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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinApril 23, 2004 Issue 


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• Obesity is multibillion-dollar health issue, yet hunger remains a persistent and growing problem in U.S., warns Bread for the World

• Head of U.S. bishops' conference calls on President Bush to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace process

• L.V. and Mary Teofilo learned about India when the Green Bay couple went there to give workshop

• Green Bay missionary describes total breakdown of law and order in Sudanese countryside: Fr. Dave Bohnsack says refugees are fleeing to village he serves, which has been spared the fighting

• When it comes to religion and politics, Americans are deeply ambivalent, says Gallup official

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Our personal growth can be hard on others, so follow Jesus' advice and speak in parables

• Scott Fleischmann -- Stealing from work hurts all of us in the end

• Mary Rose Remington -- There are several relatively easy actions we can take to preserve the Earth

• Charlie Martin -- It's still possible to maintain contact with a friend when someone moves away

• Mary Beth Bonacci -- As singles grow older they may need to reevaluate their standards, but some things can't be compromised

• Fr. John Dietzen -- Considering moral responsibilities to repay debt after bankruptcy

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- How much muscle should bishops flex when dealing with politicians?

• Kids Chronicle -- An angel frees the apostles from prison

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Stewardship permeates all that director does

Diocese's director of properties puts his preaching into practice

First in a series on Stewardship of Service

photo of Kevin Brunner in the new St. Matthew Church, Green Bay
BUILDING HELP: Kevin Brunner in the new St. Matthew Church, Green Bay. He provided the parish with advice in building through the Bishop's Appeal. (Rick Evans photo)

By Tony Staley
Compass Editor

If Jane Kolosso, business manager at Ss. Peter & Paul Parish, Hortonville, had to pick a nickname for Kevin Brunner, it would be simple: Mr. Stewardship.

As director of Properties and Facilities for the Green Bay Diocese, Brunner is responsible for its physical resources, such as buildings and land, and for helping parishes plan and use their facilities.

"He's the example for the diocese of stewardship," said Kolosso, whose parish has worked closely with Brunner to plan and build their new church, which will be dedicated June 6.   Full story ...

 • Sidebar: Building workshop

Other News

Local reactions to Passion film
Mass Times

Lenten Giving/ Easter Joy
Wish List

(Feb. 27 issue)

 • Sorting out feeding tube policies
    Recent statement from pope doesn't resolve
    all the issues

 • Parishes sent planning guides
    By mid-May parishes are to tell the diocese their ideas
    on how they will be aligned

 • Conference hails signing of new law on clerical reporting
    Bishops supported the bill

 • No magic words, just be there
    Priest's personal loss only increases his empathy for others

 • Hispanic youth retreat to Appleton for Week
    Seven-member lay team from Mexico leads activities


Third Sunday of Easter
 • Bridging the Gap by Bishop Zubik --
   People should see the resemblance

 • Reflection on the Readings
    by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
   Chant the wonderful deeds of God

 • Explaining the Scripture
    by Fr. Richard Ver Bust --
   God is the center of this great vision

• Foundations of Faith --
  What goes up is offered up to God through Christ

Easter articles from previous issues:

April 9, 2004 issue


2004 Wish List
Lenten Giving/Easter Joy Wish List
(from Feb. 27, 2004 issue)


Help Wanted Ads

 • Help Wanted Ads

Columns

 • Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik --
    People should see the resemblance

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    April 25, 2004: Chant the wonderful deeds of God

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Richard Ver Bust --
    April 25, 2004: God is the center of this great vision

 • Editorial -- Good Mass news
    Vatican's top liturgist offered good news for all with his comments
    on liturgical reform

 • Editorial -- At least listen, first
    Pro-life group deserves a hearing on AB 67


Features

 • Foundations of Faith --
    What goes up is offered up to God through Christ
    Incense reminds us both of prayer and of giving in service

 • Saint of the Day --
    From contemplation to activism
    Catherine became a papal advisor in her early thirties

 • Calendar of Events


Bishop's Appeal 2004 logo

Articles on Bishop's Appeal 2004:

Appeal tops $3.4 million (Apr. 2, 2004)

Diocese offers helping hands in many ways (Mar. 26, 2004)
    Sidebar: Bishop's Appeal
    Sidebar: Topping $3 million

Providing an escape from financial quagmire (Mar. 19, 2004)
    Sidebar: Nearing $3 million

Parish finds help from diocese only a phone call away (Mar. 12, 2004)
    Sidebar: Appeal giving up

Consultant helps parishes tune up Sunday liturgies (Mar. 5, 2004)
    Sidebar: Appeal tops $2 million

Camp draws generations of diocesan youth (Feb. 27, 2004)
    Sidebar: Appeal at 30%

Befriending persons in need (Feb. 20, 2004)

Diocese helps engaged prepare for marriage (Feb. 13, 2004)

Appeal theme mirrors Catholic way of life (Feb. 6, 2004)
    Pie chart of Bishop's Appeal use

• Bridging the Gap by Bishop David A. Zubik --
    Blockbuster action and beyond (Feb. 6, 2004)


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