Community of Our Lady in Oshkosh celebrates 50th anniversary | See photos on Flickr

Memories draw her back home | Your Catholic Neighbor: Mary Jo Peters

Catholic school teachers learn history of diocese, cathedral during inservice

Love Life, a ministry to young families, is on move


Packers fan with months to live has wish granted

Marosek attends Packers-Bears game thanks to help from hospice, diocese

ALLOUEZ — It was a depressing day for David Marosek last April. He had been battling stage 4 rectal cancer since July 2016 and the treatment seemed … Read More

Sisters put their faith into action while instructing young softball players

KAUKAUNA — Laura (Van Abel) Beyer and Maria Van Abel will never forget their first softball camp together as instructors three or four years ago. A young … Read More

Oshkosh family honors daughter by organizing youth retreat

Kelihers invite Friars of Renewal to lead weekend event Sept. 28-30

OSHKOSH — Youth 2000, a national weekend retreat program for youth ages 13 to 25, will be held in Oshkosh Sept. 28-30, led by the Franciscan Friars … Read More


Church plans third-party abuse reporting system, bishops’ code of conduct

WASHINGTON — Pledging to “heal and protect with every bit of the strength God provides us,” the U.S. bishops’ Administrative Committee Sept. 19 outlined actions to address … Read More

Catholics gather in Philadelphia and Indianapolis to pray for healing

PHILADELPHIA  — Several hundred participants gathered at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul Sept. 14 for a prayer vigil organized by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia … Read More

Young Catholics discuss way forward for church in light of abuse crisis

WASHINGTON — Pope Francis’ pontificate has been one of reform, but his response to the current abuse crisis is “a moment of make or break” for him, … Read More

The Compass GPS Blog

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

Biking for Babies team members thankful for support in diocese

Jeff Kurowski | The Compass

I received handwritten messages from both Kevin Biese and Nick Vande Hey of Biking for Babies that included mentions of the support they have received from people … Read More

Choosing a new rosary

Patricia Kasten | The Compass

The first time I stepped foot into St. Francis Xavier Cathedral in Green Bay was for a Rite of Election Mass celebrated in early spring 1986 by … Read More