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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinJune 16, 2006 Issue 

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• Bp. David Zubik announces appointments and assignments for priests and deacons

• Six School Sisters of St. Francis celebrate jubilees of profession

• Young adults team up to put retreat house in shipshape

• Pro-life outlook generally bright in Wisconsin, says head of Wisconsin Right to Life

• Campus ministry makes students feel welcome at UW-Madison

• Wisconsin Catholic Conference praises governor's actions on two bills

• CARE award winner devoted to good deeds

• Students consider what Jesus wants of them

• Federal court includes Vatican as defendant in abuse suit

• Use dialogue and an open mind in dealings with Iran, church representatives say

• Churches caught up in World Cup fever

• Pope: God is love, not an aloof being

• Fr. Tad Pacholczyk -- Take state of the patient into consideration when deciding

• Kathy Hamer -- When things are bad, we really need three hands

• Charlie Martin -- When everything seems dark, we need to see differently

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Painful as goodbyes can be, they can bring joy

• Fr. John Dietzen -- Were Jesus' words those of despair or trust?

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Four constituencies make up today's church

• George Weigel -- Vatican right to wait out China

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NOTE: There will be no Compass issue published on June 23, 2006. The next issue will be June 30, 2006.

Hmong Catholics retreat to Green Bay
to refresh faith

Adults, young adults and teens participate in the annual event

photo of Fr. Tom Long interacting with Hmong youth during a retreat on June 10
RETREAT TIME: Fr. Tom Long, vocations director for the Green Bay Diocese, interacts with Hmong youth during a retreat on June 10 in Bosco Hall on the diocesan campus. The retreat was sponsored by the diocesan Hmong ministry. (Rick Evans photo)

By Brian Kohls
Compass Correspondent

Adult, young adult and teenage Hmong Catholics had their faith refreshed June 10 at their annual retreat in Bosco Hall on the Green Bay diocesan campus.

About 90 Hmong, primarily from Green Bay and Appleton, attended the retreat.

Dcn. Naokao Yang of St. Vincent De Paul Parish, St. Paul, was one of the presenters. His presentation included a discussion of the seven sacraments, particularly the Eucharist.   Full story ...

Other News

 • Look into vocation discernment struggle
    Reality series now on DVD raises issues that young men face
    while in the seminary

 • Area teens to help house Katrina survivors
    St. Agnes Parish will be the site of building project for Habitat

 • 'Abortion affects everyone'
    Post-abortive recovery requires several steps
    Sidebar: Closing service

 • Layton oversees retreat centers, shrine
    New operations director focuses on enriching personal faith journey

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 • Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik -- Bridging the Gap: 'Father Knows Best'

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    for June 18, 2006: 'To sacrifice or not to sacrifice?'
    for June 25, 2006: Divine providence challenged in storms

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Richard Ver Bust --
    for June 18, 2006: Feast celebrates our unity as a people

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    for June 25, 2006: Grow in faith by getting to know Jesus

 • Editorial -- Wrong direction
    Amnesty International should not move to change its position
    on the abortion issue

 • Editorial -- Changing clerical faces
    Priesthood also becoming more diverse


 • Foundations of Faith -- One light shines behind a rainbow of sacraments
    Remembering sacraments by colors reminds us of Christ working
    like the sun in all

 • Saint of the Day -- Strong opponent to Gnostics
    Irenaeus understood the clear links between the Old and New Testaments

 • Stewardship: A Way of Life -- Stewards reach out and share
    Chilton parish's diaper drive helps mothers, babies

 • 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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