from Miami; plans begin for next phase of relief

Workers move a pallet of donated items to the Betty K VI, a cargo ship moored on the Miami River Oct. 14, as the first load of emergency relief supplies organized by volunteers in the Miami Archdiocese was prepared for shipping to Miragoane, Haiti. The Haitian people are living amid the destruction caused by Hurricane Matthew in early October. (CNS photo | Ana Rodriguez-Soto, Florida Catholic)

MIAMI — Exactly one week after citing an “urgent need” for donations, the Archdiocese of Miami loaded 22 pallets of rice, canned goods, hygienic supplies and diapers … Read More

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Praying the rosary with Scriptures

Patricia Kasten | The Compass

Over the past weekend, Oct.8 and 9, the Vatican celebrated Mary with prayers, Masses, a concert, a prayer vigil and a procession. The celebrations coincided with the … Read More

Mass in the woods

Patricia Kasten | The Compass

You only have a few more weekends left. If you would like to attend Mass at a classic “garage chapel,” the Chapel in the Woods near Caldron … Read More

Vacation Bible School programs help children grow in faith

Jeff Kurowski | The Compass

GREEN BAY — Thanks to all the coordinators and volunteers who share their time and talents to make Vacation Bible School programs successful throughout the diocese. Kate … Read More