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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinApril 14, 2006 Issue 


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Only in the Print Edition ...
Only in the Print Edition ...
• Diann Wimmer, longtime director of Worship, retires but will continue to teach at two colleges

• Two men arrested at School of the Americas protest begin jail terms

• Wisconsin's Catholic bishops oppose Taxpayer Protection Amendment

• U.S. bishops urged
to speak out for a federal ban
on same-sex marriage

• Pope Benedict XVI will celebrate the first anniversary of his election on April 19

• Gospel of Judas surfaces centuries after it was written

• Jesuit scholar says Gospel of Judas isn't really a gospel

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Resurrected Christ had good reason to appear first to women

• Charlie Martin -- We need to learn to move past our mistakes

• Prayer brings real focus to our day

• Easter story changes woman's life

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Easter celebrates the hope central to Christianity

• George Weigel -- The Cross brings us to center of Christian story

• Kids Chronicle: Mary of Magdala finds the empty tomb


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NOTE: There will be no Compass issue published on April 21, 2006. The next issue will be April 28, 2006.

Breaking News ...
-- Posted: 4/25/2006, 11:38 a.m. Central Time

Green Bay priest
named bishop in Florida

photo of Monsignor Frank Dewane
Msgr. Frank Dewane

Msgr. Frank Dewane, a priest of the Green Bay Diocese, has been named coadjutor bishop of Venice, Fla., by Pope Benedict XVI.

Since 2001, Bishop-designate Dewane has been serving as undersecretary of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace at the Vatican.

As coadjutor, Bishop-designate Dewane will serve until the retirement or death of Bp. John Nevins of Venice.

Abp. Pietro Sambi, apostolic nuncio to the United States, announced the appointment April 25.   Full story ...

• Sidebar: Bp. Zubik: 'Our buttons are busting'



E a s t e r

Jesus Christ is risen, Alleluia!

May this Easter renew within us the desire to become more like our Risen Savior!

April 10, 2006

My dear Sisters and Brothers in the Risen Lord,

Many of us can in fact recount stories where we have received extraordinary and even sometimes extravagant love from others.

One of those people for me is my Aunt Anne.   More ...

Other Easter articles

¡Que esta Pascua de Resurrección nos inspire de nuevo a hacernos más como nuestro Señor!
photo of Bishop David Zubik / Obispo David Zubik
Bishop
David Zubik

10 de Abril, 2006

Mis queridos hermanos y hermanas en Cristo resucitado,

Muchos de nosotros podemos contar historias personales de un momento en el que hemos otra persona nos ha bendecido con un amor extraordinario, aun extravagante.   Más ...



Living stations offer
'better understanding'

Youth throughout diocese act out the devotion of the Stations
of the Cross

photo of living stations presentation at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in De Pere, Wisconsin
STATIONS PRESENTATION: Living stations at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, De Pere, featured Lucas Leahy as Pontius Pilate (left), Kyle Van Vonderen as Jesus, and Travis Wiercinski, Casey Gallenberger, Jon Krysiak and Alexa Gagon as soldiers. More parish youth groups will present living stations on Good Friday. (Laurie Mueller photo)

By Laurie Mueller
Compass Correspondent

Youth in several parishes around the diocese have made a traditional Lenten devotion more real with presentations of living Stations of the Cross. Living stations have been presented in De Pere, Neenah and Kiel and are planned on Good Friday in Pulaski and New London.

Fifty barefoot first through 12th graders, dressed in togas and robes, presented the stations April 7 at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, De Pere. Youth acted out each station to a narration, followed by a meditation song.

Karen Nienhaus, director of religious education at Our Lady of Lourdes, said she hopes the youth are gaining "a better understanding of what it is Christ did so that we could have eternal salvation. Acting out allows them to get a better feel" for what occurred, she said.   Full story ...

Other News

Mass Times

Easter/Holy Week Mass Schedules

Lent articles
(from previous issues)

 • Church receives new members
    Easter Vigil brings Sacraments of Initiation

 • Appleton Lenten collection helps worldwide
    Mission club sends money and items to Dominican
    Republic, Africa


E a s t e r
 • Easter/Holy Week Mass Schedules

 • Bishop Zubik's Easter message --
    Jesus Christ is risen, Alleluia!
    (en Español)

 • Reflection on the Readings
    by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    The day to 'rejoice and be glad' is now

 • Explaining the Scripture
    by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    Open-ended gospel leaves us to ponder

 • Editorial -- Claiming faith
 • Everyday People, Everyday Faith

 • Church receives new members
    Easter Vigil brings Sacraments
    of Initiation


Easter articles from previous issues:
From April 7, 2006 issue:
Praying with Sunday's Scriptures
   Sidebar: Readings for the Week

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


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Columns

 • Bishop David Zubik's Easter message --
    Jesus Christ is risen, Alleluia! (en Español)

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    April 16, 2006: The day to 'rejoice and be glad' is now
    April 23, 2006: Obstacles to spiritual growth stand out

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    April 16, 2006: Open-ended gospel leaves us to ponder
    April 23, 2006: Jesus' body saved the world, not himself

 • Editorial -- Claiming faith
    Easter provides us the reason to believe and the promise of what's in store
    for eternity

 • Editorial -- Special Lenten series ends
    Collaborative effort involved many people


Features
Everyday People, Everyday Faith logo

During Lent, Everyday People, Everyday Faith articles have run in place of regular features such as Foundations of Faith and Saint of the Day. Those features will return next issue. Read complete explanation in Feb. 24 issue.


 • Tony Pichler --
    Witnessing life transformed by prayer changes life (Easter)
    Even to a homeless man, there's more to life than fried chicken

 • Deacon Steve & Peg VandeHey --
    'We've seen prayer change lives' (Easter)
    Prayer works in our lives and in the lives of others

 • Videos focus on prayer (Easter)

 • Books tell children Easter story (Easter)


 • 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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