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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinMay 5, 2006 Issue 


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Only in the Print Edition ...
Only in the Print Edition ...
• Fr. Milton Strebel, O.Praem., who served poor in missions, dies

• Sr. Laura Zelten, OSF: Offer support and pray for vocations
in our church

• Sainthood cause advances for Fr. Samuel Mazzuchelli, OP, founder of a Green Bay parish

• Bay Settlement Sisters
raise $28,500 in auction
for new motherhouse

• Vatican official: Changes should not be made in liturgy for either nostalgia or for change sake

• Survey finds that most Americans are pro-life

• Pope Benedict XVI: Don't minimize the resurrection

• Priests say their morale is high despite abuse scandal

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- When our hearts feel threatened we fall back into a retreat

• Charlie Martin -- God created beauty in the world for us to enjoy

• Fr. John Dietzen -- Will Grampa still have a beard in heaven

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Gospel of Judas shows Gnostic got it wrong

• George Weigel -- Church still living with fallout from Truce of 1968


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Seminarian shows vocation 'cool'

Catholics asked for prayers for vocations as priests and religious

photo of youth at St. John the Baptist Parish, Howard, looking at the Paschal Mystery Machine van
COOL CAR: High school and middle school students at St. John the Baptist Parish, Howard, flock to get a look at the Paschal Mystery Machine driven by seminarian Dan Schuster. (Laurie Mueller photo)

Editor's note: Sunday, May 7, is the 43rd World Day of Prayer for Vocations when Catholics are asked to pray for vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life.

By Laurie Mueller
Compass Correspondent

Celebrities, athletes, and rock stars have been known to drive "cool cars" ... but seminarians?

Dan Schuster, a seminarian interning at St. John Baptist in Howard, showed students at the parish the "cool car" he and his fellow seminarians drive. The brightly painted blue and orange Paschal Mystery Machine at first glance looks like the van from Scooby Doo cartoons.   Full story ...

Other News

 • Vatican official: Consider 'Code' boycott
    Film based on best selling novel offends and defames church

 • Peaceful pro-life prayer vigil to start on Tuesday
    Organizer said she wants to involve more people in life cause
    Sidebar: Prayer vigil

 • 'Firm believer in guardian angels'
    Oshkosh teacher, Penny Kalous, served in Iraq

 • Monthly Hispanic Mass offered at jail
    Twenty inmates attended first Mass during Lent


Fourth Sunday of Easter
 • Reflection on the Readings --
    Jesus ensured that we see God as God

 • Explaining the Scripture --
    Striking images of Jesus in words

 • Editorial -- Serving others
 • Foundations of Faith --
    Water brings reminders of eternal life to the liturgy

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


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Columns

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    Jesus ensured that we see God as God

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    Striking images of Jesus in words

 • Editorial -- Serving others
    Volunteers fill the gaps to provide needed services and build bonds
    between people

 • Editorial -- Moving against trafficking
    Taking steps to address a serious problem


Features

 • Foundations of Faith -- Water brings reminders of eternal life to the liturgy
    Water has many uses in the sacraments of our faith

 • Saint of the Day -- The archbishop who ran away
    Peter of Tarentaise just didn't want to be famous

 • Stewardship: A Way of Life -- Stewards serve other people
    St. Willebrord provides family style meal at the New Community Shelter

 • 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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