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| Human nature demands certain rights can't be broken, Milwaukee Archbishop Dolan says at annual Catholics at the Capitol in Madison
Alternative Spring Break in Virginia, Kentucky brings UWGB and UWO students closer to God
Teens called to faithfulness, Doug Barry of Radix tells Door Co. youth
Determining impact of Pope John Paul II will take time
Rules for upcoming conclave to elect new pope call for secrecy
Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Pope John Paul II's life had three qualities that provide world with special blessing
Kathy Hamer -- Whether it's pope or close friend, their shoes will never be filled
Charlie Martin -- Determine carefully if words of love ring true
Mary Beth Bonacci -- Pope John Paul II's Theology of the Body transformed her life
Fr. John Dietzen -- Question on schismatic Society of St. Pius X
George Weigel -- Next pope will be chosen by far larger, more diverse conclave than ever before
Kids Chronicle: The parable of the Good Shepherd
Parish Planning 2005
Articles found only in the special section of April 15 print edition:
Neenah-Menasha's five parishes have long worked together
Fr. Paul Demuth: Area planning process challenges parish leaders while providing roadmap for future
Priests serving multiple parishes becoming the norm, says sister conducting study on the subject
When churches close: A look at what happens to buildings, cemeteries
St. Mary of the Lake Parish in Lakewood is creative with ministry to serve population that changes greatly by season
Parish is people, not the worship site, say leaders in Oshkosh who continue area-wide needs-review
Timeline: 336 years of parish planning in Diocese of Green Bay
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Cardinal Ratzinger, guardian of church doctrine, elected 265th pope
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Deep faith stands out in special education group
For more than 20 years, Tom Mentele has directed the program
in the Oshkosh area
|RIGHT NOTE: Tom Mentele, Oshkosh area director of religious special education, plays the guitar for Jason VandeVen, Matt Noffke and Tom Flemming. (Dick Meyer photo)
Second in a series on the Stewardship of Service
By Joanne Flemming
OSHKOSH -- The really deep faith of the Oshkosh-area special needs youth and adults is why Tom Mentele says he's coordinated Vicariate X's special education religion program for more than 20 years.
"There is a real connection there," Mentele said. "They relate to God on a really basic level as ... a loving and caring Father."
SERV (Special Education Religion of Vicariate X) draws its 25 to 30 students from the seven parishes in Oshkosh and one each in Omro and Winneconne, as well as other denominations. Classes meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays - October to spring - at St. Josephat, Oshkosh, a handicapped accessible church. Full story ...
Diverse group will pick pope
In meetings now, cardinals will be sizing
up the candidates
'Pope offered his life for his flock, humanity'
Dean of College of Cardinals preaches at funeral
Mass attended by huge congregation
A celebration of John Paul II
Diocese pays homage to pontiff at Memorial Mass
Seminarians among faithful to mourn pope
Trio share their personal accounts of pontiff's funeral
Pope John Paul II: 1920 - 2005 -- Coverage from Mar. 25 & Apr. 8 Web issues
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Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik --
The Spirit remains with our Church
Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
April 17, 2005: What are we to do to grow in the Lord?
Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Richard Ver Bust --
April 17, 2005: Christ is the guardian of our soul
Editorial -- Guessing who
Interest high in trying to determine who will be the next pope and what he will do
Editorial -- All eyes turning to Rome
Catholicism represents continuity, mystery
Foundations of Faith --
Tax time reminds us of stewardship for church too
Parishes pay taxes to diocese, which pays taxes to Washington and Rome
Saint of the Day --
This pope also an apostolic pilgrim
A millennium ago, we had another pontiff known for his predilection for travels
Stewardship: A Way of Life --
Stewards take presiding seriously
Special classes help to prepare leaders to conduct certain services
Praying with Sunday's Scriptures
Calendar of Events
Articles on Bishop's Appeal 2005