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Basketball tourney tradition continues in Kaukauna

March 17, 2017

KAUKAUNA — The 49th annual Holy Cross Men’s Basketball Tournament tips off March 24-26 and continues April 7-9 at Carl Giordana Gym, Holy Cross site, in Kaukauna.  The tournament is […]

Tourney time in high school hoops

February 24, 2017

WIAA regional play for girls’ basketball has opened and the boys’ follow with regional play next week. One girls’ team and one boys’ squad from Catholic high schools in the […]

Do you hear what I hear?

December 16, 2016

      Now that Advent is coming to a close, I wanted to call your attention to our recently completed series on Advent hymns. This four-part series included columns […]

Homemade memories of Mary

December 7, 2016

Memories make the holidays, and the Advent season. Last Sunday, Dec. 4, I spoke at a Christmas Tea at First United Presbyterian Church in De Pere, Wis. The tea honored […]

Local holiday book published

November 22, 2016

Quick! What were the names of the Three Wise Men? How long did it take for them to travel to Bethlehem? Where did they go after they left that little […]

Former baseball standout’s journey to priesthood continues

October 26, 2016

I came across a feature by a national baseball publication that listed its top-10 prospects to never appear in a Major League Baseball game. The list included a number of […]

Praying the rosary with Scriptures

October 10, 2016

Over the past weekend, Oct.8 and 9, the Vatican celebrated Mary with prayers, Masses, a concert, a prayer vigil and a procession. The celebrations coincided with the feast of Our […]

Mass in the woods

August 30, 2016

You only have a few more weekends left. If you would like to attend Mass at a classic “garage chapel,” the Chapel in the Woods near Caldron Falls in Marinette […]

Vacation Bible School programs help children grow in faith

August 25, 2016

GREEN BAY — Thanks to all the coordinators and volunteers who share their time and talents to make Vacation Bible School programs successful throughout the diocese. Kate Ruth, youth minister […]

Remembering Rick Evans

July 29, 2016

This week I took a moment to page through issues of The Compass from 1997. I searched for the first story I covered with photographer Rick Evans. Turns out our […]

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