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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinMay 16, 2003 Issue 


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• Appleton's newly renovated Monte Alverno Retreat Center to be blessed May 18

• St. Joseph Parish, Appleton, will dedicate new parish center at noon Sunday, May 18

• Capsule television reviews

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Both power and powerlessness can corrupt our spirits

• Msgr. Jim Lisante -- Two women who refused to give up and made the world a better place for others

• Scott Fleischmann -- Tips on coping with a difficult workplace

• Charlie Martin -- Ways to turn to others for help when facing losses

• Fr. John Dietzen -- Conflicts in mixed-faith family

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Dealing with politicians with whom we disagree

• Changing role of priests goes way back

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Putting stewardship into practice at random

Random Acts of Kindness Week to focus on service
photo of Ben Kurowski handing out flower as Random Act of Kindness
ACTS OF KINDNESS: Ben Kurowski of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Green Bay, hands out a flower as a Random Act of Kindness that diocesan Stewardship leaders hope will grow and bear fruit for others. (Photo illustration by Rick Evans and Amy Kawula)
By Joanne Flemming
Compass Correspondent

Have you ever paid for the coffee for the person behind you at a drive-in, left an extra large tip for your waitress, or handed a flower to someone who was feeling sad?

The Green Bay Diocese is urging parishes to promote such actions May 18-24 during "Random Acts of Kindness Week" as part of the "stewardship of service" for the diocese's Stewardship thrust.

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Other News

 • Political role reflects faith
 • Diocese welcomes Bosnian family
 • Fr. Jordan Blecha dies at age 89


Special Section:
Summer Masses

 • 2003 Summer Mass Schedules

Fifth Sunday of Easter
• Bishop Banks --
   Church teaching hasn't changed

• Auxiliary Bishop Morneau -- for May 18
   Stay connected to the vine of new life

• Fr. Richard Ver Bust -- for May 18
   We are united to Christ and one another

• Foundations of Faith --
   If you want to be like God, roll up your sleeves
Easter articles from previous Compass Online issues:

May 9, 2003 issue
May 2, 2003 issue
April 25, 2003 issue
April 18, 2003 issue


Stewardship in Action
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Columns

 • Bishop Banks --
    Church teaching hasn't changed

 • Auxiliary Bishop Morneau -- for May 18
    Stay connected to the vine of new life

 • Fr. Richard Ver Bust -- for May 18
    We are united to Christ and one another

 • Compass Editorial --
    Preventive fear?

 • Compass Editorial --
    What can you do?


Features

 • Foundations of Faith --
    If you want to be like God, roll up your sleeves

 • Saint of the Day --
    Public memory is fleeting

 • Calendar of Events



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