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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinOctober 24, 2003 Issue 

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• National Federation of Priests' Councils, others, call for Oct. 26 to be observed as Priesthood Sunday

• Former Green Bay Packer Blaise Winter challenges Holy Name, Kimberly religious ed students to "be complete as humanly possible"

• Starboard Radio Network brings Catholic radio to Milwaukee Archdiocese: Oshkosh native Neil Robbins heads Saukville station

• Vatican's chief liturgist criticizes unauthorized liturgical innovations

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Solid personal foundation, grounding lets us fit in and know where we belong

• Mary Beth Bonacci -- Singles are not second-class citizens, but haven't settled into a vocation

• Kathy Hamer -- Rock-star-signed shoe gives daughter thrill, but for Mom it's the community in church

• Charlie Martin -- Help friends by being "earth angel" when needed

• Fr. John Dietzen -- Church stance against death penalty can pose dilemma for Catholic on jury

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Pope John Paul, by resigning, could perform act of love for church, prevent dangers of administrative chaos

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Joint effort brings schools strength in numbers

Catholic Central and Lena work together to field a football team
photo of Lena/Catholic Central Titans' co-head coach Dale Lange and players
PRACTICE ADVICE: Lena/Catholic Central Titans' co-head coach Dale Lange of Catholic Central High School, Marinette, drills the players before the game against undefeated conference leader Coleman, which won the game 42-0. Lena and Catholic Central are the first ever co-op Wisconsin high school team from a Catholic and public school. (Rick Evans photo)
By Jeff Kurowski
Compass Assistant Editor

While the Lena/Catholic Central Titans are not among the Wisconsin high school football teams awaiting playoff assignments, this joint group of 42 players made history this season.

Catholic Central High School of Marinette and Lena High School merged their football programs to form the first ever co-op Wisconsin high school team featuring players from a Catholic and public school.

"We knew Marinette was hurting for numbers and we were also hurting for numbers," said co-head coach John Moe of Lena. "MCC (Marinette Catholic Central) competed in the M & O Conference in every sport except football, so it made sense to combine the two teams."

While Moe was strongly in favor of the merger, he turned to his returning players for approval. The Lena team unanimously voted to join forces with Catholic Central.   Full story ...

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Mass Times

2003 Fall / Winter
Mass Schedules
(from Sept. 5 issue)

 • Sharing the Divine Mercy message
    Couple to present dramatic dialogue at Green Bay parishes

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 • Bishop Banks' Corner --
    Joyfully celebrating anniversary

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    October 26, 2003: Jesus searches for the lost and suffering

 • Editorial -- Solving Iraq
    War has led to far more complications than proponents led us to believe beforehand

 • Editorial -- Sharing can help many
    Tithing would solve many problems

 • Eye on the Capitol --
    Born Alive Infant Protection Act takes important step


 • Foundations of Faith --
    Jesus wasn't afraid to talk about money

 • Saint of the Day --
    Being respected, or being liked

 • General Instruction of the Roman Missal --
    Part two of six: Why make any revisions in the Mass?

 • Stewardship: A Way of Life -- Stewards care about immigrants
    As Catholics we embrace people in nations all over our world and in the U.S.

 • Praying with Sunday's Scriptures

 • Calendar of Events

S p e c i a l   C o v e r a g e :
Bishop David Zubik named
11th bishop of Green Bay
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   • Compass coverage of new Bishop

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