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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinSeptember 22, 2006 Issue 


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• Bay Settlement Franciscans settle into their new motherhouse

• St. Mark Parish, Redgranite, celebrates 100th anniversary

• Couple finishing their first season as directors of retreat house

• Teens in Cecil embrace service opportunities

• Bill to curb abortions draws objections

• Pope scores hits and misses in Germany

• Vatican reenters the debate on brain death

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Most of all we need to learn it's safe to love

• Charlie Martin -- We need to admit our mistakes and learn from them

• Fr. John Dietzen -- Frustrating as it is, parents aren't God

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Reform or outreach is both/and, not either/or

• George Weigel -- Recent events in Lebanon show who enemy is


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Their mission:
Helping parishes to renew focus

'New Eyes, New Hearts' offers holistic approach to the faith

photo of Jane Angha and Deacon Peter Reinl
NEW EYES: Jane Angha and Dcn. Pete Reinl have teamed up with the Bridge-Between Retreat Center to help parishes focus in on who they are and what they want to do. (Rick Evans photo)

By Joanne Flemming
Compass Correspondent

Sometimes when parishes are overwhelmed with the challenges of linkages, mergers or capital campaigns, they need spiritual renewal.

"There is a need to focus back on who we are," said Dcn. Peter Reinl, Appleton. "Folks want to focus on spirituality; they really want to focus on their heart."

One way to do that is through a parish mission, Dcn. Reinl said. That is why he and Jane Angha, faith formation director at St. Bernard Parish, Appleton, organized "New Eyes, New Hearts," a ministry of the Bridge-Between Retreat Center Inc., Denmark.

Dcn. Reinl said he and Angha chose to affiliate with the Bridge-Between because "we like their holistic approach to faith, spirituality, their focus on creation, their focus on authenticity and genuineness."   Full story ...

Other News

 • Pope 'deeply sorry' talk offended Muslims
    Pope says quote from lecture in Germany did not reflect his opinions
    about Islam
    Sidebar: Speech text

 • Dad to speak on the spirituality of fatherhood
    Gathering speaker has four children, runs a school and wrote book
    Sidebar: Diocese gathers

 • Pope endorses umbilical-cord, adult stem cells
    'Possibilities fascinating'

 • Faith Alive taps support for working together
    Listening sessions show that parish leaders want to work together
    on schools, ministry


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Columns

 • Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik --
    Bridging the Gap: And that's the way it is...

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    for September 24, 2006: The 'both/and' factor holds more truth

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    for September 24, 2006: The discipleship way of life is clear

 • Editorial -- Wrong target
    Changes in the design of churches are almost as old
    as the Catholic Church itself

 • Editorial -- Hard to learn the language
    Whether it's English or something else

 • Eye on the Capitol --
    Wisconsin Catholic Conference provides resources for voters


Features

 • Foundations of Faith -- One church of God, existing in three tenses of 'us'
    Present, past and future share the same work

 • Saint of the Day -- Irish monk had long travels
    Legend says Finnbarr even visited heaven to be ordained

 • Stewardship: A Way of Life -- Faithful Citizenship 2006 (First in a Series)
    Catholics are called to political responsibility by participating in public life
    Sidebar: Resources

 • 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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