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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinJanuary 31, 2003 Issue 

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Stop and consider all the people Appeal helps

Diocese's annual drive helps make many services possible

First in a series on Bishop's Appeal 2003

Bishop's Appeal pie chart (click for larger version)
GIVING AT WORK: Pie chart shows how contributions to the Bishop's Appeal are divided among the various departments and the services that they provide. (Larger version of chart)
By Jeff Kurowski
Compass Assistant Editor

When deciding what you can give to the 2003 Bishop's Appeal, stop and consider the people helped by the diocese's annual fund-raising effort, said Ron Shaha, director of the Bishop's Appeal.

"There are 30,000 people who utilize the services of Catholic Charities," he said. "Approximately 50,000 children and young adults attend our Catholic schools and participate in religious ed programs. Every weekend, 125,000 people worship in our parishes. Bp. (Robert) Banks states it in a good way. 'Please prayerfully consider what you can give.'"   Full story ...


Other News

 • Debating war against Iraq
 • Sisters sentenced
 • Meeting faith needs of younger adults
 • Green Bay missionary celebrates with flock
 • TEC enriches and plants seeds
 • What's happening for youth


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Columns

 • Bishop Banks --
    Why Catholic schools are better

 • Auxiliary Bishop Morneau -- for February 2
    We too are called to be evangelists

 • Fr. Richard Ver Bust -- for February 2
    Salvation will now be for all people

 • Compass Editorial --
    Missing links

 • Compass Editorial --
    Informed consent

 • Eye on the Capitol --
    Economic well-being strongly affects abortion decisions


Features

 • Foundations of Faith --
    The Gospel canticles: sung by one, meant for all

 • Saint of the Day --
    Refusing a Roman advance

 • Calendar of Events



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