• Appleton youth collects hundreds of Valentine’s cards for seniors

Local

Holy Resurrection Monastery celebrates tonsure of Fr. Paiisi

Ceremony is first of three in 2019 for Holy Resurrection Monastery

NAZIANZ — A Divine Liturgy brought together four jurisdictions of Greek-Catholic communities, as well as the local Roman Catholic community, on Feb. 16 at St. Gregory Church. … Read More

UW-Oshkosh campus ministry focuses on forming missionary disciples

Bishop’s Appeals provides funding for Catholic Campus Ministry initiatives

OSHKOSH — The Gospel of Matthew relates the Great Commission from Jesus: “Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father … Read More

Appleton youth collects hundreds of Valentine’s cards for seniors

Cards for classmates grows into community project

APPLETON — Most of us remember taking Valentine cards to our classrooms in school. However, Logan Caron, age 8, has taken Valentines to a new level. He … Read More

Nation/World

Vatican summit opens with acknowledgment of evil committed

VATICAN CITY — Opening the Vatican summit on child protection and the clerical sexual abuse crisis, Pope Francis said, “The holy people of God are watching and … Read More

After crisis, church will grow anew, says former head of Dominicans

QUEBEC CITY  — The Catholic Church should not be afraid of crisis; through crisis, it will grow and spring new life, said Dominican Father Timothy Radcliffe. “If … Read More

Dog-sledding party celebrates ‘beauty of God’s nature’ and raises money

DERBY LINE, Vt. — On Pio, on Kateri, on Michael and Nicholas! Musher Nathan Gratton could have called out the saint names of some of his dogs … Read More

The Compass GPS Blog

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

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