Pokémon preaching?

Remember Pokémon? In the late 1990s, little yellow Pikachu character seemed to be everywhere. Even I, who knew next to nothing about the original video games, had … Read More

State champs

Congratulations to all the spring sports teams and athletes who captured conference titles and earned trips to state. Three championship squads represented Catholic high schools from the … Read More

May brings thoughts, and flowers, of Mary

During May, many people honor the Virgin Mother with May crownings and May altars. It’s also the time when Mary gardens begin to bloom, or be planted. … Read More

A tour of the Diocesan Museum

Members of the Diocese of Green Bay’s Communications Department, which includes The Compass, visited the Diocesan Museum on May 5. The field trip was in lieu of … Read More

When Mother Angelica came to Appleton

I remember when I met Mother Angelica. I had been a reporter for The Compass for about a year in September 1986. Mother Angelica was visiting Appleton … Read More

Sweet on social media

Do you Facebook? Recently, I had heard that Facebook is for “old people” (at least middle-aged) and not the coolest thing on the block anymore when it … Read More

Mass on campus: Enjoy the homily

One of the perks of working for the church (more specifically, the Diocese of Green Bay) is the opportunity to attend daily Mass on the diocesan grounds. … Read More