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| Parishes, community groups serve meals at Easter
Pope John Paul silently blesses crowd of 50,000 from his apartment window above St. Peter's Square
U.S. Bishops launch campaign to increase public opposition to death penalty
New Harris Poll shows drop in support for legalized abortion
U.S. Bishops join those urging courts to save life of Terri Schiavo, who is being denied food and water
Children's story -- Jesus walks to Emmaus with disciples, then reveals himself in Breaking of Bread
Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Jesus' resurrection doesn't defeat evil by overpowering it, but by converting it
St. Kathryn Hermes -- The way of God is the way of risk, vulnerability and tenderness
Kathy Hamer -- Choose heroes carefully
Charlie Martin -- If we think we're in love, but it appears one-sided, slow down and re-evaluate
Fr. John Dietzen -- Question about which Bible translation to use
Fr. Richard McBrien -- Easter is at heart and center of Redemption
George Weigel -- Former Lutheran pastor learns from his conversion that obedience brings freedom
Rural Life Days 2005
Articles found only in the special section of Mar. 25 print edition:
Manitowoc dairy learns value of Hispanic work ethic
Coalition urges lawmakers to protect the environment
Space is filling fast for Badger Dairy Camp, to be held June 9-11 at UW-Madison for ages 12-18
Catholic Campaign for Human Development helps support urban garden
Green Ribbon Campaign shows support for farming
Overall, 2004 turned out to be good year for milk prices
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Bishops reflect on pontiff as leader and friend
Bps. Zubik and Wycislo inspired by Pope John Paul's character and humility
By Tony Staley
Pope John Paul was one of the church's great popes and living proof that faith in Christ can take a person through suffering to accomplish great things, Green Bay Bp. David Zubik said in a statement after the pontiff's death.
Bp. Zubik and retired Green Bay Bp. Aloysius Wycislo - a longtime friend of the pope - spoke at a press conference April 2 in front of St. Joseph Chapel on the diocesan campus. Full story ...
Sidebar: Prayer services for pope in Green Bay Diocese
Text of statement by Bishop David Zubik
|E a s t e r
Proclaim and know: Christ IS Risen
Like the companions of Jesus, we are witnesses to the truth that our Lord is risen and lives
Dear sisters and brothers of the Risen Christ:
"Christ IS Risen!" Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!
When Mary Magdalene, and later Peter and John came to Jesus' tomb early on that first Easter morning, they came to know that "Christ IS Risen!" (John 20:1-9)
When Jesus joined up with two of his disciples who were traveling on the road to Emmaus on that first Easter Sunday, they came to know that "Christ IS Risen!" (Luke 24:13-35) Entire column ...
Other Easter articles
Covered by a big umbrella
Parish ministry requires a lot of conversation and a team approach
|Fr. Paul Demuth
Seventh in a series on the Bishop's Appeal
By Jeff Kurowski
Compass Assistant Editor
When Bp. David Zubik appointed Fr. Paul Demuth diocesan Vicar for Ministers in October of 2004, he described the position as a "bridge between ministers and the diocese."
To build that bridge, Fr. Demuth, has implemented a team approach.
Full story ...
Sidebar: Bishop's Appeal
Sidebar: Amount raised so far
Easter season brings new church (Easter)
Two Rivers Parish dedicates church to chief Apostle
on April 3
They shall triumph in the risen Lord's victory (Easter)
Hundreds prepare to enter the church at Easter Vigil
Priesthood led from Vietnam to Wautoma
Stops in Arkansas, Texas and Dominican Republic
happened in between
Man charged with arson in Madison cathedral fire
(posted in Mar. 18 Web issue as "New since the
print edition" article)
Rural Life Days 2005:
Rural Life Days celebrate heritage and hopes
Diocese remains tied to rural community
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Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik --
Proclaim and know: Christ IS Risen (Easter)
Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
March 27, 2005: A feast of great juice and everlasting joy (Easter)
April 3, 2005: The grace of mercy pours into our souls
Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Richard Ver Bust --
March 27, 2005: Called to witness the Risen Lord (Easter)
April 3, 2005: Baptism demands responsibilities
Editorial -- Thoughts turn (Holy Week/Easter)
Holy Week turns our thoughts to death, but we must not forget the joy of Easter
Editorial -- Following their pattern (Easter)
Adam and Eve teach us a lesson for today
Eye on the Capitol --
Day of witness for life and dignity
Foundations of Faith --
Fulfilling this duty should be easy for all of us (Easter)
Easter duty is something most of us do at least once a week anyway
Saint of the Day --
Once crippled, then she never stopped
Restored health led Julia to found Namur community
Patti Christensen --
We are Easter people! Alleluia! (Easter)
Our mourning over personal losses can turn into redeemed rejoicing
Calendar of Events
Articles on Bishop's Appeal 2005