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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinAugust 5, 2005 Issue 


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• U.S. Bishops' official urges President Bush to stay the course on stem-cell research

• Oconto woman's cooking skills heat up parish 'stew'ardship

• Four Pulaski Franciscans celebrate jubilees

• Salvatorian Fr. Gerald Sirois dies

• Kiel man to represent Knights of Columbus at World Youth Day

• Cologne prepares for challenge of World Youth Day

• Supreme Court nominee wins pro-life groups' praise

• Oregon Catholics named as defendants in bankruptcy case

• Vatican urges caution before refusing inoculations

• John Paul's story coming to TV

• Reach out and welcome the divorced, pope says

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Life in womb tells us about life after tomb

• Fr. John Rausch -- Tomato pickers work together for all

• Fr. John Dietzen -- Did Jesus die for all or for many?

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Catholics must reject effort to redefine center

• George Weigel -- Several Catholic lawmakers voted for embryonic stem-cell research

• Kids Chronicle: Did Jesus come to save lost people or sheep?


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NOTE: There will be no Compass issue published on August 12, 2005. The next issue will be August 19, 2005.

Can we turn a culture of death to one of life?

Hiroshima anniversary calls us to become transfiguring
photo of Sr. Sally Ann Brickner, OSF, looking up at the peace cranes display commemorating 60th anniversary of atomic bombing of Hiroshima
LIFTED IN HOPE: Sr. Sally Ann Brickner, OSF, looks at the peace cranes suspended from the ceiling of Godschalx Gallery at St. Norbert College. The display, Transfiguration, runs through Aug. 5 and commemorates the 60th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Photos of the bomb's aftermath line the walls. (Rick Evans photo)

By Patricia Kasten
Compass Associate Editor

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Health or sickness and death.

Atomic bombs or paper cranes.

This Saturday, Aug. 6, is the 60th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, by the Allied Forces. Three days later, a second bomb was dropped on Nagasaki.

Aug. 6 is also the feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord.

The stark contrast between the glory of divinity revealed in Jesus and the horror of war revealed in Hiroshima is the point of the exhibit, "Transfiguration" on display through Aug. 5, at Godschalx Gallery on the St. Norbert College campus. "Transfiguration" is the brainchild of the college's Peace and Justice Center.

"The cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were transfigured on this feast of our Lord," said Sr. Sally Ann Brickner, OSF, director of the Center. "We can transform our world from a culture of war to a culture of peace. That's why I called the exhibit, Transfiguration."   Full story ...

Other News

Mass Times

2005 Summer
Mass Schedules

(from May 20 issue)

 • Terror escalates Vatican, Israel tiff
    Vatican and Israeli spokesmen heat up war of words
    over terrorist bomb attacks

 • Hope amidst shattered faith
    First victim assistance coordinator moves on after
    seeing God's grace in pain

 • Offer to meet with victims stands
    Bishop restates offer to all abuse victims as former priest is convicted
    Sidebar: Creating safe environments
    Sidebar: Reporting sexual abuse

 • Consultant answers call to assist Hispanics
    Mexico City native has ministered in California, Chicago and Central America

 • Teaming up for Haiti mission
    Wooden boxes will equip schools with first aid supplies

 • Former Manitowoc pastor dies
    Fr. Reimer was Manitowoc native son


Help Wanted Ads

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Columns

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    August 7, 2005: Mirroring life in glory and failures
    August 14, 2005: God is looking for gift recipients

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Richard Ver Bust --
    August 7, 2005: Paul suffers at the hands of his people
    August 14, 2005: Attention: God calls us all to salvation

 • Editorial -- Good, bad news
    Stories of Joseph, Jesus and each of us resemble comedy bit, except
    with a twist

 • Editorial -- Pointing out differences
    Catholic, Protestant views are not the same


Features

 • Foundations of Faith --
    Pride precedes a lot of falls - from heaven and earth
    Queen of all vices fails to lead us to the true king

 • Saint of the Day --
    Saint mirrored changes, challenges
    Cajetan's life and times were anything but peaceful

 • Calendar of Events


Faces of Faith: Bishop's Appeal 2005 logo

Articles on Bishop's Appeal 2005


Gifts top $4 million to support 2005 Bishop's Appeal (Apr. 29, 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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