Lent: Are you up for phone fast?

This issue of The Compass offers some ideas and suggestions for making the most of Lent. Of course, there are other ways to “turn away from sin … Read More

Refugees and safety concerns

The ongoing debate about allowing refugees into this country is often framed by safety concerns. Are we compromising national security by allowing people from certain Mideast countries, … Read More

Parishes help us share the Good News

Today we constantly read social media reports of “fake news.” We are told we now live in a “post-truth” society, where we pick and choose our own … Read More

Refugee ban is misguided

In last week’s editorial, we urged readers to follow Pope Francis’ example and offer prayers for the new president. We quoted from the pope’s letter to President … Read More

Time to follow pope’s example

Following his inauguration on Jan. 20, Donald J. Trump became the 45th president of the United States. Like any new relationship, it may take time for Americans … Read More

All human life is sacred

The sanctity or sacredness of human life is a concept people of faith understand and accept, especially when it’s in reference to the unborn. It becomes more … Read More

March for Life

On Jan. 27, thousands of young Americans — including nearly 200 from the Diocese of Green Bay — will fill the grounds of the Washington Monument in … Read More

Remembering the refugees

Welcome to 2017. Each new year offers us a fresh start, an opportunity to seek and accomplish new hopes and dreams. For some people, it’s in the … Read More

The baby Jesus and refugees

One of the many traditions leading up to Christmas is a blessing of baby Jesus figurines. This tradition often takes place on the third Sunday of Advent. … Read More

Amid the rush of the holiday …

How are your Christmas preparations going? It’s only about a week until Christmas, you know. So was this the year that you promised yourself to get all … Read More