Missionaries of Word sister to throw ceremonial first pitch at Brewers game

For Beran, farming is a gift from God | Your Catholic Neighbor | Vicky Beran

Bill Evans ordained to diaconate | See photos on Flickr

Quad Parishes hold Corpus Christi procession | See photos on Flickr

Doctor on call for ordination to diaconate June 3

Couple says SVDP home visits are way to see face of Christ in others


The Compass earns 24 awards from Catholic Press Association

Judges: 'The Compass is an excellent piece of journalism from top to bottom'

GREEN BAY — The Compass received 24 awards, including first place for Newspaper of the Year from the Catholic Press Association (CPA) of the United States and … Read More

Jenni Vande Hey named director of Elizabeth Ministry

KAUKAUNA — In January, Jenni Vande Hey became the new executive director of Elizabeth Ministry International. She succeeded Don Warden, who is now chief operations officer at … Read More

Elizabeth Ministry holds open house, presents awards to church leaders, groups

KAUKAUNA — “Never underestimate the power of a single visit.” Since 1991, Elizabeth Ministry International has been living that mission, based on the Gospel account of Mary’s … Read More


Using women, trampling on their dignity is a sin, pope says

VATICAN CITY — Exploiting women or treating them like objects is a sin against God, Pope Francis said. “There is a rage against women, terrible rage,” the … Read More

Humanitarian crisis in Yemen worsens, Catholic aid agency says

AMMAN, Jordan — The Saudi-led coalition’s assault on Hodeida, Yemen’s main port city, will have a “catastrophic impact” on the ability of relief groups to get food, … Read More

Bishops adopt ‘pastoral response’ for Asian, Pacific Island Catholics

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A new document focused on guiding the American church in addressing the pastoral needs of Asian and Pacific Island Catholics was approved by … Read More

The Compass GPS Blog

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

Fatima Day

Patricia Kasten | The Compass

Today is the centennial of the last appearance of Our Lady at Fatima in Portugal. It is a day for praying the rosary. Here is a link … Read More

Rosaries and cupcakes

Patricia Kasten | The Compass

October is traditionally the month of the rosary. And the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary is Oct. 7. Many of us have taken part in … Read More