• Oshkosh Catholics gather twice a month for night of rosary making


Fr. Marty Fox, 80, dies; remembered as ‘deeply spiritual man’

Funeral Mass will be celebrated Oct. 21 in Stockbridge

ALLOUEZ — Fr. Marty Fox was sure of his vocation at age 13. Following eighth grade, he left the family farm in Stockbridge for Sacred Heart Seminary … Read More

Fr. Brooks, known for his support of pro-life causes, dies

Oct. 19 visitation and funeral liturgy will held at St. Edward Church in Mackville

ALLOUEZ — Fr. Charlie Brooks, a priest known for his support of pro-life causes and his chaplain work died Oct. 15. He was 82. Charles R. Brooks … Read More

Jesuit priest sees positive influence being made by Pope Francis

‘His example is changing peoples’ lives,’ says author

LITTLE CHUTE — “You are there for others” is the way author Jesuit Fr. Thomas Sweetser said Pope Francis would define ministry. “Francis keeps things simple,” Fr. … Read More


Christians, Hindus must show world peace is possible, official says

VATICAN CITY — Christians and Hindus must resist pessimism and instead draw from and add to the “a hidden sea of goodness” that convinces many men and … Read More

Explaining Scripture, Venezuelan priest becomes social media sensation

CARACAS, Venezuela — Understanding the Bible can be challenging, but Catholics in Venezuela are becoming more familiar with Scripture through the work of a tech-savvy friar. Capuchin … Read More

With political will, countries can meet needs of refugees, speakers say

NEW YORK  — The plight of the world’s refugees will be solved by politics, not by appeals to conscience or awareness of the tremendous scope of the … Read More

The Compass GPS Blog

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’

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The story of the Blessed Mother appearing to Adele Brise in 1869 has been retold countless times, generation after generation. The message Our Lady of Good Help, … Read More

A polar vortex kind of day

Sam Lucero | The Compass

GREEN BAY — A severe snowstorm Jan. 28, followed by bitter cold temperatures Jan. 29 and 30, have most of Wisconsin in a winter icebox. Schools, businesses … Read More