• Green Bay Catholic offers service to poor in Appalachia

Local

The smell of success

Bear Creek parish’s sauerkraut festival marks 55 years of promoting area’s cabbage industry

BEAR CREEK — Food, music and games are all essentials for a successful parish festival. At St. Mary Parish, another ingredient is the smell and taste of … Read More

A savory solution

Goats are helping Appleton Catholic cemetery control its invasive species of shrubs

APPLETON — Goats tend to get a bad rap in church traditions — with the devil often portrayed with goat horns and hoofs, and Jesus speaking of … Read More

Parish uses campfire setting for Bible study

DENMARK — Campfires, Dutch oven treats and Bible studies. That’s the outdoor summer menu for members of All Saints Parish in Denmark and St. Mary Parish in … Read More

Nation/World

Police in Wyoming recommend sex abuse charges against retired bishop

WASHINGTON  — Last August, a police department in Wyoming put out a public call looking for information regarding alleged sex abuse relating to Catholic clergy. Though they … Read More

Planned Parenthood to withdraw from Title X without ‘judicial relief’

SAN FRANCISCO  — Attorneys for the Planned Parenthood Federation of American told the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in an Aug. 14 letter that the organization … Read More

Attorneys say allegation against South Carolina bishop ‘provably false’

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Attorneys for Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone of Charleston released a statement Aug. 14 saying that the allegations of sexual abuse of a minor levied … 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