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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinJanuary 17, 2003 Issue 

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Appleton group's prayers saving babies' lives

Twice a week, people gather to pray by Valley abortion clinic
photo of members of Helpers of God's Precious Infants, Appleton chapter, praying near abortion clinic
PRAYING FOR LIFE: Members of the Appleton chapter of Helpers of God's Precious Infants pray near the Appleton abortion clinic. (Rick Evans photo)
By Joanne Flemming
Compass Correspondent

Next Wednesday, tens of thousand of people will rally in Washington, D.C., to urge the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse its 1973 Roe vs. Wade ruling making abortion on-demand the law of the land.

Meanwhile, in Appleton, 8-10 people will brave the winter cold to do what they have been doing every Wednesday for more than three years -- praying outside the Planned Parenthood abortion clinic at 3800 North Gillett in an attempt to save lives.   Full story ...

Just for Kids

Children write letters
to those at the first Christmas

Remember writing to Santa? Did you ever write a Christmas letter to anyone else? This year, The Compass' 15th Just for Kids Christmas essay project, asked children to write a letter to those who experienced the first Christmas.  Read the letters ...

Other News

 • WCC responds to abuse bill
 • Green Bay parish sets forum on Iraq
 • Activities will mark Roe decision
 • Post-Roe young people discuss life
 • Faithful to the call in her heart


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30th Anniversary of Roe vs. Wade

 • Appleton group's prayers saving babies' lives
 • Activities will mark Roe decision
 • Post-Roe young people discuss life
 • Compass Editorial -- Choosing right
 • Foundations of Faith -- Want to touch God? Just reach out and do it

Columns

 • Auxiliary Bishop Morneau -- for January 19
    Three lost sheep found by the shepherd

 • Fr. Richard Ver Bust -- for January 19
    Encountering God through the call

 • Compass Editorial --
    Choosing right


Features

 • Foundations of Faith --
    Want to touch God? Just reach out and do it

 • Saint of the Day --
    Meinrad was too hospitable

 • Calendar of Events



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