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Diocese kicks off Jubilee Year

Bell from closed Shawano county church moved to diocesan chapel in Allouez

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Freedom House director sees her new role as ‘a good match’

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Diocese kicks off Jubilee Year

Jubilee Mass for Youth and Youth Ministers held Jan. 14 at cathedral

GREEN BAY — The Diocese of Green Bay kicked off the celebration of its 150th anniversary on Jan. 14 with the first of 12 Jubilee Year liturgies. … Read More

Bell from closed Shawano county church moved to diocesan chapel in Allouez

Century-old bell, named William, rings again in a new county

ALLOUEZ — There’s a new-old sound around the office complex of the Diocese of Green Bay. It’s the sound of a chapel bell ringing each day. St. … Read More

Freedom House director sees her new role as ‘a good match’

Nicole Schneider named president of agency serving homeless

GREEN BAY — Nicole Schneider says in her resume she’s spent more than 20 years “working at the intersection of poverty, health care and education.” Those experiences … Read More

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Serving isolated parishes may mean ordaining married men, cardinal says

VATICAN CITY — The idea of exceptionally ordaining older married men of proven virtue to celebrate the Eucharist in isolated Catholic communities is something that should be … Read More

In Chile and Peru, pope tackles tough issues, urges compassion, unity

LIMA, Peru — Pope Francis tackled politically charged issues during his weeklong visit to Chile and Peru, decrying human trafficking, environmental destruction, corruption and organized crime in … Read More

Cardinal, archbishop praise new HHS conscience protection policies

WASHINGTON — New policies put in place by the civil rights office of the federal Department of Health and Human Services won praise from two former presidents … Read More

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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