Local

Doctor: Area hospitals ‘strained’ due to COVID-19 surge

Health care leaders: ‘Not too late to vaccinate’

GREEN BAY — The alarming challenge for area hospitals and the people who work in them is that, for several weeks now, they have been operating at, … Read More

Singing in the big church

St. Francis Xavier Cathedral seeks members for Holy Week choir

GREEN BAY — Do you love to sing? Would you like to share that talent in the mother church of the Diocese of Green Bay? St. Francis … Read More

Opioid addiction leads to overdose, death for Fox Cities resident

Melissa Gritton shares story of losing fiancé during talk in Neenah

NEENAH – Living with and loving someone with an opioid addiction is difficult, but when that person dies of an opioid overdose, the pain can be overwhelming. … Read More

Nation/World

China forbids foreigners from spreading religious content online

In the U.S.-China rivalry that involves a complex mix of diplomacy, trade wars and sanctions, religion has come under increased pressure after the communist regime banned online … Read More

With foreign donation license denied, Missionaries of Charity ration food

KOLKATA, India (CNS) — Since Christmas, the Missionaries of Charity have been strictly rationing the food and daily use items for their regular 600 beneficiaries at their … Read More

On New Year’s, pope says a mature faith is realistic, but hope-filled

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — As Catholics begin a new year contemplating the motherhood of Mary, they should be inspired not to let problems weaken their faith or … 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