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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinDecember 19, 2003 Issue 


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• Some tourists have returned to Bethlehem, but city of Jesus' birth remains more subdued than in past

• Saddam's capture may help bring peace to Iraq, but doesn't change fact that "the war was useless, and served no purpose," says top Vatican official

• Oneida-area parents shop while their kids play, thanks to efforts of St. Joseph Parish youth

• Christmas doesn't have to be spent alone: Various community groups sponsoring dinners

• Funeral home's Nativity scene gets new home: Menasha tradition now displayed at St. Patrick Parish

• Comboni missionary priest from Green Bay reports on life in Sudan

• Kids Chronicle -- God favored Mary and Elizabeth, whose sons brought huge changes to humanity

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Christmas isn't automatic, we have to make it a reality through our actions

• Msgr. Jim Lisante -- Stewards know that best gifts are those that require something of us

• Mary Rose Remington -- Timeless gift-giving traditions offer cures for commercialism

• Charlie Martin -- Four songs from 2003 top 'most thoughtful list'

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Message of Christmas remains constant: Jesus is the answer

• Antoinette Bosco -- The story behind beloved hymn, 'Silent Night'

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Bishop calls Catholics to emulate faith heroes

Bp. David Zubik at his installation Mass says heroes live their faith with courage
photo of archbishops and deacon applauding Bp. Zubik
CONGRATULATORY APPLAUSE: Abp. Gabriel Montalvo, apostolic nuncio, Dcn. Paul Umentum of St. Mary of the Angels, Green Bay, and Abp. Timothy Dolan of Milwaukee join the assembly in applauding newly installed Bp. David Zubik, who sits in the cathedra, Dec. 12, at the Mass in St. Agnes Church. (Rick Evans photo)

By Patricia Kasten
Compass Associate Editor

GREEN BAY -- Trumpet blasts and the roll of timpani were not the only calls to attention heard at the Dec. 12 installation Mass of Bp. David Zubik. What the 1,400 people gathered at St. Agnes Church to welcome the 11th bishop of the Green Bay Diocese also heard was a call to honor, as well as, emulate their heroes of faith.

"It is my firm belief that a hero is a person who lives their faith with courage, and out of love," said Bp. Zubik, as he set aside lifelong ties to the Diocese of Pittsburgh, where he has served his entire 28 years of priesthood to embrace his new post as spiritual leader of nearly 380,000 Catholics in northeast Wisconsin.

"A hero," he added, "is not meant to be a person who is put on a pedestal; a hero is a person whose life is meant to be emulated."   Full story ...

 • Sidebar: Bishop's schedule

Other News

Christmas
Mass Times
 • 'Glad that he's in our midst'
    Diocese welcomes Bp. Zubik at vespers service

 • Promises to learn Spanish
    Guadalupe celebration enjoyed by Bp. Zubik
    and Hispanic community

 • Their friend will be OK in his new home
    Friends of Bp. Zubik impressed by welcome
    • Sidebar: Enjoyed return visit

 • Manitowoc area Catholics welcome Bp. Zubik
    Schools, senior living community among visits


Advent
 • Reflection on the Readings --
    Trust in Jesus' self-emptying love

 • Explaining the Scripture --
    Christ's work affects all our lives


Advent articles from previous Compass Online issues:
December 12, 2003 issue
December 5, 2003 issue
November 28, 2003 issue
November 21, 2003 issue


Christmas
 • Bishop David A. Zubik --
    God is near us in our homes, at work

 • Editorial -- God takes a dip in our pool

 • 2003 Christmas Mass Schedules

 • Tom Rinkoski --
    Be the Holy Family this Christmas

 • Just for Kids' Christmas Essays
    Remember your best Christmas
    present ever?

 • Foundations of Faith --
    An event -- a person -- that fulfills
all things


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Columns

 • Bishop David A. Zubik --
    God is near us in our homes, at work (Christmas)

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    December 21, 2003: Trust in Jesus' self-emptying love (Advent)

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Richard Ver Bust --
    December 21, 2003: Christ's work affects all our lives (Advent)

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    December 28, 2003: Live God's love at the kitchen table

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Richard Ver Bust --
    December 28, 2003: Structures find center in Christ

 • Editorial -- God takes a dip in our pool
    Incarnation shows God wants to be with us (Christmas)


Features

 • Foundations of Faith --
    An event -- a person -- that fulfills all things (Christmas)

 • Saint of the Day --
    Murdered in the cathedral

 • Tom Rinkoski --
    Be the Holy Family this Christmas (Christmas)

 • Just for Kids' Christmas Essays
    Remember your best Christmas present ever? (Christmas)

 • Calendar of Events


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