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Fr. Bernard Brunette, O.Praem., a former pastor and science teacher, died Nov. 26 at St. Norbert Abbey
Shooting deaths of six people and injuring of two near Birchwood sadden area's communities, unite them in prayer, mourning, outreach
When Marine reservist in Iraq complained about heat and water that tasted like bleach, his mother decided to take action and Catholic school students soon joined her
Election is over, but Archbishop Burke of St. Louis says he won't let up on campaign against Catholic politicians who support abortion
Efforts to develop U.N. ban on human cloning abandoned due to differences among member nations over how far ban should go
Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Like Mary, we're called to birth, raise our faith
Mary Beth Bonacci -- Modesty makes comeback in girls' clothing
Fr. John Dietzen -- Question about the origins of B.C. and A.D.
Fr. Richard McBrien -- Many changes will occur when Christians start speaking up about their values
George Weigel -- Roe vs. Wade probably won't be repealed in next four years, but it could be rendered meaningless
Notre Dame School in De Pere again wins Packer Wives' Food Drive Challenge to collect food for Paul's Pantry
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Serving those in need in Green Bay and in Haiti
Pastor starts a twinning program and visits Haiti two times
|BACK IN THE SADDLE: Fr. Larry Canavera shows off the saddle he acquired to bring with him on his twice yearly visits to Haiti. (Rick Evans photo)
Tenth in a series on priests
By Sarah Malcore
Humble and committed are two accurate ways to describe Fr. Larry Canavera, pastor of St. Philip the Apostle Parish, Green Bay.
He prefers to work quietly, out of the spotlight, to make a difference in the lives of countless people in Green Bay, where his parish has added rapidly growing services to Hispanics, and to Haiti through a twinning program that helps the poor.
The Canada native moved to the U.S. in 1945 with his parents, an older sister, a younger brother and a grandfather, settling in Niagara, where his father worked as a fire chief at the paper mill. Fr. Canavera also worked at the mill for eight summers, plus holidays, while growing up.
There was also the family farm. "We worked hard," he said. "We never took for granted what we did have; life and everything in it is a gift."
He decided early on to follow his call into the priesthood.
"I have always had a respect and interest in faith and the Catholic religion," he said. "I had many questions about religion, and that coupled with my desire to be of service to people lead me into this direction." Full story ...
Reading times as Jesus would
Religious men and women ponder their role
in the world
Ordained in Rome
Bear Creek man is ordained in the Legionaries
A family house, not a handout
Manitowoc Habitat dedicates home on Dec. 4
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Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik --
Guess who's coming to dinner (Advent)
Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
December 5, 2004: God is with us and for us and in us (Advent)
Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Richard Ver Bust --
December 5, 2004: The glory of God must be the motive (Advent)
Editorial -- Push for changes
Catholics unhappy with their choices in the election need to take some
Editorial -- Remembering our patron
Exposition points to common background
Foundations of Faith --
Living signs of Christ's coming into our world (Advent)
Saints of Advent reveal the light of Christ
Saint of the Day --
Many legends surround Nicholas (Advent)
All we truly know is that he served as a bishop in Asia Minor, now Turkey
Tom Rinkoski --
Children serve as spiritual teachers (Advent)
Calendar of Events
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)