Choosing a new rosary

The first time I stepped foot into St. Francis Xavier Cathedral in Green Bay was for a Rite of Election Mass celebrated in early spring 1986 by … Read More

Fatima Day

Today is the centennial of the last appearance of Our Lady at Fatima in Portugal. It is a day for praying the rosary. Here is a link … Read More

Rosaries and cupcakes

October is traditionally the month of the rosary. And the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary is Oct. 7. Many of us have taken part in … Read More

‘A really big ham’

Part of this job’s charm is the chance to connect people who want to do good things for others.  Each year, The Compass runs listings of various … Read More

In anticipation of Easter joy

We’re half-way through Lent. Sunday, March 26, this year was Laetare Sunday – Rejoice Sunday. It’s the Sunday during Lent when you might see pink or rose … Read More

Tourney time in high school hoops

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 … Read More

Do you hear what I hear?

      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 … Read More

Homemade memories of Mary

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. … Read More