• Your Catholic Neighbor: Al Hale (Bellevue) ‘Big Al’ brings his family to church


Prayer service broadcast over radio held in support of health care workers

STURGEON BAY — In a gesture of love and support for the health care community, cars filled with well-wishers jammed the parking lot of Door County Medical … Read More

Pregnancy is ‘never a crisis,’ says speaker

Tori Petersen addresses pro-life conference Jan. 22

CHAMPION — On Saturday, Jan. 22, the 49th anniversary of the Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision, Bishop David Ricken hosted the Disciples of Life Conference at … Read More

Small Catholic schools in rural communities find success

Parish, community support and strong academics help Oconto Falls, Sturgeon Bay schools succeed

ALLOUEZ — According to the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA), there are nearly 6,000 Catholic schools in the United States. Of these, approximately 25% serve a population … Read More


O’Malley: If Roe falls, ‘arduous task of creating pro-life culture’ remains

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Likening the pro-life cause to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech at the March on Washington in 1963, Cardinal … Read More

Young people urged to witness for life during annual Mass for Life, rally

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Teens and young adults from the Archdiocese of Washington and a few other places faced frigid early morning temperatures to gather at the Cathedral … Read More

Pro-life marchers’ energy, enthusiasm is ‘palpable,’ says march official

WASHINGTON (CNS) — One aspect of the annual March for Life that never changes is the loud cheering when the lead group, carrying the banner, arrives in … Read More

The Compass GPS Blog

Statue of Blessed Mother has a new home

Sam Lucero | The Compass

Last week, I announced that the abandoned statue of the Blessed Mother, which was repaired and then blessed by Bishop David Ricken on Dec. 2, would be … Read More

Update: Abandoned statue of Blessed Mother seeks new home

Sam Lucero | The Compass

Last month, The Compass reported that an abandoned statue of the Blessed Mother was discovered in the parking lot of Piggly Wiggly in De Pere. (See this … Read More

Abandoned Marian statue seeks its owner

Sam Lucero | The Compass

The Compass received an email from a reader, Susan Hansen of De Pere, over the weekend. She wanted to call to our attention a statue of Mary … Read More