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| Former CIA analyst Raymond McGovern to speak Oct. 2-11 in northeast Wisconsin on alternative version of events leading up to 9/11, war in Iraq, and aftermath
Irene Green creates small museum on rural Redgranite farm as tribute to her parents, 11 siblings and their Catholic faith
Interim head of bishops' National Review Board criticizes effort to put priest or woman religious on board, which monitors compliance with child sex abuse prevention policies
Debate continues over how Catholics should vote in November as more bishops, a theologian and a canon lawyer all weigh-in
Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Church needs to point to beauty anywhere it hides
Scott Fleischmann -- God established authority, which we must submit to and which must not be abused
Mary Beth Bonacci -- Brochure gives teens answer to comment "If you loved me we'd have sex"
Fr. John Dietzen -- Is proper translation of fifth commandment "Thou shalt not kill" or "Thou shalt not murder"?
Fr. Richard McBrien -- Catholic version of fundamentalism corrupts church's values
George Weigel -- Despite what an Australian Jesuit thinks, youth are embracing Gospel pope proclaims
Respect Life Month
Articles found only in the 16-page special section in the print edition:
Struggling with how to more effectively promote a culture of life
Adult stem cells cure deadly blood disease
Vatican says reports of pediatric euthanasia in The Netherlands are sadly believable
News stories show socially acceptable reasons for creating, destroying babies rapidly evolving
Msgr. Thomas Hartman believes he got Parkinson's disease so that he can help find a cure for it
Few U.N. donor nations living up to pledge to fight hunger, says Vatican Secretary of State
Why pope clarified, reaffirmed obligation to provide normal care, including food and fluids, to those in persistent vegetative state
Idaho ecumenical group works to ensure that no one dies alone
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Dairy farmer plows spiritually deep
Brown County farmer views his life as being tied to creation, stewardship
|CHORE TIME: Linda and Bob Miller on their farm in New Franken. (R. Evans photo)
By Ray Mueller
LUXEMBURG -- Farming is more than caring for livestock and producing crops, says Bob Miller, an eastern Brown County dairy farmer.
He views farming as an expression of life tied to the creation; a way to use natural resources properly; and an opportunity to offer others an example of how to live.
Miller and his wife Linda have operated for 33 years a farm, formerly owned by her parents, George and Orpha Vincent, off Highway 29 at rural New Franken. It has 226 acres for corn, wheat, alfalfa and soybeans and a milking herd of 47 Holsteins.
The Millers are members of St. Mary Parish, Luxemburg.
Faith shapes his view of farming, says Miller, who has been a member of the Green Bay Diocese's Rural Life committee for eight years.
He hopes that more farmers and other people will recognize the interdependence of all creation and the connection between God and all life on the earth.
"The conversion of heart" for conveying that message and setting an example "starts with the individual," says Miller, who expects to be ordained as a deacon next May, after preparing for it since 2000. Full story ...
Seeing evolution in light of faith
Vatican document steps into what has been
Award named for Bp. Morneau
National award for service is given to Green Bay's
auxiliary and will be given out annually
'The Banana Guy' will speak, perform at Gathering, Jam
Musician urges change
Sidebar: Diocese gathers
Sidebar: Youth Jam 04
'What God wants me to do'
Mass - coming together - is priest's favorite
Help Wanted Ads
Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik --
'It's a wonderful life.' So says God!
Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
October 3, 2004: Faith must be nourished to maturity
Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Richard Ver Bust --
October 3, 2004: Faith traditions trace back to Jesus
Editorial -- Inside the mystery
Author's 'Enormous Prayers' provides an inside look at Catholic priests
and their lives
Editorial -- Well deserved honor
Development conference made wise choice
Foundations of Faith --
That red light means someone is always there
Tabernacle light always burns beside Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament
Saint of the Day --
Depression drew her to God
Saint's moody behavior was actually a spiritual trial
Articles on Bishop's Appeal 2004:
Bishop's Appeal hits $4.67 million (September 3, 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)