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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinFebruary 18, 2005 Issue 


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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
photo of Bp. Zubik applying ashes to forehead of Dustin Makovsky
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
Compass Correspondent

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

Other News

Mass Times

Lenten Giving/ Easter Joy Wish List
(from Feb. 11 issue)

 • 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


Lent
 • Reflection on the Readings
    by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau
    God continues to intervene today

 • Explaining the Scripture
    by Fr. Richard Ver Bust
    Effects of salvation are immediate

 • Patti Christensen --
    We can act to promote justice, not just do charity

 • Praying with Sunday's Scriptures
    Sidebar: Readings for the Week


Lent articles from previous issues:
Feb. 11, 2005 issue
Feb. 4, 2005 issue

Lenten fast and abstinence rules


2005 Wish List
Lenten Giving/Easter Joy Wish List
(from Feb. 11, 2005 issue)


Help Wanted Ads

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Columns

 • 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
    than embryos

 • Editorial -- An interesting possible solution
    Buffalo bishop may be on to something


Features

 • 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
    still exists

 • 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


Faces of Faith: Bishop's Appeal 2005 logo

Articles on Bishop's Appeal 2005


Campus ministry fuels students' growth in faith (Feb. 18, 2005)

Bishop's Appeal brings Faces of Faith to others (Feb. 11, 2005)
Pie chart of Bishop's Appeal use



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