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Local

Holy Week liturgies to air from cathedral

ALLOUEZ — The Diocese of Green Bay has released a schedule of broadcast and livestream Masses to be celebrated at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral during Holy Week. … Read More

Catholics in Kenya grateful for religious furnishings donated by Antigo hospital

ANTIGO — Far from their once-grand home in the chapel of Langlade County Memorial Hospital in Antigo, religious furnishings and relics are again being used. Eight years … Read More

Scout siblings earn honors for parish projects

Aiden and Adelyn Carney create devotional area to St. Jude, renovate space for youth activities

APPLETON — Twins Aiden and Adelyn Carney have more in common than just the same birthday. They have both reached the pinnacle of success in scouting. Last … Read More

Nation/World

Pope encourages Catholics to contemplate ‘seven sorrows’ of Mary

VATICAN CITY — On the Friday before Holy Week, Pope Francis asked people to keep a long tradition of Catholic piety by focusing on “the suffering and … Read More

USCCB president calls for national moment of prayer on Good Friday

WASHINGTON — Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has invited U.S. Catholics to join him on Good Friday, … Read More

Googling ‘prayer’ has skyrocketed with coronavirus spread, expert says

ROME  — Google searches for “prayer” have surged worldwide in step with the surge of emerging cases of COVID-19, according to a European researcher. The rising interest … 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