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Holy Resurrection Monastery begins initiative to fund building repairs

Eastern Catholic monks look to raise funds through online fundraising

Abbot Nicholas Zachariadis stands in a third-floor room at Holy Resurrection Monastery in St. Nazianz that needs the ceiling repaired. The Eastern Catholic monks are seeking to raise money for repairs to their 150-year-old monastery. (Benjamin Wideman | For The Compass)

NAZIANZ — Abbot Nicholas Zachariadis doesn’t sugarcoat the dilemma facing his group of Eastern Catholic monks. “Without repairs to our monastery, there’s absolutely a possibility we won’t … Read More

Diocesan director of New Evangelization co-authors book for catechists

Julianne Stanz teams up with Joe Paprocki for ‘Catechist’s Backpack’

Cover to "The Catechist's Backpack."

ALLOUEZ — Think you’re not a catechist? Think again. If you want to pass along your faith, share stories of how God has worked in your life … Read More

Br. Cyril Litecky, founding principal of Manitowoc’s Roncalli High School, dies

Br. Cyril Litecky

MANITOWOC — Br. Cyril Litecky, 88, founding principal of Roncalli High School, died on April 4 at Bethlehem in the Holy Land. A De La Salle Christian … Read More

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Cardinal George, 78, dies after long fight with cancer

Cardinal Francis George greets people in 2003 following Mass in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of St. George's Church in Chicago. Cardinal George, 78, died April 17 after a long battle with cancer. (CNS photo/ Karen Callaway)

CHICAGO  — Cardinal Francis E. George, the retired archbishop of Chicago who was the first native Chicagoan to head the archdiocese, died April 17 at his residence … Read More

Obedience to God means openness to him, to others, to change, pope says

VATICAN CITY  — An inability to dialogue and to accept that God may be doing new things are signs of disobedience to God, Pope Francis said. Obedience … Read More

Vatican to host ‘summit’ on climate change, development

VATICAN CITY  — With the participation of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, the Pontifical Academy of Sciences is hosting a summit, “Protect the Earth, Dignify Humanity,” at the … Read More

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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 News.va (@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