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St. Francis Xavier Cathedral reopens

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St. Francis Xavier Cathedral reopens

Blessing of newly renovated church takes place during Dec. 3 Mass

GREEN BAY — “Welcome home,” said Bishop David Ricken to open the 9 a.m. Mass, Sunday, Dec. 3, at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral. The liturgy marked the … Read More

Seamstress turns vestment alteration request into full-time vocation

Carolyn Keliher, owner of Woolin’ Inn Studio, creates liturgical garb for clergy

KIMBERLY — Liturgical ministers and environments around the world are decked out regally thanks to the handiwork of seamstress Carolyn Keliher, owner of Woolin’ Inn Studio in … Read More

‘Box of Joy’ program aims to give poor children Christmas joy

Oshkosh parish participates in outreach program benefitting thousands

OSHKOSH — More than 300 Christmas gift boxes were packaged by volunteers Dec. 3 at the annual St. Nicholas Festival at St. Jude the Apostle Church. The … Read More

Nation/World

March for Life announces location, tentative speakers

WASHINGTON (CNS) — March for Life organizers announced in a Dec. 6 briefing a tentative group of speakers, a theme and other details for a Jan. 18 … Read More

Mideast Christian leaders to Trump: Jerusalem move could have dire results

JERUSALEM — In an open letter to U.S. President Donald Trump, Christian leaders in Jerusalem said U.S. recognition of the city as the capital of Israel could … Read More

Bishop lays out detailed policies for ‘morally acceptable’ tax reform

WASHINGTON — In a new letter to members of Congress, Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, outlined a sweeping package of changes in pending tax reform … Read More

The Compass GPS Blog

Choosing a new rosary

Patricia Kasten | The Compass

The first time I stepped foot into St. Francis Xavier Cathedral in Green Bay was for a Rite of Election Mass celebrated in early spring 1986 by … Read More

Fatima Day

Patricia Kasten | The Compass

Today is the centennial of the last appearance of Our Lady at Fatima in Portugal. It is a day for praying the rosary. Here is a link … Read More

Rosaries and cupcakes

Patricia Kasten | The Compass

October is traditionally the month of the rosary. And the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary is Oct. 7. Many of us have taken part in … Read More