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For first time, Northern Door Catholic Community parishioners from all five parishes, Washington Island will gather May 23 for two Masses at Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek
Corpus Christi School in Sturgeon Bay collects donations to help Afghani boy who lost father, both legs to land mine: Boy may visit the school this fall after his surgery
Faith-based ecumenical community organization launched: 13 faith communities from Diocese are among participants in JOSHUA (Justice Organization Sharing Hope and United for Action), which seeks to empower people to act for justice
Boston archbishop greets arrival of legalized same-sex marriages in Massachusetts with 'deep sadness'
Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- When we hurry too much we damage our physical, mental, spiritual health
Fr. Joe Bragotti -- Even the greatest pains can be sources of beauty if we give them a chance
Mary Rose Remington -- Daughter's fainting spell spawns question: Are faith, fainting related?
Charlie Martin -- No one knows how many tomorrows we have, so we should enjoy today
Fr. John Dietzen -- Answering questions about where Elizabeth lived, general absolution
Fr. Richard McBrien -- When it comes to politics, U.S. Bishops stick to the issue not party politics
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Stewards serve by evangelizing other people
Papal Volunteer looks back and goes back to old mission
|BACK IN CHILE: Peter Geniesse visits with some of the young people in Antofagasta, Chile, where the Green Bay Diocese sent lay missioners in the 1960s.
Fifth in a series on Stewardship of Service
By Peter Geniesse
Special to The Compass
Some missioners called us "apostolic tourists."
We were young, adventurous Catholic laymen and laywomen sent to Latin America in the 1960s by our home dioceses to do what we could to enkindle the faith - within a couple of years.
We were called Papal Volunteers, a lay movement which grew out of Pope John XXIII's 10-year plan to bolster the priest-poor regions of the traditionally Catholic hemisphere. In
1960, the pope called for religious orders to send 10% of their numbers as missionaries to Latin America. Full story ...
Bishop goes for 'ad limina' visit
Bp. Zubik makes first official Rome visit as
Green Bay bishop
Giving to Bishop's Appeal makes some major gains
Debate continues on politics and Communion
One bishop says Eucharist should not be sanction;
one also bans pro-choice voters
Summer Mass Schedules
Help Wanted Ads
Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik --
Teaching by expertise and example
Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
May 23, 2004: Ascension words: hope, heritage, power
Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Richard Ver Bust --
May 23, 2004: Disciples become witnesses for others
Editorial -- FDA decision right
Agency was right to reject over-the-counter sales of a powerful 'morning-after-pill'
Editorial -- Take time on new translation
Getting Mass prayers right matters the most
Eye on the Capitol --
U.S. Bishops approach political issues as humanity experts
Foundations of Faith --
Being pulled - and pulling others - into heaven
After the Ascension, Jesus left us a specific role
Saint of the Day --
To teach girls like Jesuits did boys
French saint founded Sacred Heart community
Articles on Bishop's Appeal 2004:
Giving to Bishop's Appeal makes some major gains (May 21, 2004)
Gifts to annual Bishop's Appeal top $4 million (May 14, 2004)
Gifts to annual Bishop's Appeal near $4 million (Apr. 30, 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)