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Ceremony honors local Indigenous

Sr. Ann Rehrauer, community president of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross in Green Bay, uses a censer to bless a monument with a plaque...

In a seat above the crowds

Red silk-covered gestatorial chair with two large fans (flabella) made of white ostrich feathers kept in the Treasury of the Cathedral of Lisbon, Portugal. (BigStockPhotos.com) It’s unlikely to...

HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital celebrates 100 years

HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital in Oconto Falls will mark its centennial June 1. (Submitted Photo | Special To The Compass) Oconto Falls — As HSHS St. Clare...

Parents can pray to God to guide their graduates

In the year 1906, the song “Pomp and Circumstance” was first played at Yale University at a graduation ceremony during which they honored the composer, Edward Elgar, with...

Vatican confirms pope will visit Indigenous in Canada in late July

Adrian Gunner, representing the Assembly of First Nations, presents Pope Francis with snowshoes made of black ash with caribou sinew and artificial sinew in the Vatican's Clementine Hall...

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Compass announces publication, other changes

GREEN BAY — Look forward to some changes coming to these pages. And expect changes, not just on the pages of The Compass, but on its website at...
Norbertine Fr. Tim Shillcox, right, is pictured with students and teachers of St. Rose St. Mary’s School in Clintonville following a May crowning ceremony May 5. The school, serving families in Clintonville and Bear Creek, will close this spring. (Janice Langenhorst | Special To The Compass)

Families prepare for closing of St. Rose St. Mary’s School

Norbertine Fr. Tim Shillcox, right, is pictured with students and teachers of St. Rose St. Mary’s School in Clintonville following a May crowning ceremony May 5. The school,...
Fr. Kevin Ripley, parochial vicar at St. Raphael the Archangel Parish in Oshkosh, visits with Tim and Wendy Winchester and their children Noah and Allie during a home visit. Family visits are one way the parish is reaching out to the community. (Submitted Photo | Special To The Compass)

Parish planning utilizes skill of ‘synodal listening’

Fr. Kevin Ripley, parochial vicar at St. Raphael the Archangel Parish in Oshkosh, visits with Tim and Wendy Winchester and their children Noah and Allie during a home...
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Diocese announces Missionary Leadership Institute

Editor's noteThis fall, the Diocese of Green Bay will launch a Missionary Leadership Institute. This new initiative, part of Bishop David Ricken’s desire to form missionary disciples, features...
Svitlana Poole is pictured with her father, Andrew Poole, a native of Marion, who now lives in Minnesota. Through a connection with a Miles Jesu brother, Andrew and his wife, Mara, learned about then 8-year-old Svitlana, who was living in an orphanage run by the Miles Jesu sisters. (Submitted PHoto | Special To The Compass)

‘Heartbroken’ Ukrainian native wants to give back

Svitlana Poole, fourth from left, participates in a classroom activity as a child in Ukraine, her birth country. Poole, 24, was adopted at age 10 by Andrew and...
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Anonymous donation supports GRACE teachers

GREEN BAY — One generous gift will serve GRACE (Green Bay Area Catholic Education) teachers in two capacities.   The “Invest in Teacher Excellence” program, announced on May 4,...

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El papa Francisco dirige una audiencia con representantes del Fondo de Solidaridad Global en el Vaticano el 25 de mayo de 2022. El papa pidió esfuerzos para integrar a los migrantes cuando lleguen a sus nuevos países. (Foto CNS/Vatican Media)

Pope: Migrants seek a welcome, not handouts

People react outside the SSGT Willie de Leon Civic Center, where students had been transported from Robb Elementary School after a shooting, in Uvalde, Texas, May 24, 2022.  (CNS photo/Marco Bello, Reuters)

Pope prays for Texas shooting victims, calls for stricter gun laws

People react outside the SSGT Willie de Leon Civic Center, where students had been transported from Robb Elementary School after a shooting, in Uvalde, Texas, May 24, 2022. (CNS photo/Marco Bello, Reuters)

Texas bishop says mass shootings ‘most pressing life issue’

St. John the Evangelist Cathedral in Milwaukee is seen in this 2002 file photo. (CNS photo by Sam Lucero, Catholic Herald)

Pulitzer-winning composer performed honored work at Milwaukee cathedral

Pope Francis greets U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., during a private audience at the Vatican Oct. 9, 2021. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)

San Francisco prelate says no Communion for Pelosi over her abortion stand

Golden-Paula Eromose Emokpaire, a recent nursing graduate at Trinity Washington University in Washington, tends to a medical simulation mannequin during an activity in the school's simulation lab May 12, 2022. (CNS photo/Chaz Muth)

Nursing school graduates say pandemic confirmed their career choice

Archbishop Paul R. Gallagher, the Vatican foreign minister, speaks at a news conference at the Vatican June 25, 2021. Archbishop Gallagher traveled to Ukraine, May 18, 2022, for a three-day visit. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Vatican’s foreign minister travels to Ukraine

Catholic nuns take part in a Mass for peace and reunification of the Korean peninsula, at Imjingak Peace Park in Paju, South Korea, near the demilitarized zone separating North Korea from South Korea, June 17, 2011. (CNS photo/Lee Jae-Won, Reuters)

Archbishop, 97, says he thinks church is growing secretly in North Korea

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