• Oshkosh sister marks 96th birthday with drive-by celebration


Oshkosh sister marks 96th birthday with drive-by celebration

OSHKOSH — Sr. Frances Meyer celebrated her 96th birthday on Wednesday, Jan. 13. To celebrate, the sisters and staff at SSM Franciscan Courts prepared a surprise “drive-by” … Read More

Oshkosh parish staff members team up to form ‘The Polka Saints’

Trio to perform for first time during livestream concert Jan. 28

OSHKOSH — Whistling while you work is a practice made popular in a Walt Disney movie. At St. Raphael the Archangel Parish, three staff members have one-upped … Read More

Green Bay parish choir finds a new way to create meaningful music

The virtual choir process requires several steps for audio and visual quality

GREEN BAY — Make no mistake, members of the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish Choir long for the day when they can sing together in church again. … Read More


Lectors, acolytes: Formal installation means more than service at Mass

VATICAN CITY — More than 40 years ago, then-Archbishop William Borders of Baltimore issued a pastoral letter signaling his intention to ask that the “official ministries” of … Read More

Second Catholic president causes some to celebrate, gives others anxiety

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden became the second Catholic to be inaugurated as president of the United States Jan. 20, giving some U.S. Catholics and their religious leaders … Read More

Pope prays Biden works to heal divisions, promote human dignity

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis prayed that President Joe Biden would work to heal the divisions in U.S. society and promote human dignity and peace around the … Read More

The Compass GPS Blog

DACA recipient: ‘My message would be of love’

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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

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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