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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinFebruary 28, 2003 Issue 

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Helping parishes to build House of the Lord

When it's time for a new church, diocese has answers

Fifth in a series on Bishop's Appeal

photo of diocesan staff and Penny Dart in front of new St. Matthew church in Allouez
CHURCH WORK: Diann Wimmer, Cindi Brawner, Kevin Brunner, Mark Mogilka and Penny Dart, business administrator at St. Matthew Parish in Allouez, check on progress for the parish's new church, which is to be dedicated on May 3. (Rick Evans photo)
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Editor's note: The annual Bishop's Appeal supports numerous services to help parishes, individuals and families. One of these is a consulting service to parishes planning new or renovated churches or other structures through the cooperative efforts of several departments.

By Joanne Flemming
Compass Correspondent

When a family decides to build a house, it must go through numerous steps between idea and moving in -- and they often may feel all alone in going about it.

The process is even more complicated when a parish family decides to build a new house of worship. But, thanks to the annual Bishop's Appeal, a team of consultants at the Green Bay Diocese is there to help with questions about need, fund-raising, design and other issues.   Full story ...


Other News

 • Sidebar: Building updates
 • Actor to bring gospels to life on stage
 • Sidebar: Performances in Green Bay Diocese
 • Former Army chaplain, Fr. Knier, dies
 • What's happening for youth


Lent
Lent: Stewardship and Prayer --

   • Stewardship: A Way of Life --
      Stewards spend time in prayer

   • Tom Rinkoski --
      Grandfather clause kicks in for Lent

 • Praying with Sunday's Scriptures

 • Lenten rules

 • Bishop Banks --
    It's time for a fresh, new taste

 • Auxiliary Bishop Morneau -- for March 2
    Fasting helps our spiritual growth

 • Fr. Richard Ver Bust -- for March 2
    We must renew our covenant with God

 • Foundations of Faith --
    By Jiminy Cricket, time to examine my conscience


Help Wanted Ads

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Columns

 • Bishop Banks --
    It's time for a fresh, new taste (Lent)

 • Auxiliary Bishop Morneau -- for March 2
    Fasting helps our spiritual growth (Lent)

 • Fr. Richard Ver Bust -- for March 2
    We must renew our covenant with God (Lent)

 • Compass Editorial --
    Pressing on

 • Compass Editorial --
    Lowering the curtain

 • Eye on the Capitol --
    Make clergy mandatory reporters


Features

 • Foundations of Faith --
    By Jiminy Cricket, time to examine my conscience (Lent)

 • Saint of the Day --
    St. Chad was a good sport

Lent: Stewardship and Prayer --

   • Stewardship: A Way of Life --
      Stewards spend time in prayer

   • Tom Rinkoski --
      Grandfather clause kicks in for Lent

 • Praying with Sunday's Scriptures (Lent)

 • Lenten rules

 • Calendar of Events



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