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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinApril 7, 2006 Issue 


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• Fund-raising miracle will keep St. John School, Seymour, open at least two more years

• Spiritual directors help in personal search for God

• New Mini Vinnie store in Appleton sells items by the pound

• Green Bay Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus celebrate centennial

• Spanish-language youth retreat caps Holy Week preparations

• Navy chaplain says life improving in Iraq and there's no civil war

• Two reports say ethnic cleansing continues in Darfur region of Sudan

• Audit shows dramatic drop in abuse cases and sharp rise in costs

• Most recent reports of abuse arise from long-ago incidents

• Bishops, Vatican discuss disciplining some bishops

• Eucharistic adoration leads to springs of grace

• Sacramentals linked to sacraments as a way to bring us
to God

• U.S. Bishops encourage devotions, but caution that liturgy must come first

• Fr. Tadeusz Pacholczyk -- Science backs church stance
on humanity of embryos


• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Life forces us to taste the darkness of Good Friday as Jesus did

• Charlie Martin -- Talking can make things better

• Kathy Hamer -- Follow the Cross wherever it goes

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Adoption controversy raises questions

• George Weigel -- Pope John Paul II embodied paternity for us


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April march supports rights

Church joins in saying that all people who live in the United States have certain rights

photo of people marching in Green Bay on Sunday, April 2, 2006, to support rights of immigrants
MARCH FOR RIGHTS: More than 3,000 people marched in the rain on Sunday, April 2, in Green Bay to support the rights of immigrants. Proposed federal legislation, H.R. 4437, sponsored by Wisconsin Congressman James Sensenbrenner, would, among other things, make aiding illegal immigrants a felony. The rally started outside St. John the Evangelist Church and ended at the Brown County Courthouse. Above: Dcn. Luis Sanchez of St. Willebrord Parish (second from left) joins the march. (Rick Evans photo)

By Br. Steve Herro, O.Praem.

More than 3,000 persons carrying flags from the United States, Mexico, Honduras and Nicaragua gathered April 2 at the Multicultural Center of Greater Green Bay to march for immigrant rights.

The marchers, led by an eight-foot banner proclaiming "March for Immigrants Rights" and the U.S. flag, walked the six blocks proclaiming "Si se puede" (yes, we can!). The route ended at the front steps of the Brown County Courthouse, where a Puerto Rican band played music and speakers addressed the need for immigration law reform.   Full story ...

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Easter/Holy Week Mass Schedules

 • Treat immigrants as Jesus would: Bishop
    House bill would curtail the work of the
    Catholic Church

 • Bishop urges congressional support
    Immigration letter sent to U.S. representatives and senators

 • St. Louis Jesuits reunite to make more music
    Latest work celebrates composers' contributions to Christian prayer and worship


L e n t
 • Easter/Holy Week Mass Schedules

 • Reflection on the Readings
    by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    Read the Passion from Mary's view

 • Explaining the Scripture
    by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    The Son of God is revealed for all

 • Editorial -- Don't miss it

 • Praying with Sunday's Scriptures
    Sidebar: Readings for the Week

 • Everyday People, Everyday Faith articles

Lent articles from previous issues:
Mar. 31, 2006 issue
Mar. 24, 2006 issue
Mar. 17, 2006 issue
Mar. 10, 2006 issue
Mar. 3, 2006 issue
Feb. 24, 2006 issue

Operation Rice Bowl (Mar. 3 issue)
Lenten fast and abstinence rules

2006 Wish List
Lenten Giving/Easter Joy Wish List
(from Feb. 24, 2006 issue)


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Columns

 • Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik
    Bridging the Gap: Meeting the Pope

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    April 9, 2006: Read the Passion from Mary's view

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    April 9, 2006: The Son of God is revealed for all

 • Editorial -- Right decision
    Governor made the right move last week when he vetoed
    the rent-to-own legislation

 • Editorial -- Don't miss it
    The big event is coming to your parish


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 complete explanation in Feb. 24 issue.


 • Fr. John Girotti --
    Finding sacred during Lent (Lent)
    Sacramentals and devotions help us to find God in our life

 • Pam Fischer --
    Grandma's holy water font lives on (Lent)
    This sacramental serves several functions in her life

 • Videos on sacramentals, devotions (Lent)

 • Praying with Sunday's Scriptures (Lent)
    Sidebar: Readings for the Week


 • Calendar of events

Sharing Our Faith: 2006 Bishop's Appeal logo

  Articles on
  2006 Bishop's Appeal

• Editorial -- Appeal needs you (Mar. 31, 2006)
Helping to bring spirituality home (Mar. 31, 2006)
   Sidebar: Traits of a Functional (not perfect!) Family
Kaukauna's Padre John serves far-flung parish (Mar. 24, 2006)
Students choose mission over Florida beaches (Mar. 17, 2006)
Young men invite God to help them discern (Mar. 10, 2006)
Brother brings social teachings to community (Mar. 3, 2006)
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 (Feb. 3, 2006)


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