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


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Couple becomes fully immersed in Christianity

Directors of diocesan retreat house follow continual path of growth
photo illustration of Dcn. Bob and Monica Penzenstadler and scenes from Holy Name Retreat House
RETREAT DIRECTORS: Dcn. Bob and Monica Penzenstadler serve as directors of Holy Name Retreat House on Chambers Island. (Photo illustration by Amy Kawula)
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• Sidebar: Retreating
• Sidebar: Ministering
• Sidebar: Bishop's Appeal

Ninth in a series on Bishop's Appeal

Editor's note: The annual Bishop's Appeal supports numerous services to help parishes, individuals and families, including the diocesan retreat house on Chambers Island and the Commissioned Ministry Program.

By Tony Staley
Compass Editor

Many people approach Christian life much as they do swimming in a lake. First, they get their feet wet, then gradually go deeper and deeper until finally they're fully immersed.

That's pretty much what happened with Dcn. Bob and Monica Penzenstadler, directors of the Green Bay Diocese's Holy Name Retreat House. And it seems an especially appropriate way to describe them, since the retreat house is on Chambers Island in the middle of the Bay of Green Bay off Door County.
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Other News

 • Pennings grad to make vows
 • Farmers pray for more than just green fields
 • Sidebar: Rural Life Days
 • Farm kitchen is truly home grown
 • Sidebar: Fighting poverty
 • What's happening for youth


Lent
 • Stewardship: A Way of Life --
    Psalms: Praying from the heart

 • Tom Rinkoski --
    Writing a letter to the new parents

 • Praying with Sunday's Scriptures

 • Bishop Banks --
    Facing hard decisions about Iraq

• Auxiliary Bishop Morneau -- for March 30
  Trust in God's gift, the life of Christ

• Fr. Richard Ver Bust -- for March 30
  We, by ourselves, could do nothing

• Foundations of Faith --
  Prayer doesn't always have to include words

Lent articles from previous Compass Online issues:
Lenten rules

March 21, 2003 issue
March 14, 2003 issue
March 7, 2003 issue
Feb. 28, 2003 issue


2003 Lenten Wish List --
Turn a desert of needs into Easter fulfilment
Lenten Wish List


Help Wanted Ads

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Columns

 • Bishop Banks --
    Facing hard decisions about Iraq (Lent)

 • Auxiliary Bishop Morneau -- for March 30
    Trust in God's gift, the life of Christ (Lent)

 • Fr. Richard Ver Bust -- for March 30
    We, by ourselves, could do nothing (Lent)

 • Compass Editorial --
    Support the Appeal

 • Compass Editorial --
    Praying in the time of war

 • Eye on the Capitol --
    Use of motor fuel taxes shaping up as interesting question

 • Bishop's Appeal needs financial support more than ever
   • Sidebar: Serving diocese
   • Sidebar: Thousands helped

 • Rural Life Days --
    So future generations may enjoy what we have


Features

 • Foundations of Faith --
    Prayer doesn't always have to include words (Lent)

 • Saint of the Day --
    Building a ladder to paradise

 • Stewardship: A Way of Life --
    Psalms: Praying from the heart (Lent)

 • Tom Rinkoski --
    Writing a letter to the new parents (Lent)

 • Praying with Sunday's Scriptures (Lent)

 • Calendar of Events



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