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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinSeptember 30, 2005 Issue 


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• The Eucharist should prod us to love and care for others, pope says

• Suamico woman invites everyone to outdoor living rosary, dinner

• Catholics find graces
in Eucharistic adoration

• Interfaith group asks for ethical reconstruction following hurricanes

• Details released of conclave that elected Pope Benedict XVI

• Dcn. Mike Grzeca -- Eucharist allows us to build a personal relationship with Jesus

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- We want God to be generous to us but not others

• Fr. Tadeusz Pacholczyk -- Why are you trying to impose your beliefs on others?

• Mary Beth Bonacci -- Pride is a sin, but healthy self-esteem is good

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Hurricane reminds us we are brother's keeper

• George Weigel -- Vatican official, Taize founder both deserve apology

• Students respond to call to help after hurricane


plus ...
Respect Life Month
Articles found only in the special section of Sept. 30 print edition:

• Women weave web of life with hats for newborns, quilts for homeless

• Umbilical cord blood provides valuable stem cells

• Wisconsin abortion rate continues to drop, but life issues remain, says Barbara Lyons of Wisc. Right to Life

• Woman born alive after a saline abortion will speak in Manitowoc

• Church offers morally acceptable options to infertile couples who want a baby

• One answer doesn't fit all in end of life decisions

• Hospice helps people embrace suffering with support, comfort

• Green Bay couple keeps track of often hidden crime of stalking

• Domestic violence can be learned and unlearned

And more!


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Volunteers put their love of life into action

Ministry in west, east Green Bay shows respect for life

For more on Respect Life Month, see the Special Section box below.

photo of Irene Jankowski and Marjorie Wallenfang handing out diapers at Love Life in Green Bay
RESPECTING LIFE: Irene Jankowski and Marjorie Wallenfang hand out diapers at Love Life at St. Joseph Church in west Green Bay. Low income mothers and women with unplanned pregnancies can also go to Peace United Methodist Church on the east side. (R. Evans photo)

By Heather Chrudimsky
Compass Correspondent

For parents, taking care of their children is their top priority. Finding the money to do that isn't a problem for most parents.

But some parents can't even afford the necessities. That's where Love Life comes in.

Love Life is a ministry that provides spiritual and material support to low-income mothers and women facing unplanned pregnancies.

Love Life started in 1993 at St. Joseph Parish on the west side of Green Bay. As the program grew, it was decided to add an east side location. Since the east side location opened Oct. 8, 2004, at Peace United Methodist Church, Love Life has been able to help even more families.   Full story ...

• Sidebar: Loving life


Other News

Mass Times
 • Survivors need listening ears
    Those who lived through the hurricane need
    to talk about it
    Sidebar: Hurricane help

 • Synod to close special year
    Numerous aspects of the Eucharist will be discussed at October synod
    in Vatican

 • No Catholics 'Left Behind'
    Talk at the Gathering to explore the popular series of 'rapture' books
    Sidebar: Diocese gathers

 • Top ten ways to promote a consistent ethic of life
    No need to be a super-hero to defend life


Special Section:
October: Respect Life Month

 • Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik --
    Bridging the Gap: 'Hi Pope!'
    We are urged to live the Gospel of Life in a culture of death

 • Volunteers put their love of life into action
    Ministry in west, east Green Bay shows respect for life
    Sidebar: Loving life

 • Top ten ways to promote a consistent ethic of life
    No need to be a super-hero to defend life

 • Editorial -- New priorities
    The United States needs to begin taking better care of our neediest citizens

 • For a list of articles found only in the print edition of the Respect Life Month
   special section, see the green box, above left.


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Columns

 • Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik --
    Bridging the Gap: 'Hi Pope!'

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    October 2, 2005: We need to produce sweet grapes

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    October 2, 2005: Inside information or planting ideas?

 • Editorial -- New priorities
    The United States needs to begin taking better care of our neediest citizens

 • Editorial -- What it means to be Catholic
    Judge Roberts' answers prove puzzling

 • Eye on the Capitol --
    Conference watching several measures facing legislature


Features

 • Foundations of Faith --
    The risen Christ cross has been around a long time
    San Damiano icon tells the story of redemption, speaking to us as it did
    to Francis

 • Saint of the Day --
    A sad life turned to the good
    St. Galla knew much sorrow, but never complained

 • Current Calendar of Events


Faces of Faith: Bishop's Appeal 2005 logo

Articles on Bishop's Appeal 2005


Bishop's Appeal tops target and sets record (Sept. 16, 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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