Two Rivers parishioners put artistic talents on display

Habitat for Humanity home to be built in Green Bay in honor of Pope Francis

UW-Oshkosh student spends 1st weekend of spring break promoting Bishop’s Appeal

His culinary skills come in handy | Your Catholic Neighbor: Dave Erickson

Spirituals, dance moves a testament to joy of new auxiliary bishop


Local groups to provide free Easter meals

ALLOUEZ — Easter is coming and we will celebrate the triumph of the Lamb of God over death and his promise of eternal life for us. Such … Read More

Two Rivers parishioners put artistic talents on display

Local artists create Stations of Cross

Deacon Paul Gleichner, pastoral associate at St. Peter the Fisherman Parish in Two Rivers, stands by his drawing of the fourth Station of the Cross, Jesus meets his mother. (Benjamin Wideman | For The Compass)

TWO RIVERS — Members of St. Peter the Fisherman Parish possess a variety of God-given talents. One of those skills is on display this Lenten season for … Read More

UW-Oshkosh student spends 1st weekend of spring break promoting Bishop’s Appeal

Mrozinsky tells her home parish that Appeal benefits university’s Newman Center programs

Molly Mrozinsky, a nursing major at UW-Oshkosh, is pictured at her home parish of St. Peter the Fisherman in Two Rivers. During weekend Masses March 21 and 22, she shared with parishioners how the Bishop’s Appeal benefits the UW-Oshkosh Newman Center’s outreach to college students. (Benjamin Wideman | For The Compass)

TWO RIVERS — Molly Mrozinsky could have spent this past weekend sleeping in and relaxing. After all, that’s what many University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh students probably did on … Read More


Church directives seek to keep mafia out of Easter processions

VATICAN CITY — The bishop of a southern Italian diocese has issued new directives aimed at keeping the mafia out of this year’s Easter processions. Commonly called … Read More

‘Golden thread’ links Holy Year of Mercy and St. Faustina Kowalska

Polish Sister St. Faustina Kowalska is depicted with an image of Jesus Christ the Divine Mercy. (CNS photo | Nancy Wiechec)

VATICAN CITY — The rector of a Rome sanctuary dedicated to Divine Mercy said he sees a “golden thread” connecting the upcoming Holy Year of Mercy and … Read More

Jerusalem’s Armenians mark genocide in ancestral homeland a century ago

Armenian Vic Lepejian, 65, paints ceramics in his Armenian art studio in the Old City of Jerusalem March 25. Lepejian has worked for a year on a 50-square-foot mural made of traditional painted ceramic tile commemorating the Armenian Genocide's 100th ann iversary. (CNS photo | Debbie Hill)

JERUSALEM — John Ourfali, 77, remembers how as a child he saw an elderly family friend break down and cry whenever he met with Ourfali’s parents, unable … Read More

The Compass GPS Blog

What was off is on again

Patricia Kasten | The Compass

There wasn’t going to be a free meal — at least not this Easter in Appleton. In The Compass (3/27/15) print edition, you’ll find the annual list … Read More

Remembering Romero

Sam Lucero | The Compass

Our guide, a Salvadoran sister who knew Archbishop Oscar Romero, stands outside his former residence. A bust was erected near the entrance. (Sam Lucero photo)

I have had a devotion to Archbishop Oscar Romero since learning about him and the civil war that plagued El Salvador from 1979 to 1992. About five … Read More

Pope Francis: Two years and counting

Sam Lucero | The Compass

A video posted by (@newsva) on Mar 13, 2015 at 2:29am PDT Two years ago today, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio stepped onto the balcony of St. … Read More