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-- Posted: 9/2/2005, 12:28 p.m. Central Time
Bishop asks prayers, money
for hurricane survivors
Special collection scheduled Sept. 10-11
By Renae Bauer
Assistant Director of Communications
Catholics throughout the Diocese of Green Bay will be asked at Masses the weekend of Sept. 10 and 11 to give financial assistance to survivors of Hurricane Katrina.
In addition, Bp. David Zubik is asking that diocesan Catholics remember in prayer all those affected by the hurricane at all Masses the weekend of Sept. 3-4. Full story ...
Trip shows a different reality
Campus minister hopes students can share experience
|ON A JOURNEY: Laurie Svatek, diocesan Director of Campus Ministry, and Catholic Campus Minister at the Ecumenical Center at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, visited with Latin American children during a recent trip to Peru and Bolivia, sponsored by the Maryknoll Missioners. (Submitted photo)
By Heather Chrudimsky
Extreme poverty, civil protests and dedicated students, are just some of what Laurie Svatek witnessed on a recent mission trip to South America.
Svatek, diocesan Director of Campus Ministry, and Catholic Campus Minister at the Ecumenical Center at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, said she is "not the same person I was before my travels."
Svatek visited Peru and Bolivia on a trip for U.S. campus ministers sponsored by Maryknoll Missioners. The program seeks to raise awareness of Latin American reality, develop a greater sense of solidarity with the people of these countries and foster the sort of inter-American cooperation among Catholics called for by the Synod of America.
The idea for the trip began last November after a meeting between diocesan campus ministers and student representatives from the five colleges and universities in the diocese.
"We asked students what was important about their faith and how we in campus ministry might better be of service to them in light of this," Svatek said. They learned "that college students are very interested in social justice and service as well as international travel." Full story ...
Participants 'Catholicated' by Youth Day
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meeting youth from around the world
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Proposed plan for a unified Green Bay Catholic
school system continues to advance
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Style shows: Unveiling the papacy
More private pontiff pushes evangelization, ecumenism
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Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik --
Bridging the Gap: Labor of Love
Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
September 4, 2005: 'Tomorrow may be too late' to forgive
Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
September 4, 2005: No matter the numbers, Jesus is present
Editorial -- Seeking justice
Struggles continue in Portland, Oregon, over the archdiocese's bankruptcy case
Editorial -- New look at scriptures
Compass adds new columnist this week
Foundations of Faith --
Things looking dark? Just follow the sea's star
Ancient title for Mary still offers guidance today
Saint of the Day --
From orphanage to imperial throne
Pulcheria is honored as saint in the East and the West
Calendar of Events
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