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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinFebruary 7, 2003 Issue 

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Weekend helps couples avoid marital rocks

Special program seeks to help couples save troubled marriages

Second in a series on Bishop's Appeal

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SEEKING A WAY: Retrouvaille offers help to couples trying to save their marriages. It receives funding through the Bishop's Appeal. (Photo illustration by Rick Evans)

Editor's note: Among the programs and services the annual Bishop's Appeal sponsors is Retrouvaille for couples with troubled marriages. Here is the story of one woman who went on a Retrouvaille weekend.

By Marlene White
Special to The Compass

My month of "house sitting/time out" was over. It had been good in many ways, including helping me understand that I could survive on my own just fine, if I had to, but that it would be lonely and self-centered and not necessarily a life I would choose.

Neither, though, would I choose to live with the pain and conflict and negative stuff living with Tom had become.   Full story ...

Other News

 • Institute students heard talk given by Laurel Clark
 • Catholics sending in names
 • Giving food from the heart
 • Sidebar: Leo Frigo from the Heart Food Drive
 • Clowns deliver laughs and Christian messages
 • Sidebar: Informational meetings on Christian clowning

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 • Bishop Banks --
    An Appeal based on the Gospel

 • Auxiliary Bishop Morneau -- for February 9
    Readings offer adverbial importance

 • Fr. Richard Ver Bust -- for February 9
    Discipleship is the call to serve others

 • Compass Editorial --
    Another voice

 • Compass Editorial --
    Restoring good traditions

 • Eye on the Capitol --
    Debate over state, local roles invite us to look at subsidiarity


 • Foundations of Faith --
    You have to go to church at least 57 times

 • Saint of the Day --
    The waters of fulfillment

 • Praying with Sunday's Scriptures

 • Calendar of Events

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