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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinMay 9, 2003 Issue 


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Dedicating life to serve others as a volunteer

Electrician's efforts lead some to compare him to Jesus
photo of Dennis Brennan helping serve meals at the Place 2B in Oshkosh
VOLUNTEER SERVES: Dennis Brennan helps serve meals at the Place 2B in Oshkosh where he works fulltime as a volunteer. Because of his efforts, he is one of three recipients of this year's Gaudium et Spes Award from the Green Bay Diocese. (Rick Evans photo)

• Sidebar: Honoring them

Last in a three-part series on the 2003 Gaudium et Spes recipients

By Patricia Kasten
Compass Associate Editor

Being compared to the first century carpenter Jesus definitely makes 21st century electrician Dennis Brennan uncomfortable. Yet that's exactly how many people in the Oshkosh area view this full-time volunteer with Fr. Carr's Place 2B ministry to the poor.

So they nominated Brennan for this year's Gaudium et Spes award as someone who personifies Vatican II's directives on the church's work in the modern world.   Full story ...

Other News

 • New Life Fund needs help
 • Sidebar: Helping New Life
 • God loved Fr. Schrage 'just the way he was'
 • Stewards use the gifts God has given them
 • 'I will give my life' to the Lord
 • Sidebar: Prayer for Vocations
 • What's happening for youth


Fourth Sunday of Easter
• Bishop Banks --
   The source that brings us to unity

• Auxiliary Bishop Morneau -- for May 11
   Jesus comes to us in many images

• Fr. Richard Ver Bust -- for May 11
   Christ is the shepherd of our lives

• Foundations of Faith --
   Sitting at poolside should mean no one underwater

Praying with Sunday's Scriptures
Easter articles from previous Compass Online issues:

May 2, 2003 issue
April 25, 2003 issue
April 18, 2003 issue


Stewardship in Action
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Columns

 • Bishop Banks --
    The source that brings us to unity

 • Auxiliary Bishop Morneau -- for May 11
    Jesus comes to us in many images

 • Fr. Richard Ver Bust -- for May 11
    Christ is the shepherd of our lives

 • Compass Editorial --
    Revenge or mercy

 • Compass Editorial --
    Bad news for vocations


Features

 • Foundations of Faith --
    Sitting at poolside should mean no one underwater

 • Saint of the Day --
    Do what you do -- well

 • Praying with Sunday's Scriptures

 • Calendar of Events



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