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Fr. William Brunner returns to lead Manitowoc County parishes

‘I already feel at home,’ says former Navy chaplain

MANITOWOC — After six years as a Navy chaplain, Fr. William Brunner has returned to Manitowoc County. The area native was recently appointed administrator of St. Gregory … Read More

Holiday project sends wrapped gifts to world’s needy

Appleton parish participates in ‘Box of Joy’ Christmas gift project

APPLETON — The members of St. Therese Parish in Appleton are a global community. “The majority of our Spanish-speaking parishioners are from Mexico, but we have people … Read More

Former football coach delivers powerful survival story at Hops & Hope

Monthly men’s program in Sherwood runs from October through April

SHERWOOD — Grab a beverage and gather to listen to a speaker. This simple program format is attracting large turnouts of Christian men, some coming from significant … Read More

Nation/World

Pope sends condolences to victims of Waukesha parade attack

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis expressed his condolences to the victims of a tragic attack at a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, that claimed the lives … Read More

U.S. bishops affix feast day for St. Teresa of Kolkata

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. bishops have assigned a feast date to St. Teresa of Kolkata. The date would be Sept. 5, the death date in 1997 … Read More

In sunrise walk, bishops, survivors seek day of prayer to end sex abuse

BALTIMORE (CNS) — The sun barely had peaked over the horizon, ending the darkness and bringing light into Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, where two U.S. cardinals, six bishops … Read More

The Compass GPS Blog

Abandoned Marian statue seeks its owner

Sam Lucero | The Compass

The Compass received an email from a reader, Susan Hansen of De Pere, over the weekend. She wanted to call to our attention a statue of Mary … Read More

Summer program supports the arts

Jeff Kurowski | The Compass

DE PERE — Among the summer programs that support the arts is Next Stage offered by St. Norbert College Music Theatre. For the past six years, Next … Read More

More than a symbol

Patricia Kasten | The Compass

My introduction to the papal flag — see Foundations of Faith (July 2) — came on Sept. 15, 1987. That year, St. John Paul II visited Los … Read More