The Compass: Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay
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December 7, 2001 Issue

Calendar of Events

Prayer groups

Sundays: 7 p.m., Ss. Peter and Paul, Green Bay; Holy Hour in Reparation for Abortion, 2 p.m., Our Lady of Good Help Chapel, Robinsonville.

Mondays: 12:30 p.m., St. Mary Central High School chapel, Menasha; Marian Devotions, 5:30 p.m., St. Pius X, Appleton; After 6 p.m. Mass, St. John, Oshkosh; Charismatic Prayer, 7 p.m., Holy Family Parish Hall, Wittenberg; Cross and Crown Prayer Group, 7:30 p.m., St. Paul, Combined Locks.

Tuesdays: Widows of Prayer, 1 p.m., St. Pius X, Appleton; 6:30 p.m., Sacred Heart, Oshkosh; 6:30 p.m., Ss. Peter and Paul, Green Bay; 9:15 a.m. or 7 p.m., St. Bernard, Green Bay; 7 p.m., St. Agnes, Green Bay; 7 p.m., St. Mary Home for the Aged, Manitowoc.

Wednesdays: 7 a.m., Our Lady of Lourdes, 406 Grant St., De Pere; 9 a.m., St. Patrick, Stephensville; 7 p.m., Holy Cross, Kaukauna.

Thursdays: 8 a.m., Ss. Peter and Paul, Green Bay; 7 p.m., St. Paul, Manitowoc.

Fridays: 8 a.m., Xavier High School, 1600 W. Prospect, Appleton.

Rosary: 12:30 p.m. daily, St. Joseph, Sturgeon Bay; 6:30 p.m. followed by 8 p.m. Mass Thursdays, Holy Rosary, New Holstein; a 15-decade rosary for the USA is held on the 12th of each month from 1-2 p.m. at Holy Rosary; 3:40 p.m. (4 p.m. Mass) Saturdays, St. Andrew, Manitowoc; before 5 p.m. Mass Saturdays and after 8 a.m. Mass Sundays, Nativity of Our Lord, Green Bay; 1 p.m. Mondays at Silver Cliff chapel and 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at St. Mary Parish, Lakewood; 6:30 p.m. (8 p.m. Mass) Tuesdays, St. John the Baptist, St. John (fifth Thursdays at St. Ann, St. Anna); 4:40 p.m. Wednesdays, St. Bernard, Appleton; 20 minutes before each weekend Mass, Holy Martyrs of Gorcum, Green Bay.

Charismatic Prayer, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, St. Matthew, Green Bay, with Mass first Wednesdays; 7:30 p.m. Sundays, King of Kings, Holy Redeemer Church Hall, Two Rivers.

Cenacle of Prayer for Priests, with Eucharistic adoration and holy hour, 1:30 p.m. Thursdays, St. John, Oshkosh. Special cenacle Mass at 2 p.m. as announced.

Maranatha Prayer Group, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Mt. Tabor Center, Menasha. Information: (920)722-8918.


24-hour Adoration begins with 7 a.m. Mass with Holy Hour of Peace at 7 p.m. Dec. 6, St. Joseph, Sturgeon Bay.

Eucharist Adoration, beginning with 8 a.m. Mass and ending with 5 p.m. Mass Dec. 7, St. Joseph, Green Bay, for the intention of vocations.

Adoration, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 7, Benediction 3 p.m., St. John, Menasha.

National Nights of Prayer for Life, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 8, St. John, Oshkosh; 5:30 p.m. Mass, adoration 6:30 p.m.-12 a.m., St. John the Evangelist, Green Bay.

Lessons & Carols Advent Service, 3:30 p.m. Dec. 9, St. Pius X, Appleton.

Thursday Night Live, gathering for high school youth that includes some faith sharing, free soda and snacks, followed by an open gym, 7-9 p.m. Dec. 13, St. Peter, Oshkosh.

Reflection Day, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Dec. 15, Maria Haus, St. Nazianz, call (920)773-2515 for information.

24 Hour Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Ss. Peter & Paul, Green Bay.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, 2-4 p.m. Sundays, Monte Alverno Retreat Center, Appleton.

Morning Praise, 7 a.m. weekdays; 8 a.m. Saturdays; 9 a.m. Sundays; Vespers, 5:20 p.m. weekdays, 5 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays, St. Norbert Abbey Church, De Pere.

Liturgy of the Hours, 7:30 a.m. & 5 p.m. daily; 9 a.m. Sunday, St. Joseph Church at St. Norbert College, DePere.

Holy Hour, 2:30 p.m. Sundays, Chapel at Robinsonville.

Spirit Fire, spiritual and social activities for ages 22-39, 7-9 p.m. Sundays, youth room, Nativity, Green Bay.

Wildfire, support and social outlet for teens, 6:30-9 p.m. Mondays, youth room, Nativity, Green Bay.

Eucharistic Adoration & St. Joseph Novena, 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, St. Norbert Abbey Church, De Pere.

Marian Devotions, 6:30 p.m. followed by Mass, Thursdays, Holy Rosary, New Holstein.

Area Cenacle of Prayer for Priests, with Eucharistic Adoration and Holy Hour, 1:30 p.m. Thursdays, St. John, Oshkosh; special Cenacle Mass at 2 p.m. as announced.

Youth Fellowship, high school age and older, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Mt. Tabor Center, Menasha; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Holy Martyrs rectory, Green Bay.

Marian Prayer Cenacle, after 8 a.m. Mass Thursdays at St. Francis and St. Mary Parish, Brussels.

Special Masses

Anointing Masses, 8 a.m. Dec. 7, St. Mark, Redgranite; 10 a.m. Dec. 8, Holy Cross, Bay Settlement.

National Night of Prayer for Life, Mass 5:30 p.m., Exposition & Adoration 6:30 p.m.-Midnight Dec. 8, St. John the Evangelist, Green Bay.

Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebrations, 6:30 p.m. (Mass with Bp. Banks) Dec. 8, St. Agnes, Green Bay, sponsored by St. Willebrord; 7 p.m.-1 a.m. (Mass at 10 p.m. with Bp. Banks) Dec. 8, St. Gabriel, Neenah; 12:30 p.m. Dec. 9, St. Philip, Green Bay; 6:30 p.m. Dec. 9, St. Willebrord, Green Bay; 5 a.m. las Mananitas and 6:30 a.m. bilingual Mass, 6:30 p.m. bi-lingual Mass Dec. 12, St. Willebrord, Green Bay; 10:30 a.m. bilingual Mass, St. Philip, Green Bay.

Interpreted Mass for the Deaf/HH, 9 a.m. Dec. 9, St. John Nepomucene, Little Chute.

Live Sunday Radio Masses: 9:30 a.m., St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, on WJOK (1050 AM); 9:30 a.m., St. Raphael, Oshkosh, on WRJQ (1570 AM, Appleton); 10 a.m., Holy Innocents, Manitowoc, on WCUB (980 AM), Manitowoc.

Eucharist, 4:45 p.m. weekdays, 8:15 a.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m. Sundays, St. Norbert Abbey Church, De Pere.

Spanish Masses, 6 p.m. Saturdays, 12:30 and 6:30 p.m. Sundays, St. Willebrord, Green Bay; 1 p.m. Sundays, St. Joseph, Wautoma.

Interpreted Mass for the Deaf/HH, 4:15 Saturdays, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Green Bay.

Marian Devotions of the Fox Valley, St.Therese, Appleton, Mondays 5:30 p.m. rosary/6:30 p.m. Mass.

Widows of Prayer - Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament Tuesdays 1-2:30 p.m., followed by Mass, St. Pius X Chapel, Appleton.

Family Prayer Masses, 6 p.m. Mondays, St. John, Oshkosh; 7 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Agnes, Green Bay; 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Ss. Peter & Paul, Green Bay.


Power of Attorney for Health Care Seminar, 1 p.m. Dec. 11, St. Mary's Hospital, Green Bay.


Footloose & Over 30 Singles Dance, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Dec. 7, Swan Club, De Pere.

Christmas Concert, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9, Nativity, Green Bay, presented by Baylander Barbershop and the Chantelles.

Santa's House, 5-7 p.m. Dec. 13, 5-8 p.m. Dec. 14, 4-8 p.m. Dec. 15, White Pillars Museum, De Pere.

Green Bay Boy Choir & Girl Choir Christmas Concert, 3 p.m. Dec. 16, Weidner Center, Green Bay, call (920)465-2217.

Open Gym, 6-8 p.m. Sundays, St. Margaret Mary, Neenah, (920)434-2145.

Bingo -- 6:15 p.m. Early Birds, 7 p.m. Regular Bingo, 1st & 3rd Mondays of the month, Nativity, Green Bay; 7 p.m. Monday, Holy Angels, Darboy (doors open at 6 p.m.); 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Community Service Center, Green Bay; 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Sacred Heart, Oshkosh.

Teen Scene, 7-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays for middle school students, Fr. Carr's Place 2B, 1965 Oshkosh, Oshkosh. High School youth program daily at 8 p.m. (920)231-2378.


Soup Supper/Candyland, 4-6 p.m. Dec. 8, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 9, Holy Name, Kimberly.

Cookie Walk/Poinsettia Sale, 5-7 p.m. Dec. 8, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Dec. 9, St. Francis de Sales School, Manitowoc.

Christmas Dinner, 1:30 p.m. Dec. 9, St. John, Menasha, sponsored by Polish-American Assn., call (920)722-9647 for reservations.


Costume Jewelry, Buttons & Beads Sale, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Dec. 8, Knights of Columbus Hall, Manitowoc, sponsored by Catholic Womens Club of Manitowoc County.

Bake & Craft Sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 8, St. Denis, Shiocton.

Bake Sale, after Masses Dec. 8-9, Resurrection, Green Bay; after Masses Dec. 9, St. Mary, Greenleaf.

Candy & Bake Sale, before and after Masses Dec. 8-9, St. Joseph, Champion.

Cookie & Candy Sale, after Masses Dec. 8-9, All Saints, Denmark.

Special Groups

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Support Group, 7 p.m. Dec. 10, Bellin Psychiatric Center, 301 St. Joseph St., Green Bay.

Heart Warmers, cardiac support group, 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. Dec. 12, Mercy Medical Center, Oshkosh. Information: (920)236-2103.

Support Meeting for Anorexics, Bulimics, Families and Friends, 7 p.m. Dec. 12, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, next to Appleton East High School.

Alcoholism and Chemical Dependency, Mental Health Topic, 7 p.m. Dec. 13, CASI Programs, 217 Badger, Appleton. Information: (920)749-2380.

Cancer Patients and Families Support Group, 7 p.m. Dec. 13, St. Mary's Hospital, Green Bay.

Starting Over Support Group for recently separated and divorced, 7 p.m. Dec. 13, Green Bay Christian School, University Ave., Green Bay.

Weight Management Support Group, 1 & 7:30 p.m. Mondays, 413 Charles St., De Pere. Information: Marge Newman RN 337-0669.

Developmentally Disabled Adults Meeting, 7 p.m. Mondays, Catholic Central School, Appleton. (920)734-2194.

Problem Gambling Therapy Group, 5 p.m. Mondays, Bellin Psychiatric Center, Green Bay. Registration required: (920)433-3563.

Sexual Abuse Support Group, 6 p.m. Mondays, Bellin Psychiatric Center, Green Bay. Register: (920)433-3630.

Recovery Inc., Self-help for Nervous Symptoms and Fears, 7:30 p.m. Mondays, First United Church of Christ, 509 S. Webster, Green Bay. Call (920)336-6432.

AODA Treatment Group for Adults, 9 a.m. or 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Ongoing, and individual meets for six weeks plus aftercare, Family Service Association, Green Bay. Call (920)436-6800.

Separated and Divorced Support Group, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sacred Heart Center, Shawano. Call (715)526-6630 or 526-2023.

Eating Disorders Support Group, 4:30 p.m., Bellin Psychiatric Center, Green Bay. 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, anorexics and bulimics; 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, compulsive overeaters. Call (920)433-3630.

Postpartum Depression Mothers Support Group, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Bellin Psychiatric Center, Green Bay. Registration: (920)433-3630 or 497-3626.


Blood Drive, Dec. 8-9, Holy Cross, Kaukauna.

Immunization Clinics, by appointment only Dec. 10 & 13, Brown County Health Department, Green Bay.

St. Francis Community Free Walk-In Clinic for the uninsured or underinsured, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 500 N. Main St., Oshkosh.

Maternal Motions, exercise class for pregnant women and new moms, 9 a.m. or 5:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Appleton Medical Center. Information: (920)830-6877.

"My Mommy and Me," for new moms and infants, 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Mercy Medical Center, Oshkosh. Information: (920)236-2356.

Blood Drive, Red Cross Center, Deckner Ave., Green Bay. 2-6 p.m. Tuesdays, noon-4 p.m. Thursdays, by appointment Saturdays. (920)468-8535.

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