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Bella the therapy dog is a favorite of residents and visitors alike in Kaukauna

Kaukauna — Animals have been used as mascots for companies since modern advertising began. Be it Tony the Tiger or the Energizer Bunny, a lovable creature can increase...
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Local shepherds build muscles of faith each Saturday

The Fit Shepherds program, brought to the Diocese of Green Bay by Fr. Zach Weber in Antigo back in 2019, brings Oshkosh-area men together for weekly prayer and...
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A life loss led to new life mission

CHAMPION — You can’t help but enjoy a conversation with Cathy Bosman. She’s taken her favorite saying, “Every day that you learn something new is a great day,”...
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We’ve entered the short ‘green time’

Green is not my favorite color. Not that I don’t like certain greens — like emerald and mint. But not pea green or olive drab (though I do...
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Prior of the Community of Our Lady Monastery in Oshkosh dies

OSHKOSH — Fr. Regis Barwig, prior of the Community of Our Lady Monastery in Oshkosh, died Dec. 31 at age 90. Fr. Barwig was born on Jan. 16,...
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Sisters’ ministry in Green Bay a ‘gift beyond what we can grasp’

GREEN BAY — The Franciscan Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Conception, now serving at SS. Peter and Paul Parish, are dedicated to the restoration of the Lord’s vineyard...

Snow on Joseph’s coat

(Michael Cooney | For The Compass) A snowfall on St. Joseph A light cover of snow adorns a statue of St. Joseph at St. Joseph Cemetery in Appleton...

Eagle Scout project creates trike track at Chilton Area Catholic School

CHILTON — When the weather cooperates and the recess and noon hour break arrive at Chilton Area Catholic School (CACS), the younger students can ride their tricycles in...

Upcoming pro-life events and Masses

GREEN BAY — The following pro-life events will take place during the next month in the Diocese of Green Bay: Pro-life advocate prays at the U.S. Supreme Court...

Gallagher continues to help provide a basic need

DE PERE — Delaney Gallagher not only appreciates all donations to Long Johns for St. John’s, the seasonal collection eff ort she founded in 2020, but also the...

Deacon Ellis dies

ALLOUEZ — Deacon Robert “Bob” Ellis, longtime national coordinator of the World Apostolate of Fatima, USA, died Dec. 12 at age 77. Deacon Ellis was born in St....

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Young adults gather in Neenah post-Roe

Greek Orthodox Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco and Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone of San Francisco pray at a Jan 20, 2022, vespers service during the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity at St. Pius Catholic Church in Redwood, Calif. The two religious leaders planned to lead a Jan. 23, 2023, vespers service at the same Catholic Church to mark the 2023 Week of Prayer. (CNS photo/Dennis Callahan, Archdiocese San Francisco)

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity takes on ‘even greater significance’ in 2023

A suspected victim of human trafficking is seen in this illustration photo.

Ahead of the big game, Catholics look to tackle human trafficking

Priest incensing during Eucharistic Adoration

Eucharistic Revival’s upcoming parish year aims for Catholics to experience a life-changing ‘personal encounter’ with Christ

Pro-life youth participate in the March for Life

How the Catholic Church influenced the pro-life movement before and after Roe

Pope Benedict XVI leads his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 20, 2011. Pope Benedict died Dec. 31, 2022, at the age of 95 in his residence at the Vatican. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Bells for Benedict

A man holds a copy of the Vatican's L'Osservatore Romano newspaper announcing the death of Pope Benedict XVI, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Dec. 31, 2022. Pope Benedict died at the age of 95 in his residence at the Vatican. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

U.S. bishops call Catholics to unite in mourning the death of retired pope

Father Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life, speaks during a prayer and protest rally outside of the new Planned Parenthood building in Washington Jan. 21, the day before the annual March for Life. (CNS photo/Lisa Johnston, St. Louis Review)

Vatican dismisses Frank Pavone from priesthood

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