• Students from St. John the Baptist School (Howard) pray the rosary alongside students from across the state in memory of Fatima miracle | See photos on Flickr


Parish holds open house for century-old rectory

GREEN BAY — A respect and appreciation for its history is one way to describe parish members’ love for St. John the Evangelist Church. Not only is … Read More

In his book, Fr. Peter Pernin described perils of the Great Peshtigo Fire

ALLOUEZ — This summer and into fall has seen some of the worst wildfires in U.S. history, all along the West Coast and even in Minnesota. However, … Read More

Bishop Seitz receives Ambassador of Peace Award from St. Norbert College

El Paso bishop says society is suffering ‘hardening of the heart’

DE PERE — The Parable of The Good Samaritan is never far from top-of-mind for Bishop Mark Seitz of El Paso, Texas. His diocese and his see … Read More


Retired Pope Benedict hints at his death in condolence message

WILHERING, Austria (CNS) — Retired Pope Benedict XVI has hinted at his death in a condolence message for a former colleague who was a professor in Regensburg, … Read More

Call to prayer for the synod finds home online, in app

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Cardinal Mario Grech, secretary-general of the Synod of Bishops, said in the process to create a more “synodal church,” one where every member … Read More

Pope names auxiliary bishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis to Crookston, Minn.

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Pope Francis has named Auxiliary Bishop Andrew H. Cozzens of St. Paul and Minneapolis to head the Diocese of Crookston, Minnesota. He has been … Read More

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Summer program supports the arts

Jeff Kurowski | The Compass

DE PERE — Among the summer programs that support the arts is Next Stage offered by St. Norbert College Music Theatre. For the past six years, Next … Read More

More than a symbol

Patricia Kasten | The Compass

My introduction to the papal flag — see Foundations of Faith (July 2) — came on Sept. 15, 1987. That year, St. John Paul II visited Los … Read More

Downspout inspirations

Patricia Kasten | The Compass

How do you come up with these ideas? People often ask that about my Foundations of Faith column, that I have written for The Compass since 1997. … Read More