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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinFebruary 14, 2003 Issue 

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Appeal helps couple make adoption possible

Neenah couple are first to adopt in restored program

Third in a series on Bishop's Appeal

photo of Stacey and Mark Babbitt with their son, Austin
PROUD PARENTS: Stacey and Mark Babbitt with their son, Austin, whom they adopted through Catholic Charities. Adoption services are possible, in part, through funding from the annual Bishop's Appeal under way in parishes throughout the diocese. (Jim Parish photo)

Editor's note: The annual Bishop's Appeal supports numerous services to help parishes, individuals and families. Among the services it makes possible is adoptions through Catholic Charities. Here is the story of one family who was able to use that service.

By Joanne Flemming
Compass Correspondent

When listening to Stacey and Mark Babbitt of Neenah talk about their eight-month-old son Austin, the joy in their voices is tangible.   Full story ...


Other News

 • New planning consultant hired
 • School of Americas nun to give talk
 • Natural moral law teaches us about God's law
 • Sidebar: Next Allouez
 • Fat Tuesday event means fat school profits
 • Sidebar: Local Mardi Gras celebrations
 • What's happening for youth


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Columns

 • Bishop Banks --
    Time to give to God - your prayers

 • Auxiliary Bishop Morneau -- for February 16
    Imitation is about attitudes and values

 • Fr. Richard Ver Bust -- for February 16
    Care for those infected by injustice

 • Compass Editorial --
    Keep exploring

 • Compass Editorial --
    Wise words from a saint


Features

 • Foundations of Faith --
    Anywhere in the world, you belong to a parish

 • Saint of the Day --
    The English Easter battle

 • Calendar of Events



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