Salvatorian Mission Warehouse director retires

Oshkosh parish’s new tabernacle has long history

For past 30 years, Maplewood Quilters create about 25 quilts each week

Feed my sheep: Archbishops to receive palliums at home with their flock

He shares his talents in a special way | Your Catholic Neighbor: Tom Mentele


Salvatorian Mission Warehouse director retires

Br. Regis Fust began ministry in 1963 that supports missionaries

Sr. Dora Zapf and Br. Regis Fust are pictured at the entrance of the Salvatorian Mission Warehouse in New Holstein. For five decades Br. Regis has overseen a volunteer operation that collects and distributes food, clothes, medical supplies and other items to mission outposts around the world. (Sam Lucero | The Compass)

NEW HOLSTEIN — For more than 50 years, Salvatorian Br. Regis Fust has run the Salvatorian Mission Warehouse in New Holstein. He began helping missionaries in 1963, … Read More

For past 30 years, Maplewood Quilters create about 25 quilts each week

Group donates quilts to local families in need

Members of the Maplewood Quilters pose for a photo following a recent morning of quilting. The group has been in existence for more than 30 years and produces about 25 quilts each week. (Monica Sawyn | For The Compass)

MAPLEWOOD — The Maplewood Quilters, most of whom are members of Holy Name of Mary Parish, meet once a week at the church to produce as many … Read More

Oshkosh parish’s new tabernacle has long history

Inscription on refurbished tabernacle memorializes World War I soldier

The newly installed tabernacle at St. Raphael the Archangel Church in Oshkosh dates back to 1938. It originally was used at the former Sacred Heart Church. (Jeannette Merten | For The Compass)

OSHKOSH — The ties that bind have taken on special meaning at St. Raphael the Archangel Church. As part of “Renewing Our Space … Renewing Our Faith,” … Read More


CHA brief urges U.S. Supreme Court to maintain health care subsidies

Sr. Carol Keehan, a Daughter of Charity who is president and CEO of the Catholic Health Association, gestures during a March 20, 2013 interview prior to speaking on the campus of Emory University in Atlanta. (CNS photo | Michael Alexander, Georgia Bulletin)

WASHINGTON — If the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down federal subsidies that have helped millions of people get health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act, it … Read More

Pope offers prayers for victims of Mexico City hospital explosion

Relatives of victims mourn at the site of an explosion at a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City Jan. 29. A powerful gas tank truck explosion killed at least three adults and one baby and injured dozens. (CNS photo | Edgard Garrido, Reuters)

MEXICO CITY — Pope Francis offered prayers and an expression of solidarity with the victims of a hospital explosion that left three dead and more than 70 … Read More

New coalition aims to create culture of life across all walks of life

March for Life participants make their way up Constitution Avenue to the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington Jan. 22. Tens of thousands took part in the annual event, which this year marked the 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion across the nation. (CNS photo | Leslie E. Kossoff)

WASHINGTON — All of the usually expected groups were in attendance at this year’s March for Life in Washington Jan. 22, the 42nd anniversary of the Roe … Read More

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Students deliver gifts to children of incarcerated

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Seniors at St. Lawrence Seminary High School prepare to deliver Christmas gifts to children in the name of parents who are in prison. (Submitted photo)

On the outskirts of the Diocese of Green Bay sits the village of Mount Calvary, home of St. Lawrence Seminary High School. Located about 20 miles east … Read More

Bishop Ricken is feeling holy

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With all of the commercialized distractions that accompany the season of Advent, what’s a Catholic to do to stay focused? Bishop David Ricken, a somewhat accomplished singer … Read More

Pope Francis and religious journalism

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John Allen, Vatican correspondent for The Boston Globe, right, is pictured with Greg Erlandson, president and publisher of Our Sunday Visitor, at a Catholic Press Association convention. (Sam Lucero | The Compass)

The Francis Effect is real and religious journalism owes Pope Francis a holy high five. Since his election March 13, 2013, the Catholic Church has been garnering … Read More