Pope: Aborting children with birth defects is like Nazi eugenics program

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Dyckesville religious education director retires after nearly 40 years of service

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

Notre Dame Academy student promotes dyslexia awareness

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


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


Pew report says young adults worldwide less religious than older adults

WASHINGTON — A study by the Pew Research Center found that young adults worldwide are generally less religious than older adults by a variety of measures. The … Read More

Bishops ‘cannot, in good faith, endorse’ new GOP immigration bill

Bishop Vasquez: 'This bill would increase number of children and families in detention, which is not acceptable'

WASHINGTON — The U.S. bishops “cannot, in good faith, endorse” an immigration bill submitted by the House’s Republican leadership, said Bishop Joe S. Vasquez of Austin, Texas, … Read More

Synod working document: Young Catholics need church that listens to them

VATICAN CITY — Young Catholics are looking for a church that listens to their concerns, accompanies them in discerning their vocations and helps them confront the challenges … 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