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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinApril 8, 2005 Issue 


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• Mourners endure long lines for glimpse of pope at St. Peter's

• President Bush calls Pope John Paul II a champion of freedom

• Vatican releases death certificate showing causes of pope's death, other health issues he faced

• Pope John Paul II's doctor says no disproportionate means were used to help pope or keep him alive

• Cardinals to gather April 18 to begin selecting new pope; They'll look for someone who can address several major issues facing church

• Vatican extends special norms to deal with priests who sexually abused children

• Terri Schiavo case raises issues for all; The brain-damaged Florida woman died nearly two weeks after being denied food and water

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Lost is an important place for spiritual growth

• Charlie Martin -- Sometimes when we ponder life's mysteries as they relate to our relationships with others, we learn answers

• Fr. John Dietzen -- Question on being called "Catholic"

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- It's time to consider effects religion has on politics, culture and society

• George Weigel -- Democrats have to make Catholics feel at home before they'll be at home in party


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Reaching outside school walls

Diocesan education department helps schools, religion programs
photo of Principal Rosemary Bartel observing student Cole Waniger at St. Gregory School in St. Nazianz
IF YOU NEED ME: Principal Rosemary Bartel observes 6th grade student Cole Waniger at St. Gregory School in St. Nazianz. Bartel also serves as principal at St. Mary School in Clarks Mills. (Rick Evans photo)

Last in a series on the Bishop's Appeal

By Joanne Flemming
Compass Correspondent

When public schools need help with curriculum and teacher in-services or have legal questions, they turn to the state's Cooperative Education Service Agencies or the Department of Public Instruction.

When the Green Bay Diocese's Catholic schools and religious education programs have similar concerns, they turn to the Total Catholic Education Department.

The schools and the department have three types of relationships, said Lee Nagel, department director:

• Information. "People look to us to cull through new ideas, new materials, new documents and provide them with a synthesis as well as what are the best ideas," he said. They ask department staff to "come up with what is most important because we don't have time to read all that."   Full story ...

Sidebar: Bishop's Appeal

Pope John Paul II: 1920 - 2005

 • Funeral Mass and burial for Pope John Paul II
 • Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik -- 'J.P. II: WE LOVE YOU!'
 • Editorial -- Profound effect
 • Editorial -- Strange things happen

Coverage posted in Mar. 25 Web issue as "New since the print edition" articles:
 • Bishops reflect on pontiff as leader and friend
   Sidebar: Prayer services for pope in Green Bay Diocese
   Sidebar: TV, radio coverage of funeral, other Masses for pope
 • Text of statement by Bishop David Zubik
 • Web site links for more info.
 • Rome braces for papal funeral
 • Red-vested pope shows tie to the apostles
 • Conclave includes viable papal candidates from several continents
 • Pope John Paul II dies after long struggle with illness
 • Pope John Paul II: Voice of conscience for world, modern-day apostle


Other News

Mass Times

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

 • Longtime bookkeeper retires
    Jean Counard served on the St. Joseph staff
    for more than 35 years

 • Experiencing life in Jesus' time
    De Pere students turn back the clock
    during Holy Week


Third Sunday of Easter
 • Reflection on the Readings
    by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    Following Jesus gives life meaning

 • Explaining the Scripture
    by Fr. Richard Ver Bust --
    Baptism: a new existence and new life

• Foundations of Faith --
   Why did they go walking back to Galilee?

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


Help Wanted Ads

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Columns

 • Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik --
    'J.P. II: WE LOVE YOU!'

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    April 10, 2005: Following Jesus gives life meaning

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Richard Ver Bust --
    April 10, 2005: Baptism: a new existence and new life

 • Editorial -- Profound effect
    Pope John Paul's legacy includes making us see our commonality in the
    world's diversity

 • Editorial -- Strange things happen
    John Paul deserves honest memories


Features

 • Foundations of Faith --
    Why did they go walking back to Galilee?
    Where will you meet the risen Lord?

 • Saint of the Day --
    Last pope to die as a martyr
    Martin held out to the end against the emperor

 • Stewardship: A Way of Life --
    Stewards mix church, business
    Call to stewardship requires ministerial link between business, church
    (Commissioned Ministry Leadership Formation Program)

 • Calendar of Events


Faces of Faith: Bishop's Appeal 2005 logo

Articles on Bishop's Appeal 2005


Reaching outside school walls (Apr. 8, 2005)

Covered by a big umbrella (Mar. 25, 2005)
  Sidebar: Amount raised so far

Service helps cash-strapped dig out of hole (Mar. 18, 2005)

Meeting the needs of burgeoning population (Mar. 11, 2005)

Compass brings news with Catholic perspective (Mar. 4, 2005)

Bringing the church to those with disabilities (Feb. 25, 2005)

• Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik --
   Driving in the left hand lane (Feb. 25, 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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