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When the Mass comes home to play

ALLOUEZ — Many children grow up playing with dolls. Some, who are now adults today, might even have had a “nun doll” dressed in a religious habit … Read More

‘There is dignity in selecting your own groceries’

Deacon Hornacek serves where God wants him, at Paul’s Pantry

GREEN BAY — When Deacon Bob Hornacek takes the stage at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Weidner Center next month, he plans to speak about “the beautiful … Read More

Wisconsin bishops urge support for Afghan guests at Fort McCoy

MADISON — Wisconsin’s Catholic bishops have issued a statement in support of those displaced from Afghanistan and residing at Fort McCoy. In welcoming the Afghan refugees, the … Read More


Syriac Catholic bishops cite challenges Christians face in Middle East

BEIRUT (CNS) — Syriac Catholic bishops, meeting in Lebanon for the first time since 2019 because of the pandemic, called on governments in the Middle East to … Read More

Architect turns 67,000 tiny LEGO pieces into Vatican City State replica

NEW ORLEANS (CNS) — We all know Rome wasn’t built in a day, but LEGO architect Rocco Buttliere had three months, which definitely gave him a running … Read More

40 Days for Life fall campaign to end abortion begins in over 1,000 cities

BRYAN, Texas (CNS) — The national 40 Days for Life organization launched its fall campaign Sept. 22, with volunteers in over 1,000 cities across the country planning … Read More

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Summer program supports the arts

Jeff Kurowski | The Compass

DE PERE — Among the summer programs that support the arts is Next Stage offered by St. Norbert College Music Theatre. For the past six years, Next … Read More

More than a symbol

Patricia Kasten | The Compass

My introduction to the papal flag — see Foundations of Faith (July 2) — came on Sept. 15, 1987. That year, St. John Paul II visited Los … Read More

Downspout inspirations

Patricia Kasten | The Compass

How do you come up with these ideas? People often ask that about my Foundations of Faith column, that I have written for The Compass since 1997. … Read More