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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinNovember 21, 2003 Issue 


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• Manitowoc's oldest, youngest parishes to culminate anniversary observances: St. Boniface, St. Andrew Mass is Nov. 23 at 4 p.m.

• Five new Luminous Mysteries added to rosary tie into our daily lives, nationally known priest tells group at St. Bernadette, Appleton

• St. Paul Elder Services in Kaukauna celebrates 60 years, unveils 67,000-sq.-ft. addition of 55 apartments, adult day care, warm-water therapy pool, geriatric clinic

• Two Iraqi priests are concerned their country is slipping into chaos, terrorism under U.S. occupation

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Engage in a real act of hope: Light a candle

• Kathy Hamer -- Tale of the Thanksgiving table cloth should continue growing over the years

• Mary Beth Bonacci -- To be more like Christ, try "hanging out" with him more often in prayer

• Charlie Martin -- End of dating relationship is hard at any age, but there are things we can do to help

• Fr. John Dietzen -- Considering why tomb of St. Joseph was not commemorated

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Faith education spreading across generations

Parishes are bringing all ages together to teach Catholicism
photo of Dan Sacotte role-playing during discussions of changes in the Mass
GOOD NEWS: Dan Sacotte plays Constantine proclaiming Christianity as the new religion during discussions of changes in the Mass at St. Mary of the Angels Parish intergenerational religious education program. (Rick Evans photo)

By Joanne Flemming
Compass Correspondent

When was the last time you, as an adult, learned something about your Catholic faith? Was it from last Sunday's homily? Or from an adult Bible study at your parish?

Or did your religious education end with the last CCD class you attended as a high school senior?

Because in many cases that last question can be answered "yes," parishes across the Green Bay Diocese are recognizing that a person's faith education needs to be a lifelong process, said Andrea Sabor, diocesan consultant for religious education in kindergarten through sixth grade.   Full story ...

Other News

Mass Times

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

 • Two seminarians advance
    Following their ordinations to the diaconate, they will be ordained as priests in June

 • Pittsburgh planning farewell Mass for Bishop Zubik Sunday

 • School of the Americas protestors return
    Thousands to gather in peace this weekend at Georgia's Ft. Benning


Thanksgiving

Free Thanksgiving dinners around the diocesan area (from Nov. 14 issue)

• Editorial -- Giving thanks as stewards
   God has truly blessed us in so many ways


Advent
 • Tom Rinkoski --
    This year, get engaged in Advent

 • Foundations of Faith --
    Why we kneel, bow and pray as one at Mass


Just for Kids --
Youngsters invited to write Christmas essays (from Nov. 7 issue)


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Columns

 • Bishop Banks' Corner --
    Changes help express wonder, awe

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    November 23, 2003: Glory and praise forever and ever

 • Editorial -- Quite a task
    U.S. Bishops' plan to issue guidelines on public policy issues offers good opportunity

 • Editorial -- Giving thanks as stewards
    God has truly blessed us in so many ways

 • Eye on the Capitol --
    Good news: Violent crime rate dropping in state, nation


Features

 • Foundations of Faith --
    Why we kneel, bow and pray as one at Mass
 • Sidebar: Common Mass postures

 • Saint of the Day --
    Martyred for religious freedom

 • General Instruction of the Roman Missal --
    Part six of six: Go in peace to love and serve the Lord

 • Tom Rinkoski --
    This year, get engaged in Advent (Advent)

 • 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
photo of Bishop David Zubik

   This week:
     • Pittsburgh planning farewell Mass for Bishop Zubik Sunday

   November 14, 2003 issue:
     • Visits scheduled for bishop
        Bp. Zubik planning visits to Manitowoc, Antigo, Marinette, Green Bay
        and Appleton

   November 7, 2003 issue:
     • Bp. Zubik to be installed Dec. 12 at St. Agnes
        The 2 p.m. Mass will be shown live on Green Bay channel 11

   Other coverage:
     • Links to Oct. 10 and Oct. 17 Compass coverage of new Bishop


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