• Kaukauna parish offers drive-through community meals


During pandemic, diocese uses technology to reach out

‘Parish Life Line’ project offers ways to gather and connect

ALLOUEZ — What would Jesus do with his followers in this pandemic? What he always did. He accompanied people. And he did that in three ways: In … Read More

Service with a smile

Kaukauna parish offers drive-through community meals

KAUKAUNA — It wasn’t mana in the desert or a multiplication of loaves and fishes, but the drive-through community meal May 14 sponsored by Kaukauna Catholic Parishes … Read More

Fr. Bill Stengel, 92, dies; wore many hats, including newspaper editor

Priest served as The Green Bay Register assistant editor and editor

ALLOUEZ — Fr. Bill Stengel, former newspaper editor and Crivitz pastor, died May 17 at the age of 92. Fr. Stengel was born in Suring, the fourth … Read More


Buffalo initiative will assess diocesan resources, ‘bring about renewal’

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger, apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Buffalo, has launched a broad-based initiative focused on reenvisioning the mission of the Catholic … Read More

Knights ‘praying for years’ for founder’s beatification, says Anderson

WASHINGTON — Father Michael McGivney, the founder of the Knights of Columbus, may be an ideal prospective saint for the current age, said Carl L. Anderson, supreme … Read More

House passes bill condemning China’s treatment of religious minorities

WASHINGTON — In a late vote May 27, the U.S. House overwhelmingly passed a measure condemning the Chinese Communist Party for forcing Uighurs, ethnic Kazakhs and other … 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