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$27 million gift will fund new school building

Donation by Mulvas allows consolidation of two Notre Dame School campuses

DE PERE — A local couple’s financial gift will transform and secure the future of Catholic education on De Pere’s east side. Jim and Miriam Mulva, members … Read More

Father Carr’s Place 2B will hold Bridge Walk fundraiser June 1

After four years as director, Bob Lang will step down July 31

OSHKOSH — The fourth annual Bridge Walk sponsored by Father Carr’s Place 2B is scheduled for June 1. The event is the signature fundraiser held to support … Read More

Kunkel, former St. Norbert College president pens book on St. Norbert

‘Man of Fire: The Life and Spirit of Norbert of Xanten released May 8

DE PERE — St. Norbert College President Emeritus Tom Kunkel announced prior to his retirement in 2017 that he planned to write a book about St. Norbert … Read More

Nation/World

As migrants continue streaming into Mexico, donor fatigue sets in

TAPACHULA, Mexico — Sister Bertha Lopez was buying 55-pound sacks of rice, when the cashier asked: “Where do they want the rice? For Guatemala or for whom?” … Read More

Bishops from Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia call for disarmament of herders

NAIROBI, Kenya — Catholic leaders in Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia are calling for coordinated and peaceful disarmament in a common border region, where an estimated 8 million … Read More

Washington’s new archbishop urges renewed faith amid challenges

WASHINGTON — During his installation ceremony as the new archbishop of Washington, Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory acknowledged the struggles that have recently impacted the Catholic Church and … Read More

The Compass GPS Blog

‘Gather the children in this wild country’

Sam Lucero | The Compass

The story of the Blessed Mother appearing to Adele Brise in 1869 has been retold countless times, generation after generation. The message Our Lady of Good Help, … Read More

A polar vortex kind of day

Sam Lucero | The Compass

GREEN BAY — A severe snowstorm Jan. 28, followed by bitter cold temperatures Jan. 29 and 30, have most of Wisconsin in a winter icebox. Schools, businesses … Read More

Sixties garage band memories

Patricia Kasten | The Compass

Who hasn’t heard a garage band? Drums, guitars and music loud enough to shake the walls. Back in the day — meaning the late 1960s — a … Read More