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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinFebruary 24, 2006 Issue 


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• PVC pipe figures prove popular mascots at St. Gabriel School, Neenah

• Human trafficking harms women and children

• Cuban Catholics celebrate milestone under communist rule

• Priest numbers climbing in world

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Jesus had one hour in Gethsemane to say his final goodbyes

• Charlie Martin -- Don't let guilt rob you of joy

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Pope's Lenten message accents the mercy of God

• George Weigel -- Apologies in order after court nominating process

Kids Chronicle: Jesus explains the practice of fasting


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Faith comes alive for all ages
at the same time

Intergenerational groups proving more popular with parents
and in parishes

photo of Gene Sinner of St. John-Sacred Heart Parish in Sherwood discussing the Bible with intergenerational religious education group
BIBLE BASICS: Gene Sinner of St. John-Sacred Heart Parish, Sherwood, discusses the Bible with an intergenerational religious education group. (Josh Diedrich photo)

Fourth in a series on the Bishop's Appeal

By Joanne Flemming
Compass Correspondent

One way Laura Mueller of St. John the Baptist Parish, Howard, and her six children grow in their faith as a family is through the prayer space they created at home.

The space includes a candle and a picture of Jesus the Good Shepherd holding the hands of a child kneeling in front of him. Both items sit on a cloth the color of the liturgical season, for example, purple for Lent, Mueller said.

The space may also include projects the children made in religious education classes. Mueller said she has put a puzzle there of Mary or a paper doll of Pope John Paul II with cutouts of his papal garb.   Full story ...

Other News

Mass Times
 • Ecumenical JOSHUA group seeking better world
    'We believe that we are all children of God who
    deserve respect and a better future'

 • Lenten Giving/Easter Joy Wish List --
    Help advance Christ's mission to the needy
    Requests for help come from all ages, all needs


L e n t
 • Bridging the Gap by Bishop Zubik --
    Bridging the Gap: The Look of Love

 • Reflection on the Readings
    by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    Self-indulgence clutters our lives

 • Explaining the Scripture
    by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    Context means nearly everything

 • Editorial -- New for Lent
    Everyday People, Everyday Faith
    series on prayer is an effort
    of several departments

Everyday People, Everyday Faith articles

Praying with Sunday's Scriptures

Lenten fast and abstinence rules


2006 Wish List
Lenten Giving/Easter Joy Wish List


Help Wanted Ads

 • Current Help Wanted Ads

Columns

 • Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik --
    Bridging the Gap: The Look of Love

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    February 26, 2006: Self-indulgence clutters our lives

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    February 26, 2006: Context means nearly everything

 • Editorial -- New for Lent
    Everyday People, Everyday Faith series on prayer is an effort
    of several departments

 • Editorial -- Special month and year
    Diocesan newspaper will turn 50 in 2006


Features
Everyday People, Everyday Faith logo

Lent changes: During Lent, Everyday People, Everyday Faith articles will run in place of regular features such as Foundations of Faith and Saint of the Day. Those features will return after Lent. Read the complete explanation.


 • Sara and Dick Reichert --
    Each generation of disciples asks Jesus: 'Teach us to pray' (Lent)
    The best advice there is when it comes to praying is for us to keep it simple

 • Dcn. Rick Miech --
    Praying attention to God wherever we are (Lent)
    Everyone has their own ideas on prayer and the best ways to go about praying

 • Diocesan AV Center offers video resources for all ages on prayer (Lent)

 • Andrea Sabor --
    Creating a Prayer Space at home (Lent)
    It doesn't take much to set up a special place for prayer

 • Praying with Sunday's Scriptures (Lent)

 • Lenten fast and abstinence rules (Lent)


 • Current Calendar of Events

Sharing Our Faith: 2006 Bishop's Appeal logo

  Articles on
  2006 Bishop's Appeal

Faith comes alive for all ages at the same time (Feb. 24, 2006)

'I never saw myself as a very holy guy' (Feb. 17, 2006)

Ministry helps Hispanic youth encounter Christ (Feb. 10, 2006)

Appeal targets $5 million for the first time (Feb. 3, 2006)
Pie chart of Bishop's Appeal use


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