• Compass seeks entries for annual Just for Kids Christmas art, essay contest


Compass subscriptions for inmates sought

ALLOUEZ — In 2019, The Compass invited readers to donate funds to provide subscriptions of the diocesan newspaper to inmates at three local correctional institutions. The appeal … Read More

Cup O Joy to hold Christmas benefit concert

Accommodations have been made at new location to allow for social distancing

GREEN BAY — Another debut is fast approaching at the Cup O Joy, which has provided a venue for faith-based music and comedy for more than 30 … Read More

Brussels grotto celebrates 85th anniversary, receives state recognition

Historical society honors cemetery grotto as historical landmark

BRUSSELS — On Oct. 29, 1935, Norbertine Fr. Jerome Gloudemans, pastor of St. Francis and St. Mary Parish, led parishioners in a prayer service and dedication of … Read More


In Washington, with new president, cardinal-designate hopes for dialogue

VATICAN CITY — As Washington’s new cardinal and with a Catholic soon to be living in the White House, Cardinal-designate Wilton D. Gregory said he hopes to … Read More

Extension’s ‘Advent Alms’ program aims to help poor U.S. Catholic communities

CHICAGO — To support poor faith communities hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, Catholic Extension is launching “Advent Alms for America,” a program that aims to match … Read More

Bishops say Advent during pandemic can be a time to draw closer to Jesus

CLEVELAND — The global pandemic and new limits on daily activities present a special time for a renewal of faith and the opportunity to deepen appreciation for … Read More

The Compass GPS Blog

DACA recipient: ‘My message would be of love’

Sam Lucero | The Compass

ALLOUEZ – The Supreme Court began hearing arguments Nov. 12 in a case that could eventually end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as … Read More

Pocket crosses still making impact

Sam Lucero | The Compass

ALLOUEZ – A good deed’s impact may never be known, but Karen Schramel of Woodstock, Ill., was determined to make known the “miracle of the Lord” she … Read More

‘Gather the children in this wild country’

Sam Lucero | The Compass

The story of the Blessed Mother appearing to Adele Brise in 1859 has been retold countless times, generation after generation. The message Our Lady of Good Help, … Read More