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December 21, 2001 Issue

NOTE: there will be no Compass issue published on December 28, 2001. The next issue will be January 4, 2002.


 • Groups host Christmas meals
 • St. Therese's writings influence Bp. Banks
 • Catholics called to say peace prayers Jan. 1
 • Parish giving tree aids 9/11 survivors
 • Helping 9/11 children bear up
 • Chimney sweep 'finds' St. Nick gifts

"Just For Kids"

Each year, we ask children in fifth grade and under to take part in our "Just for Kids" Christmas essay project. This year, we asked children to reflect on the tragic events of Sept. 11. Here are their responses:

 • "Just For Kids" Christmas essay project


 • Bishop Banks --
    Christmas demonstrates that God cares for us

 • Auxiliary Bishop Morneau -- for Dec. 23
    We tempt the Lord in our own ways

 • Auxiliary Bishop Morneau -- for Dec. 30
    Teach and live the Gospel's values

 • Fr. Richard Ver Bust -- for Dec. 23
    Jesus is a reminder of God's presence

 • Fr. Richard Ver Bust -- for Dec. 30
    Dominance is not the way to live

 • Compass Editorial --
    Jesus was and is with us


 • Foundations of Faith --
    Why is Matthew the only one who mentions a star?

 • Saint of the Day --
    Faith written on your forehead

 • Christmas --
    Jesus' birth fills us with light
    Christmas celebrates triumph of life

 • Christmas Mass Schedules in last issue

 • Calendar of Events


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