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Pastor’s insights on skin color help students see that ‘God loves diversity’

Editor’s note: In observance of Black History Month and Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Fr. Alvan Amadi, who serves as administrator of St. Mary Parish in Algoma, … Read More

Appleton parish collects over 680 pairs of socks for homeless shelter

APPLETON — In 1971, Sue Rogers and her husband Dave, who are both Appleton natives and Xavier High School graduates, moved back to Appleton after he got … Read More

Compass accepting nominations for 2021 ‘Faith That Works’ Awards

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ALLOUEZ — To recognize those in business who promote the common good, The Compass invites readers and parish leadership to nominate candidates for the 8th annual “Faith … Read More


World needs stories of truth, peace, inspiration, pope says

VATICAN CITY — With fake news becoming ever more sophisticated, people need the wisdom, courage and patience to discern and embrace constructive stories, Pope Francis said. “We … Read More

Bishops express sorrow, support after U.S. firefighters die in Australia

WASHINGTON — Representatives of the U.S. bishops expressed sorrow after three U.S. firefighters died in an air crash while fighting bushfires in Australia. “As the people of … Read More

Pope, Pence meet at the Vatican

VATICAN CITY  — After Pope Francis and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met privately for nearly an hour at the Vatican, Pence told the pope that his … Read More

The Compass GPS Blog

DACA recipient: ‘My message would be of love’

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ALLOUEZ – The Supreme Court began hearing arguments Nov. 12 in a case that could eventually end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as … Read More

Pocket crosses still making impact

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ALLOUEZ – A good deed’s impact may never be known, but Karen Schramel of Woodstock, Ill., was determined to make known the “miracle of the Lord” she … Read More

‘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