Young men discern vocations on pilgrimage to California’s missions

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Christian pilgrims to Holy Land get tattoos to mark their pilgrimages

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In the footsteps of Padre Serra

Young men discern vocations on pilgrimage to California’s missions

SAN DIEGO — A group of pre-seminarians recently put the “journey” in “vocational journey.” Traveling from their homes in the Diocese of Green Bay and led by … Read More

GRACE school system to offerGold Summer Camp for youth

Catholic school teachers will run programs

ALLOUEZ — Registration continues for a new summer camp designed to stimulate young people intellectually, socially and spiritually. The Green Bay Area Catholic Education school system (GRACE) … Read More

Fr. Rallen Stencil, 87, dies; was strong Catholic schools advocate

ALLOUZ — Fr. Rallen Stencil, 87, died April 16. “Fr. Rallie,” as he was known by many, had been pastor at St. Mary, Antigo, and St. Mary, … Read More


Pope commemorates life of beloved Italian bishop who served poor

VATICAN CITY — The church needs courageous men and women like Italian Bishop Antonio Bello of Molfetta, who imitated Jesus’ closeness to the poor and the downtrodden, … Read More

Circuitous route led to director’s second film on exorcism

WASHINGTON — Sometimes the best opportunities result from a mix of asking and having things fall into your lap. So it was for William Friedkin, who directed … Read More

Mexican priest stabbed in his parish

MEXICO CITY — A Mexico priest has been stabbed to death in his parish, the latest attack on clergy in the heavily Catholic country. Father Ruben Alcantara … 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