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| To "protect the whole child," religious ed. program at Ss. Peter & Paul, Green Bay has recruited security personnel for Wed. evening program for 340-plus students
Last of three Fatima visionaries, Carmelite Sr. Lucia dos Santos, died Feb. 13 in Portugal at age 97
In first public appearance since returning from hospital, pope blesses crowd from his apartment window, lets aide read weekly talk
U.S. House votes to limit drivers licenses to those able to prove they are citizens or legal immigrants
Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Jesus taught us in Agony in the Garden to stay awake to learn important lessons
Sr. Kathryn Hermes -- By paying attention to our inner voices we can empower positive, weaken negative
Charlie Martin -- Caring about the well-being of a variety of people is a sign of our own personal health
Fr. John Dietzen -- Is there a list of "forbidden" popular songs?
George Weigel -- Jan Nowak performed many services for both his native Poland and the West
Fr. Richard McBrien -- Concept of freedom goes back at least to ancient Greeks, evolved over years
Youth invited to annual Dive In Youth Conference, noon to 7 p.m. on Feb. 27 at St. Pius X, Appleton
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Campus ministry fuels students' growth in faith
UW-Green Bay and Oshkosh centers make church present
|STARTING LENT: Bp. David Zubik applies ashes to the forehead of Dustin Makovsky at Ash Wednesday Mass at the UWGB Ecumenical Center. (Rick Evans photo)
Second in a series on the Bishop's Appeal
By Joanne Flemming
Campus ministries at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh provide students with both a Catholic presence and opportunities to grow in their faith. Campus ministry is among the many programs and services funded by the annual Bishop's Appeal.
"We try to let students know that there is a Catholic presence at UWGB," said Laurie Svatek, full-time campus minister. Studies show that students who say campus ministry had a positive influence on them, say it was because of "personal contact," she said.
Joseph Rutchik, a UWO graduate student, said he was aware of the Newman Center's "presence" beginning with his freshman year because it was across the street from his dormitory. "I figured I had no excuse for skipping Mass," he said. "So I started attending and I haven't stopped since."
For Jenny Johns, a 2004 UWO graduate, that "presence" allowed her to "sit with Jesus" between classes. "I loved how the doors were open to come and go as you pleased during the day.... It was there that my faith started to explode. There was new meaning in my life. The Newman Center is where I found my faith." Full story ...
Sidebar: Bishop's Appeal
Diocese again keeps kids safe
For second straight year, the Green Bay Diocese
complies with national standards
Sidebar: Reporting sexual abuse
Discovery proves value of adult stem cells
Researchers in Boston find that adult cells
have properties thought unique to embryonic
Book helps college-bound youth
Mount Tabor Retreat House duo writes book
Students put justice to work
Xavier project assists persons in need through corporal works of mercy
Auditors say they do their work because it's important
Two former FBI agents talk about auditing diocese during their Green Bay visit
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Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
February 20, 2005: God continues to intervene today (Lent)
Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Richard Ver Bust --
February 20, 2005: The effects of salvation are immediate (Lent)
Editorial -- Promoting life
President deserves praise for seeking a culture of life, but it's more
Editorial -- An interesting possible solution
Buffalo bishop may be on to something
Foundations of Faith --
It's not all that hard to find the Holy Grail
From Jerusalem to Spain to Britain's King Arthur, Christ's Eucharistic vessel
Saint of the Day --
People had to kidnap their bishop
Porphyry needed coercion to take on leadership role
Patti Christensen --
We can act to promote justice, not just do charity (Lent)
Conference will examine poverty and how to respond
Praying with Sunday's Scriptures (Lent)
Sidebar: Readings for the Week
Calendar of Events
Articles on Bishop's Appeal 2005