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| 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
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'
Living stations offer
Youth throughout diocese act out the devotion of the Stations
of the Cross
|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
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 ...
Church receives new members
Easter Vigil brings Sacraments of Initiation
Appleton Lenten collection helps worldwide
Mission club sends money and items to Dominican
Help wanted ads
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
Editorial -- Special Lenten series ends
Collaborative effort involved many people
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
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)