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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinOctober 21, 2005 Issue 

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• Madison bishop named to board that oversees controversial school

• Parishioners in Hudson, Hurley struggle with news about priest

• Pope Benedict XVI says he plans to write few documents

• Pope joins children in colorful event at Vatican

• New vocations campaign focuses on inviting men to priesthood

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- We best prepare for death by really living

• Donna Albertone -- Stewards protect the gift of children wherever they are

• Charlie Martin -- Seize the day, but be careful about what you grab

• Fr. John Dietzen -- Was there ever a woman pope?

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Anti-gay element only part of seminary problem

• George Weigel -- Hallmark movie on John Paul II beautiful, but error-ridden

• Class planned on how to start teen-to-teen Bible group

plus ...
Bp. Aloysius Wycislo
1908 - 2005
Articles found only in the special section of the Oct. 21 print edition:

• Bp. Wycislo had numerous honors, accomplishments over his lifetime

• Bishop found life in Green Bay different from Chicago

• Bp. Wycislo said life in the church was much like that of a family

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Bishop remembered as leader, priest, friend

Bp. Wycislo taught us lessons and underwent changes, Bp. Robert Morneau says in homily
photo of Bp. David Zubik intoning prayers as pall is placed over coffin of retired Green Bay Bp. Aloysius Wycislo Oct. 15
FINAL FAREWELL: Bp. David Zubik intones prayers as the pall is placed over the coffin of retired Green Bay Bp. Aloysius Wycislo Oct. 15 in St. Francis Xavier Cathedral. Bp. Wycislo's sisters (left), look on. The pall shows Bp. Wycislo's membership in the Knights of the Holy Seplucher, which he joined in 1944. Bp. Wycislo, 97, served as Bishop of Green Bay from 1968 until 1983. (Rick Evans photo)

By Jeff Kurowski
Compass Assistant Editor

"We give thanks to God in a very special way this morning for a priest, a bishop, a friend and steward," said Bp. Robert Morneau at the Mass of Christian Burial for Bp. Aloysius Wycislo, Saturday, Oct. 15 at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral in Green Bay.

Bp. Wycislo, 97, died Tuesday, Oct. 11 at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay.

Bp. Morneau opened his homily with condolences to the Wycislo family before injecting humor into the celebration.

"I was beginning to think, in the last several years as bishop (Wycislo) aged, that those Wycislo genes were going to bury Bp. (David) Zubik, myself and surely Bp. (Robert) Banks," he said.   Full story ...

Special Section:
Bishop Aloysius J. Wycislo
1908 - 2005
photo of Bishop Aloysius J. Wycislo
June 17, 1908
- Oct. 11, 2005

 • Bishop remembered as leader, priest, friend
    Bp. Wycislo taught us lessons and underwent changes,
    Bp. Robert Morneau says in homily

 • The Most Rev. Aloysius J. Wycislo, 1908-2005

 • Evening Prayer serves as a celebration of life
    Bp. Robert Banks remembers his mentor and friend

 • People share their memories of Bp. Wycislo
    (Expanded version for Web)

 • Bp. Wycislo describes life in 1945 Poland
    People lived in places we would consider bad for our livestock

 • 1993 column by Bp. Wycislo -- Second Vatican Council: Liturgy is the church
    No longer are Catholics mere spectators at the church's act of worship

 • 1993 column by Bp. Wycislo -- Vatican II taught church must be active in world
    Christians need to live in the world and deal with the world's problems
    (Web exclusive)

 • Editorial -- A full life
    Bp. Aloysius Wycislo dedicated his life to compassionately serving
    the People of God

 • Editorial -- Following in what he began
    Bp. Wycislo founded The Compass

 Coverage posted in Oct. 14 Web issue as "New since the print edition":
 • Oct. 14 Web issue front-page coverage, including photos from visitation

 • Reflection by Bishop Zubik -- Bp. Wycislo was larger than life

 • Retired Bishop Aloysius Wycislo dies

 • Links to past Compass articles on Bp. Wycislo

 Coverage on Diocese of Green Bay Web site:
 • biographical information (PDF file)

 • photo gallery

 • video clip of Bp. Wycislo speaking about Vatican II

 More in The Compass print edition:
 • For a list of articles found only in the Oct. 21 print edition of the special section
   on Bishop Wycislo, see the blue box, above left.

Other News

Mass Times

Coming up on Oct. 29

Procession and Mass to close Year of the Eucharist in diocese
(from Oct. 7 issue)

 • Adoration to include vocations
    Adoration for vocations begins with the close of the
    Year of the Eucharist

 • Procession to end Eucharistic Year
    Bp. Zubik will lead procession in downtown Oct. 29

 • Diocesan Catholics give $1 million to Katrina aid

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 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    October 23, 2005: When one person suffers, we all suffer

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    October 23, 2005: God's revelation in two commandments

 • Editorial -- A full life
    Bp. Aloysius Wycislo dedicated his life to compassionately serving
    the People of God

 • Editorial -- Following in what he began
    Bp. Wycislo founded The Compass


 • Foundations of Faith --
    It's the same Jesus, but the portraits are different
    Evangelists had different experiences, reasons for their recounts of the Gospel

 • Saint of the Day --
    Hopeless causes came later on
    Ss. Simon and Jude share feast, and being in The Twelve

 • 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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