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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinJanuary 28, 2005 Issue 

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• Mackville pastor to again ride in MS Snowmobile Classic Tour in Upper Michigan; In past 17 years, he's raised $167,000

• Franciscan Fr. Michael (John) Lacienski, former hospital chaplain and Pulaski superior, died Jan. 14

• Former Chilton pastor Fr. Fred (Lionel) Joseph Peters, a Salvatorian, died Jan. 19 at age 75

• Iraqi Christians feel threatened because some see them as Westerners, even though they were in country before coming of Islam

• Hitler personally ordered a senior Nazi officer to arrange kidnaping of Pope Pius XII near end of World War II, but the man refused

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Belief in after-life should affect how we live daily

• Scott Fleischmann -- Stewards appreciate gifts of others and help them to develop those gifts

• Fr. John Dietzen -- Laicization

• George Weigel -- Another Catholic is being treated improperly by European Parliament

• Kids Chronicle: Jesus delivers the Sermon on the Mount

plus ...
Catholic Schools Week
Articles found only in eight-page special section in the print edition:

• St. Mary Central High School in Menasha adds learning specialist

• St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School, Oshkosh starts school newspaper

• St. Mary School, Greenleaf, students raise money to buy cows to help Africans with leprosy

• Journalist's book shows how Catholic schools are changing

• Arts integration at St. Joseph School in Green Bay having positive effect on students

• Recommended reading for youth

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Catholic inmate outreach
goes national

Dismas Ministry provides faith-based rehabilitation
photo of Dismas Ministry founder Ron Zeilinger
INMATE OUTREACH: Ron Zeilinger founded Dismas Ministry, which is used in prisons and jails across the country, including many in the Green Bay Diocese. (Sam Lucero photo)

Third in a series on prison ministry

By Sam Lucero
Milwaukee Catholic Herald

MILWAUKEE -- A Milwaukee-based Catholic ministry is putting prayers into the back pockets and on the lips of inmates, victims and their families around the nation, including prisons and jails in the Green Bay Diocese.

Ron Zeilinger, founder of Dismas Ministry - named for the Good Thief in Luke's account of Jesus' crucifixion - learned 10 years ago from Catholic prison chaplains of inmates' dire need for Catholic literature.

"I thought, 'That sounds like either there is an opportunity for a ministry, or they don't know where to find these (materials),'" said Zeilinger, who was working in the development office for the Priests of the Sacred Heart in Hales Corners.

Zeilinger wrote to some 350 Catholic correctional ministers listed in the Official Catholic to ask what they needed to carry out their ministry. "It came back very clear that a three-prong approach was really what these chaplains were describing: Bibles, faith study, Bible study," he said.   Full story ...

Other News

Mass Times
 • President: Promote culture of life
    Annual March for Life rally urged
    to promote compassion

 • Christmas vacation becomes real adventure
    A Howard man was looking for a chance to surf
    and sun
    Sidebar: Donations top $417,000

S p e c i a l   S e c t i o n :
Catholic Schools Week
Jan. 30 - Feb. 5, 2005

Catholic Schools Week 2005 logo
 • Neenah students connect with Milwaukee peers
    St. Margaret Mary students learn through giving

 • Pursuing peace at St. Francis de Sales School
    Manitowoc school contributing to peace in Iraq through
    toy drive

 • For a list of articles found only in the print edition of the
    Catholic Schools Week special section, see the blue box,
    at left.

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 • Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik --
    Bridging the Gap: Call Northside 777

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    January 30, 2005: 'What is happiness and unhappiness?'

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Richard Ver Bust --
    January 30, 2005: God overcomes our human weaknesses

 • Editorial -- Large challenges
    During the second term, morality and the needs of the weakest
    must have priority

 • Editorial -- Wondering where it goes
    Dropping gas mileage teaches lessons


 • Foundations of Faith --
    Pontifical servers show top form in their ministry
    Altar servers to the bishop perform in unobtrusive, yet crucial, ways for the Mass

 • Saint of the Day --
    One man who made a big difference
    Cornelius started a new trend in fledgling church

 • Calendar of Events (Updated: 1/28/2005, 3:17 p.m. Central Time)

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