• Walk to Mary a family affair for Dodge County clan


Bishop Ricken appoints two vicars general

Fr. Girotti will represent the bishop in internal matters; Fr. O’Brien will serve in the field

ALLOUEZ — Bishop David Ricken has announced two appointments designed to “continue the progress we have already made as friends and followers of Jesus here in the … Read More

Pearce describes journey to diaconate as gradual process

APPLETON — For some men, deciding to pursue the call to the diaconate comes after an “aha” moment. For Scott Pearce, a member of St. Bernadette Parish … Read More

Gallenberg says call to diaconate came at early age

OSHKOSH — The call to the diaconate came at a very early age for Brad Gallenberg of St. Jude the Apostle Parish. “I was 8 years old, … Read More


Pope: Myth that only money, success matter is ‘gangrene’ for nation

ROME (CNS) — If families are not the priority of the present, there will be no future, Pope Francis said as he opened a meeting in Rome … Read More

Riding the green wave: Momentum for Laudato Si’ gears up for next decade

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — When the special Laudato Si’ Anniversary Year closes May 24, it will celebrate progress made over the past five years, and it will … Read More

Polish pilgrims mark anniversary of attempt to assassinate St. John Paul

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — An elderly man stood alone in St. Peter’s Square May 13, using his wooden rosary beads to pray by a simple plaque marking … Read More

The Compass GPS Blog

A pro-life rosary

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Carolyn Lefeber, a member of St. Patrick Parish in Stephensville, was one of about 100 people to attend the Disciples for Life Conference on Jan. 23 at … Read More

A cherished rosary

Sam Lucero | The Compass

One of the thrills of photographing people for The Compass is getting to listen to their stories. I recently traveled to Greenville to photograph Jim Cotter, who … Read More

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