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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinSeptember 15, 2006 Issue 

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• Fr. David Koehne, an Appleton native, dies at age 82

• Wisconsin Catholic Conference adds Spanish language materials to its website

• Tisch Mills parish celebrates 150th anniversary of its founding

• St. Michael Parish, Suring, celebrates its centennial

• Xavier High School, Appleton, dedicating addition

• Marquette University president, coach update area alumni

• No matter what, war has rules, experts say

• Pope Benedict: 'God has a human face'

• Religious leaders remember 9-11 at service

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Stories about our inner longing reveal truths

• Charlie Martin -- God's standards make life easier

• Fr. John Dietzen -- What keeps Sunday holy?

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Dialogue presupposes equality

• George Weigel -- World Cup head butt denies sportsmanship

• Kids Chronicle -- Jesus teaches about his mission

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Katrina cleanup:
Youth, adults lend a hand

Group of 19 from the diocese surprised by how much damage
still remains

photo of Bridget Ellis (left) of St. Bernard Parish, and a graduate of Notre Dame Academy, Green Bay, at work on the Gulf Coast
KATRINA CLEANUP: Bridget Ellis (left) of St. Bernard Parish, and a graduate of Notre Dame Academy, Green Bay, at work on the Gulf Coast. (Submitted photo)

By Jeff Kurowski
Compass Assistant Editor

"I thought that people may not even need our help because so much time had passed," said Alex Davis, a sophomore at Notre Dame Academy in Green Bay and member of St. Matthew Parish in Allouez. "I wasn't expecting so much damage. When we got down there it was more than just a few trees down. They lost all their belongings. There was so much debris, so much devastation."

Nineteen teens and five adults from the Diocese of Green Bay traveled to Mississippi in July to provide assistance to victims of Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast communities of Waveland and Bay St. Louis as part of Young Neighbors in Action (NIA), a Catholic service organization. Group members picked up debris along a highway, cleaned a park and assisted residents by removing damaged items from homes.   Full story ...

Sidebar: Hurricane help

Other News

 • New U.S. priestly formation program OK'd
    More emphasis placed on human formation, especially on celibacy

 • Faith Alive calls for more education, ministry collaboration
    Green Bay parishes and schools would work together more
    Sidebar: Faith Alive Feedback
    Sidebar: Parishes in the Faith Alive Project

 • Church provides fall election resources
    Forums, Mass, web offered

 • People, not laws, bring change
    Gathering speaker says each one of us working together is key to change
    Sidebar: Diocese gathers

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 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    for September 17, 2006: Principles of discernment to consider

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    for September 17, 2006: Jesus' focus is on mission not identity

 • Editorial -- Beyond war
    After five years it's time for a new word

 • Editorial -- Moving on with life
    Fruitful business relationship ending

 • Editorial -- Help us to celebrate 50 years
    We want your memories for special issue


 • Foundations of Faith -- Did all 12 Apostles write the creed?
    Creeds date to the Church's earliest days
    Sidebar: Apostles Creed -- 12 Articles of Faith

 • Saint of the Day -- This saint wrote not one but two catechisms
    Other writings almost ended up on forbidden list

 • Stewardship: A Way of Life -- Stewards share treasure freely
    Church needs our help to rebuild in the areas devastated by hurricanes

 • 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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